Second Look – A week in review.

In NYC, Two Moms Describe the Intimacy of #BlackLivesMatter – An in depth look at modern motherhood in the looming shadow of implicit bias by police.

Ditch high heels to promote equality at work, Theresa May told – From across the pond, many are requesting that the British Prime Minister set an example for equality in the workplace and skip high heels in favor of flat footwear.

Jeffrey Tambor won an Emmy for playing a transgender woman, but even he thinks that’s problematicTransparent actor, Jeffrey Tambor, calls for Hollywood to look to trans actors to portray trans characters during his acceptance speech for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The Washington Post discusses his impassioned plea.

The Problem With Having All-White State Supreme Courts – TakePart discusses a lawsuit filed by the Alabama State Conference of the NAACP and four citizens, alleging that Alabama process for choosing appellate judges discriminate on the basis of race. The article takes special notice of Judge John H. England Jr., one of the three black justices to sit on the Alabama Supreme Court, and of the fact that 31 other states do not have an African American on their highest court.

Red State Blues – Jedediah Purdy for the New Republic discusses two books—one written by a native Appalachian and another by a sociologist—that delve into the relationship between Trump and Tea Party Conservatives.

Hari Kondabolu Says His Mom Is Hilarious – And Not Because of Her Accent – Hari Kondabolu, stand-up comedian, discusses race, identity, and white fragility in comedy.

Second Look is a monthly content round-up of articles, videos, podcasts, and blog posts highlighting all things race, gender, and/or social justice. Feel free to discuss your thoughts or opinions in the comments below.

Author: gaineskr

2L law student at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Program Assistant for the Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice and Law Clerk at Legal Aid of the Bluegrass.

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