Tag: Obama

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…

Obama to Trump: We're Supposed to Stand up to Discrimination and to Nazi Sympathizers

Former President Barack Obama kicked off his campaigning for November’s midterms, on Friday afternoon, and took jabs at President Trump and the spineless backbones of his Republican constituents. Obama spared no expense rebuking the administration’s actions that have emboldened racists. “We’re supposed to stand up to discrimination, and clearly and…

Trump to Reverse Obama-Era Guidelines on Considering Race in College Admissions

The Trump administration plans to toss an Obama-era guideline that encourages colleges and universities to consider race as a way of promoting diversity. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is reversing 2011 and 2016 legal guidelines set during the Obama administration to “avoid racial isolation” as administration officials contend the guidelines…

Trump's Camp And Evangelicals Push Bigotry As Protections For Transgender Inmates Are Repealed

On Friday, the Trump administration eliminated the Obama administration’s protections over transgender inmates, putting a vulnerable population back at risk for sexual abuse/assault. Housing and bathroom assignments were originally to match up with gender identity, but now will be appropriated by biological sex. The initiative under former President Barack Obama…