Tag: Hillary Clinton

McConnell, Ocasio-Cortez, men

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls out Mitch McConnell for Photo of Men in ‘Team Mitch” Shirts Choking and Groping Cardboard Cutout

A photo of seven young white men wearing “Team Mitch” shirts and pretending to choke a cardboard cutout of Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez surfaced on Twitter Monday. Mitch McConnell and the men faced backlash — including from Ocasio-Cortez herself. The photo was originally shared on Instagram with the caption, “break me…

Major Pro-Choice Protests Planned Nationally to #StopTheBans and Protect Abortion Rights

(Photo credit: ACLU Utah) Today more than 50 organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union and NARAL Pro-Choice America, are participating in #StopTheBans protests across the United States starting at noon. The planned protests are in almost all 50 states. The rallies come after several states infamously passed draconian so-called “pro-life” bills…

Archived: Trump Sides with Putin, Indictment Against Russians Mentions Social Media Targeting Blacks

President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at a summit in Helsinki, Finland on Monday and did not hold Putin accountable for Russia’s role in interfering in the 2016 presidential election, despite the fact that the Department of Justice indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday. The indictment paperwork also…

Archived: Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

A “Blacktivist” campaign on social media reportedly linked to the Russian government was created to exacerbate racial tensions during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.In essence, the trolls used U.S.-based technology to exploit African Americanpain for political gain and to stoke the fears of white Americans. Facebook listed the Blacktivist account…