Biden taps women from Obama and Clinton teams for top jobs

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More women and more Black women than ever ran for Congress in 2020, but they still lost ground

ReutersExclusive: Venezuela resumes direct oil shipments to China despite U.S. sanctionsChinese state companies China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and PetroChina – long among PDVSA’s top customers – stopped loading crude and fuel at Venezuelan ports in August 2019 after Washington extended its sanctions on PDVSA to include any companies trading with the Venezuelan state firm.…Continue Reading

2 Women Detained For Speaking Spanish Settle Border Patrol Lawsuit

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two women who were detained in northern Montana by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents for speaking Spanish while shopping at a convenience store have reached an undisclosed monetary settlement in their lawsuit against the agency, the ACLU of Montana announced Tuesday. Ana Suda and Martha “Mimi” Hernandez, both U.S. citizens,…Continue Reading

Women Dominate Gotham Awards Nominations, ‘First Cow’ Leads All Films

Kitty Green’s “The Assistant,” Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow,” Eliza Hittman’s “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” and Natalie Erika James’ “Relic”  have been nominated as the best independent films of 2020 at the 30th annual IFP Gotham Awards, the Independent Filmmaker Project announced on Thursday. All five nominees in the Best Feature category were…Continue Reading

100 Years Ago, Women Got the Right to Vote: Today, 100 Women Explain What That Means To Them

Melissa Herwitt/E! IllustrationHey Hamilton fans, we’ve got another history lesson for you.  When Alexander Hamilton, George Washington and 37 other delegates signed the Constitution in 1787, they did so with a promise. “We the people,” began the document that established the nation and its fundamental laws. Except, they didn’t actually mean all the people. Black men were slaves, Native…Continue Reading

How Women Who’ve Lost Work Are Coping

November 02, 2020 The pandemic has taken jobs, gigs, customers, and contracts from countless women. And many still aren’t sure when their industries will reopen or when clients will be ready to hire them again. Three women — a massage therapist, an opera singer, and a small business owner — who lost work in March open…Continue Reading