Saturday, November 28, 2020

Voter fraud is fake, but voter suppression is real

America is long overdue for a serious conversation about disenfranchised voters. But let’s be clear. There is a big difference between voter fraud and...

A strategy to rescue voting rights in Florida

The injustice inflicted on the voting rights of the people of Florida by the federal appeals court cannot be allowed to stand. The U.S. Court...

Resistance to racial equity

Our government should be able to understand and explicitly legislate around the needs of different communities; there is no other way to ensure the...

What a buzz cut during the pandemic taught me about racism and sexism

The night before I chopped off my hair, I got nervous. This decision felt bigger than me, given all the weight that Black women’s...

DeSantis is fashioning a fascist, gun-happier Florida

It’s shaping up to be another ugly era in Florida. Call this the first chapter of the “Ron DeSantis Without Trump in the Big House”...

The real Trump coup, putting whiteness first

Trump is a political force, even as he leaves the White House. He is the true face of the Republican Party, even as “never...

How Black women lifted Harris to achieve a ‘collective, profound win’

It took 231 years, but women finally shattered the second-highest glass ceiling in the U.S. Kamala Harris acknowledged the usually underappreciated role that Black women,...

Harris could become an unapologetically Black VP

Harris went from being the first Black woman to serve as California’s attorney general, to being the second Black woman to serve as a...

Breathe, America. Donald Trump’s knee is off your neck

Breathe easy, America. Donald Trump’s knee is no longer on your neck. You rose, more than 75 million voters strong, and shoved him off...

Black women helped Harris get to the White House

The political groundwork laid by Stacey Abrams was directly responsible for putting Georgia in the Democratic column. She strode across the Delaware stage, the proud...