10 Reasons You Can't Afford to Stay Out of the Working Families Policy Discussion

Valerie Jarrett is Senior Adviser to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls. As it turns out, you don't have to be a political wonk to have a policy discussion. And that's the way it should be. ...more
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Is Hillary Ready For Black Voters?

On April 12, 2015, Hillary Clinton announced what many had suspected since she lost the Democratic nomination to then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008: she is running again for president. Instead of the typical fanfare that accompanies these announcements, this one was decidedly high-tech and low-key. ...more
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Carly Fiorina: The Woman Who Could Challenge Hillary

While all the focus is on Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign announcement and her first trip to Iowa, there is a Republican woman, Carly Fiorina, who already made headlines in Iowa in January by announcing she is considering a run for the White House in 2016. ...more
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How 2016 Will Be Different For Hillary... and the Glass Ceiling

Hillary Clinton’s announcement that she is officially a candidate for the presidency in 2016 was met by an explosion of excitement from her longtime supporters. Hillary’s accompanying video hit just the right note, celebrating an all-inclusive America and an upbeat, can-do attitude. The focus is on us, with Hillary running to be our champion....more
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What Question Would You Ask President Obama About Your Paycheck, Your Job, and Your Future?

This week, we are focusing on the earning and economic prospects of American women—and, by extension, our families. On Tax Day, April 15, at 2:35PM Eastern Time, SheKnows Media and BlogHer will host a special town hall meeting with President Barack Obama in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...more
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It's Official: Hillary Clinton Announced Her Candidacy … But Not as Expected

I was glued to my phone even more than usual this weekend, waiting for Hillary Clinton to officially announce her entry into the 2016 presidential race—on Twitter, as widely expected after an announcement last week that she'd launch on social media. Image: © Jerry Mennenga/ZUMA Wire ...more
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The "B" in R.B.G. Stands For Badass

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is everywhere nowadays. Her face is plastered across shirts and sweatshirts emblazoned with the words “Notorious R.B.G.” and permanently etched into the arm of one college student. In the last ten years Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately referred to as RBG, has become a feminist icon, and a piece of American pop culture. So what is it about the one-and-only RBG that launched so many memes?First and foremost, RBG is a badass....more

Why this middle-class white mom is boycotting the Mall of America

 As a white, middle class mom of two with a certain amount of disposable income, I can safely say that I’m the Mall of America’s target market....more
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Are schools the new war zone?

We are not stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan or Syria. We are not fighting the spread of the Ebola virus in Sierra-Leone and we are not marching the streets of Ferguson, Missouri but we may be suffering from PTSD. We are walking the streets of urban America. We fight and live in the schools in urban America. ...more

Rape Culture at the Department of Veterans' Affairs

Survivors of rape should not have to hear rape jokes at medical facilities that treats rape survivors. But they do. What is the Department of Veterans’ Affairs doing to combat its rape culture?   Image Credit: Bob Shepard via Flickr ...more
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