Post Tagged with: "politics"
“Despite higher labor participation and voting rates, at all educational levels Black women are concentrated in lower paying jobs than most other groups of workers, and have poor outcomes in healthcare, criminal justice and life expectancy.”
“Investing in Black women's political leadership is a solid return on investment,” the women said in a letter to Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez.
“Donald Trump portrays our inner cities as if they are the ailments of American society,” Shermichael Singleton wrote in the op-ed that cost him his job.
Dylann Roof faces charges including hate crimes for the murders of nine Black parishioners at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston in 2015.
The investors "do not support legislation that limits discrimination protections and hampers the ability of our companies to offer open and productive workplaces and communities."
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From whoppers about being a member of Kappa Alpha Psi and his college degree to tweaking facts about his military record, Trump's number one Black supporter has a credibility collapse.
Race — always a subtext in American politics — has moved center stage in this year’s presidential campaign. Commentary by Jesse Jackson.
Vile tweets were sent in defense of the Republican presidential candidate.
A Stanford University study shows "racially-threatened whites motivated to restore the symbolic status of whites in America." " surprising if you think of the Tea Party as a sort of historical bridge to the Trump candidacy," said a Stanford professor.
A student political group at the University of South Florida posted the photo on social media, spurring controversy.
Reporters and editors resign because the conservative company has become a "Donald J. Trump for President media network."
The white North Carolina man charged said if he encounters the Black man he assaulted again, he “might have to kill him.”
The presidential candidates campaign heavily ahead of the Democratic primary in South Carolina.
Sam Nunberg, former communications advisor of Trump’s campaign, denies the posts; insists, “… anything that was posted under my name does not mean I posted it.”
A new study projects explosive growth for Asian American registered voters and raises questions about the future of their political participation and clout.
Jeb Bush calls on Senate Republicans to stop stalling. President Obama has called the delay an “embarrassment.” Reports indicate a vote may come this week.
Ignoring orders from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Alabama Supreme Court continues to block marriage for same-gender couples. But Alabama’s current governor doesn’t think it’s a civil-rights issue.
In a CNN Interview, Dr. Ben Carson said he believes homosexuality is a choice, proven by the prison system. Carson has formed an exploratory committee for a 2016 Presidential run.
Two of the states with the greatest success in implementing Obamacare are a pair of largely anti-Obamacare states. But one used a neat trick to make it work.
The former Congressman and Presidential candidate has a history of making racially inflammatory comments. See what else he has said here.
Judge Thomas Kistler withdraws from consideration for the position after revelations that he had forwarded an email with a racist mock greeting card. See it here.
A Mississippi lawmaker—and former police chief—says his quotes about Blacks refusing to work and his near-death exaggeration were simply taken out of context.
The Vice President, who is known to commit a gaffe from time to time, had a two-fer Tuesday, with a spectacularly viral moment and another offensive remark. See both here.