What’s Current: People are really pissed off that Alicia Keys didn’t wear makeup to the VMAs

Alicia Keys attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016 (Photo: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)
Alicia Keys attends the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards on August 28, 2016 (Photo: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

People are really pissed off that Alicia Keys didn’t wear makeup to the VMAs.

Wally Oppal, Commissioner of B.C.’s 2010 inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, raises concerns over short timeline for national inquiry.

Pennsylvania man returns to finish the job after being allowed to roam the streets unsupervised, on bond after kidnapping and torturing his wife. Tierne Ewing was found dead in a barn near the West Virginia border.

Fifteen-year-old Bresha Meadows faces a life sentence for shooting her severely abusive father. She’s being held in a prison in Ohio.

Another 15-year-old girl is in custody in the Dominican Republic after stabbing an 81-year-old Canadian man. CBC reports that the suspect was “in a relationship with the victim” — because the fact that the child was involved with a man 66 years her senior isn’t the crux of the problem?

Tell Prime Minister Trudeau to mandate pay equity within the Canadian Postal Service… Because it’s 2016.

Jess Martin
Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.

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