They may not be household names, but these folks are fighting for change necessary to make democracy work.

Polling results from 2008 and 2012 presidential elections show that Black women comprise the most powerful voting block in America.

It has been more than 130 days since Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next United States Attorney General. Sadly, she has yet to be confirmed. Despite having already being confirmed by the Senate on two occasions, Ms. Lynch still faces resistance from Republicans. Sen. Mitch McConnell has said a […]

In August of 2013, several national Black Civil Rights organizations came together to set a Black Agenda. This conglomeration of organizations included the National Urban League, National Action Network, NAACP and the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. The plan they developed is called the “21st Century Agenda for Jobs and Freedom.” The report they released […]

Podcast: Download Congresswoman Terri Sewell was the first member of Congress to call for Alabama Federal Judge Mark Fuller  to resign after pleading guilty to domestic violence charges. Now Sen. Claire McCaskill has added her voice to those who are outraged over Fuller beating his wife, pleading guilty to the crime and keeping his job. Listen to their remarks, plus Roland […]