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Brittany Packnett

  1. 2018 midterms
    Over 400 Black Women Are Running in the Midterms. Meet 5 Who Could Make History.No matter how much you like Michelle Obama and Oprah, we’ve never elected a statewide top executive who looks like them. This year might change that.
  2. power
    How to Spend Your PrivilegeThe reaction to Nia Wilson’s death is a lesson in being an ally.
  3. power
    Roseanne’s Cancellation Is a Lesson in Political ProtestingA teachable moment in speaking up.
  4. power
    Stacey Abrams’s Win Is Just the BeginningHer victory is a lesson in how to break the rules of politics.
  5. power
    If You’re Not Angry About Chikesia Clemons, You’re Not Paying AttentionWhat happened to the 25-year old could have happened to me.
  6. appreciations
    Michelle Obama’s Portrait Is for All of Us Black GirlsIt’s a reminder to think big.
  7. alabama senate race
    Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office. Here’s How to Actually Thank Them.Useful ways to show your support that aren’t tweeting.
  8. R. Kelly Targets Women No One Cares to DefendThey’re the most in need, the most abused, and the least likely to tell.
  9. equal pay day
    Why White Women Must Make the Equal-Pay Fight More Inclusive“This work doesn’t need your guilt; it requires your solidarity.”