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The death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore police custody is just the latest in a long line of cases fueling the current #BlackLivesMatter protest movement,…

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.), both members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are hoping to change the face of climate change by educating Black…

Reverend Lennox Yearwood and the Hip Hop Caucus are calling Congress to act immediately to reverse actions of the Supreme Court earlier this week. Specifically, Yearwood wants Congress to enacts a new statute which reactivates the essential preclearence provisions of the VRA that the Supreme Court effectively gutted. Says Yearwood of the decision: “The Supreme […]

On some positions cowardice asks the question is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question is it politic? Vanity asks the…

There’s no easy way to estimate the number of convicted felons in the US. According to some statistics there are approximately 900,000 in the state of…