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Betsy DeVos Isn’t 6 Years Old, Black, or in the 1960s

Disclaimer: This article contains graphic language. On February 15, a political cartoonist falsely compared a protest hindering Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering a public school to protests hindering Ruby Bridges from attending a white school as a young black girl in 1960. The protests Ruby

Betsy DeVos Comic Channels Civil Rights Statement, Sparks Outrage

After protesters blocked recently-confirmed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos from entering a D.C. public school on Feb. 10, conservative cartoonist Glenn McCoy channeled Norman Rockwell’s “The Problem We All Live With.” “The Problem We All Live With” depicts Ruby Bridges, the first black child

What the Media Missed About the Women’s March

Newsfeeds and television screens across the country are being inundated with images from the Women’s March on Washington and and its sister marches in cities across the country on January 21. While news sources largely frame the march as a victory for all women, they