To celebrate Black History Month, our #TBT series will highlight several African-American politicians who made history. Many black politicians broke barriers during Reconstruction, but it took more than a century for some trails to be blazed. Rep. Mia Love became the first black Republican woman elected to Congress in 2014.
Lawyers for Gavin Grimm, a transgender teen who is barred from using the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school, told the Supreme Court Thursday that his challenge to the school board policy should go forward, arguing that the restrooms "must be equally available to all boys and all girls, including boys and girls who are transgender."
When Beyoncé spoke Somali poetry on her album "Lemonade," she shed a light on a generation of new artists. These Somalis are using social media to take back the narrative of their motherland and making it their own.
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