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In recent weeks, we’ve seen an onslaught of attacks on Black women from white conservatives in the media.
From Sean Spicer’s attempt to demean veteran journalist April Ryan by reprimanding her like a child, to Bill O’Reilly’s misogynistic comments on Rep. Maxine Waters’ hair and the Trump administrations claims that Susan Rice committed a crime, the criticism has been both unfounded and unnecessary.
We are not your punching bags. And Angela Rye, CNN political commentator and the CEO of IMPACT Strategies, isn’t here for it.
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Never one to bite her tongue, Rye stopped by ESSENCE “Real Quick” to send a message to anyone in the Trump administration — and their friends — who have made an effort to disrespect our Black women leaders.
“If you come for a Black woman, we’re coming back for you.”
Check it out in the video above.