Can you be fired for your free speech and or/for storming the capitol? Almost certainly yes, unfortunately. If you work for a private company you can be fired by your employer at anytime for any reason or absolutely no reason at all.
Meghan Markle has penned down a much necessary ode to this extraordinary year, which has resonated with women and men world over that are struggling to make sense of the collective grief that is upon us today.
A rebuke of sexism in Congress from AOC has opened up a necessary conversation in the larger society. Rep. Ted Yoho has been removed from the board of Christian charity over the incident and Twitter is inundated with personal accounts of women who report how they were not raised by their families to object to the men of their households.
The recognition that black women are not accounted for even in their deaths – even in the aftermath of unjust and illegal killings – is something the protest movements have adequately drawn our collective attention to.
As we celebrate Black History Month, it only becomes imperative to locate the erasure of Shirley Chisholm’s contributions as a pattern – of how dominant party nominations have systematically fallen short of according the rightful spaces to women and people of color.