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The Black feminist is mad as hell and she has every right to be, but her anger is just as destructive as it is deserved.

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The African friend essentially acts as a breathe of fresh air to the white conscious.

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Former First Lady (but our forever First Lady) Michelle Obama just dropped the cover for her upcoming memoir entitled "Becoming."

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You try to hide the fact that your partner has different political views from your friends. They tend to share your views and, well, they rather openly talk about how much they hate his political party.

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If you follow politics, then you're aware of how exposed politicians become when they're asking for your vote.

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Our Forever First Lady, Michelle Obama, has made it very clear that she has no interest in running for office. But there are 5 other Black women who could be our next President.

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This comes after FBI director James Comey penned a letter to Congress on Friday sharing that additional emails found on the personal server need to be reviewed.

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While Hillary Clinton prepares to accept a historic nomination as the first women presidential candidate of a major party – a move that will shatter the proverbial glass ceiling – the diversity of the women at the helm of the Democratic National Convention cannot be ignored. Women of color have not only graced the stage in primetime speaking […]

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The White House says that African-American women make 60 cents to the dollar a white man makes; white women make 79 cents.

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Martin, who has been adamant about President Obama nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court, asked Jarrett why a Black woman was not nominated and reminded Jarrett of the support Mr. Obama has received from African-American women over the course of his tenure as president.

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For years, Jones has been a member of what she and her friends like to call the “brown girls” network, which has been dedicated to helping elect Clinton.

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Barack Obama, Black Women, Cross Post Now, Newsletter, Politicker Home, PolitickerOne, Politics, race, Racism, Valerie Jarrett, women of color -

NewsOne’s PolitickerOne blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way that elected officials represent our communities. Three times a week, we will go beyond the mainstream media’s “pack” coverage of politics to highlight the underreported aspects of how politics and policy […]

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President Obama on Saturday dedicated his keynote speech at the Phoenix Awards — a banquet to culminate the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference — to the sacrifices Black women have historically made to advance this great nation, even without much recognition. In a speech that called for equal pay, fair policing and criminal justice […]

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A new billboard campaign attacking a woman's right to choose has been launched by the ultra-conservative Radiance Foundation in black areas of Atlanta and other African-American neighborhoods.

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