Journalists who have insurance but log on to healthcare.gov, make false calls into the call center and report negative stories about their experience are missing the point of what the Affordable Care Act means for the millions of Americans without health coverage, Zerlina Maxwell writes at Feministing.
We are not in the 1950s. That's the simple message Zerlina Maxwell delivers at BET in response to bad relationship advice, including the sandwich-making New York Post reporter and one of the "Housewives."
The "fiscal cliff" is a politically manufactured crisis that is more like "steps," Zerlina Maxwell writes in a piece at Ebony, adding that Americans can rest assured that the end of the world is not upon us if a deal between House Republicans and the president isn't reached by the deadline on Dec. 31.
Writing at the New York Daily News, Zerlina Maxwell says that while it's obvious one-liners won't win the presidential debate for Romney, President Obama will need to do three things to really distinguish himself.
Rick Santorum's rhetoric of late has exposed a deeply theocratic world view that contradicts the values set forth in our founding documents, Zerlina Maxwell writes in a blog entry at Loop21. It shows how out of step he is with mainstream America.
In a blog entry at Ebony magazine, Zerlina Maxwell deconstructs the strategy behind the Republican Party attack on reproductive rights and determines that it's an effort to get a case before the conservative Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.