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Clarence Thomas Breaks 3-Year Silence In Supreme...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deeply troubled by a Mississippi prosecutor's pattern of excluding African-American jurors, the Supreme Court seemed in broad agreement Wednesday that a...

George H.W. Bush’s Legacy on Racial Issues...

George H.W. Bush got elected president after a campaign marked by the infamous Willie Horton ad, about a black man who raped a white...

Echoes of Anita Hill In Sexual Assault...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there...

Ginni Thomas, Wife of Clarence Thomas, Hired...

A new bombshell report accuses Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, of hiring an assistant booted from conservative student group...

Report: Justice Clarence Thomas Considers Stepping Down...

The U.S. Supreme Court may be set to lose another conservative justice regardless of who fills the vacancy at the White House. Justice Clarence Thomas...

25 Years Later, Anita Hill Opens Up...

Anita Hill revisits her 1991 testimony on Capitol Hill, as the subject resurfaces in the upcoming HBO film 'Confirmation.' The film stars actress Kerry...

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...

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...

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...

Kerry Washington to Play Anita Hill in...

By Sonia Montalvo Scandal star Kerry Washington doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon. This summer, the versatile actress will play Anita Hill in the...

Kerry Washington To Star As Anita Hill...

Kerry Washington is known for her role as a powerful Black woman tackling fictional scandals in Shonda Rhimes' scripted drama, but the Scandal star...

Mississippi Congressman Doesn’t Back Down After Calling...

Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi faced a phalanx of reporters on Capitol Hill yesterday and refused to back down from inflammatory statements made during...

Supreme Court Rules Michigan’s Ban of Affirmative...

As expected, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that Michigan's voter initiative banning racial preferences in admissions to the state's public universities was constitutionally...

New Documentary Explores How Anita Hill Changed...

The release of a new documentary, "Anita: Speaking Truth to Power," by Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Mock has dragged Anita Hill's riveting sexual harassment allegations against...

Anita Hill Continues to Speak Truth to...

  It was the testimony heard 'round the world: Anita Hill sitting before the all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee, clad in a turquoise suit, appearing...

9 Black Celebs Malcolm X Would Call...

Malcolm X's speech on the role of Uncle Toms and modern house Negroes. Don Lemon On November 5th, 2013 speaking during his regular slot on the...

Voting Rights Act: Congress Seeks New Way...

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to throw out Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, the Senate held a hearing yesterday...

Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Jim...

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas got into Yale Law School thanks in part to affirmative action, according to his autobiography. But that doesn't make him...

Clarence Thomas: President Obama Selected by Elites,...

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas doesn't speak much on the job, but during an interview last month at Duquesne Law School in Pittsburgh, he...