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Women in Politics Week: With a Complex Black Female Protagonist Created by a Black Female Showrunner, I’m Rooting for ‘Scandal’

This post by Megan Kearns previously appeared at Bitch Flicks on April 17, 2012. Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in Scandal I love Grey’s Anatomy. Is it melodramatic? Absolutely. But its dramatic storylines, sharp dialogue and diverse cast have hooked me from the very first episode. So when I discovered writer, producer, showrunner Shonda Rhimes […]

With a Complex Black Female Protagonist Created by a Black Female Showrunner, I’m Rooting for ‘Scandal’

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in Scandal I love Grey’s Anatomy. Is it melodramatic? Absolutely. But its dramatic storylines, sharp dialogue and diverse cast have hooked me from the very first episode. So when I discovered writer, producer, showrunner Shonda Rhimes created Scandal, a political thriller TV series revolving around a woman of color, I […]

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Amber‘s Picks: Southern Poverty Law Center Notes Misogynistic Sites from Fannie’s RoomThe Future of Feminism: Rachel Maddow and Melissa Harris-Perry from Ms. Magazine BlogHot damn! Viola Davis to star in Barbara Jordan biopic from FeminémaDr. Who thing of the day: the feminist approach of Dr. Her from Flick FilosopherNewspapers censor “Doonesbury” strips about abortion news from Feministing […]

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Margaret Cho Rightfully Loses Her Shit by Margaret Cho from Jezebel Kicking It on Kickstarter by Kathleen Sweeney from Women’s Media Center Melissa Harris-Perry Talks MSNBC Show, Stereotypes of Black Women on ‘Colbert Report’ (video) from Huffington Post Why “Yes, But” Is the Wrong Response to Misogyny by Greta Christina from freethoughtblogs.com This is why we […]