by Tori B.

Words cannot describe how perplexed and confused I've been since Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy. I believe my initial response was: What. The. Fuck.

I'm definitely not the type to discuss politics but, as we precipitately approach the 2016 Presidential election, I think there are a few things that need to be said.

I'm sure you know by now, that a recording recently surfaced with Trump participating in a lewd conversation about women from 2005 on Washington Post.

“And when you’re a star, they let you do it,” Trump says. “You can do anything.” "Grab them by the p---y,” Trump says. “You can do anything.”

How can a narcissist, pig-headed, dickhead like Trump can run the country fairly and effectively?

As a black woman, mother, and entrepreneur, I cannot fathom the idea of Trump being our next president. I cannot fathom watching my son grow up with someone of the likes of him running this country. I can't even.

Did you know there are other options rather than your standard Democratic/Republican party?

According to the Center for American Women and Politics, about 64 percent of women eligible to vote went to the polls in the last presidential election; for women ages 18-24, the number was just 45 percent.

With a goal of registering 100,000 women to vote, the political nonprofit, Rock the Vote and The Stylette has teamed up with over 50 other magazines and digital media brands to bring awareness and push for a change in those numbers with this year's election under one unifying movement: #OurVoteCounts. Click the banner at the bottom to get started (promise it won't take long!)

In an controversial article published in The New York Times by Rebecca Traister, she stated; " The single American woman is the most powerful voter in this election.

 

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