Zerlina Maxwell, MSNBC

Zerlina Maxwell


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Past articles by Zerlina:

Why Tucker Carlson's BTS attack was a losing battle from the start

In the U.S., K-pop fan bases have a history of coming together to counter far-right efforts. Tucker Carlson should have thought about that. → Read More

7 Actual Facts That Prove White Privilege Exists in America

White privilege is a concept that far too many people misunderstand. → Read More

To Republicans, Christine Blasey Ford Is Just Another Inconvenient Woman

They wanted to give Brett Kavanaugh a lifetime spot on the Supreme Court. Then she accused him of sexual assault. → Read More

Trust Black Women

Progress for one white woman can be part of progress for all women, but only if women of all colors play a role in making that progress a reality. → Read More

Kamala Harris is one of the most progressive (and attacked) leaders in America

We have seen what happens when the left assails a competent and inspiring woman for being insufficiently progressive. It's not an outcome anyone in the Democratic Party should wish to replicate. → Read More

Kamala Harris is one of the most progressive (and attacked) leaders in America

It's critical to push back against wildly unfair characterizations of the left's brightest stars before they even get started. → Read More

Donald Trump might make women the majority in Congress

We may soon see the day when representation of women in Congress mirrors that in real life. → Read More

Women of Color Are Still Limited in the Range of Emotions They Can Show

Sandra Bland was another black women who was punished for the way she expressed herself. → Read More

Stop Focusing on Serena Williams's Size

The "Serena is huge" narrative is racist, sexist, and just plain wrong. → Read More

The Serious Consequences of Treating Black Women Like They're Invisible

Our tragedies are considered situational and singular instead of as an issue for women of color as a whole. → Read More

The Charleston Church Shooting Is Another Reminder That Racism Is Not a Thing of the Past

We must be able to admit the truth that is right in front of our faces. → Read More

A "One Tree Hill" Star Got Married and the Wedding Was Absolutely Gorgeous

Mazel Tov to Alex Dupre! → Read More

John Stamos Responds to the Olsen Twins Skipping Out of "Fuller House"

Don't break Uncle Jesse's heart! → Read More

The Latest Update in the Josh Duggar Molestation Case Is Incredibly Upsetting

"TLC" has a big decision to make. → Read More

Amber Rose Looked Very (VERY!) Different as a Teenager

> A photo posted by Amber Rose (@amberrose) on May 22, 2015 at 7:14pm PDT I know we all change a LOT from high school to our late 20s/early 30s but girl is a totally different person. Well, maybe that observation is just colored through my own experience because I basically look exactly the same and I would like to stop getting carded at NC17 movies. Come on, universe!! I just wanted to see… → Read More

Josh Duggar Didn't Make a "Mistake," He Committed a Crime

His supporters are acting as if the sexual abuse of young girls is a youthful indiscretion. It's not. → Read More

Here's a Breakdown of Some of the Sexist Sh*t American Women Have to Deal With Daily

Still facing skepticism about if women's “complaints” about daily sexism are valid? We know the microaggressions, implicit biases, and street harassment you deal with aren't just in your imagination. So here it is – a summary of a day in the life of a woman in the U.S., complete with the daily doses of sexism that can make seemingly simply tasks risky. → Read More

No matter what Jackie said, we should generally believe rape claims.

Incredulity hurts victims more than it hurts wrongly-accused perps. → Read More

The national conversation on domestic abuse is ignoring the most vulnerable victims

Abuse is a learned behavior that often starts in teenage years. → Read More


Finally, a Lingerie Company That Understands 'Nude' Isn't a Just Synonym for 'White'

This is long overdue. → Read More