Also.Also.Also: Don’t Look Away, Today You Should Be Reading About Afghanistan

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Definitely the kind of day where it feels like I’m just chasing my own tail! You know how it goes.


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I want to include some good, smart pieces about Afghanistan in today’s round up. Yesterday I went to our team to say “I am also humble enough to say ‘I don’t know enough, to properly know enough’ so if you read something that strikes for you please share it!” — and wow did they come through! I am going to pass the helm to Himani and KaeLyn.

From Himani

From KaeLyn

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Carmen is Autostraddle's Editor-in-Chief and a Black Puerto Rican femme/inist writer. She claims many past homes, but left the largest parts of her heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There were several years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a copy of James Baldwin’s “Fire Next Time” under her pillow. You can find her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.

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