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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Power: Why Boycotting Actually Works

As Beyoncé says, “Best revenge is yo’ paper.” And Black girls like you have the power to spur change by kicking businesses that support racism and bigotry where it hurts most — in their wallets. By Princess Gabbara   We’ve all seen the hashtags — #GrabYourWallet, #BoycottDelta, #DeleteUber, #BlackoutFriday, and more recently, #BoycottCovergirl. But launching […]

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In Twitter Tirade, #45 Comes for the Press — Again

During Hitler’s reign, Jews, homosexuals, Black people, gypsies, and other “undesirables” were named “enemies of the state.” In 21st-century America, Trump recently gave the same label to the media. As part of one of his egomaniacal, unhinged Twitter rants, #45 came for the press — again — calling out specific outlets, but this time he […]

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Trump’s Immigration Ban Targets People of Color

Besides Donald Trump’s deluge of deceit, he’s also spent his first week in office signing a gang of executive orders, as if he’s a dictatorial king sitting in his high castle delivering edicts aplenty. The most recent order, a blatant attack on Muslims, specifically targets seven majority Muslim countries — all of which are home […]

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The Resistance Will be Televised

(And Snapped and ‘grammed and tweeted…) And it’s more important than ever that you get involved. The first 100 days of the Trump presidency have begun and to describe it as unsettling only begins to scratch the surface. Not even a full 72 hours in, and Trump has already signed an executive order to kick […]

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#StayWoke: The Liar-in-Chief, His Crew, and “Alternative Facts”

In an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday morning, Trump’s senior advisor Kellyanne Conway was questioned about why the White House claimed “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period.” Her response? They “gave alternative facts.” But just like a white woman can’t become a Black woman (here’s lookin’ at you […]

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12 Songs to Motivate and Inspire You in the Movement

Every Movement needs a soundtrack. As you do what you can to resist the normalization and corruption of a Trump “presidency” and all that comes with it, let these #FreedomSongs from across the decades inspire you, motivate you, and urge you to get involved and make a change. We’re in this together. Compiled by Princess […]

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