The destruction of Hillary Clinton: sexism, Sanders, and the millennial feminists | Susan Bordo

In this extract from her book, Susan Bordo asks how the most qualified candidate ever to run for president lost the seemingly unloseable election Many books have been written about the way racial differences among feminists both divided and pushed feminist thinking and practice forward over the past several decades. In the 2016 election, however, […]

What Black Lives Matter really wants from 2016 presidential candidates

Thus far, the presidential debates have barely mentioned Black Lives Matter, and the movement is now petitioning for that to change. The Black Lives Matter network recently sent out a call to the Democratic National Committee for a Democratic presidential debate focused solely on racial justice policies. It is not enough to poll the presidential […]

Black Lives Matter won’t stop interrupting Hillary Clintonand that’s a good thing

Saying Black Lives Matter isnt enough. That was the message a group of activists hoped to deliver to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday, when they interrupted the presidential candidates speech in front of a mostly Black audience in Atlanta. As the crowd sang Hell You Talmbout, Janelle Monas powerful BLM anthem, Clinton […]

11 Big Accomplishments Black Activists Achieved In 2015

The movement to make sure black lives matter gained momentum as activists took to streets, campuses and presidential forums everywhere to address racial inequality head-on. They spoke out against everything from police killings and everyday, casual forms of racism to the dangerous reality of America’s deep-rooted racial issues. 2. The Say Her Name Campaign raised […]

These Black Women Died In Police Encounters, And They May Never Get Justice

In all likelihood, Sandra Bland would still be alive today if she’d been a white woman.  Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said this himself Tuesday, shortly after it was announced there would be no indictments regarding Bland’s death in a Texas jail cell this summer. A grand jury concluded the case Monday and found no felony […]

Bernie Sanders may win big this week. Our panelists share why he has their vote

The senator from Vermont is an idealistic truth teller who wants to rebuild our societys faulty foundations Steven W Thrasher: He is ready to critique capitalism Steven W Thrasher Photograph: The Guardian Bernie Sanders offers the possibility of a better political future, the kind of world Ive been contemplating since the Black Lives Matter movement […]

I’m A Black Woman And I’m Waiting For Hillary Clinton To Win Me Over

Bill and Hillary Clinton are practically part of myfamily. I was 4years old when Bill was sworn into the White House. Since then, I’ve watched my parents proudly support the Clinton family’s every political move. I don’t actually recall Bill’s 1992 saxophone solo on the “Arsenio Hall Show,”butmy family certainly made references enough times for […]

Run the Jewels’ Killer Mike says conscience wouldn’t let him vote for Hillary Clinton

Speaking at a Bernie Sanders rally, the hip-hop star criticises Clinton after her response to a Black Lives Matter protest at a recent event Run the Jewels Killer Mike has taken aim at Hillary Clinton, saying that his conscience wouldnt allow him to vote for her. Killer Mike, AKA Michael Render, was speaking at a […]

It’s not over til it’s over: inside the Sanders campaign’s do-or-die moment

Pundits wrote the socialist senator off after Super Tuesday, but he came roaring back with a stunning upset in Michigan. Now his formidable ground campaign is fighting for its life in five crucial battleground states By the beginning of March, Americas elites had already written Bernie Sanders off. What makes Bernie Sanders think he can […]

Hillary Clinton not making your soul sing? How about Oprah for president?

Bernie Sanders excited many democrats, but hes unlikely to make it to the general election. We asked writers to imagine a fantasy replacement Hillary Clinton is quite likely to be the Democratic candidate for president. But she has been plagued throughout this primary as she was in 2008 by a simple problem: many voters just […]