Politics

Senate Fails To Pass Voting Rights Bill   Wednesday night the Senate failed to change the filibuster rule to allow voting rights legislation to pass with a simple majority ruling. President Biden had this to say after the defeat: “I am profoundly disappointed that the Senate has failed to stand up for our democracy. I […]

Rhode Island state Rep. Patricia Morgan recently caused a stir of controversy on the topic of Critical Race Theory with a tweet that started off with "I had a black friend." You can imagine what happened next.

The Senate left families and democracy in limbo but managed to reward one of the country’s worst mayors of the modern era.

The controversial conservative commentator and media personality found herself trending on the social media service after a reported parody account tweeted an image of former Trumper Stacey Dash in Owens' stead.

While Moïse's presidential term was riddled with criticism and controversy, the loss of the nation's leader invites valid questions regarding the country's future amid fears of rising gang and police violence as well as political instability.

New York City moved closer to electing its second-ever Black mayor after Eric Adams was on Tuesday night declared the winner of last month's Democratic primary.

Donald Trump announced that football Hall of Famer Herschel Walker will run as a Republican for U.S. Senate in Georgia and challenge recently elected Sen. Raphael Warnock.

Jackson-Akiwumi is the first ex-public defender and the only Black person to currently serve on the Seventh Circuit. She's the second Black woman in her position following Judge Ann Claire Williams, who retired in 2018.

Despite the Senate's inaction, Black Voters Matter and allied organizations continue to caravan through the south to Washington, D.C., raising awareness around voting rights, election reform, and D.C. statehood.

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has threatened to purge more than 100,000 registered voters from the rolls just weeks ahead of a special runoff election to fill a vacant State House seat. That should sound familiar.

Joe Biden's meeting with Vladimir Putin for a summit in Geneva, Switzerland, prompts memories of Barack Obama's famous "death stare" when he met the Russian president.

Launching on Juneteenth, the "Blackest" bus in the country and local and national partners will tour 9 southern cities to raise awareness about the current threat to voting rights and building Black power in the south.