Michelle Obama, Black Women and the Mommy Wars: Why Some Feminists Just Don’t Get It

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Are the choices that black mother’s make–such as working outside the home–different from white mothers? It depends who you ask. Last week Bonnie Erbe, U.S. News & World Report contributing editor, in response to a Mother’s Day editorial published by Melissa Harris-Lacewell in the Sacramento Bee, ignited another battle in the never-ending mommy wars. What’s […]

Michelle Obama: Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Health

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Much has been made in recent weeks about Michelle Obama’s well-toned arms. Some are even calling for her to cover up, saying it’s unbecoming of a first lady to show too much skin. But by exposing her biceps, Michelle is sending a powerful message—and we ought to listen.

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