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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: Economy

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

Obama's Speech Disrupted by Undocumented Student Calling to Halt Deportations

Obama’s Speech Disrupted by Undocumented Student Calling to Halt Deportations

by Aura Bogado on November 25 2013, 4:05PM

24-year-old Ju Hong confronted the president about separating immigrant families.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

How Race Shaped the Senate Filibustering Games

How Race Shaped the Senate Filibustering Games

by Brentin Mock on November 22 2013, 1:35PM

Of 13 of Obama’s judicial nominees who’ve been blocked, seven are African-Americans.

Topics: Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

Immigration Advocates Fast for Reform

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 3:09PM

Despite popular consensus that immigration reform won’t happen this year, advocates aren’t giving up.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DHS Halts Deportation of Certain Military Relatives

DHS Halts Deportation of Certain Military Relatives

by Aura Bogado on November 15 2013, 5:36PM

Many will also be eligible for a path to citizenship.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Republicans Block Black Congressman and Civil Rights Lawyer From Key Obama Appointments

Republicans Block Black Congressman and Civil Rights Lawyer From Key Obama Appointments

by Brentin Mock on October 31 2013, 3:37PM

Senate Republicans have blocked two key nominees by President Obama.

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Politics

Obama Sets Priorities for Remainder of 2013

Obama Sets Priorities for Remainder of 2013

by Aura Bogado on October 17 2013, 1:33PM

The president says he wants to tackle the budget, immigration reform, and the farm bill.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Obama Says He'll Be Pushing for Immigration Reform Vote

Obama Says He’ll Be Pushing for Immigration Reform Vote

by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 2:11PM

The President says Speaker Boehner needs to bring the comprehensive immigration reform bill to the floor.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Obama Picks Yellen to Chair the Fed

Obama Picks Yellen to Chair the Fed

by Imara Jones on October 9 2013, 11:07AM

Yellen is a favorite among many economic progressives.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

No One's On the Job for the Jobs Report

No One’s On the Job for the Jobs Report

by Imara Jones on October 3 2013, 4:00PM

The inability to communicate the health of our economy is the latest example of the real world impact of the government shutdown.

Topics: /NOW, Shutdown

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead?

by Aura Bogado on September 20 2013, 2:53PM

Representative Gutierrez says yes.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Undocumented Immigrants Handcuff Themselves to White House Gate

Undocumented Immigrants Handcuff Themselves to White House Gate

by Aura Bogado on September 18 2013, 11:22AM

All seven have been arrested by Federal Park Police.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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