Tag: african americanwomeninpolitics

If Michelle Obama Can Wear Braids to the White House, Shouldn’t We Be Able to Wear Our Braids to Work?

If Michelle Obama Can Wear Braids to the White House, Shouldn’t We Be Able to Wear Our Braids to Work? USA TODAY Columnist Sophia A. Nelson cosigned Joy’s endorsement, tweeting, “I LOVE that @MichelleObama has braids in her hair!! I love it!! #OfficialPortrait.” G/O Media may get a commission Magnetically Docking Mode Electric Toothbrush Luxury […]

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Lori Lightfoot Is The Latest Black Politician to Be Darkened in Political Ads

Lori Lightfoot Is The Latest Black Politician to Be Darkened in Political Ads The Summer of JoyChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is taking her political opponents to task over how they’re portraying her, quite literally. Lightfoot, a Black woman, says she’s the latest Black politician to have been demonized by the old, racist dirty trick of […]

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Stacey Abrams Vows to Protect Abortion Access in Georgia

Stacey Abrams Vows to Protect Abortion Access in Georgia Advertisement The tweet comes after a six-week abortion ban went into effect statewide, late last month. For context, six weeks is often before someone would be aware of their pregnancy. For Black Georgians, the issue of abortion is particularly salient. Despite making-up 33 percent of the […]

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Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley Among 17 Democrats Arrested In Abortion Protest

Reps. Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley Among 17 Democrats Arrested In Abortion Protest Since the fall of Roe v. Wade, House and Senate Democrats have been pushing for ways to codify reproductive rights into law. Right after the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2022 was passed among party lines, House representatives took their message a step further […]

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