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OP-ED: How American Politics Constantly Neglects Black Women


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Womne's rights, politics, news, media, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 384 days ago - alternet.org
Many women have said it better, but it's time for men to join them, too. This is a problem for the entire country.



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Comments

Nichole L. (68)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 11:28 am
Cal, this African-American woman thanks you for alerting me to this article. This piece perfectly states what I have felt for a long time. Thank you again, Cal.
 

Winn Adams (205)
Saturday December 7, 2013, 12:24 pm
Thanks Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 1:17 am
Noted.
 

Marcia Singer (1)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 7:41 am
Excellent article.
 

Jason R. (66)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 10:48 am
How Republican Politics Constantly Neglects Black Women and the poor and the middle class and the economy...
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 12:45 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

Birgit W. (152)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 1:27 pm
Disgraceful. We need more women like Rosa Park. But in general women do not get much respect even if they are not black.
 

Sharon Davidson (352)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 2:08 pm
thanks
 

Mary T. (321)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 2:39 pm
Thank you Cal for the article. Feel that the Republican party neglects all females regardless of color. Luckily, I'm an educated, employed and insured Asian/African American. Looking forward to having a female president in 2016, hopefully, the voice of all women will be vocal at that time
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday December 8, 2013, 2:58 pm
Noted
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Monday December 9, 2013, 1:13 am
Politicians ignore black women at you peril they are a big slice of the vote and what ever you say or do they are not going away,
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Monday December 9, 2013, 1:14 am
MARY DIXON YOU ARE A BLITHERING IDIOT GO STUFF YOUR SPAM.
 

Bridget Robertson (106)
Monday December 9, 2013, 1:51 am
Thank you for the article. As much as women are being attacked, women of color are being more marginalized than ever. And in many cases the racism is blatant. I want it all to stop!!!
 

Jennifer B. (85)
Monday December 9, 2013, 4:48 am
Noted
 

Alice C. (1797)
Monday December 9, 2013, 6:17 am
All woman face this treatment every day
 

Rhonda B. (113)
Monday December 9, 2013, 3:20 pm
noted
 

Mitchell D. (132)
Monday December 9, 2013, 5:05 pm
Thank you, Cal.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Monday December 9, 2013, 9:15 pm
All women, No matter what color or nationality, should all be treated equal. Same goes for employment opportunities. Color or sex should never not play a role when it comes to employment either. Thanks Cal
 

Sherri G. (117)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 1:13 am
TY Cal everything a black person does in this country is dangerous for blacks even shopping is shopping while black. Diversity must be embraced and xenophobia has no place in this country.
 

Rhonda B. (113)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 5:59 am
TY
 

Diane O. (167)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 7:29 am
People are judged by the choices they make for themselves.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (283)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:03 pm
Outrageous
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (283)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 4:04 pm
I also flagged Spammer
 

Barbara V. (51)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 5:24 pm
American politics want to neglect woman whether they're white, black, red or purple. Time to get rid of the Repugs and their constituents before they are successful. Despicable!
 

Lynn Juozilaitis (141)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:28 pm
This is totally unacceptable but unfortunately true.
My younger daughter in law is Black and there is still a lot of prejudice in our country in politics and all areas.
Thanks Cal
 
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