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Travel Ban to Test Supreme Court View...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump. The administration...

Bust of Supreme Court Justice Who Said...

Officials in Frederick, Md., have announced crews will remove the bust of a pro-enslavement Supreme Court justice from in front of City Hall and...

Texas Prosecutor Outs DA Who ‘Advised’ Him...

A recent news report will give Black people one more reason to doubt the fairness of the American criminal justice system. According to an article...

Utah v. Strieff: Supreme Court Will Decide...

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the unfolding battle over the nomination of his replacement, is placed in its proper perspective...

Scalia Routinely Flunked Black Law Students, Displayed...

When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died, many Black people were not sad he passed. His attacks on the Voting Rights Act and disparaging...

Voting Rights at Stake: Democratic Party Launches...

With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative stronghold on the high court has ended, and now President Obama has...

Why President Obama Should Nominate a Black...

With the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, President Obama has some decisions to make, as he considers who to nominate to replace...

Federal Court Calls for 13 NC Districts...

The North Carolina primaries are next month, but recent news report show that there are still legal battles over the election process in the...

Trial to Begin in Lawsuit Over North...

  The North Carolina NAACP has filed a lawsuit accusing state Republicans of passing laws designed to stifle minority voters and keep white legislators in...

Larry Wilmore Checks This Girl’s White Privilege...

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Affirmative Action on Trial: U.S. Supreme Court...

During oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas--a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on affirmative action in college admissions--Justice Antonin Scalia suggested...

Columbia University President Urges Supreme Court to...

As the Supreme Court considers another challenge to affirmative action, Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University president, has penned an essay in Time magazine urging...

Supreme Court Considering Whether Prosecutors Went Too...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard oral arguments related to a Georgia case that sustained a Black man’s death sentence despite the prosecutor...

A Punishment Reserved for Black Children: Supreme...

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional to automatically sentence juveniles to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. ...

George Takei’s Disrespect of Clarence Thomas Shows...

From burning Black churches to Clinton and Bush presidential campaigns, the system of white supremacy produces alarming repetition. This redundancy stems from an unwavering...

Supreme Court Considers Case That May End...

The Supreme Court has recently tackled voting rights and fair housing laws. The latest hot-button issue the judges are getting ready to address is affirmative...

Spencer Haywood Finally Gets His Hall of...

Today’s players, who en masse bolt college for the NBA before completing four years, likely had not ever heard of Spencer Haywood before he...

As Supreme Court Debates Constitutionality of Confederate...

As the Supreme Court deliberates on whether to allow Texas motorists to ride with license plates featuring the Confederate flag, perhaps it is the...

Kansas Republican Leader Claims Obama Wants to...

While there are countless critics who contend President Obama has not done enough for Black people, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach took a...