Friday, March 18, 2011


  • Can mainstream media ever responsibly cover race? Cord Jefferson takes on the question. [The American Prospect]
  • Ann Friedman on late-20s girl genius. [On This Recording]
  • Ever wonder what happens when the president or the first lady decide they're going to eat at your fancy restaurant? Now you know. [The Washington Post]
  • Byron Hurt, a wonderful male anti-violence activist, explains why he's a black male feminist and why more men should pick up the f-word. [The Root]
  • Here's kind of a neat info graphic by artist Kate Hersch. Did you know that 4 in 10 mothers are unmarried? [Pop Jolly]
  • Did you know Neko Case registered as a Republican when she lived in Arizona? [GOOD]
  • Via the hairpin, Caterina Fake examines how the "fear of missing out" is amplified in the age of social media. All I can say is, been there. [Caterina]
  • SPACE FOR WOMEN. [Wherever You Go, There You Are]
  • A woman in Iowa was jailed because she told a nurse she was thinking about having an abortion. [The Frisky]
Update: You should also read G.D.'s thoughtful piece over at Post Bourgie that responds to Hurt's post.

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