First Lady Michelle Obama

In Tearful Speech, Michelle Obama Recognizes Her Own Life in Hadiya Pendleton’s

By NICK CHILES Sometimes it feels like the rest of us operate in a separate world than our lawmakers in Washington. I’ve been getting that...

– Apr 11, 2013

Hard Labor: Mom’s Near-Death Pregnancy Convinces Dad To Be Pro-Choice + More Fresh Links

With Republican politicians proclaiming rape a “gift from God,” and the continued nationwide assault on women’s reproductive rights, the ever brilliant Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor...

– Oct 26, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Orders Hospitals To Hide Formula So More Moms Will Breastfeed

So yeah, I admit it: when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg banned trans fat from area restaurants and wrote into law a requirement for...

– Jul 31, 2012