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A former federal public defender, Lee will be the second Black woman to serve on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, bringing with her a 'deep commitment to protecting civil rights.'

Proponents of student debt cancelation applaud the Biden Administration's extension of the pause on student loan payments but want the president to take action and cancel the debt.

Senior Advisor to the president, Cedric Richmond, said the bipartisan infrastructure framework was designed to address issues disproportionately impacting Black and other communities of color.

Brenda Mallory, the first Black chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, says new guidance for the Justice40 Initiative gives federal agencies a framework for ensuring historically underinvested communities receive at least 40% of the benefits from climate change and clean energy projects.

Neals, 56, currently serves as County Counsel and Acting County Administrator for Bergen County, New Jersey, and was the first judicial nominee of President Joe Biden's administration.

We want legislation that upends harmful systems and replaces them with programs and policies that go beyond remedying individual harms and provide true safety and well-being for our communities.

In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, the senators called for Haitians in the U.S. to remain under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation.

Framing attempts to dislodge Rahm Emanuel from positions of power as simply “progressive complaints” ignores his actual controversial history in office and advisory positions alike.

An Obama-era initiative to place Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is being revisited after stalling in the Trump administration over the last four years.

Tamika Palmer ran a full-page ad in The Washington Post directed at President-elect Joe Biden, urging for police reform and accountability at the state and federal level.