Tag: Women Of Color

Democratic Party: Racially Charged Infighting Intensifies

And so, the fight continues and expands. On Saturday, racially-charged conversations and tensions within the House Democratic Caucus reached new heights. At the liberal Netroots Nation conference, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) said the Democratic party doesn’t need “any more black voices that don’t want to be a black voice.” Rep. Ilhan Omar…

Spelman College Will Admit Transgender Students in 2018

Spelman College, a historically Black women’s institution, is revamping its admissions policy that will now allow transgender women access to education at their institution beginning in 2018. In the wake of mounting hate crimes against transgender women, more specifically ones of color, 2017 has already been hit with 19 deaths…