Kerry Washington says it is important to teach kids a Black history that starts before slavery— “before Black people were told what they couldn’t do.”
When faced down by racist man Jay Snowden at a Black Lives Matter protest in Whitefish, Montana, Samantha Francine pushed up her sunglasses so she could stare right back at him. She did not back down.
“I have not always been this version of myself. It has taken a long time for me to find my strength the way I did that day. … This is the first time in 27 years I have truly found my voice as a woman of color.”
Over the past week, journalists at publications across the country have publicly expressed their discontent with the way that newsrooms have been covering recent protests.
How many women and feminist trailblazers have been historically called by their partners’ names—boiling them down to the mere “Mrs.” version of their husbands?
The answer: a lot.
From calling out Trump’s racist rhetoric to Gov. Kemp’s reckless reopening of Georgia, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms does not shy away from standing up for what she thinks is right—and calling out what’s wrong.
Posing in front of mosaic tiles and Victorian paintings, sporting handmade outfits like feathered, cotton candy-colored dresses or quarantine-friendly bathrobes, a young woman exposes the misogynistic undertones of art at big-name museums like the National Gallery in London and the Getty in Los Angeles. She stands at about a foot tall with an annotated notecard on a small wooden stick in hand. Her name is Barbie.
Beyonce gallops into the rap scene alongside the stunning Stallion! Stallion’s collaboration with Beyonce has created an empowering bop whose proceeds go to helping others during this trying time.
We stand with CNN’s Kaitlan Collins and other women reporters who continue to show Trump, and his White House, that intimidation and humiliation did not, and will not, work in a country where our press is free, and news is real.
Princess Sofia of Sweden recently announced on Instagram that she is joining the fight against COVID-19 as a medical assistant. She, along with around 80 volunteers each week, has completed an extensive online course hosted by Sophiahemmet Hospital, where Princess Sofia is an Honorary Chair.
This past weekend, the stay-at-home orders set in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus had some small groups across the country taking to the streets to protest. However, in Denver, Colorado, some demonstrators were met with counter-protestors: healthcare workers.