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Tagging Along With the L.A. Bicycle Crew for Women of Color

A documentary about the Ovarian Psycos is coming soon to PBS.

On the east side of Los Angeles, a group of women are part of a bicycle crew that aims to confront injustice and redefine identity. They call themselves the Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade. (CityLab’s Natalie Delgadillo wrote about them here.)

This short excerpt from the new documentary Ovarian Psycos profiles Xela de la X, the group’s founder. She’s a mother, artist, and activist. A survivor of sexual abuse, she formed the crew to create a community of sisterhood that feels comfortable taking up space: “It’s a refuge for the runaway, for the throwaway,” she says. The full film will air on March 27, 2017, on PBS’s “Independent Lens.”

This post originally appeared on The Atlantic.

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