Attorney General William Barr has presented a radical re-interpretation of what the framers of the Constitution had in mind when they set up the powers of three co-equal branches of government.
Day: December 3, 2019
A Little Fannie Lou: Why Black Women Run for Office
Black women have never been apathetic to the marginalization that their families and their communities face, to the marginalization that they face themselves. Their resolve to confront that marginalization fuels Black women’s political participation. We saw that in 2018. We’ll see it again in 2020.
This Holiday Season, You Can Send Cards to Incarcerated Survivors
I’ve got a big family and lots of friends, so every year I send tons of holiday greetings. But two weeks ago, I spent most of the day writing cards to people I’ve never met—and these messages felt as special as any that I’ve ever written. That’s because they were for some of the most marginalized people in society: incarcerated survivors of rape.
December 2019 Reads for the Rest of Us
This month’s list includes amazing reads to curl up with on a snowy night or to gift to friends and family for the holidays.
Today in Feminist History: Suffragists Demand an Audience with the President
December 3, 1913: From morning until night, an active, 12-hour workday for everyone here on the fifth day of the National American Woman Suffrage Association’s 45th annual convention.