Stunning, Exclusive, Breaking News About Michelle Obama!

Sit down and prepare yourself for a shocking revelation about Michelle Obama: She is likable! I mean, who knew? Ben Smith credits David Axelrod for what he calls the First Lady’s “recovery” (emphasis mine): Her transformation in the public eye is one of David Axelrod’s great...

Carved Up: Black Women and Bodily Integrity

Hi, I’m Sylvia. I’m new to the CFLF crowd, and my regular blogging spot is at Problem Chylde. I’m a black twentysomething going through the sweet hell that is law school. I’m rounding out the first semester of my third year after putting down the Publish button for a few months. I...

On Misogyny, Racism, and the MSM

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews said, in the course of covering the Obama candidacy, and I’m paraphrasing, ” He (Barack Obama) brings none of the ‘ bad stuff’, you know?” By ‘Bad Stuff’, he meant the legacy of enslaving Africans in this country and then keeping them as second-class citizens until 1965, a mere 11...