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Civil Rights Trailblazer Vernon Jordan Dies At 85

CIVIL RIGHTS TRAILBLAZER VERNON JORDAN DIES AT 85

Vernon Jordan , a trailblazing and influential civil rights leader in the fields of law, business and Washington politics, died Monday,...

Racist University Of Texas Song Shrugged Off By Alumni And Donors, Emails Show

RACIST UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SONG SHRUGGED OFF BY ALUMNI AND DONORS, EMAILS SHOW

Racial justice protests last summer sparked more than a debate around policing and public safety. Inspired to act, student-athletes...

 
 
 
The ‘Derek Chauvin Trial'? Reminding Mainstream Media George Floyd Is Not Accused Of Murder

THE ‘DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL'? REMINDING MAINSTREAM MEDIA GEORGE FLOYD IS NOT ACCUSED OF MURDER

Don't believe the hype. The name “ George Floyd ” was a top trending topic on Twitter Monday afternoon, but not because the former...

Top Attorney Of Largest County In Texas Launches Investigation Into Power Outages

TOP ATTORNEY OF LARGEST COUNTY IN TEXAS LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION INTO POWER OUTAGES

In the wake of a historic storm that left millions of Texans languishing without power and resources, the chief civil lawyer for third...

 
 
 
Activists Say Minimum Wage Hike ‘Can't Be A Dream Deferred,' Demand Biden-Harris Deliver On Campaign Promise

ACTIVISTS SAY MINIMUM WAGE HIKE ‘CAN'T BE A DREAM DEFERRED,' DEMAND BIDEN-HARRIS DELIVER ON CAMPAIGN PROMISE

Activists and progressive congressional leaders are calling on the Biden-Harris administration to disregard the Senate Parliamentarian...

Every Receipt Proving Candace Owens Is A Con Artist Who Is Following The Money

EVERY RECEIPT PROVING CANDACE OWENS IS A CON ARTIST WHO IS FOLLOWING THE MONEY

UPDATED: 9:00 a.m. ET, March 1, 2021 - New year, same old Candace Owens . After starting 2021 by regurgitating debunked and hateful...

 
 
 
Daughter Of NYPD Cop Says Letter Naming FBI, Police As Conspirators In Malcolm X's Death Is Fake

DAUGHTER OF NYPD COP SAYS LETTER NAMING FBI, POLICE AS CONSPIRATORS IN MALCOLM X'S DEATH IS FAKE

One week after a bombshell letter accused the NYPD and FBI of conspiring to assassinate civil rights leader Malcolm X , another stirring...

COMMON IS WORKING ON A BIOPIC ABOUT ACTIVIST FANNIE LOU HAMER

Rapper and actor Common is known for using his artistry as an avenue to tell powerful stories and the Chicago native will continue...

 
 
 
Ben Jealous Compares Stacey Abrams' Political Genius To A Game Of Spades: ‘Sacrifice In Order To Win'

BEN JEALOUS COMPARES STACEY ABRAMS' POLITICAL GENIUS TO A GAME OF SPADES: ‘SACRIFICE IN ORDER TO WIN'

If successfully navigating the turbulent waters of politics is an indication of intelligence, then Stacey Abrams must be a genius,...

Why Do White People Want To Say The N-Word So Badly?

WHY DO WHITE PEOPLE WANT TO SAY THE N-WORD SO BADLY?

It's wild that in 2021 we still must explain when and in what context white people can use the N-word. While for some it may seem like...

 
 
 
Reversing Course: Obama Says He Favors Reparations As Proposed Legislation Gains More Support

REVERSING COURSE: OBAMA SAYS HE FAVORS REPARATIONS AS PROPOSED LEGISLATION GAINS MORE SUPPORT

Former President Barack Obama said he believes America owes a debt to the descendants of enslaved Africans, reversing his position...

MEISHA ROSS PORTER ‘READY TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING' AS FIRST BLACK WOMAN APPOINTED NYC SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR

Meisha Ross Porter made history on Friday after she was named the successor to New York City school chancellor Richard Carranza, making...

 
 
 
Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Restricting No-Knock Warrants, But Breonna Taylor's Supporters Say It Doesn't Go Far Enough

KENTUCKY SENATE PASSES BILL RESTRICTING NO-KNOCK WARRANTS, BUT BREONNA TAYLOR'S SUPPORTERS SAY IT DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH

Kentucky legislators unanimously voted to approve a bill that would restrict the usage of “no-knock” warrants on Thursday, in an increasing...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Says He Recommended Syria Airstrike: ‘We Know What We Hit'

DEFENSE SECRETARY LLOYD AUSTIN SAYS HE RECOMMENDED SYRIA AIRSTRIKE: ‘WE KNOW WHAT WE HIT'

Recently confirmed Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said he recommended the airstrike in Syria Thursday night that targeted the militia...

