Tag: Maxine Waters

This Is Your Yearly Reminder That Black Women Are Still Paid 37 Percent Less Than Their White Male Counterparts

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day also recognizes the nuances affecting Black women, who are overrepresented in essential and low-wage occupations; jobs that took on new meaning at the onset of a pandemic and its subsequent lockdowns. “These occupations include frontline workers in health care and essential businesses like grocery stores, those who have borne the […]

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The Big Reveal: The 2021 BET Awards’ Biggest Trend Was Skin

Cardi B debuts a second pregnancy during Migos’ performance of ‘Straightenin’ & ‘Type Sh*t’ at the 2021 BET Awards.Screenshot: BET Networks (YouTube) After a year and change spent indoors, it was likely inevitable that our reemergence into social life might be accompanied by a bit of…exhibitionism. The 2021 BET Awards proved a prime opportunity; as […]

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Auntie Maxine to Her Haters: ‘Does the Truth Make You That Mad?’ She Wants Trump Investigated for Capitol Insurrection

Photo: J. Scott Applewhite (Getty Images) Auntie Maxine gets it. She always has. From the very beginning of Trump’s presidency she was clear that he posed a threat to democracy and as such, she had no plans of working with him. Ever. Well, after the little stunt Trump followers pulled—you know the one where they […]

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A Rightwing Congressional Hopeful Is Getting Torched For Saying A Gay Character In ‘Cruella’ Has ‘Ruined’ His Childhood

Rightwingers didn’t have a very chill Memorial Day weekend. Fox News tried to turn an innocuous tweet by Kamala Harris into a culture war firestorm. Texas Republicans stayed up late Saturday pushing through legislation to make voting more difficult. There was even a QAnon conference. Then there’s congressional hopeful Omar Navarro, who got really, really […]

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