Tag Archives: single mothers

Quick Hit: Stacia L. Brown’s advocacy for the voices of single mothers

TweetWriter Stacia L. Brown is changing the conversation around single motherhood within communities of color and beyond. Brown rightly highlights the glaring omission in recent trend pieces reporting exploring the rise of single parenting in America. “The latest numbers on unmarried parenting are out. The National Marriage Project reports that 58 percent of first births in [...]
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Melissa Harris-Perry discusses single mothers, gun violence, and Obama’s “daddy issues”

TweetI don’t know if y’all heard Melissa Harris-Perry’s critique of President Obama’s speech on gun violence in Chicago last Friday. Watch it: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy This. All of this. No, seriously…MHP effectively deconstructs this false narrative of personal responsiblity and marriage as the balm to all [...]
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Headline of the Day: “Feminism Kills 27 at US High School”

Tweet Um, not quite…Anyway, this is some MRA parody level bullshit: Today the world struggles to answer one question about Adam Lanza’s killing spree: Why? As with many easy questions deliberately confused by the establishment, the answer is simple and in plain view. ‘Feminism’ killed 20 children and 7 adults at Sandy Hook school – not guns, not lack of [...]
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Romney, I would believe you when you say that marriage is the solution to gun violence if…

Originally posted in Community Blog

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet A truly awesome video of Howard University men educating us on racial profiling. Obama administration officials say they’re confident that despite what folks are saying, the health care mandate will be upheld. GOP Wisconsin legislators go after single moms with a new bill, essentially blaming them for child abuse. A new study shows that [...]
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