#NoConfederate campaign against HBO slave drama takes off

LOS ANGELES — A social media campaign to derail HBO’s planned modern-day Southern slavery drama quickly caught fire, prompting the cable channel to ask detractors to withhold judgment until they see “Confederate.” The campaign, with “OscarsSoWhite” activist April Reign among its organizers, asked people to tweet to HBO with the hashtag “NoConfederate” during Sunday’s broadcast …

Too Little Aid Money is Reaching Grassroots Women’s — Women & Girls

When governments in the global north provide aid to the global south, they rarely invest directly in the organizations that are already making a difference on the ground. Jessica Neuwirth of Donor Direct Action says that needs to change. The Tasaru Rescue Centre is fighting female genital mutilation in Kenya. ORMUSA in El Salvador works to end the murder of …