Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Harlem Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV is running in the fall Democratic primary for the 15th Congressional District of New York seat. Powell is going up against the man who unseated his father more than 30 years ago: Congressman Charles...
Basically, if you’re a victim of domestic violence, Maryland is the last state you want to reside in. It gets worse if you’re a woman with children, because there are countless cases in the Free State where batterers end up getting custody. You might be better off in Kentucky which, just last week, passed a very aggressive, historic law against batterers.
Legislators are scrambling to unveil a new U.S. Senate climate change bill, reportedly in time for Earth Day on April 26. The bill is jointly sponsored by Senators John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) Lindsey Graham, (R-South Carolina) and Joseph I. Lieberman, (Independent-Connecticut). The...
The National Socialist Movement, a white supremacist group protested against illegal immigration outside of Los Angeles' City Hall while a group of counter-protesters attempted shout them down in a tense standoff that ended with several arrests. According to the Atlanta...
A Mississippi school district has been ordered to desegregate after a federal judge said its practices of transferring mostly white students to another school amounted to racial segregation. The fact that the order was even necessary for the Walthall County...
By Ruth Manuel-Logan After years of battling drought and civil and tribal wars, Sudan, the largest country on the African continent, is experiencing looming famine. An entire population is teetering on the verge of severe starvation, and the children are the ones who...
Media Pioneer Urges U.S. Senate Committee to Address Political Issues That Restrict Access To Capital for Minority Businesses Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship....
Republican Governor Jan Brewer is expected to sign a bill passed by the Arizona legislature this week that gives police unprecedented power to apprehend undocumented workers under any circumstance. Considered the toughest immigration act in the country, SB1070 will enable Arizona...
President Obama will observe the National Day of Prayer on May 6, despite a federal judge striking down the federal statute that established the National Day of Prayer, ruling that it violates the constitutional ban on government-backed religion. On Thursday,...
There are a lot of ways an oppressed people can rise. One way to rise is to study, to be smarter than your oppressor. The concept of rising against oppression through physical contact is stupid and self-defeating. It exalts...