Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) who represents Dallas Texas, makes an emotional speech on the House floor with the members of the House delegation from Texas standing beside her. Five Dallas Police Officers were murdered yesterday during a peaceful Black...
Yesterday, after video news of the police shooting death of the police shooting death of Alton Sterling hit the internet, actress and writer Issa Rae began a GoFundMe for his family. That effort has now raised over $360,000 in less...
Gun violence is a tragic reality in American life. Because of the power of the National Rifle Association and their outsized influence in the political system, there has been a proliferation of guns in U.S. society over the last...
Alton Sterling. In a fast moving series of developments involving the shooting death of a man in Baton Rouge, La., the familiar cycle of events in the aftermath of a questionable police involved shooting is taking place. A bystander sitting in...
The official comment period for the Federal Communications Commissions' proposed Internet Service Provider privacy rules closes on July 6, 2016, and a variety of interests have weighed in on the soundness of the Commission's proposed course of action.  While people like...
Will Dems Leave Votes on the Table Because of Lack of Strategy? After a much celebrated executive order signed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Politico is reporting that few felons have registered to vote.  As of June 30, only...
A Decision Within Days? The decisions must be announced within the next 15 days. The mystery of the moment: Who will presumptive nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump select as their Vice Presidential running mates? The process typically ends...
Trump and Black Voters.  In what could be another scary sign of trouble for Republican White House hopes in November, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump is polling behind Libertarian Gary Johnson with Black voters in swing states. RELATED: The Greenberg...
A draft of the Democratic platform posted by NBC News showed that the platform was written more to the left than anyone expected. In recent days there have been reports that Sen. Bernie Sanders was planning a convention floor fight...
After a cavalcade of drama involving accusations of suppressing African American votes, there was a surprising moment of unity around State Senator Adrian Espaillat. Espaillat won the primary this week and is set to take the seat of Rep....