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Capitalism Made Women Of Color More Vulnerable To The COVID Recession

Tithi Bhattachary Truthout
woman and daughters protesting For all women who have lost their jobs during this pandemic, Black women and Latinas who perform the bulk of essential work during lockdown, for all Black and Brown elders who have lost their lives, capitalism is their preexisting condition.

Pursuing Happiness as a Trans Woman of Color

Kai Cheng Thom BuzzFeed
Even with the so-called “transgender tipping point” spurring a surge of media attention on trans women, the stories that are emerging remain painfully, terrifyingly limited. More than ever, trans women of color need be able to dream about ourselves as vibrant and powerful. First Published in BuzzFeed here http://www.buzzfeed.com/kaichengthom/finding-happiness-as-a-trans-woman-of-color.
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