Al Franken Resigns: Democrats Fail the GOP Sexual Harassment Test. Again.

The Republican party is aggressively testing their abilities to pick off Democratic Congressmen with claims of sexual misconduct while simultaneously blazing a trail for a known child molester to take a Senate seat. The Democrats, in response, are letting them. Correction: The Democrats are doing more work to allow the Republican party to unseat their House and […]

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Can Beyoncé and the Black Church Save Us from Roy Moore?

My daddy Alabama, momma Louisiana You mix that negro with that Creole, make a Texas bama — Queen B WTF is going on in Alabama? Seriously. Wtf? It’s bad enough that the Democratic Party is completely unable to come up with a campaign strategy to keep a pedophile out of office. It is even worse that they are […]

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We Just Lost The Battle Over The GOP Tax Bill. Where Do We Go From Here?

Listen, left. We need to talk. You aren’t going to want to hear this. You aren’t going to want to feel this. But we need to sit down, take a few things in, and get the ever-living fuck out of this bigot fueled, Russian waxed, white nationalist driven, fire engulfed, Trump branded garbage truck to […]

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The Real Reason Why We Can’t Just Believe All Women

Carolyn Bryant. It’s a name everyone should know. To know her story is to know why women of color do not have the luxury to just #BelieveWomen without question. To know her name is to know that we live in a world where sexual assault is both real and politically weaponized. To know her name is […]

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A Survivor’s Defense of Al Franken

I feel exploited. And I feel sick. I’m sick of pedophiles. I’m sick of rapists. I’m sick of sexual violence and sexual predators. I am sick of being reminded moment after moment of the times — yes plural — that I have been shocked out of my body, stripped of my power and deprived of the right to defend my […]

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America Needs Thanksgiving Now More than Ever

Every November, people across the nation gather together to fill themselves on marshmallow blanketed sweet potatoes, a rainbowed array of pie slices and buttered greens, jellied and canned shaped cranberries, and that patiently basted prized roast Turkey — all in honor of one of the most revered and widely celebrated holidays in the United States of America: […]

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Impeachment Proceedings Against Donald Trump Could Begin as Early as Next January

Calls for the impeachment of Donald Trump have been steadily growing for over a year; however, it is only in recent weeks that actions have been taken to begin the process. Should this specific strategy play out according to plan, the Democrats could initiate removal of Donald Trump as early as January 3, 2019. With Midterm […]

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Democratic Victories Indicate the Black-Brown Surge is Stronger than the Blue Wave

Last night was potentially the best evening that Democrats have had since Donald J. Trump was “elected” President. Republican candidates in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, Virginia, New York, and North Carolina were soundly defeated, unseated, and sent crawling back to their white power party with both Klan and MAGA hats in hand. Across the board. In […]

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The Dirty Secret Democrats and Republicans Share: They Both Benefit from Voter Suppression

Voter suppression is an act of white supremacy. It’s illegal. And white leadership on both the Republican and Democratic sides of the aisle benefit from it. But not for long. People of color will soon make up nearly 50% of the population, but we currently make up less than 25% of Congress. In fact, we only […]

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The Only Way to Stop Trump is to Take Back Congress

There’s no way around it. Is it unthinkable to imagine another year under the authority of the white nationalist mindfuck that is the Trump Administration? Yes. The only thing more unthinkable, though, is to miss our one opportunity to stop Donald Trump and the Republican Party because we’re too busy being distracted by Mueller, Twitter and […]

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