Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris’ Debate Performance Was a Reminder of What Black Women Deal With Every Day

The 2020 vice-presidential debate was a welcome change from what we witnessed last week. But the niceties didn't last long.

Joe Biden
Joe Biden Stutters. I Do Too. So Do More Than 3 Million Americans.

While some people saw the former vice president’s difficulty getting his words out as a sign of his age, I saw someone who was trying not to stutter while being verbally attacked.

President Donald Trump speaks to the White House conference on American History at the National Archives museum, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
This Is What’s ‘Un-American’: Not Recognizing the Stark Realities of Being Black in the US

The president has repeatedly tried to portray recognizing the stark realities of being Black in America as "unpatriotic."

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Celebrate 100 Years of the 19th Amendment by Remembering the Black Women Who Fought for Us

When people speak of the women’s suffrage movement, they speak of a middle to upper-class white women’s movement that disregarded Black women.

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‘Mommy, She Looks Like You’: Why I Cried When I Got the Text About Joe Biden’s Pick for VP

A Black mother shares why the historic selection of Kamala Harris as the presumptive Democratic vice presidential pick matters so much.

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It’s Been 143 Days Since Breonna Taylor Was Killed. Black Women Deserve Better.

The response to Taylor’s case is only now gaining momentum.

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The Risk of Reopening Schools Is Far Greater for Black and Brown Americans

The coronavirus is novel, but the consistently deleterious experiences of Black and Brown people in this country, especially as it relates to health and education, is not.