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Oprah For President?

Oprah’s speech obviously made a huge impression and once again a Black woman is being called upon to save us from white recklessness/racism. Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes award-acceptance speech ignited a fiery debate on social media, as people speculated over whether or not she should run for President. Discussions ranged from complete adoration and reckless...


White Feminists: Your Continued Support of Hillary Clinton Reads as Painfully Apolitical

Is there really such a shortage of upstanding, powerful, white women that your top pick for White Feminist Crusader has to be none other than Clinton, who advocated legally expanding an adapted version of slavery on the basis of abhorrently racist propaganda? Following the indictments served on the Trump administration, Hillary Clinton’s celebrity standing among...


Why I’m Voting for Michelle Obama

When First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage in New Hampshire this month to rally for Hillary Clinton — and responded with authentic anger and horror to Donald Trump’s remarks about groping women — I was at first disappointed that Trump had once again managed to make the presidential campaign all about himself. But as...


Muslims Aren’t Here to be Your Informants

The second debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump brought to focus the Muslim issue once again. Gorbah Hamed, an undecided Muslim voter (are there any undecided Muslim voters left?) asked a question that seemed simple for the audience in the room and at home: “There are 3.3 million Muslims in the United...


Why Trump’s “Pussy” Tape is a Gut Punch

When Donald Trump’s “grab them by the pussy” remarks were made public on Friday, it shocked the nation. But for women, femmes and girls who’ve been grabbed and groped at one time or another — that’s most of them, by the way — it was a gut punch. When we heard him say it, we could feel...