 
 
 

OVER 300 NIGERIAN SCHOOL GIRLS ABDUCTED IN SECOND KIDNAPPING DURING LATEST SURGE OF VIOLENCE

Hundreds of Nigerian school girls are missing on Friday after a group of gunmen invaded a school, abducting at least 300 students. According...

New York Times Internal Report Admits Its Coverage Has Been Rooted In White Perspectives

NEW YORK TIMES INTERNAL REPORT ADMITS ITS COVERAGE HAS BEEN ROOTED IN WHITE PERSPECTIVES

A new internal review by the New York Times revealed the renowned news outlet has work to do in creating an environment that is welcoming...

 
 
 
Rep. Al Green Blasts Republicans Voting Against ‘Equality' For LGBTQ: ‘Have You No Shame?'

REP. AL GREEN BLASTS REPUBLICANS VOTING AGAINST ‘EQUALITY' FOR LGBTQ: ‘HAVE YOU NO SHAME?'

A bill designed to provide protection against discrimination based on sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation advanced in the...

Rest In Power Haroun Wakil: Atlanta Activist Who Promoted Community Policing Dies

REST IN POWER HAROUN WAKIL: ATLANTA ACTIVIST WHO PROMOTED COMMUNITY POLICING DIES

An influential activist and community organizer in Atlanta has died an untimely death, prompting an outpouring of emotion from the...

 
 
 
Ex-Obama Appointee Will Investigate St. Louis Couple Who Aimed Guns At BLM Protesters

EX-OBAMA APPOINTEE WILL INVESTIGATE ST. LOUIS COUPLE WHO AIMED GUNS AT BLM PROTESTERS

A judge who is also a former U.S. attorney appointed by President Barack Obama has been named as the special prosecutor to investigate...

Ayanna Pressley Endorses Tishaura Jones As Race For St. Louis Mayor Heats Up

AYANNA PRESSLEY ENDORSES TISHAURA JONES AS RACE FOR ST. LOUIS MAYOR HEATS UP

The tight mayoral race in St. Louis is heating up with a major player on the national political scene endorsing a leading candidate...

 
 
 



'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly Parton sings 'Jolene' rewrite before receiving...

'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly Parton sings 'Jolene' rewrite before receiving first COVID-19 shot

The Grammy-winning singer, actor and humanitarian posted a video on Tuesday of her singing just before getting her vaccine. Read more ...

Changes in COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths will guide state's decisions...

Changes in COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths will guide state's decisions, officials say

As New Hampshire officials try to plan for the coming months of the COVID-19 pandemic, they said their decisions will continue to be made based on the available data. Read more ...

Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations

Cuomo avoids public amid outcry over harassment allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment... Read more ...

Biden Says U.S. Will Have Enough Vaccine Supply For All Adults By End Of May

Biden Says U.S. Will Have Enough Vaccine Supply For All Adults By End Of May

The president, who previously expected the U.S. to have enough coronavirus vaccines for all adults by the end of July, urged people to continue to wear masks. Read more ...

White House To Withdraw Neera Tanden As Budget Director Nominee

White House To Withdraw Neera Tanden As Budget Director Nominee

President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget was in danger of not being confirmed by the Senate. Read more ...

Tanden withdraws as Biden's budget chief pick

Tanden withdraws as Biden's budget chief pick

President Joe Biden is withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination to be his budget director, Biden said in a statement on Tuesday evening. Tanden faced opposition from at least one... Read more ...

Biden ‘accepts' Neera Tanden's withdrawal after toxic OMB nominee fails to...

Biden ‘accepts' Neera Tanden's withdrawal after toxic OMB nominee fails to win support, promises her administration ‘role' anyway

US President Joe Biden praised Neera Tanden, the controversial nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget, and said she'll serve him in some other capacity after... Read more ...

NBA All-Star skills participants: Full lineups for Slam Dunk Contest...

NBA All-Star skills participants: Full lineups for Slam Dunk Contest, 3-point Contest & more in 2021

Which players will be looking to steal the show Sunday? Here's a breakdown of the major All-Star events and participants involved. Read more ...

FBI chief Wray calls Jan. 6 'domestic terrorism'

FBI chief Wray calls Jan. 6 'domestic terrorism'

FBI Director Chris Wray condemned the January riot at the U.S. Capitol as "domestic terrorism" Tuesday as he defended the bureau's handling of intelligence indicating the... Read more ...

Dr. Beth Daly Q&A: Should certain medications be avoided, and future vaccine...

Dr. Beth Daly Q&A: Should certain medications be avoided, and future vaccine development

Dr. Beth Daly answers questions on whether certain medications should be avoided before being vaccinated, and on the future of COVID-19 vaccine development Read more ...