Don't Be Afraid To Air Your Lady Problems In Public

Melissa Harris-Lacewell is a Princeton professor and a political pundit. She also has fibroids, and last month Harris-Lacewell had a hysterectomy. Fibroids are "growths in the uterus that appear during the reproductive years," as they're described in this companion piece to Lacewell's article on the Root.com. That… » 7/01/08 3:30pm 7/01/08 3:30pm

Princeton Professor: Hillary Clinton Is A Racist Scarlett O'Hara

Melissa Harris-Lacewell's essay about Hillary Clinton on the new WaPo site "The Root" claims that many black women did not vote for Hillary in the primaries because of what she deems Hillary's "Scarlett O'Hara Act." Harris-Lacewell, an associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, goes… » 2/12/08 4:00pm 2/12/08 4:00pm