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On August 29, 2013, a Fairfax County police officer shot John Geer standing in the front door of his home in Fairfax, Va.  Geer had been drinking and his girlfriend called police as he tossed her belongings out of the house. Geer...
By Sara Benitez, Latino Program Director for Faith in Public Life The contentious debate over immigration policy has monopolized the 2016 election and next week the rhetoric from both sides of the issue will reach a fevered pitch. On Monday, April...
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Even though Republicans insist that Judge Merrick Garland's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court will never be considered, they claim looks increasingly ridiculous as Garland visits Senator after Senator. Today Garland met with not only Democrat Senator Cory Booker of...
During a discussion last night with Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly asked Trump if he had a specific economic plan for minorities and specifically Black voters.  During the discussion, O'Reilly asked Trump the following: “But how...
Fighting for "the least, the last, the lost."  That's how Jolanda Jones describes her work and the efforts of her "Sisters in Law."  Jones is one of six African American women starring in the new WE TV reality show that follows the group of lawyers around...
A poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and The Atlantic that came out last week showed Latino Democrats evenly split over their support for Senator Bernie Sanders and Secretary Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race. 48 percent of...
Movie director Spike Lee has directed a new ad for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) featuring Harry Belafonte, Eric Garner's daughter Erica, Linda Sarsour and Sean King.  Though Sanders is way behind former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the...
In an essay posted at CNN.com, Black Lives Matter founder Alicia Garza blasted both Bill and Hillary Clinton after former President Clinton attempted to defend his 1994 Crime Bill in a speech in Philadelphia on April 7th. In what was...
What if entertainers and businesses did this over voting rights? The fallout over a new anti-LGBT law rushed through the North Carolina legislature continues.  Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band were scheduled to play in front of 15,000 the Greensboro Coliseum on...