Jonna Ivin-Patton is the founder of STIR Journal and writer of the essay, I Know Why Poor Whites Chant, Trump, Trump, Trump. She has appeared on NPR, OPB, The Roland Martin Show and KCRW. Jonna is the author of the books Will Love For Crumbs, 8th Amendment, and, Sister Girl. Her writing has been featured in Good Magazine, STIR Journal, The Establishment, and xoJane.
Is the entire White House administration completely tone-deaf?
He has always been a bigger than life character.
This man wasn't taking no for an answer.
"On one page he mentions how he wants to chuck a flip-phone at me."
This isn't the first time the company has used sexist and harmful ads.
This villian threw some serious shade.
Things are buzzing over at Whole Foods.
The lies keep coming but the public is pushing back.
Sometimes it's best to stay in your own lane.
A little awareness goes a long way.
Everyone loves a hero.
The singer reached his breaking point with GOP hypocrisy.
A scary reminder that women need to look out for each other.
Why are we outraged by words but not behavior?
Will Walmart give him a reward?
The damage can never be undone.
The Royals are notoriously mum on their private lives.
Well, it took awhile, but he finally got there.
Bullying a 14-year-old. Way to go, internet.
We all want to know, "when’s this gonna happen?"
DeNiro didn't hold back his feelings on Trump.
Men need to step up when it comes to the harassment of women.
Racism hasn't changed. Our ability to capture it has.
Planning a summit is more complicated than we imagined.
Tennessee's Department of Children's Services is investigating the situation.
Twenty thousand flamethrowers are expected to be in circulation.
Investigators are determining the cause of death.
The hangover hangout has customers needing another drink.
The students are moving forward with love.
"He needs to take a big dose of 'shut the f*** up' and hide out for a while."
When most the world thinks you're the problem, maybe you are the problem.
Rutgers is looking into the situation.
Nothing says "I love you" like trolling your spouse.
The State Department issues a health warning for Americans in China.
Things are not always as they seem.
Well, it's not untrue.
God spoke to a fireman, and we got Trump.
This couple doesn't let anything ruin their fun.
Even Trump had to joke about her "disappearance."
His fondness for rape jokes adds an extra layer to this story.
Miss America has a shift in priorities.
These kids deserve something nice.
All it takes is a little inspiration... and a lot of hard work.
Don't ask the question if you aren't prepared for the answer.
The Connor family could live on without Roseanne.
Racism and classism often blend seamlessly.
Move aside "Yanny or Laurel", there's a new debate in town.
The terrorist is looking at life in prison.
If you add up all those cheese slices, it equals millions of dollars.
The double proposal strikes again!
Can we just not do this?
This is how real life goes.
Media outlets should understand that words matter.
"Stupid is as stupid does." — Forrest Gump's Mom
Harry and the gang are growing up.
No love for the former "America's Mayor."
An immigrant is being hailed as a hero.
We don't remember a dance class at Hogwarts.
Generation Z will not be silenced.
We all need a change once in a while.
A normal dog walk turns into quite the adventure.
It smells like a pretty good PR stunt.
App takes three steps back in positive body image movement.
Her dancing seems to be the least of the problems.
Maybe it's best not to look.
Just be careful when using ketchup.
Will the drug companies be responsible for this mess?
Even for a tabloid, this is pretty low.
Ignoring it won't fix the problem.
He definitely has a flair for the drama.
This relationship is on and off more than Ross and Rachel.
Our spidey sense tells us there is more to this story.
This should never be a 15-year-old's responsibility.
Watch out world, there's a new generation in town.
The internet has fallen in love with a dentist and his young patient.
It was the perfect storm of toxic masculinity, road rage, and racism.
All's well that ends well for this primate.
No, he wasn't seeing pink elephants.
Perhaps the camera person needed to take a step back.
Another acronym to add to the list.
He showed tremendous courage through a difficult situation.
One never knows what will ignite the flames of love.
Politicians are scrambling to come with more excuses instead of solutions.
She's not lying.
May 29th can't get here soon enough.
When life gives you lemins, change the spelling of leminade.
There will be no Chicken n' Dumplings for this racist Senator.
Cambridge Analytica had a specific agenda to disrupt the election.
She now claims she is the victim of racism.
Hollywood needs to re-examine what total diversity looks and sounds like.
Is he a genius or just messing with us?
We're not sure if we should laugh or cry.
Thanks Peacock Lady, for ruining it for everyone.
An epiphany is rolling through Twitter.
This is how it should always be.
Mother Nature is always surprising us.
The mashup appears to mock the serious message of the original.
The story gets even more relatable.
Sometimes the internet gives too much.