Politics

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...

Will it Take 200 More Years for the U.S. to Elect Another Black President?

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As President Obama moves closer to being a lame duck president, folks are already discussing who will run in 2016. While many Democrats seem to be waiting for Hillary Clinton to throw her hat into the ring, Republicans are scrambling to find a front-runner who...

Watch: President Obama Takes Aim at Republicans, the Healthcare Rollout, & Cliven Bundy During WH Correspondents’ Dinner

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President Obama showcased his comedic chops over the weekend at this year’s White Hose Correspondents’ Dinner. In 2011, Donald Trump bore the brunt of the President’s jokes, but this year Mr. Obama doled out jabs to media outlets like CNN, MSNBC, and Fox, his GOP...

Meet Lisa Fritsch, the First Black Woman to Run for Governor of Texas

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While the media’s been talking about Democrat Wendy Davis’ bid to become Texas’ next female governor, Republican candidate Lisa Fritsch has also been making her appeal to voters. As her campaign ad states, Fritsch is “not your father’s conservative.”  Along with being the first Black...