Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: supreme court decision

Supreme Court To Decide on Environmental Justice...

A crucial environmental case is currently being deliberated by the U.S. Supreme Court that could potentially save thousands of lives in the Black community...

Supreme Court Gives Police More Power to...

At a time when the nation is in a state of turmoil over the excessive force exhibited by police officers toward African-Americans, the U.S....

Asians Suing Harvard Over Affirmative Action Could...

While the attack on affirmative action has typically featured white students claiming that Blacks and Hispanics were stealing college admissions slots that rightfully belonged...

As Congress Fails to Move on Voting...

As a new study out of the University of Southern California offers fresh evidence that lawmakers who are in favor of stringent voter ID...

Supreme Court Gives Police New Power to...

In a case that could have a huge impact on African-Americans, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that police can stop and search a driver...

Democrats Seek Advantage in GOP Effort to...

Democrats are using Republican efforts to roll-back voting rights as an issue that they hope will energize their base in the upcoming midterm elections,...

Even After NYC’s Stop-and-Frisk Ruling, the Practice...

Just because a federal judge found New York’s stop-and-frisk law discriminatory and unconstitutional doesn’t mean the practice will stop. Judge Shira Scheindlin’s ruling addressed a...

Atty Gen Holder Announces Obama’s New Strategy...

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has thrown out the enforcement section of the Voting Rights Act, Attorney General Eric Holder today announced the...

Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Law by...

In a devastating ruling for voting rights in America, the Supreme Court today struck down a key part of the historic Voting Rights Act by ruling that...

After Election, Boehner Calls Obamacare ‘Law of...

President Obama's decisive reelection appears to have brought about instant change in Washington, as House Speaker John Boehner yesterday told ABC's Diane Sawyer that...

Romney Campaign Confusion Over Healthcare Shows His...

Apparently the Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare has Republicans and the Mitt Romney campaign so flustered that they can't seem to stay on the...

Obama Advisor Urges Democrats to ‘Go on...

David Plouffe, who is widely credited as the architect of President Obama's 2008 election victory, sent out a memo to fellow Democrats urging them...

Supreme Court Decision Offers Chance for Black...

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday that mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles aged 17 or younger is unconstitutional is relatively good news for black...