During a “listening session,” Donald J. Trump did the most talking and gave a speech about Black History Month. It worked only to prove that he knows nothing about Black history. He referenced Frederick Douglass, who died in 1895, in the present tense, leading many to believe that Trump thought Douglass was still alive. Here are the best responses to Trump’s revealing error.
We’re celebrating another LGBTQ influencer for
Laverne Cox became the first openly transgender person to be
nominated for a Primetime Emmy for her iconic role as our favorite hairdresser
with a troubled past on Orange is the New
Black. Since her big break on Netflix, she has been regarded as one of the
most influential people in the trans community, and continues to fight for
gender equality. We love you, Laverne!
Until all of us have made it, none of us have made it.
Rosemary Brown (1930-2003): Canada’s first black woman to be elected to a provincial legislature & the first black woman to run for leadership of a federal political party in Canada. She belonged to the New Democratic Party (NDP), Canada’s major left leaning party; she narrowly lost to Ed Broadbent for leadership of the NDP.