By Lizzy Heurich Another day in the United States, another mass shooting. We know how the news coverage unfolds in a situation like this: if the shooter is white, it’s not terrorism; if the shooter is a person of color, it’s terrorism; thoughts and prayers; “how could this happen here?”; and “let’s not bring politics… Continue reading Mass Shootings by the Numbers
By Lizzy Heurich and the Persisterhood Staff TP presents a new series: Woman of the Week (WOW). WOW will honor a kick-ass woman who is excelling in her line of work, in her personal life, or elsewhere. A WOW can also just be a lady who is keeping it real. Although WOW should be every… Continue reading WOW: Senator Kamala Harris
If you read our blog, you probably consider yourself to be part of the resistance. Some of you may have been fighting for justice for years, others may have joined the cause in response to the election of our current President. Perhaps you went to the Women’s March and/or one of the many marches that… Continue reading I called my Senators. Here’s what happened.
By Lizzy Heurich I happened to be in Georgia’s sixth congressional district during the first week of June. Driving around town, there were Karen Handel and Jon Ossoff yard signs; while watching television, the commercials were inundated with political ads. I kind of felt bad for the residents who still had two plus weeks of… Continue reading Flip the 6th Follow-Up
By Lizzy Heurich and the Persisterhood Staff Today we trade in Free For All Friday for French Friday. This is not an all encompassing post on the French presidential election because there is too much to cover (ya know, since it’s a whole presidential election), but we do our best to cover important highlights. Enjoy… Continue reading French Friday: The Lowdown on the Next French President and Whoever Loses