Sen. Cory Booker
Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley are posthumously being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal.
Congressional Democrats Want President Biden To Extend Student Loan Pause And Cancel Portion Of Debt
In a letter dated March 31, Democrats asked President Biden to extend the pause through the end of the year and take steps toward canceling the federal student loans.
Despite promised policing reform, delays continue as the legislation —viewed by many as a compromise — could be softened in the hope of attracting bipartisan support.
The new film comes ahead of the 20th anniversary of Lee's bold stance as the lone vote in the House of Representatives against a blank check authorizing the war in Afghanistan.
Kristen Clarke became the first Black woman and first woman overall to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division with her Senate confirmation that followed a drawn-out process that stalled for months.
Disagreements over qualified immunity to hold police legally accountable have stalled legislation on police reform as President Joe Biden's deadline of George Floyd's anniversary rapidly approaches.
The Commitment March on Washington -- a demonstration against police brutality that also encourages people to vote -- and it features a list of renowned politicians and activists.
Throughout the duration of the hearing, several protesters erupted into fiery condemnation of Sessions and were escorted out by security.
Black Lawmaker & Celebrity Reactions To Hillary Clinton’s DNC Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech
Thursday night, the Democratic National Convention culminated a presidential primary season that saw a self-proclaimed billionaire rise to prominence on the strength of bombastic rhetoric, thinly veiled racially charged comments, and the idea that America is broken and needs to be made “great again.” The same election cycle that produced Donald Trump has also produced Hillary Clinton, who […]
In this year’s highly contested presidential election, every vote – and every demographic – counts; neither Republicans nor Democrats can take any voting block for granted. Democrats are looking to attract and retain White working-class male voters, a vital block of the American electorate and one Democrats have had trouble reaching in the past. On Wednesday, Roland […]
Members of the U.S. Senate have proven they’re all talk and no action and failed to pass common sense gun control legislation. In the wake of the Orlando Massacre, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. expressed outrage over the horrific shooting, a desire to move on gun control legislation, and agreed to a vote in the Senate to pass a […]
On Wednesday, Congressional leaders honored the “Foot Soldiers” of the Selma to Montgomery Marches in 1965 with the nation’s highest civilian award, the Congressional Gold Medal. Anecdotally, Paul Ryan – Speaker of the House of Representatives, who also spoke during the ceremony and praised the foot soldiers for their part in the passage of the Voting […]
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