Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Another Big Win for Voting Rights Activists. In a huge win for victory for voting rights advocates, the Supreme Court struck down the maps of two congressional districts maps in North Carolina and ruled that the Republican controlled legislature of North...
“…The history of the (President) of (The United States) is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to...
On the heels of the Federal Communications Commission's May Open Meeting in which the Commissioners will vote to open a proceeding on Restoring Internet Freedom, the question of investment in broadband infrastructure looms large. In announcing the forthcoming Notice of...
The Trump Timeline. The presidency of Donald Trump is in freefall and Republicans are getting quieter and quieter as more news comes out at a moment when Trump may have finally met his match with career lawman James Comey.  Yesterday...
Dr. Evelyn Bethune Has a Few Things to Say. "I thought I stepped into bizarro world and my family was insulted," said Dr. Evelyn Bethune, the granddaughter of Mary McLeod Bethune, on May 14 on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. "I...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving to return the U.S. to the "war on drugs" era of regarding drug prosecutions.  Sessions does this at a time when the opioid crisis is impacting white families and driving drug overdose deaths....
On CNN on May 11, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign because of his alleged failure to recuse himself in the matter of the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Sen. Harris is the...
Someone is going to do it at some point. It's just a matter of when. You can't use and discard people in the rapid fire way Donald Trump does and get away with it forever. Former NSA Advisor Michael Flynn,...
In a quiet Executive Order signed today with no press present, President Donald Trump created a so-called "voter integrity" commission. Trump repeated again and again that "millions" voted illegally during the 2016 elections -- a claim that has never been...
The times we live in call for strategic collaboration between Black organizations to collectively use their platforms to advance the economic, socioeconomic, and overall well-being of the Black community. Brazen police brutality, relentless murders, the steep racial wealth gap,...