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President Obama Pardons Two People, Commutes Sentences of 95

Today, President Obama granted commutations of sentence to 95 individuals and pardons to two individuals. President Obama is pardoning individuals at a record low pace....

Julian Bond: Religious Liberty and Inclusion

By Julian Bond By the mid-1960s, the civil rights movement had made significant cultural, legal and political progress in advancing the cause of racial justice...

Running Away From Black and Hispanic Voters Will Soon Be Impossible

Yesterday, Democrats slammed New Jersey Chris Christie’s decision to hold a special election in October to fill the seat of Sen. Frank Lautenberg who...

Immigration Reform Bill Doesn’t Fix Visa Overstay Problem

The fact that the Boston Bombing suspects were foreign naturalized and permanent  residents, respectively, is stirring new debate over the immigration overhaul.  Last Wednesday,...

Free Angela! Film Chronicles Activist’s Journey

By Barrington Salmon of the Washington Informer In 1969, Angela Davis was every white man's worst nightmare: Educated, possessor of a formidable intellect, black, assertive,...

Lloyd Austin: First African American to Lead U.S. Central Command

By Valerie Jarrett  Today, General Lloyd Austin became the first African-American to lead the U.S. Central Command, which has a wide-ranging area of responsibility for...

Jesse Jackson, Jr. Charged Amid Rolexes, Furs and Fedoras

Today, former Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. was charged with conspiracy, mail fraud making false statements, wire fraud, and criminal forfeiture for allegedly misusing over...

Gun Debate: Two Democrats Join Two Republicans on Gun Bill

Today, Democrats Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) joined with Republicans Scott Rigell (R-VA) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA) on legislation entitled The...

Immigration: 409,849 Deported ‘Nothing to Be Proud Of’ Says Luis Gutierrez

Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced that more than 400,000 people were deported in the Fiscal Year that ended September 30, 2012. The...

Redskins and Harris Teeter to Feed 3,500 Families for Thanksgiving

By the Washington Informer The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, along with several Redskins legends, will join the Hogettes, Santa Claus and more than 200...