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How SNL Got it Right

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September 16th, 2008

Since the nomination of Sarah Palin for the Republican vice presidential ticket my email and brain has been overloaded with media articles covering all the reasons why this decision was cynical, wrong and scary. I’ve also seen in a very short time the demoralization of many people who just a month ago were preparing for […]

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A Shepherd Leads the Country to an Abortion Debate

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July 22nd, 2008

In an election season that has been low on controversial issues, leave it to the View’s Sherri Shepherd to get Americans talking about abortion again. With her statement “I’ve had more abortions that I can count” Sherri tries to indicate how out of control her life was and though she grew up as a Jehovah’s […]

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Disability Becomes the New Fashion Black on the BBC

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July 2nd, 2008

Britain’s Missing Top Model began last night on the BBC network. This new reality show has eight women with disabilities competing to become a top-model. As you can imagine this show can offer some real insights for people without disabilities to better understand those who live with disabilities. Also for people living with disabilities a […]

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Race and the City or Why Do the White Girls Always Sit Together on Television

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June 13th, 2008

In a recent interview, Sex and the City (SATC) producer Michael King said he added an African-American character to the cast (played in the movie by Jennifer Hudson) as a response to African American women saying to him that they love the show “but where are the sisters?”
While it is great to see Mr. King […]

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Excited to Join WIMN’s Voices!

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June 12th, 2008

Hello Everyone,
My name is Patricia Jerido and I’m the Executive Director at GoLeft.org. At GoLeft we use popular culture as a tool for organizers to expand their reach and connect with audiences on the issues that they care about. We look for those areas in pop culture that discuss or promote progressive issues and offer […]

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