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By all means wonder where the leaders have gone, why there seem to be so few great women and men in the positions we need them, why malignant, despicable characters seem to have proliferated in positions of power.

Companies pledged to fix deep racial inequities after George Floyd's murder, but Blackwomen are still being denied executive jobs with the most pay and power. Reporters @jguynn  and @JaymeKFraser  have more:

On today’s 5 Things podcast: 1️⃣ At least 19 children dead in Texas school shooting 2️⃣ Reactions nationwide 3️⃣ Blackwomen still denied top jobs 4️⃣ Depp v. Heard continues 5️⃣ Rich got richer during the pandemic Listen to the full episode ⤵️

Add gun violence to the list of threats and ills we face. To the attacks on democracy, on our rights, on women, on people of the growing inequality, to the failures to recognize healthcare is a right, that we must protect our planet.

In the war of 1971, when Pakistan destroyed an airstrip of the Indian airforce, 300 women from Madhapar village, Gujarat risked their lives to help build a new airstrip in just 72 hours. They covered the airstrip with cow dung and wore a green saree to hide it from Pakistan army.

“In the course of one year I have shown women’s power, I led the country the same way men did and in some circumstances better than they did." Read what else Tanzania's President Suluhu had to say at a forum in Ghana today:

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Doctor who sexually abused 47 women over three decades jailed for 12 years

UN calls on Taliban to reverse new rules for girls and women

Fifa criticised after clearing women’s football coach of sexual harassment

It was the kind of story that has long fueled disgusting myths about Black men and violence against white women | Opinion


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Tokyo has a huge problem with perverts on public transportation... and the police want women to fight back!

I don’t care how the draft leaked. That’s a sideshow. What I care about is that a small number of conservative justices, who lied about their plans to the Senate, intend to deprive millions of women of reproductive care. Codifying Roe isn't enough. We must expand the court.

Imagine how much more advanced society would be today if women, who comprise half the world’s brain power, were socially & intellectually enfranchised from the beginning of civilization.

I am asking for everyone at the U.S. Capitol to remain peaceful. No violence! Remember, WE are the Party of Law & Order – respect the Law and our great men and women in Blue. Thank you!

Rep @AOC : "I do not need Rep. Yoho to apologize to me. Clearly he does not want to. Clearly when given the opportunity he will not & I will not stay up late at night waiting for an apology from a man who has no remorse over calling women & using abusive language towards women."

"Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation from 9/11 first responders after slamming lawmakers for failing to fund programs providing healthcare to the first responders

take a look. these are the idiots making decisions for WOMEN in America. Governor Kay Ivey...SHAME ON YOU!!!!

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The officers who murdered Breonna Taylor nearly three months ago still have not been charged. We can’t forget about Blackwomen in our quest for justice.

WOW MAN!! ??‍♂️. Is it still surprising at this point. Sure isn’t! You literally still don’t understand why Kap was kneeling on one knee?? Has absolute nothing to do with the disrespect of ?? and our soldiers(men and women) who keep our land free. My father-in-law was one of those

So this is what really goes on in the women's bathroom... ??