2016 presidential election

#BlackLivesMatter: Black Lives Matter Organizers Issue Statement About Donald Trump’s Election: ‘We Will Not Negotiate With Racists’

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On the heels of Donald Trump winning the election, the Black Lives Matter Movement issued a statement regarding the president-elect and their continued push for justice and equality.  BLM said it would continue to demand an end to police brutality and to fight for the socioeconomic and political empowerment...

Steve Bannon, White Nationalist & “Alt-Right” Leader to be Trump’s Chief Strategist

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Steve Bannon's Breitbart is fringe, homophobic, racist, misogynist & anti-Semitic. His appointment is very alarming:https://t.co/XLZM0TyX3k — Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) November 15, 2016 Prior to the election of Donald Trump, when many had a difficult time imagining the widespread racism in the United States of America,...

What Patton Oswalt Got Wrong: The Problem With Comparing Racism and Sexism in America

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Comedian Patton Oswalt has a tendency of tweeting intelligent and poignant things in light of current events, and in the social media flurry after Donald Trump was elected, you can bet he had something to say. While I appreciated him speaking out against the hate...

NAACP Issues Statement on Election

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NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks issued a statement in regards to Tuesday night’s election results, and made reference to voter intimidation, and white nationalists who made this presidency possible: “This beautiful fall morning represents the end of a long night filled with many midnight moments...

Van Jones: ‘How Do I Explain This To My Children?’

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CNN’s Van Jones delivered an emotional response to Trump’s win Tuesday night, and spoke about the “Whitelash” that pushed the candidate to a victory. “This was a whitelash against a changing country,” Jones said. “People have talked about a miracle,” Jones said. “I’m hearing about...