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TEN BADASS FEMINISTS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT

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Ten amazing women from around the world, who have actively fought for women’s rights and challenged what society thinks a woman should be.   Haifaa al-Mansour, Director Haifaa al-Mansour is the writer and director of Wadjda, the first feature length film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia. And what makes al-Mansour’s work even more of an achievement is the lack of women’s rights in the country. Mansour herself was forced to direct some of the movie from the back of a van using a walkie-talkie because she couldn’t publicly mix with the men in the filming crew. Al-Mansour explores the issues…

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#BlackGirlMagic

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With Essence magazines’ #BlackGirlMagic Class of 2016 February cover, 2016 may be the year for black females to get the recognition they deserve. 2016 has already started with a bang. Beyonce dropped her song Formation, where she unapologetically owned and celebrated her blackness. Her performance at the Super Bowl played homage to the Black Panthers and celebrated black culture. It brought racial politics and Afro-American history to the world stage. We also have Jada Pinkett Smith calling for an Oscars Boycott this year. The Academy failed to nominate any black actors, despite films like Creed, Beast of No Nations and…

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