Shelby Black

Bio

Shelby Black is a News/Politics writer Elite Daily, where she writes about the 2020 presidential election, Trump administration, reproductive rights, and more. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to Politics, Shelby likes to write about Arts/Culture and conduct a good ole' Q&A. Her bylines have appeared in VICE, Hyperallergic, Observer, and others. She graduated Cum Laude from The University of San Francisco, with a Bachelors in Media Studies. When she's not getting fired up from the news cycle, Shelby is slinging espresso at a coffee shop over the weekend. Always completely over-caffeinated, she also loves a good book, going to concerts, or enjoying a wine night in her apartment. You can follow Shelby on Twitter @shelbycblack or check out her writing portfolio at http://www.shelby-black.com.

Impeached Presidents Get A Pension, But Only Under This Condition

By Shelby Black
Over recent weeks, people have been talking non-stop about the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. As the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees continue to investigate the president and hold public impeachment hearings as…

You Can Score Flights As Low As $39 With These Cyber Monday Deals

By Shelby Black
The holiday season can be stressful for a lot of people. If you're like me, the perfect way to escape from reality is booking a flight, packing your bags, and heading to an exciting new destination. Luckily, days like Cyber Monday offer great deals…

Target Is Offering Major Discounts On AirPods & iPads For Cyber Monday

By Shelby Black
Cyber Monday is a day that just keeps giving, and there's no better way to shop than from the comfort of your own home. Well, good news online shoppers, because Target's Cyber Monday 2019 sale has got all the goods. It's time to fill up your cart.…

If Pelosi Took Over The Presidency, Here's What To Know About A Possible VP

By Shelby Black
Since Sept. 24, the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has been at the top of a lot of people's minds. As House Committees continue to investigate, some of the public has been wondering whether Vice President Mike Pence might be caught…

Sasha & Malia Obama Look So Grown-Up In The Obamas' Thanksgiving Photo

By Shelby Black
Wow everyone, time really does fly. On Thursday, Nov. 28, families across the United States got together to celebrate Thanksgiving. Usually, the holiday consists of plates of food, good conversation, and of course, tons of family photos. Well, it…

BH Cosmetics Is Selling Makeup Palettes For 70% Off This Black Friday

By Shelby Black
On Friday, Nov. 29, shoppers all across the United States eagerly waited to see what deals they could score on products ranging from tech devices to clothes to makeup. Well, BH Cosmetic's Black Friday 2019 sale doesn't disappoint, and people will be…

Here Are Some Of Zappos' Best Shoe Deals For Black Friday

By Shelby Black
Is it just me, or does anyone else get a thrilling tingle buying a new pair of shoes? Well, luckily for all shoppers out there, Zappos' Black Friday 2019 sale is the perfect excuse to give your feet a little extra treat. It's time to paint the town…

Donald Trump's Thanksgiving Tweet Is A Message To "All Americans"

By Shelby Black
On Thursday, Nov. 28, people across the United States gathered with loved ones and enjoyed some classic Thanksgiving Day dishes. No matter if you're spending the holiday eating a feast, or relaxing at home, there's no wrong way to show gratitude.…

Barack Obama Shared His Advice About Arguing On Thanksgiving, So Thanks, Obama!

By Shelby Black
When it comes to the holidays, sometimes things can be a bit overwhelming. Then, the stress can lead to arguments, which always brings down joyful occasions. Well, good news everyone, because Obama's tweet about arguing on Thanksgiving shares some…

Ivanka Trump Shared A Delicious Throwback Picture Ahead Of Thanksgiving

By Shelby Black
On Thursday, Nov. 28, many people across the United States will get together and celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday is basically synonymous with family, turkey, and overindulgence, so it's not surprising that Ivanka Trump's 2019 Thanksgiving…

Trump Might Have Just Invented A War On Thanksgiving, & Twitter Is Roasting Him

By Shelby Black
At this point in 2019, very few of Trump's remarks can surprise the public. Well, buckle up everyone, because Donald Trump claimed some people want to rename Thanksgiving, and the subsequent tweets about a "War on Thanksgiving" started this year's…

These Tweets About The White House Turkey Pardon Roast Trump, Not Turkeys

By Shelby Black
It's official everyone: the holiday season is upon us. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, the White House hosted a traditional event with friends, family, and a couple of turkeys. Bummed you couldn't see it for yourself? Well, President Trump's roster of jokes…

Trump's Former White House Counsel May Have To Testify To Congress

By Shelby Black
Just when you might have thought the impeachment testimonies were slowing down, the stakes got even higher. On Monday, Nov. 25, a federal judge ruled that a former White House counsel must obey a subpoena issued by the House Judiciary Committee. So,…

Donald Trump Is Sticking To This Holiday Tradition For Thanksgiving

By Shelby Black
It's about that time: On Thursday, Nov. 28, people across the United States get together and celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a time for tradition, turkey, and loved ones. So, what is Trump doing for Thanksgiving 2019? It looks like he's sticking to…

Ivanka Trump's Tweet About Impeachment Has A Big Mistake

By Shelby Black
Let's face it, we all can make mistakes on social media. While President Donald Trump is known for a typo from time to time, Ivanka Trump's tweet about impeachment has a mistake that Twitter is calling out big time. A fact-check might be in order.…

This Major City Won't Renew Uber's License, So Good Luck Calling A Car

By Shelby Black
Attention car-share riders and drivers based in the UK: calling a car might be about to get lot more difficult. Since car services such as Lyft and Uber were created, getting to and from destinations have become significantly easier, but…

Here's What We Know About Whether Pence Will Run For President If Trump's Impeached

By Shelby Black
As the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump moves forward, the future of the White House hangs in the balance. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham referred to the inquiry as Democrats' way to "weaponize politics" in an…

Here's How Many Senators Need To Be On Board With Impeachment

By Shelby Black
With the House of Representative's ever-intensifying impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, it seems like the president might be at risk. However, even if the House votes to impeach Trump, it's ultimately up to the Senate to give him…

Twitter Is In Love With Fiona Hill's "DGAF" Vibes At The Impeachment Hearing

By Shelby Black
I now present to you, your new impeachment icon. On Thursday, Nov. 21, former National Security Council official Fiona Hill and State Department official for the U.S. Embassy based in Kyiv, Ukraine, David Holmes appeared before the House…

These Memes About Trump's "No Quid Pro Quo" Notes Are Pure Gold

By Shelby Black
Leave it to Twitter to still have a little fun despite the heated political climate. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Trump addressed Ambassador to the European Union (E.U.) Gordon Sondland's testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. While speaking,…