McClatchy: Symone Sanders, rising Democratic media star, speaks her mind

By WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND FRANCO ORDONEZ WASHINGTON Don’t tell Symone Sanders to shut up. Former Virginia Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli learned that the hard way after he told Sanders to “shut up for a minute” during a heated segment on … Continue reading “McClatchy: Symone Sanders, rising Democratic media star, speaks her mind”

ESSENCE: Symone Sanders On Women’s Movements Of The Past: ‘They Haven’t Done Intersectionality Well’

As protesters descended upon Washington, D.C. streets with posters, sign-baring capes and feminist pins in tow, a diverse group of young women and men began their march to the mall at Metropolitan AME, where the National Youth and College division of the … Continue reading “ESSENCE: Symone Sanders On Women’s Movements Of The Past: ‘They Haven’t Done Intersectionality Well’”

ROLL CALL: From a Bernie Woman to Hill Women: Don’t Get Locked Out

One of the millennials who embraced Sen. Bernie Sanders for president until the very end was his 26-year-old national press secretary, Symone Sanders. “The way I related to Sen. Sanders was on the issues,” said Symone Sanders (no relation) of the 75-year-old … Continue reading “ROLL CALL: From a Bernie Woman to Hill Women: Don’t Get Locked Out”

VANCOUVER SUN: Symone Sanders inspires young B.C. activists at Fresh Voices Forum

This article originally appeared here and was written by Denise Ryan.  Young Vancouver activists got some inspiration Sunday from one of America’s rising political stars. Symone Sanders, who at 24 became press secretary to Bernie Sanders in his unsuccessful bid … Continue reading “VANCOUVER SUN: Symone Sanders inspires young B.C. activists at Fresh Voices Forum”

THE ROOT: ‘Black Women Have Been Holding Up the Mantle for America Since We Can Remember’

This post originally appeared on The Root’s website.  Symone Sanders is a force to be reckoned with, which is why she was named to The Root 100, our annual list of the most influential African Americans ages 25-45. The 26-year-old … Continue reading “THE ROOT: ‘Black Women Have Been Holding Up the Mantle for America Since We Can Remember’”

NEW YORK TIMES OPINION: Make Millennials Part of the Party’s Rebuilding

Millions of young people rose up during this election season and declared they cared about the issues – criminal justice reform, climate change, education, the economy and social justice. Those young people, were resoundingly independent in their thoughts and their … Continue reading “NEW YORK TIMES OPINION: Make Millennials Part of the Party’s Rebuilding”

VIDEO: REVOLT: Not Feeling Trump or Clinton? Here’s Why It is Imperative That You Still Vote

If you’ve been paying attention, you know there was a disastrous presidential debate on Sunday (October 9), and the leak of sexist remarks made by the Republican nominee had social media ablaze over the past weekend. As REVOLT faves have … Continue reading “VIDEO: REVOLT: Not Feeling Trump or Clinton? Here’s Why It is Imperative That You Still Vote”

VIDEO: CNN’s New Day Talks Millennial Voters

I woke up this morning to talk millennial voters with Alisyn on CNN’s New Day. A snippet is below! .@SymoneDSanders on newest millennial polls: “They want to vote for something, not against someone” https://t.co/GFAaTPvNUy — Alisyn Camerota (@AlisynCamerota) September 28, … Continue reading “VIDEO: CNN’s New Day Talks Millennial Voters”