- October is Breast Cancer Awareness month which often means pink-washing of any salable item. Jezebel has a commentary on the NFL’s pink-washing of their players.
- At least 20 athletes who attend University of Mississippi, aka Ole Miss, have been reprimanded for obscenely bad behavior and harassment. During a campus production of The Laramie Project, a play detailing the horrific murder of Matthew Shepard, these athletes called out homophobic slurs, made negative comments about the actors’ appearance, laughed at the actors, and were all around abusive.
- On a more positive note, check out this great website that lists 25 empowering children’s books for young black girls.
- And here is a great post at the Crunk Feminist Collective about the identification and embodiment of feminism.