by Jorge Rivas on October 6 2011, 2:06PM
Dorothy Cooper may not be able to vote in 2012. It’ll be the first election she’s missed in 50 years.
by Rinku Sen on October 5 2011, 12:00PM
Bringing our movements together is key to re-conceiving the American Dream.
by Jorge Rivas on October 4 2011, 2:00PM
New restrictive voting laws across the country could affect up to five million voters from traditionally Democratic demographics in 2012, a new report has found.
by Jorge Rivas on October 4 2011, 12:00PM
But Williams isn’t backing down from his comments on the irony of politicians golfing together while working America struggles.
by Jorge Rivas on October 3 2011, 1:43PM
Texas Governor Rick Perry doesn’t deny leasing a hunting camp called “Niggerhead.”
by Channing Kennedy on October 3 2011, 9:28AM
Does President Obama have the right to tell black communities to ‘stop complaining’ — or is he simply drawing attention away from Candidate Obama’s unfulfilled promises? Our readers chime in.
by Shani O. Hilton on September 30 2011, 9:46AM
Now that he’s called his comments on immigration reform last week “inappropriate,” Rick Perry has officially joined the hard right of the Republican party.
by Stokely Baksh on September 28 2011, 1:32PM
While the agency has been under intense scrutiny, workers are backing a bill that they say will fix some of its most glaring shortcomings.
by Kai Wright on September 28 2011, 11:51AM
Obama ruffled feathers with a speech telling black leaders to take off their “bedroom slippers” and join the battle for his jobs bill. Funny thing is, that’s just what they were trying to tell him.
by Jorge Rivas on September 26 2011, 12:15PM
Waters says the president would never have told any other group of legislators to “stop complaining.”
by Shani O. Hilton on September 26 2011, 9:30AM
The president’s remarks were just one of the more memorable moments from the annual Congressional Black Caucus’s legislative conference.
by Shani O. Hilton on September 22 2011, 10:04AM
As the GOP primary unfolds, the antics of the party’s two leading African Americans seem farcical. But there’s a long history of black conservatism in American politics.
by Jorge Rivas on September 15 2011, 3:57PM
The battle between the Cherokee Nation and the black members recently expelled from membership just got uglier.
by Jorge Rivas on September 15 2011, 12:46PM
An FBI training facility in Quantico, Virginia has been teaching agents that “any war against non-believers is justified” under Muslim law.
by Jorge Rivas on September 8 2011, 11:15AM
“The taxpayers are paying us all this extra money to do nothing,” said one agent.
by Jorge Rivas on September 2 2011, 12:00PM
Liu is the high court’s only Democrat and considered an expert on constitutional law, education policy and civil rights.
by Julianne Hing on September 1 2011, 10:05AM
A new report by the Center for American Progress untangles the wealthy web of conservative activists who’ve funneled millions of dollars over the last decade into an anti-Muslim crusade.
by Channing Kennedy on August 31 2011, 9:49AM
BART police have a plainly terrible record on shootings and accountability. So how did these protests become all about “Uncle Tom” caricatures, naked party pics and screwing up workers’ commutes?
by Sally Kohn on August 31 2011, 9:20AM
Slavery nostalgia. Submissive women. Southern secession. Brace yourself, the Republican Party is gonna have a long, ugly debate to pick its presidential nominee.