The left mustnt get hung up over language orthodoxy we must be welcoming | Ellie Mae OHagan

The author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie says she was criticised for not using movement-specific jargon. Words are important but leftists should be inclusive Does the left have a problem with language orthodoxy? The feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie thinks so after she was criticised on social media and by other public figures following her comments on […]

Sean Spicer Orders Veteran White House Reporter ‘Stop Shaking Your Head’ In Tense, Awkward Exchange Watch!

Things got extra spicy at Tuesday’s White House press briefing! We all know Sean Spicer has a challenging job of making the toxic sludge factory that is Donald Trump‘s administration look proficient, but it’s clear homeboy is struggling to keep his cool. This was evidenced by an irritable exchange between the Press Secretary and a […]

Maxine Waters in her signature style: ‘I cannot be intimidated’

(CNN)“I am a strong black woman. I cannot be intimidated.” That was Rep. Maxine Waters’ response, fired back after Fox News host Bill O’Reilly mocked her hair Tuesday. Congresswoman defends statement on impeachment At 78, the California Democrat’s fierce opposition and one-liners dished out against President Donald Trump’s administration have made her a darling to […]

Bill O’Reilly’s insult to Rep. Waters should offend all Americans

(CNN)Bill O’Reilly’s repellent, on-air comment Tuesday has helped shine a spotlight on the ways in which black women are stereotyped and denigrated. The #BlackWomenAtWork hashtag that quickly blew up on Twitter after he publicly disrespected Rep. Maxine Waters, the most senior African-American woman in Congress, brought women’s stories of systemic, widespread and routine affronts rushing […]

The cruel double standard that may have saved Obamacare

(CNN)If you want to know why support for Obamacare is at an all-time high, here’s one explanation: That’s how some explain the surging popularity of the embattled health care law. A recent poll from the Pew Research Center showed that 54% of Americans now approve of it, the highest number ever recorded by Pew. Some […]

Virginia gubernatorial candidate laughed about GOP ‘cucks’ on controversial conspiracy theorist’s show

(CNN)Virginia gubernatorial candidate Corey Stewart made an October appearance on a livestream with a controversial far-right personality who regularly promotes unfounded conspiracy theories. Stewart appeared on a periscope with Mike Cernovich shortly after he was fired from Donald Trump’s campaign for organizing a protest outside of the Republican National Committee’s headquarters. Cernovich, who describes himself […]

Celebs Share Outrage Over #MissingDCGirls Mystery But What’s Really Going On???

If you’re all over social media like we are, you may have seen people sharing the story about the #MissingDCgirls this week. Several black and Latina teens are missing in the Washington, D.C. area, and it isn’t even making national news. A few celebrities have even gotten swept up in the case, which has some […]