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The war on female autonomy and a goodbye to the Melissa Harris-Perry show — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Alex Wong/Getty Images Edited by Mara Meyers This week includes the war against female autonomy, why Black History Month may be over but the work of amplifying Black voices is not, and how Hillary Clinton is held to a higher standard on race. What we’ve been checking out… Lupita Nyong’o and Trevor Noah […]

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Celebrity feminism and the white candidate’s burden — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via MTV News. Edited by Mara Meyers. This week, we’re reading about the “white candidate’s burden,” one of our speakers questions the rise of celebrity feminism, and a new documentary about the fight for equality in Nigeria. What we’ve been checking out… This white guy checked his white privilege and it made us want […]

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Highlights from TED2016 and Justice Scalia’s legacy — The Weekly reFRESH

Photo via Bret Hartman/TED Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’ve got some goodies from TED2016, Hillary Clinton gets intersectional, and one of our speakers on the legacy that Justice Scalia left behind. What we’ve been checking out… Recently, both Kendrick Lamar and Beyonce made revolutionary statements on mainstream stages. Yet the criticism that swiftly […]

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The Weekly reFRESH: Beyoncé’s formation and practical reparations

Edited by Mara Meyers This week’s reFRESH includes a critical look at American football, Beyoncé’s Formation, and a practical start to reparations, one meal at a time. What we’ve been checking out… Want to solve income inequality? Equipay allows you and your friends to split the cost of a meal in accordance with gender and […]

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The Weekly reFRESH: Unsung heroes and respectability politics

Photo by Jim Wilson, The New York Times. Edited by Mara Meyers This week’s reFRESH includes a look at what we remember and forget from Black history, a digital space for self-care, and the collective brilliance that results from two of our FRESH crew sharing a stage. What we’ve been checking out… It’s important to […]

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