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The Genre-Bending Filmmaker Who Counts Ava DuVernay As A Mentor

Isabel Sandoval releases a fashion-forward short film.

By Brianna Kovan
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They Didn’t Impeach Trump. I Have Some Theories About Why.

The Constitution worked as designed, which means it didn't work for the majority of us.

By Shayla Lawson
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Hell Yes, Whitney Wolfe Herd

Bumble's CEO beat the tech bros at their own game.

By Katherine Stoeffel
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A Brief History Of The Push For Harriet Tubman On The $20

The Biden administration aims to fast-track the process.

By Leila Barghouty
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My 2 Weeks Guarding The U.S. Capitol

"I was truly shocked," says Brigadier General Janeen Birckhead.

By Leila Barghouty

Gunshots & Gas Masks: Jackie Speier On The Capitol Riot

"I remember placing my cheek on the cold marble and thinking, this may be it."

By Rebecca Nelson
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Opened Up About Being A Survivor Of Sexual Assault

AOC spoke about her trauma in a candid Instagram Live, referencing the riots at the US Capitol last month.

By Niellah Arboine
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How Bushra Amiwala Is Fighting Islamophobia With Compassion

The country's youngest Muslim elected official chats with Bustle.

By Rita Omokha
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8 Feminist Stories You Might Have Missed This Month

From the congressional floor to the football field.

By Leila Barghouty

Regina King Thinks Her 28-Year-Old Self Would Find Her "Very Cool"

"She would meet me and go, [gasp] 'You're 50!?'"

By Shannon Barbour
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Every Time We Celebrate Black Leaders, I Fear Violence

Exhaling after the scariest inauguration since, well, Obama's.

By Shayla Lawson

These Amanda Gorman Poems Showcase The Power Of The Inaugural Poet's Work

"The Hill We Climb" is only the beginning.

By K.W. Colyard