The stories of black women are often met with closed ears. And if the ears happen to be open, oftentimes we’re regarded as liars. From Rep. Frederica Wilson to Lupita Nyong’o and every black woman in between, our lived experiences are challenged in a way that says there’s no way anything we say could or should be…
As soon as word came that a black woman would be the presiding judge for the Paul Manafort indictment, I braced myself for what is surely to come: pure fuckery—especially from the president and the conservative press.
As racist attacks and threats continue against Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has issued a rallying cry around its soror.
Police are investigating claims that a Des Plaines, Ill., man made threats on Facebook to lynch Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.).
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) stood by Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) on Sunday, saying that Wilson was right to call former White House chief strategist and human embodiment of the plague Steve Bannon a white supremacist.
Myeshia Johnson, in her first televised interview since receiving a controversial condolence call from President Donald Trump about the death of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, said she wants the world to know what a great soldier her husband was—but she still has questions about her husband’s death.
The private funeral for Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four U.S. soldiers killed in Niger, took place Saturday, his tragic death politicized by the president, who continues to feud with a congresswoman who was close to the family.
White House chief of staff John Kelly must have forgotten that we live in a world of receipts. Because Kelly thought he could completely misrepresent a story about Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.)—one that paints her as self-serving and self-aggrandizing; that he could insult her intelligence; that he could engage in…
Because your president is a feeble-minded idiot, he got on Twitter Thursday night and continued to deny that he made an insensitive and reprehensible comment to a grieving widow earlier this week, even though his chief of staff confirmed for the world that he had, in fact, said it.
Thursday’s White House press briefing featured a guest appearance by White House chief of staff John Kelly, who doubled down on the ignorant and disrespectful comments the president made to the widow of a fallen soldier earlier this week.
Rep. Frederica Wilson’s office says that the Democratic lawmaker received multiple threatening calls Wednesday following a public spat with Donald Trump. Wilson (D-Fla.) had publicly shamed the president for comments he made on a phone call to Myeshia Johnson, the wife of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in…
It’s not a terribly difficult name to remember: La David Johnson. Five syllables for a fallen soldier who died in an ambush in Niger earlier this month.