Category: Politics

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Y’all Knew Kamala Harris Was Black, Right? Turns Out She’s Also Got an Extra-Special Super Power | The Root

Y’all Knew Kamala Harris Was Black, Right? Turns Out She’s Also Got an Extra-Special Super Power | The Root

I’m sure it is tempting, but can folks please avoid that comfy cliché, “a star is born,” to describe what’s happening now with California Democratic S ...
Jackie Robinson and JFK on civil rights: Two men divided by a common country | The Undefeated

Jackie Robinson and JFK on civil rights: Two men divided by a common country | The Undefeated

John F. Kennedy was sailing through the 1960 presidential primaries on his way to the Democratic nomination. But he had a problem: A majority of Afric ...
Black Lawmakers Who’ve Been On Bill Maher’s Show Decline To Comment On N-Word Episode | Mic

Black Lawmakers Who’ve Been On Bill Maher’s Show Decline To Comment On N-Word Episode | Mic

Maher has been widely and sharply criticized for his use of a racial slur during an interview with Sen. Ben Sasse. Source: Black Lawmakers Who've Bee ...
Trump administration plans to minimize civil rights efforts in agencies | The Washington Post

Trump administration plans to minimize civil rights efforts in agencies | The Washington Post

The Trump administration is planning to disband the Labor Department division that has policed discrimination among federal contractors for four d ...
With Trump Admin Under Siege, Black And Latino Staffers Worry Diverse Hiring Will Suffer | Buzzfeed

With Trump Admin Under Siege, Black And Latino Staffers Worry Diverse Hiring Will Suffer | Buzzfeed

With the administration putting out fires seemingly every day, operatives inside and outside the White House fear blacks and Latinos will be woefully ...
The GOP Keeps Quietly Purging Black Voters—and Democrats Aren’t Doing Anything About It | The Root

The GOP Keeps Quietly Purging Black Voters—and Democrats Aren’t Doing Anything About It | The Root

When both Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairman Marcel Groen and the North Carolina Democratic Party’s deputy executive director, Douglass Wilson, we ...
Supreme Court Rules That Disenfranchising Voters Is OK … as Long as It Isn’t Racist | The Root

Supreme Court Rules That Disenfranchising Voters Is OK … as Long as It Isn’t Racist | The Root

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a devastating blow to race-based gerrymandering Monday when it ruled that North Carolina’s Legislature used racial consi ...
North Carolina’s Racial Gerrymandering Was Unconstitutional | The Atlantic

North Carolina’s Racial Gerrymandering Was Unconstitutional | The Atlantic

The Supreme Court ends a six-year fight over 2011 congressional maps that diluted black voting strength in the state. Source: North Carolina's Racial ...
Stop Playing: Impeachment Is Not a Black Political Strategy | The Root

Stop Playing: Impeachment Is Not a Black Political Strategy | The Root

Since the election of President Donald Trump, black political leaders have seemingly led the charge as public Democratic Party surrogates calling for ...
Protests at Bethune-Cookman graduation prove today’s students know their history | The Undefeated

Protests at Bethune-Cookman graduation prove today’s students know their history | The Undefeated

Anyone watching graduates of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, turn their backs on U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as she ...
Jeff Sessions’ Senate Replacement Will Probably Be More Racist Than Jeff Sessions | The Root

Jeff Sessions’ Senate Replacement Will Probably Be More Racist Than Jeff Sessions | The Root

When Donald Trump nominated Jeff Sessions—the love child of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Keebler Elf—as attorney general of the United States, i ...
Young Black Democrats, Eager to Lead From the Left, Eye Runs in 2018 | The New York Times

Young Black Democrats, Eager to Lead From the Left, Eye Runs in 2018 | The New York Times

In states from Massachusetts to Florida, a phalanx of young black leaders in the Democratic Party is striding into some of the biggest elections o ...
The Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina’s Voter ID Law | The Atlantic

The Supreme Court Rejects North Carolina’s Voter ID Law | The Atlantic

The justices declined to review the law that lower courts found to be discriminatory, but made no judgment on the merits of the policy. Source: The S ...
Where Can Jeff Sessions Go? To Hell. When Can He Go? Now | The Root

Where Can Jeff Sessions Go? To Hell. When Can He Go? Now | The Root

During the confirmation hearings for Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, racist sum’bitch, his Republican colleagues went classic Americana on us as th ...
This BLM Activist-Turned-Politician Thinks We Can Learn Something From the GOP | Fusion

This BLM Activist-Turned-Politician Thinks We Can Learn Something From the GOP | Fusion

In Front Lines, Fusion speaks to activists leading the charge in all kinds of ways. Source: This BLM Activist-Turned-Politician Thinks We Can Learn S ...
The Trump Administration’s Uneasy Relationship with Historically Black Schools | The New Yorker

The Trump Administration’s Uneasy Relationship with Historically Black Schools | The New Yorker

The institutions have always leaned heavily on federal funding, regardless of who sits in the Oval Office. Could Trump and his toxic reputation change ...
Why Donald Trump Is The Real-Life Marlo Stanfield From ‘The Wire’ | Still Crew

Why Donald Trump Is The Real-Life Marlo Stanfield From ‘The Wire’ | Still Crew

We’re all living in West Baltimore now and the gods will not save us. Source: Why Donald Trump Is The Real-Life Marlo Stanfield From ‘The Wire’ ...
#BackstoBetsy as DeVos Brings Fake News to HBCU Commencement Speech | Cassius

#BackstoBetsy as DeVos Brings Fake News to HBCU Commencement Speech | Cassius

Once it was announced that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would be giving the commencement address at  Bethune Cookman University, students and co ...
A Take-No-Prisoners Biography of Barack Obama Examines His Early Love Life | The New York Times

A Take-No-Prisoners Biography of Barack Obama Examines His Early Love Life | The New York Times

This impressive if gratuitously snarly biography is clearly intended to break the 44th president’s monopoly on his personal narrative. Source: ...
The Inherent Racism of Trumpcare: Blackness Is a Pre-Existing Condition | The Root

The Inherent Racism of Trumpcare: Blackness Is a Pre-Existing Condition | The Root

On Friday, 216 white people and Mia Love (R-Utah) voted to take away health insurance for 24 million Americans and replace it with a tax credit for th ...
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