Politics

Cornel West Slams Obama’s Presidency

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Cornel West never minces his words, and in a recent interview with Salon, he keeps it real when it comes to his opinion on Barack Obama’s presidency. West called Obama another neoliberal “counterfeit” after posing as a progressive in his initial campaign for the White House...

John Legend Got His “New Black” Wakeup Call From a Conservative Pundit on Twitter

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John Legend has always been vocal about his political beliefs but some conservative pundits would rather he sit down, shut up and just provide their entertainment. John shared his thoughts on the Isreali/Palestine conflict on Twitter and elicited quite the disparaging remark from New York Post...

Five African American Women Will Be on Georgia’s Statewide Ballot For The First Time

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This November, Georgia will make history, or herstory.  For the first time in Georgia and the U.S.,  five African-American women will be on a statewide ballot. These candidates include Doreen Carter for secretary of state, Liz Johnson for insurance commissioner, Robbin Shipp for labor commissioner, Connie Stokes...

Black Women Must Care About Tennessee’s Latest Law

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Being Black and pregnant is dangerous, especially in states like Tennessee. State legislators recently enacted SB 1391, a pregnancy criminalization bill that allows the state to levy criminal penalties against mothers who have potentially exposed their fetuses to drugs. SB 1391 specifically states that “a...

Fox Says Single Women Are “Beyonce Voters” Who “Depend On Government Because They’re Not Depending On Their Husbands”

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Fox News has coined a new term in regards to women who aren’t dependent on their husbands. During an airing of Fox’s Outnumbered, Jessie Waters had this to say:  “Hillary Clinton needs the single ladies vote. I call them ‘The Beyoncé Voters’ — the single...