BFAP #31: Women Be Shoppin’…For Justice

Don, Tarik, and LeMar discuss Chris Rock’s Oscars monologue, the Ghostbusters backlash, Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone, and Melissa Harris-Perry’s break with MSNBC.

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Chris Rock’s Opening Oscar Monologue: A Transcript – NY Times

Leslie Jones Responds To The Backlash Over Her Ghostbusters CharacterEsther Zuckerman for Refinery29

The Painful What-If That Haunts ‘Ghostbuster’ Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson for Entertainment Weekly

So … Why Is Patty The Only Non-Scientist In The New Ghostbusters? Maddy Myers for The Mary Sue

MTA Employees Slayed All Of Leslie Jones’ Haters With This Moving LetterMathew Rodriguez for Mic

How The ‘Ghostbusters’ Trailer Takes Three Steps Forward And One Step BackAkilah Hughes for Fusion

India.Arie Speaks Out About Unauthorized Nina Simone Movie –

The Problem With Casting Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone Isn’t Racism — It’s ColorismTamara White for XOJane

Melissa Harris-Perry Walks Off Her MSNBC ShowEric Levitz for New York Magazine

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Email To Her #Nerdland StaffJamil Smith for Medium

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