Mean Reads: Stacy Abrams, Frances McDormand, Tracee Ellis Ross, Regina King and more

Last Updated on January 8, 2021 by Kristen

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‘We barricaded for six hours:’ Katie Porter on Capitol attack [Patch]

The triumph of Stacey Abrams over Donald Trump [CNN]

There’s something icky about the internet’s ecstatic Stacey Abrams worship [Slate]

Cori Bush introduces legislation to sanction, remove all House members who supported election challenges [The Hill]

Speaking of Stacey Abrams, she has a novel coming out soon [L.A. Times]

Warren calls Betsy DeVos ‘worst secretary of education ever’ in scathing sendoff [Hello Giggles]

Elizabeth Warren’s new chapter [Politico]

Tracee Ellis Ross and Glennon Doyle on owning your power [Forbes]

Tracee Ellis Ross and Rep. Ayanna Pressley on ending hair discrimination [Essence]

Regina King on turning 50: ‘I’m much more interesting now’ [People]

Stand-up is booming in China, with women centre stage [The Economist]

What new science techniques tell us about ancient women warriors [The New York Times]

Watch this woman age right before your eyes [NextTribe]

10 better ways to do grownup makeup [AARP]

Girl, you’re a middle-aged woman now  [The New Yorker (old one but we missed it the first time around and it’s funny)]

The baby-selling scheme: poor, pregnant Marshall Islands women lured to the U.S. [The Guardian]

South Korean judge orders Japan to compensate ‘comfort women,’ victims of wartime sexual slavery [CNN]

Women have lost 700,000 more jobs than men since the pandemic started [Motley Fool]

Covid-19 has been hardest on women [BBC]

What happens when women are denied a voice in virtual meetings? [World Economic Forum]

A man read works written only by women for a year [The Columbian]

Women doctors bombarded by online attacks [Fast Company]

Kim Janey will be Boston’s first black, female mayor [WBUR]

‘Hateful’ tweet about Stacey Abrams costs university football coach his job [The New York Times]

The world according to France McDormand [Vogue]

‘Nomadland’ trailer: Frances McDormand could be headed to the Oscars [Variety]

Frances McDormand to star in ‘Women Talking’ from director Sarah Polley [Variety]

‘One Night in Miami’ review: Regina King united four legends [L.A. Times]






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