Shelby Black

a bookworm with a wild streak (paying $5 for a cup of specialty coffee)

Abortion Laws Could Be Seriously Different After The Midterms, So Here's What To Know

ByShelby Black
The fight for reproductive rights has never been an easy one, but as of Tuesday, Nov. 6, there are some victories — as well as some defeats. So, for those wondering what will happen to abortion laws after the midterms? Here are the major points to…

These Two States Just Passed Measures That Could Seriously Impact Reproductive Rights

ByShelby Black
The November midterm elections have been on everyone's minds over the past few months, but as of Tuesday, Nov. 6 the polls have officially closed. Leading up to the midterm elections, initiatives ranging from LGBTQ+ to reproductive rights were on a…

These 4 Millennials Who Changed Their Political Party Explain Why It Matters To Them

ByShelby Black
With the November midterm elections quickly coming to their finale, people all over the nation are speaking out about how much impact this election cycle could have on the country. Although political party affiliation may not impact the voting…

These States Are Voting On Weed In The Midterms, So If It Passes You Can Puff

ByShelby Black
As October quickly comes to a close and November makes its grand entrance, we've officially landed in election month. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, people from all across the nation will be heading to their polling places to make their voices heard. While…

Twitter Can't Stop Talking About How Donald Trump Doesn't Know How An Umbrella Works

ByShelby Black
In 2018, it's hard to make jokes when the political climate is so volatile. However, sometimes moments happen that are impossible not to laugh about, and these tweets about Donald Trump's umbrella serve as some much-needed stress relief. Iconic. On…

These Photos Of The White House Halloween Party Are Seriously Spooky

ByShelby Black
Halloween weekend may be officially over, but never fear, you goblins and ghouls, because we still have up until Wednesday, Oct. 31 to stay in the spooky spirit. If you're like me, whipping out those Halloween decorations and adorning every inch of…

If You Forgot To Register To Vote, These States Have An Easy Solution

ByShelby Black
The November midterm elections will be here before we know it, and it's never been more crucial to rock your vote. For many, time might have slipped away and suddenly the deadline to register to vote is over. Well, here's what to do if you forgot to…

These Abortion Measures Will Show Up In The 2018 Midterms, So Here's What To Know

ByShelby Black
The November midterm elections are coming up, and the future of American democracy might be on the line. From voter ID laws to transgender rights, there are a number of issues on state ballots this year, but these three states have abortion measures…

After All Those Suspicious Packages, Melania Trump Is Focused On Something Else

ByShelby Black
As of Thursday, Oct. 25, 10 suspicious packages have been intercepted by the United States Secret Service, addressed to prominent Democrats as well as CNN. Following these reports, a number of individuals have condemned the apparent attempted…

Another Suspicious Package Was Reportedly Addressed To Joe Biden

ByShelby Black
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, a number of suspicious packages addressed to prominent Democratic officials, as well as CNN, were intercepted by the United States Secret Service. Since, the FBI and other law enforcement teams have worked together in order to…

Starbucks Has A Brand New Halloween Frappuccino, So It's Time To Get Spooky

ByShelby Black
Halloween is arguably the best time of the year. From one of a kind costumes, fun parties, and of course tons of candy, there's so much to enjoy during this special holiday. However, there's one particular spooky treat that I'm eagerly awaiting as…

Donald Trump Didn't Even Write His Own Tweet About Those Suspicious Packages

ByShelby Black
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, The New York Times reported that the U.S. Secret Service intercepted "potential explosive devices" sent to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in the mail, along with packages sent to news outlet CNN and others. Since then, the…

Hillary Clinton & Barack Obama Were Sent "Potential Explosive Devices" In The Mail, According To Reports

ByShelby Black
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, The New York Times reported that Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were sent "potential explosive devices" by mail early that day. In a statement, the Secret Service confirmed reports of "potential explosive devices" sent to…

Twitter Is Standing Up Against The Trump Admin's Reported New Sex Definition Policy

ByShelby Black
On Sunday, Oct. 21, it was announced that the Trump administration might introduce a serious change to LGBTQ+ rights that's not going over well across the United States. According to an alleged leaked memo reported by The New York Times, an…

If You're Thinking Of Dressing Up As Brett Kavanaugh For Halloween, Don't

ByShelby Black
I'm just going to say it. Halloween is without a doubt my favorite time of the year. There's nothing more exciting than thinking of an incredible costume and seeing it come to life, but unfortunately these ensembles can take a controversial turn.…

The Ex-President Of USA Gymnastics Has Been Arrested In Sexual Abuse Scandal

ByShelby Black
The story of the sexual abuse of young gymnasts by former USA Gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar is one of the most upsetting stories in an already upsetting year. But it's not over. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Steve Penny was arrested for allegedly tampering…

Obamacare Might Be On The Chopping Block Again After The 2018 Midterms

ByShelby Black
The November midterm elections will be here before anyone knows it, and there could be serious changes depending on who wins the majority in the House and Senate. Well, judging from Mitch McConnell's comments about Obamacare and the 2018 midterms,…

Democrats Will Have A Tough Battle When It Comes To Flipping The Senate

ByShelby Black
As we get closer to the November midterms, the heat is truly on for individuals to try to make actual change happen by getting to the polls. For a lot of individuals, these elections represent the moment that Democrats might actually be able to…

Donald Trump Claims Michael Cohen Is "Lying" About Payments To Stormy Daniels

ByShelby Black
Just when we thought this Donald Trump-Michael Cohen saga was coming to a close, a new development has come into play. It's no secret that there's a bit of animosity between the two men at the moment, but Donald Trump's comment about Michael Cohen…

Donald Trump's Argument Against Climate Change Is Apparently Based On "Instinct"

ByShelby Black
Even though this year may have been a tough one of many of us, at least a few much needed conversations have come into discussion. Last week, news broke that climate change is getting more serious by the minute (literally), but Donald Trump's…