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Another celeb death we weren’t ready for, another tribute, this one at Vulture, we read with a heavy heart.
“There is no real difference in claiming that a woman in a married man’s hotel room forgoes the right to her body, and asserting that a black boy wearing a hoodie forgoes the right to his. Brutality is brutality, and it always rests on a bed of lies.” Ta-Nehisi Coates brilliantly breaks down discrimination and the excuses we make for vial behavior at The Atlantic.
We didn’t win the $1.5 billion Powerball. At Salon, Paula Lee tells us why we shouldn’t have played in the first place.
The only thing better than Adele’s singing voice is her uninhibited cackle, and the only thing better than Adele singing Adele is Adele singing Spice Girls, both of which she does in the latest installment of James Corden’s genius Carpool Karaoke series.
Finally some good Planned Parenthood news, over at Salon.
We’ve already broken most of our own New Year’s resolutions, so we’re gonna go ahead and take up the ones Ann Friedman serving up at The Cut.
It’s another year of #OscarsSoWhite, but Salon’s Aisha Harris reveals why this year’s nominations sting more than usual.
At the New York Times, Bryn Greenwood explains why “women’s work” at the office is anything but demeaning.
Jezebel’s got the cringiest video from a Donald Trump rally. Just remember, you can never unsee this.
Still processing David Bowie’s death, and taking solace in his words of wisdom.
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