Stories by Melissa McEwan

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Posted on: May 27, 2008, Source: Shakesville

A 12 year old girl who is six feet tall was banned from playing with the boys because she was too good.

Posted on: May 21, 2008, Source: Shakesville

A new study reveals that race and class play a larger role than gender in educational disparities.

Posted on: May 19, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Violent imagery abounds in media coverage of Sen. Clinton's campaign.

Posted on: May 16, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The mother of a classmate faces charges for her role in a high school girl's suicide.

Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source: Shakesville

In a 4-3 decision, the court ruled that domestic partnerships are not a substitute for marriage.

Posted on: May 5, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The UN and Red Cross are working to provide relief to hundreds of thousands affected by the cyclone.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2008, Source: Shakesville

In the wake of the housing crash and rising food and energy prices, Americans are pawning their clothes, furniture and more.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2008, Source: Shakesville

A Secret Service Agent is placed on leave after a noose was found on the desk of an African American employee.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2008, Source: Shakesville

In the "most important voting rights case since Bush v Gore," the Supreme Court validated GOP voter fraud talking points.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The mainstream media starts to reluctantly pay attention.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Feminism 101: How are we supposed to take feminist bloggers seriously if they post about shoes?

Posted on: Apr 1, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Chris "Paleface" Matthews discusses the very, very newsworthy and important fact that Obama isn't a fantabulous bowler.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2008, Source: Shakesville

I feel his pain.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2008, Source: Shakesville

So Obama's got to be careful about broad generalities when he talks about race, even if what he's saying is true.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2008, Source: Shakesville

I would say it's unbelievable, but, of course, it's totally, depressingly believable.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Once again, she has to begin the collection of half-baked idiocies she calls a column by drawing a nearly unrecognizable caricature of feminism.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2008, Source: Shakesville

President Bush claims that Afghani women are "learning the blessings of freedom." But all we've given them is poverty, death and abuse.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Doesn't she know she's the wife of a Baptist preacher and should never do anything but read the Bible and make Christian babies?!

Posted on: Feb 19, 2008, Source: Shakesville

The reason given, according to the referees: a woman could not be put in a position of authority over boys because of the academy's beliefs.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: Shakesville

Now that John Edwards and Dennis Kucinich are out of the race, it appears Ralph Nader is closer to getting in it.