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In Weekly Round-Up on January 14, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Given that the presidential race is in full swing post Iowa and New Hampshire republican primaries. Here are some great articles on race, colorblindness, and republican rhetoric:

From Racialicious: http://www.racialicious.com/2012/01/10/code-blah-racism-in-republican-politics/

From the Crunk Feminist Collective: http://crunkfeministcollective.wordpress.com/2012/01/09/the-power-of-words-racially-coded-political-rhetoric/

And then some other fun links from around the Interwebs.

Annie Peterson on the legacy/stardom of Nathalie Wood: http://thehairpin.com/2012/01/scandals-of-classic-hollywood-the-unspoken-tragedy-of-natalie-wood

From the Huffington Post, Janell Burley Hofmann on girls and body image:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/janell-burley-hofmann/girls-and-body-image_b_1204882.html?ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false

An interesting response to last year’s “All the Single Ladies” from the Atlantic: http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/12414/what_to_do_about_the_nanny

Another “watch list” for 2012 from Jennifer Williams’s blog:
http://blackfemme.blogspot.com/2012/01/11-in-11-watchlist-for-2012.html

And finally, yet another Breaking Dawn piece.
http://www.adiosbarbie.com/2012/01/whats-up-with-the-super-skinny-demonic-pregnancy-in-breaking-dawn/

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