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Righteous Bravery and How to Survive in America While Black — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Jonathan Bachman / Reuters Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re listening to a new podcast that flips the script on comedy, celebrating a special Emmy nomination, and learning about “righteous bravery.” What we’ve been checking out… This iconic image from a Baton Rouge protest embodies so much that the Black Lives Matter […]

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Co-Conspirators Not Allies and Calling Into Work Black — The Weekly reFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers It’s been a week, y’all. We’re grappling with the value (or lack thereof) of a Black life in America, supporting those who call in Black to work, and understanding why the diversity problem in tech runs much deeper than quotas. What we’ve been checking out… When Black lives stop mattering. Philando […]

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Jesse Williams FTW and 13 Feminist Rules for Life — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Matt Sayles/Invision/AP Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re reading about the most shameful way to restrict abortion rights, how white guys can even transmit bias to inanimate objects, and the 13 feminist rules for life. What we’ve been checking out… Artificial intelligence reflects the values of those who build it, and since […]

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#OrlandoStrong — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re both mourning and reading: about the depth of gay bars as sacred spaces, the simultaneous consumption and destruction of Black men in America, and why Hillary Clinton must grow even louder in discussions about race. What we’ve been checking out… Anderson Cooper’s emotional tribute […]

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The Bland Nothingness of Whiteness and Pop Feminism — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Ariel Zambelich/NPR Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re taking a look at the ubiquitous nothingness of whiteness, the beauty in being a misfit, and why pop feminism might not be such a bad thing. What we’ve been checking out… Why is it so hard to talk about white identity? Code Switch’s inaugural podcast […]

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