by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2011, 11:10AM
And he’ll have to back up his words in 2012.
by Jorge Rivas on December 8 2011, 1:04PM
Jobless demonstrators have stormed Capitol Hill this week, but are seeing (and recording) doors shut in their faces by elected officials, who must vote on an extension of unemployment benefits this month.
by Jorge Rivas on December 7 2011, 1:16PM
Advocates say the decision sends a clear message to politicians who might attempt to suppress voters in 2012.
by Shani O. Hilton on December 5 2011, 9:30AM
From welfare reform to the expansion of the nation’s prisons, the GOP frontrunner was the face of an onslaught of policies that disproportionately impacted black Americans.
by Julianne Hing on November 28 2011, 9:55AM
And considering the remarkable rightward shift the GOP’s taken in recent years, that backlash could be huge.
by Jorge Rivas on November 28 2011, 9:45AM
Thee USNS Medgar Evers will deliver food, ammunition, fuel and supplies to other ships at sea.
by Jorge Rivas on November 22 2011, 1:01PM
Watch a then 29-year-old Obama’s first national television appearance.
by Shani O. Hilton on November 22 2011, 10:45AM
In Southeast D.C., where unemployment is close to 30 percent and where people are most likely to feel the pain of social service cuts, it’s enough to know the big picture: “They don’t seem to care about us.”
by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2011, 3:30PM
And by an overwhelmingly white audience. But what does the incident say about our electorate?
by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2011, 1:18PM
While the union’s support may not be a surprise, the announcement may a sign that progressive are planning their fight earlier than usual.
by Shani O. Hilton on November 16 2011, 10:32AM
Rather than supporting activists, it seems that the White House is simply gearing up for the election by attempting to protect itself from particularly liberal-friendly policies until the campaign is over.
by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2011, 2:16PM
The families allege that the military had an obligation to do more.
by Jorge Rivas on November 14 2011, 10:57AM
The President says the Recovery Act is just one of his administration’s policies that’s benefited 2.2 million black families and nearly half of all black children.
We’ve rounded up some of the presidential hopeful’s most quotable moments.
by Shani O. Hilton on November 11 2011, 10:00AM
Embattled GOP favorite Herman Cain has built his presidential campaign on being unapologetically rich, and black.
by Jorge Rivas on November 10 2011, 4:24PM
A racist man angry about the Saint Paul’s changing demographics takes it out on a local politician. And there’s a recording of it.
by Jorge Rivas on November 10 2011, 2:53PM
Latinos still support Obama. But it’s not because they think he’s a great president.
by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2011, 11:51AM
Voters in Arizona, Ohio, Mississippi and North Carolina all fought back against regressive conservative policies in Tuesday’s elections. But the big battles aren’t over. Here’s why.
by Jorge Rivas on November 8 2011, 12:29PM
As restrictive new voter registration laws sweep the country, advocates are pressuring the Justice department to step in.