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Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Obama Suggests He Won’t Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 4:10PM

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Leaders Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

Leaders Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 12:49PM

They’re asking for a federal czar to oversee massive changes

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads '1 of 11 Million' Campaign for Deportation Relief

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads ‘1 of 11 Million’ Campaign for Deportation Relief

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 1:23PM

The campaign comes as the nation awaits President Obama’s executive order.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Cornel West Calls Out Obama's Hypocrisy on Ferguson

Cornel West Calls Out Obama’s Hypocrisy on Ferguson

by Raven Rakia on August 20 2014, 11:44AM

‘The hypocrisy is overwhelming there. Spare me.’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

No. Michael Brown Couldn't Have Been Obama's Son

No. Michael Brown Couldn’t Have Been Obama’s Son

by Akiba Solomon on August 14 2014, 1:21PM

The president sidesteps the role of race in the Michael Brown killing and aftermath.

Topics: Ferguson

Obama on Ferguson: 'No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force'

Obama on Ferguson: ‘No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force’

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 1:11PM

“I know emotions are raw right now,” Obama said.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Call for Immigrant Rights Advocates to Boycott White House Meetings

Call for Immigrant Rights Advocates to Boycott White House Meetings

by Aura Bogado on July 25 2014, 5:36PM

Some grassroots undocumented activists are shunning mainstream groups

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Obama Gets Right About LGBTQ People in the Workplace

What Obama Gets Right About LGBTQ People in the Workplace

by Imara Jones on June 27 2014, 7:00AM

In the next couple of days President Obama is likely to sign an executive order that would ban workplace discrimination against LGBT employees at any company that does business with the federal government.

Topics: Economic Justice

Are Black Women Being Ignored by the Obama Administration?

Are Black Women Being Ignored by the Obama Administration?

by Jamilah King on June 17 2014, 11:57AM

The president is ignoring a key demographic that helped get him elected, writes Britney Cooper.

Topics: Culture

Escalating Violence in Iraq, Maternal Mental Illness, Malia Obama's Summer Job

Escalating Violence in Iraq, Maternal Mental Illness, Malia Obama’s Summer Job

by Jamilah King on June 17 2014, 10:00AM

Here’s what I’m reading up on today.

Topics: /NOW

Lupita Nyong'o, Sofia Vergara Dazzle at White House Correspondents Dinner

Lupita Nyong’o, Sofia Vergara Dazzle at White House Correspondents Dinner

by Jamilah King on May 5 2014, 11:00AM

The stars of “12 Years a Slave” and “Modern Family” took over the red carpet.

Topics: Culture

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done 'More Humanely'

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done ‘More Humanely’

by Aura Bogado on March 14 2014, 12:22PM

The president orders a review. Is that enough?

Topics: Deportation, Immigration, /NOW

Obama Favors Expanding Schools and Reducing Prisons in New Budget

Obama Favors Expanding Schools and Reducing Prisons in New Budget

by Brentin Mock on March 4 2014, 2:32PM

The budget includes targeted funds for programs to reduce racial disparities in courts and prisons.

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Economy, Politics, Politics, Schools & Youth

Medals of Honor Awarded to Vets Robbed Due to Racism

Medals of Honor Awarded to Vets Robbed Due to Racism

by Brentin Mock on February 21 2014, 4:33PM

Among the recipients are 17 Latino vets.

Topics: History, National Security, /NOW, Politics

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

Civil Rights Leaders React to Meeting With Obama Today

by Brentin Mock on February 18 2014, 6:25PM

Civil rights leaders pick Obama’s brain on wages and criminal justice reform

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

A Colorblind State of the Union

A Colorblind State of the Union

by Imara Jones on January 29 2014, 8:45AM

There was a fundamental element missing from the president’s diagnosis of inequality and his prescription for it: race.

Topics: Economic Justice

Why I'd Rather Hear Eric Holder Deliver the State of the Union Tonight

Why I’d Rather Hear Eric Holder Deliver the State of the Union Tonight

by Brentin Mock on January 28 2014, 1:46PM

What issue has Obama been addressing inadequately that Holder has confronted more forcefully?

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics, State of the Union, Voting Rights Act

Obama Poses For a Selfie With World Leaders at Nelson Mandela Memorial

Obama Poses For a Selfie With World Leaders at Nelson Mandela Memorial

by Jamilah King on December 10 2013, 3:08PM

But Michelle Obama wasn’t having it.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare...but Not in Atlanta

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare…but Not in Atlanta

by Brentin Mock on December 9 2013, 10:00AM

States with highest number of uninsured African Americans include North Carolina and Georgia.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Obama: We Need 'Targeted Initiatives' to Address Racial Economic Inequality

Obama: We Need ‘Targeted Initiatives’ to Address Racial Economic Inequality

by Brentin Mock on December 4 2013, 3:11PM

President Obama says we’ll need initiatives that target communities that have suffered from historical racial discrimination to combat economic inequality.

Topics: Voting Rights, Economy, History, /NOW, Politics

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