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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died today in Texas reportedly of natural causes. The 79 year old justice was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and was one of the most conservative members of the high court. Even...
This week Erica Garner, the daughter of the late Eric Garner, the man who was killed by a police chokehold in 2014, has come out in a video supporting Bernie Sanders. Erica Garner is active in the Black Lives...
After years of talk in meetings on panels and with various federal officials, the Congressional Black Caucus may have finally found a partner who cares about the issues of poverty: Speaker Paul Ryan.  Ryan is bringing up the issue...
2015 was indeed the “political year of the Internet.” From net neutrality to spectrum policy, there were so many huge issues relating to the Internet that it is easy to forget an arcane and dry issue that’s actually extraordinarily...
Every student deserves the opportunity to be in a learning environment where they can thrive. They all deserve access to a high quality education that prepares them for future success.  However, our education system struggles to produce a skilled...
“Although Victor Frankenstein claimed to be creating his monster for the betterment of humankind, it's more likely that he did so out of arrogance, or out of a desire to become like God.” Cliff Notes As of this writing Real Clear...
Top #BlackLivesMatter activist Deray McKesson, popularly known as an activist against police brutality, is running for mayor of Baltimore. Late on Wednesday night, Mckesson filed to run for mayor and submitted paperwork right before the 9 p.m. deadline. "Baltimore is a...
This March, the Federal Communications Commission will hold what FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has called, "the world's largest spectrum auction that has ever taken place."  With 600 MHz of low-band spectrum about to hit the market, the FCC expects...
Ninety years ago, Black scholar and historian Carter G. Woodson spearheaded the creation of "Negro History Week" to celebrate the lives and legacies of African Americans. "If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes...
Trump Lost.  Never has a man so "ahead" and "in the lead" lost so badly.  Every poll and almost every political prognosticator predicted that Donald Trump, reality TV show star and billionaire real estate mogul, would win in Iowa....