The Female Vote: It Was 89 Years Ago Today

Whatever the outcome of the 2008 election, we can all still honor the fact that we are allowed to vote in the first place! On June 4th, 1919, Congress approved the women's suffrage amendment, and sent it to the states for ratification. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony had been working explicitly since 1869… » 6/04/08 1:30pm 6/04/08 1:30pm

Black Women Bristle At That "Black Or Female" Question

Late yesterday, CNN ran a story on its website titled "Gender Or Race: Black Women Voters Face Tough Choices in S.C." The article, much like the Bill Maher video shown earlier, explores the "dilemma" facing black women: Do you vote for the black guy or the chick? "Recent polls show black women are expected to make up… » 1/22/08 2:40pm 1/22/08 2:40pm