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AOC Responded To Trump's "Go Back" Comments With The Most Powerful Speech

By Mehak Anwar
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) is determined to set the record straight after President Donald Trump's recent Twitter outbursts telling certain congresswomen to "go back" where they supposedly came from. In a news conference in…

AOC Went In On Trump Telling Dem Congresswomen To "Go Back" To "Places From Which They Came"

By Mehak Anwar
Another day, another political back-and-forth on Twitter. On Sunday, July 14, President Donald Trump posted a series of tweets singling out "'progressive' Democrat congresswomen," but Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) wasn't having any of…

Todrick Hall Used TSwift Lyrics To Clap Back At 'Little Mermaid' Casting Backlash

By Rebecca Strong
ICYMI, Disney just announced that Halle Bailey will be starring as Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, and needless to say, this news just about shattered the Internet. While many have praised Disney for the colorblind casting…

10 Movies About College To See Before Your Freshman Year

By Kristen Perrone
According to the calendar, it's still summer vacation, but Labor Day is just around the corner. This means that depending on where you're going to school, college orientation season is starting or already in full swing. Kicking off this stage of…

'One Day At A Time' Season 4 Is Officially Happening, But It Won't Be On Netflix

By Kristen Perrone
Say what you want about the extreme ups and downs of scrolling through Twitter, but the social media service has done its part to help save yet another canceled TV series. Fans of the Netflix comedy One Day at a Time were heartbroken when the…

An Alabama Woman Was Arrested For Her Miscarriage, & It's A Terrible Omen

By Shelby Black
Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to the latest IRL episode of The Handmaid's Tale. On the night of Wednesday, June 26, reports surfaced that a Jefferson County grand jury in Alabama indicted a pregnant woman on a manslaughter charge for an…

Zendaya's Quotes About Confidence Will Make You Feel So Seen

By Sade Spence
Actor, dancer, singer extraordinaire Zendaya is incredibly wise beyond her years. While she's well-known for getting her start on Disney Channel's Shake It Up!, starring in blockbuster hits (*cough* Spider-Man: Far From Home *cough*), and owning New…

‘The Bold Type’ Gets A Lot Wrong About Millennial Women & That's Why You Should Watch It

By Sarah Halle Corey
There's a storyline in Season 2 of The Bold Type that sets out to tackle America's gun control issue. In the episode, Sutton (Meghann Fahy) reveals to her roommate and best friend Jane (Katie Stevens) that she's been secretly keeping a gun in their…

Priyanka Chopra Defended Meghan Markle Against Criticism Like A True BFF

By Chelsea Stewart
Priyanka Chopra isn't here for anyone who unfairly shades her dear friend Meghan Markle. While speaking to The Sunday Times on June 2, Priyanka Chopra defended Meghan Markle against criticism — and she didn't hold back in the slightest. If that's…

Princess Martha Louise Of Norway Made It Instagram Official With BF Shaman Durek, & I’m Obsessed

By Tayi Sanusi
If you thought the British royal family was the only one still making headlines, I have news for you: They aren't. Apparently, Norway also has a royal family, complete with its very own princess. This past Sunday, the royal herself took to Instagram…

Donald Trump Just Threw Shade At Joe Biden's Age With Some Seriously Strange Comments

By Chelsea Stewart
In what may or may not be surprising news to you, President Donald Trump just made some seriously shady comments about his latest 2020 rival, Joe Biden. When asked by the press how old is too old to run the country, the president went right at the…

This Photo Series Sheds Light on Challenges Faced By Black Sexual Assault Survivors

By Caroline Colvin
When healing from sexual assault, survivors frequently face victim-blaming and barriers to swift justice. And while movements like Time's Up and #MeToo bring more visibility to these issues, many conversations are still leaving out the realities of…

Biden's 2020 Campaign Announcement Called Out This Moment Of Trump's Presidency

By Chelsea Stewart
You likely knew this was coming, and you were just waiting on the confirmation. I'm talking about Joe Biden running for the White House, guys. On Thursday, April 25, the former vice president announced he is entering the 2020 race. Leaving no…

When I Tried Dating Apps For The First Time, Men's Racist Comments Drove Me Away

By Shanell McKinnie
For years, I avoided online dating. Why would I subject myself to this vicious cycle of validation and rejection just to get ghosted? Instagram was already doing a great job of satisfying my millennial need for approval. But a few months ago, after…

Here's A Breakdown Of How Scary Jordan Peele's 'Us' Really Is

By Dylan Kickham
Us is the only movie all your friends are going to be talking about right now, and while Jordan Peele's twisty horror movie is an undoubtedly thrilling experience, some people who do not really get into horror movies may be trepidatious about buying…

