Posts Tagged as ‘abortion’

culture shockers: Fictional ban on interracial unions and abortion in America 2049 becoming all too real today

Games, it turns out, imitate life — sometimes eerily so — just as history so often threatens to repeat itself. This week, Breakthrough‘s ongoing Facebook gaming event, America 2049, tackles two major issues that become linked within the narrative of the game: interracial unions and abortion. During gameplay, players encounter the story of Bonnie, a [...]

May 10, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Issues and races to watch, election day 2010

Two years after placing President Obama in the White House with a burst of national ebullience, we are greeting decision 2010 in a decidedly different national mood. Americans continue to be affected by the recession, despite it meeting its official end since the last election cycle.  Despite the economy dominating the election,  many other important [...]

November 2, 2010 by Ava | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Abort your daughter now, save on a dowery later – A look at gendercide in China and India

Prepare to be shocked: 100 million baby girls have “gone missing” due to the Gendercide taking over parts of Asia

March 12, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Anti-choicers use racial history to prevent African American women from exercising their right to choose

Recently, the New York Times did an article about the growing anti-choice propaganda that targets black women. The group, Georgia Right to Life, recently funded billboards with pictures of cute African American babies with the words “Black children are an endangered species. Too many aborted.com” The idea comes from a conspiracy theory that African American women [...]

March 5, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-activists: Detroit Women of Color film festival features Breakthrough’s film

The third annual Detroit Women of Color Film Festival (July 24th-26th) will be showing our very own Mann ke Manjeeré music video. The star of the film played by actress Mita Vasisht walks out of an abusive relationship and becomes a truck driver to support herself and her daughter. Nominated for an MTV cult-classic, Mann [...]

July 13, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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