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CNN Contributor and Daily Beast Columnist — CNN, Daily Beast
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Sally Kohn's Biography

Sally Kohn is a writer, activist and television commentator. A progressive Fox News Contributor, Sally’s writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Salon, New York Magazine, More Magazine, the Daily Beast, Reuters, USA Today, Politico, Time and more.

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Stop denying the gender pay gap exists. Even Jennifer Lawrence was shortchanged. — If Jennifer Lawrence doesn't get paid as much as her male colleagues for the same work, ordinary women don't stand a chance. Sony's hacked e-mails have revealed a troubling truth - that even the wealthiest and most powerful women among us are burdened by the ever-present gender pay gap.

How Amazon Became Santa's Sweatshop — The Supreme Court just handed a big holiday present to low-wage workers across America in the form of a giant f*ck you. It's a reminder that while on some cases the Court-like politics in general-may seem divided by red and blue, when it comes to decisions that affect big business in America, it's all about the green.

Rape culture? It's too real — Editor's note: Sally Kohn is an activist, columnist and television commentator. Follow her on Twitter: @sallykohn. Watch Don Lemon's special, "The Cosby Show: A Legend Under Fire," on CNN on Monday night at 9 p.m. ET. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.

Will you still watch 'The Cosby Show'? — For more than 50 years, Bill Cosby has been one of America's leading entertainers: a noted comedian, an Emmy-winning actor and an innovative producer. However, his reputation has been tarnished by allegations of rape. Here's a look at how Cosby, shown here in 2013, has changed through the years: Editor's note: Sally Kohn is an activist, columnist and television commentator.

First Mike Brown, Then Eric Garner: Prosecutors Can’t Be Trusted to Try Cops — A New York City man who was at most guilty of selling loose cigarettes on the street was tackled and placed in a chokehold by a police officer in late August. The man, Eric Garner, protested that he couldn't breathe, but the officer with his arm around Garner's didn't let up.

The Republicans hating on Hillary Clinton’s speaking fees are hypocrites — Hillary Clinton makes a lot of money when she speaks. This is, somehow, to the Republican Party. Let that sink in for a moment. The Republican Party, which wants to keep women and minimum wage workers (the majority of whom, incidentally, are also women) severely underpaid while trust fund families and Wall Street execs pocket more - this crowd is attacking Hillary Clinton for being paid well.

Racism: Could you have it without knowing it? (Opinion) — Washington University students march through a student lounge on the St. Louis campus as part of a nationwide walkout on Monday, December 1. Activists called for students to walk out of school and employees to walk off the job nationwide to protest police violence.

The St. Louis Rams Enter the Ferguson Fray — Sometimes everything wrong with a larger dynamic is captured in one small interaction. And so it is with the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Police Officers Association. At the start of their game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, five St.

The Kardashians aren't just trashy. They're dangerous. — By Sally Kohn Special to The Washington Post Posted: 11/26/2014 02:40:02 PM MST Updated: 11/28/2014 01:41:40 PM MST As you surely know, recently Kim Kardashian posed - naked - on the pages of Paper Magazine. The stated goal? #BreakTheInternet. Most cultural critics rolled their eyes and cried stunt.

What white people need to know, and do, after Ferguson — In the days before the grand jury's decision in Ferguson, when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon decided to impose a pre-emptive state of emergency, a white relative posted on my Facebook page, "Better to be prepared for the worse, than to have racially charged riot.
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Dec 19, 2014

An entire store dedicated to dental hygiene. I swear the clerk was silently judging me for not…

Dec 18, 2014

Before I take of for #Kohnsterdam a final shoutout to @annfriedman who introduced me to @derkAFAR -- thanks, lady!!!

Dec 18, 2014

I’m heading to the airport for #Kohnsterdam — here I come, @AFARmedia! Don’t forget to follow along — and keep tweeting your suggestions!

Dec 18, 2014

RT @JamilSmith: Stop denying the gender pay gap exists, writes @sallykohn. The Sony e-mail hack showed how women stars are devalued:

Dec 18, 2014

ICYMI MT @washingtonpost: Stop denying the gender pay gap exists. Even Jennifer Lawrence was shortchanged.

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