Archive for November 2017

Anita Hill: Joe Biden’s Apology Is ‘Not Enough’

Anita Hill said former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent apology for his handling of her 1991 Senate testimony against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas is “not enough” to make up for his failure at the time “to show leadership on this issue on behalf of women’s equality.” “He said, ‘I am sorry if she felt…

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Ida B. Wells-Barnett fought to make black lives matter

On her birthday, here is a salute to Ida B. Wells, the muckraking journalist and activist who rose up out of enslavement to become this nation’s most powerful voice in the battle against lynching in America. Of all the women who are the foremothers of modern day activists using media to fight systemic racism—like the women who…

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