Washington Post: Female Democratic nominees are motivated by more than anti-Trump animus

By Eugene Scott While some Republican women recorded primary victories — like Noem and Rep. Martha Roby (R-Ala.), who is in a tough fight to keep her seat in Congress, most of Tuesday night’s wins came for female Democrats. But the … Continue reading “Washington Post: Female Democratic nominees are motivated by more than anti-Trump animus”

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”

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’”

ESSENCE: Symone Sanders Offers Empowering Words Of Truth At The 2016 Root 100 Gala

The former Bernie Sanders press secretary ignited the room with words of affirmation, encouragement and power. This year’s Root 100 award ceremony was held at the exquisite Guastavino’s banquet hall in New York City, where a room full of media … Continue reading “ESSENCE: Symone Sanders Offers Empowering Words Of Truth At The 2016 Root 100 Gala”