Ethiopia’s First Female President

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Ethiopia’s Parliament appointed the country’s first female President, Sahle-Work Zewde in a unanimous decision.┬áPrime Minister Chief of Staff Fitsum Arega tweeted, “In a patriarchal society such as ours, the appointment of a female head of state not only sets the standard for the future but also normalizes women as decision-makers in public life.”┬áPrime Minister Abiy Ahmed filled his cabinet with …

Roe vs. Wade and The Black Community

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Last week marked the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade: a Supreme Court case that granted women the constitutional right to have an abortion within the first three months of pregnancy. Forty-one years later, the ruling enjoys the support of most American adults. According to Pew Researcher, 65% of American adults say they disfavor overruling Roe V. Wade, while 29% …