CBS NewsMichelle Obama has been the victim of racist and sexist scrutiny for the past eight years in her role as First Lady, being called everything from an ‘ape in heels’ to, of course, an ‘angry black woman.’ The first lady spoke with Oprah Winfrey recently, and discussed how she felt about the label “angry…

via Watch Michelle Obama’s amazing response to being called an ‘angry black woman’ — Fusion

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LOS ANGELES, CA – NOVEMBER 12: Protesters march in reaction to the upset election of Republican Donald Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race for President of the United States on November 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Hundreds of Angelenos have been arrested in recent days and some have vandalized property…

via Here is the final popular vote count of the 2016 election just in case you want to feel bad — Fusion

Michael JohnsonLast May, Michael Johnson, a 23-year-old, black, HIV-positive former college wrestler, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for “recklessly infecting” two sex partners and exposing four others to the virus. Now, however, the Missouri Court of Appeals has overturned Johnson’s conviction and demanded a new trial after it determined that the prosecution in…

via The conviction of a black man jailed for infecting his partners with HIV has been overturned — Fusion

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 16: U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the Brady Press Breifing Room at the White House December 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. In what could be the last press conference of his presidency, afterwards Obama will be leaving for his annual family vacation in Hawaii. (Photo…

via President Obama just made criminal justice history and Trump can’t undo it — Fusion

MOBILE, AL – DECEMBER 17: President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a thank you rally in Ladd-Peebles Stadium on December 17, 2016 in Mobile, Alabama. President-elect Trump has been visiting several states that he won, to thank people for their support during the U.S. election. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)Getty ImagesIt’s official, everyone. BREAKING: Donald Trump…

via Donald Trump has now officially become the president-elect. God help us all. — Fusion

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