1. On July 31, Miley Cyrus was up late posting pictures of Kathleen Hanna to Instagram.
2. Hanna’s career as a feminist activist and singer for bands like The Julie Ruin and Bikini Kill must have struck a chord with Cyrus, who has recently discussed why she considers herself a feminist..
Her caption for this one was “coolest ever.”
3. But some of the Internet wasn’t having it and poked fun at Cyrus’ newfound inspiration in Hanna.
5. But some people were totally into Cyrus’ little Instagram homage to riot grrrl. She even earned a few fans in the process.
8. Others hoped Cyrus might learn a little from Hanna, specifically about how sexism and racism overlap:
On August 4, Kathleen Hanna reached out to Miley Cyrus through Twitter in response to the Instagram pictures, hinting at a possible collaboration:
- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed on immigration, Obama, and Kissinger (!) in Thursday's Democratic debate. We have a recap for you 🇺🇸
- NYPD Officer Peter Liang was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley, an unarmed black man.
- And how well do you know what happened in the news this week? Take our quiz.