Sometimes (read, when you are speaking while female), the phrase "give me a yes or no answer" can be called "hysterical".
Senator Kamala Harris is an acclaimed prosecutor and previously served as the Attorney General of California, the 6th largest economy in the world. She brings the skills she honed throughout her career to bear now as a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Twice in her questioning in the past few weeks she has been shut down for lack of courtesy. Is this fair, or does it have something to do with her being one of the very few women of color in the Senate? Read more via the Washington Post and commentary from the New York Times and watch the video below.
And if you or someone you know has persisted in the face of efforts to shut you down, honor your strength with our #ShePersisted bracelet, made by the girls of the Catrinka Girls Project.