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Through dedication to her parents’ legacy, Carter Richards has helped cement the Houston Forward Times as the South’s largest Black-owned, independently published newspaper.Read More
Allan J. Lichtman
An alarming, important, perhaps even essential book. A noted authority on the history of American voting returns with a disturbing account of American political leaders who have, since the beginning of the republic, worked to limit the franchise.
The NAACP, alongside members of the Congressional Black Caucus, gathered on the steps of Capitol Hill to demand a halt of the Trump administration’s continued attempts to force Thomas Farr—a known racist with ties to the late segregationist Senator Jesse Helms…Read More
On June 12, 2018 nine faith leaders were shackled and held for 27 hours after being arrested for praying at the Supreme Court. The multicultural group of men and women are part of Rev. William Barber’s Poor People’s Campaign.Read More
Multiracial Congregations Have Nearly Doubled, But They Still Lag Behind the Makeup of Neighborhoods
The percentage of multiracial congregations in the United States nearly doubled from 1998 to 2012, with about one in five American congregants attending a place of worship that is racially mixed…Read More
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed into law the Build NC Bond Act of 2018, a new financing tool sought by his administration to help expedite critical highway projects.Read More
Yesterday Donald Trump signed an executive order that he claims will end family separation at the border – it may not stop separating families, will not reunite the thousands of families already torn apart…Read More
Video: Cummings Blasts Trump Separation Policies, “We will not keep kids in child internment camps.”
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has resulted in separations of undocumented families…Read More
Action Center on Race & the Economy – “Police Brutality Bonds” Reveals Companies Profit from Police Violence
As the costs of police misconduct rise, cities and counties across the United States are going into debt to pay for it. Often this debt is in the form of bond borrowing.Read More
Atlanta Congressman John Lewis is ramping up pressure on the Trump administration for its latest actions on the Southern border, assailing its new zero tolerance policy as “unbelievable” and “immoral.”Read More