America Has Bigger Issues Than Trump In The Mueller Investigation, According to AOC

By Chelsea Stewart
Since news broke on March 22 that FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller had completed his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and members of the Trump 2016 campaign, people have been obsessing over the subject and raising all kinds of…

These Kamala Harris Quotes About Donald Trump Show She's Far From A Fan

By Chelsea Stewart
Senator Kamala Harris' (D-California) apparent feelings for President Donald Trump have been on full display as of late. Over the past few months, she's taken aim at his policies, called him names, and made some poor jokes about him. And that's…

Here's How Chelsea Clinton Reacted To NYU Students Blaming Her For The New Zealand Attack

By Chelsea Stewart
In the wake of a deadly attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, many have named Islamophobia as the motivating factor in the massacre — and they've been calling out those who have apparently been hostile toward Muslims. Among those…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Isn't Shy About Calling Out Donald Trump In These Quotes

By Shelby Black
At this point, tensions between President Donald Trump and Democrats have reached an all-time high. As Trump continues to fight for his border wall, certain Democrats haven't been shy about airing their frustration with the president, and Alexandria…

Taylor Swift's Reason For Not Talking About Politics Is Actually So Relatable

By Chelsea Stewart
While Taylor Swift received widespread praise for her voyage into politics in 2018, she also met a lot of criticism, with many wondering what took her so long to speak out in such a charged political climate. The "Look What You Made Me Do" singer…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Did Not Hold Back In Response To A Question About Her Staff's Diversity

By Chelsea Stewart
Chrissy Teigen might have the throne now, but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might just be the next in line for "queen of clap backs." From defending her views to speaking out against controversial policies, the New York representative has proved time and…

Grab Your Scrunchies, A 'The Baby-Sitters Club' Series Is Officially Coming To Netflix

By Kristen Perrone
If you grew up as a bookworm, you probably have The Baby-Sitters Club to thank for developing your plucky, entrepreneurial spirit as well as a love for horror stories of babysitting experiences. Reminding you that girls can do just about anything,…

Here's Everything You Should Know About Actress Jennifer Esposito, Bradley Cooper's Ex

By Candice Jalili
Ever since she posted one measly little comment on an Instagram post, everyone can't stop talking about Bradley Cooper's ex-wife of four months, Jennifer Esposito. But Jennifer Esposito, Bradley Cooper’s ex, is an actress in her own right. In fact,…

Fans Are Losing It On Twitter Over Spike Lee's First Oscar Win

By Lara Walsh
On Sunday, Feb. 24, Spike Lee celebrated 30 years in the movie industry by winning his first Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlackKKKlansmen. If you were listening to the star's acceptance speech, you might be wondering: Why was Spike Lee…

Here's Everything You Need To Know About The Triple Scandal In Virginia

By Shelby Black
In case you haven't been following the news closely, you might have missed the ongoing scandal happening within Virginia over the past week. Sometimes, it can be hard to stay up to date on what's happening across the country, but this story can't be…

Anna Kendrick Made A Great Point About Questioning Your Own Pain After Battling Kidney Stones

By Jordan Bissell
Two weeks ago, I had surgery on my ankle. The surgeon was incredibly casual about the procedure, and told me I'd be able to "walk right out of there." When I woke from the anesthesia, though, I immediately realized I wouldn't be walking that day, or…

Twitter Isn't Happy About Ivanka Trump's Post For Black History Month

By Hannah Golden
The start of February marked the beginning of Black History Month, and at least one member of the first family is celebrating it. As with President Donald Trump, his eldest daughter posted about the annual commemoration, and it's already drawing…

Rihanna Just Revealed Whether Or Not She Watched The Super Bowl In The Shadiest Way On IG

By Karen Ruffini
In case you blinked and totally missed it, the 2019 Super Bowl took place on Sunday, Feb. 3. The only reason I know this news is because I'm a sucker for commercials, OK? But while we were all busy watching the New England Patriots defeat the Los…

Twitter Is Celebrating Kneeling Protests During The Super Bowl

By Lizzy Rosenberg
If you manage to keep up with the National Football League (NFL) at all, you may know a little bit about the conversation circulating around certain athletes taking a knee during the national anthem. Over the past few years, many players have taken…

Gov. Ralph Northam Apologized For His "Racist" Yearbook Photo, But He Missed Something

By Chelsea Stewart
Ralph Northam, seriously? You're only making this worse. For those who don't know what going on, on Feb. 1, a photo of Gov. Ralph Northam (D-Virginia) surfaced, which reportedly shows him and another unidentified man apparently wearing blackface and…