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GOP Factions Call Trump’s Bluff, Stand Firm Against Trumpcare and Force Vote to be...

House Republican leaders abruptly pulled their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare just minutes ahead of a scheduled vote on Friday, March 24, Politico reported. The defeat is a crushing blow to President Donald...

Chicago PD Issues More Than Twice as Many Bike Tickets In Black Neighborhoods as...

"Biking while Black" is an all-too-real phenomenon for residents of Chicago's predominately African-American neighborhoods, according to a new report. A Chicago Tribune review of the city's police statistics revealed that more than twice as many...

The FBI Can Find Tom Brady’s Jersey, So Why Can’t They Find the #MissingDCGirls?

The whereabouts of two African-American teens reported missing last week remain unknown, while yet another teen has since vanished from the D.C. area, the Metropolitan Police Department's Twitter account showed Tuesday, March 21. The girls —...

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Cancel Crucial Health Care Vote

House Republicans abandoned plans to vote on the new GOP health care bill Thursday, March 23, after failing to muster enough support. Several lawmakers said the vote, which was originally slated to fall on the...

Police: Man Accused In Fatal NYC Stabbing Admitted He Wanted to Kill Black Men

A Maryland man being held in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old Black man in Midtown Manhattan Monday, March 20, traveled to New York City with the specific intent to hunt and...

CBC Leaders Refuse to Be Another ‘Photo Op’ in White House Meeting: ‘We Have...

Despite some push back, leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus sat down with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, March 22, urging him to focus more intently on issues affecting Black Americans. The CBC's six-member executive...

Boston Schools Use Modernized Map That Accurately Depicts Size of Africa

Boston Public Schools is looking to give its students a more accurate view of the world. In addition to using the widely popular Mercator projection map, which severely distorts the size of the world’s countries and...

22 Republicans Plan to Vote Against Trumpcare Bill, While 6 Others are Leaning That...

With just one day to spare before a scheduled vote on the House floor, House GOP leaders are scrambling to secure the 216 votes needed to clear their proposed health care bill that would...

Florida Official Suspended with Pay After Calling for the Hanging of African-American State Attorney

An assistant finance director at the Seminole County Clerk of Court and Comptroller’s Office has been placed on administrative leave after posting Facebook comments suggesting that Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala "be tarred and...

HBCU Leaders Feel Slighted (Again) After Trump Budget Proposal Omits Additional Funds, Cuts Pell...

Less than a month after meeting with contested President Donald Trump, leaders of the nation's historically Black colleges and universities have been duped yet again after their requests for additional funding failed to make...

Friend Gets 27-Month Sentence for Urging Others Not to Report Dylann Roof After Church...

The friend of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof was sentenced to two years and three months behind bars Tuesday, March 21, after urging others not to report Roof's role in the massacre that left...

U.S. Bans Laptops, Large Electronics on Flights from Major Middle Eastern, African Airports

An unspecified terror threat prompted the Trump administration to impose a temporary ban on carry-on electronics on flights traveling to the U.S. from eight Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa Tuesday,...

Much to Researchers’ Surprise, Black Millennials Are the Most Optimistic About Their Futures

Even in the face of race-based oppression, Black millennials are keeping their heads to the sky. In fact, Black young adults are the most optimistic about their future in America when compared to Latino,...

Arkansas Finally Recognizes That MLK, Jr. Should Not Share a Holiday with a Confederate...

The national holiday honoring the life and memory of beloved civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. will no longer be celebrated in conjunction with that of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a group...

Trump Hired Dozens of Senior Aides to Oversee Cabinet Departments, Monitor Secretaries’ Loyalty

A highly influential clique of senior aides installed by the White House have been charged with supervising U.S. Cabinet agencies to ensure secretaries' loyalty, according to officials affiliated with or close to the Trump...

FBI Director: There’s ‘No Information’ to Support Trump’s Bogus Wiretapping Claims

FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday, March 20, that there was "no information" to support President Donald Trump's claims that ex-POTUS Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the election. "We have no information to support...

Kenya Barris on Charge That ‘black-ish’ Is Now Too Focused on Race: ‘I’m Okay with...

Critically acclaimed writer and producer Kenya Barris, most famously known as the creator behind ABC's smash-hit comedy "black-ish," said he's unfazed by some the push back he's received from viewers who feel his show has...

Donna Brazile Says Leaking Town Hall Topics to Clinton Was a ‘Mistake I’ll Forever...

Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile is finally coming clean about a mistake that got her ousted as a CNN contributor late last year. In an essay for Time published on Friday, March, 17, Brazile said...

EPA Approves $100M for City of Flint to Finally Fix Broken Water System

The city of Flint just scored another major victory in its fight for clean water. U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Gary Peters (D-MI), alongside Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) announced the Environmental Protection Agency's recent approval...

Tillerson Says Military Action Definitely ‘On the Table’ If N. Korea Keeps Testing Nuclear Missiles

Newly appointed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday, March 17, hinted at the Trump administration's plans to possibly take militarized action against North Korea as the communist nation threatens to bolster its nuclear...

Poll: Americans’ Concerns About Race Relations Reaches Record High

Forty-two percent of Americans say they worry a "great deal" about race relations here in the United States, according to a new Gallup Poll released Wednesday, March 15. Worries about the issue rose seven...

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