Category: Politics

New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell says she will not Reimburse the City

“All expenses incurred doing business on behalf of the city of New Orleans will not be reimbursed to the city of New Orleans.” New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell...

Queen Elizabeth’s death revives criticism of Britain’s Horrid Legacy of Colonialism

Critics are responding to “the relationship of the monarchy to systems of oppression, repression and forced extraction of labor, and particularly African labor,...

This Is America: Jackson, Mississippi Water Crisis a Failure Decades in the Making

Racist Policies, Underfunding Have Left Jackson’s Residents at Risk. The United States state of Mississippi’s capital city, Jackson, is facing an unprecedented water...

Petition filed with Secretary of State to recall New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell

A petition was filed Friday to recall New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell by a former city employee and former mayoral candidate. The two sponsors of the petition are...

Treasury Approves Plans to Support Underserved Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

The U.S. Department of Treasury announced an additional group of four state plans approved under the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) for up to $750...

What is the The Democratic Paradox?

On Jan. 6, 2021, a group of self-professed patriots stormed the U.S. Capitol, a building last raided by the British during the War of 1812. Some in the group were...

Bankers from 50 States Push Senate To Pass Marijuana Banking Reform

Banking associations representing all 50 states and one U.S. territory sent a letter to Senate leaders on Thursday, imploring them to include marijuana banking reform in...

U.S. Senate confirms Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. She was confirmed in a 53 to 47 vote, with three Republicans voting alongside...

The Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination is a ‘profound achievement for African American women in the legal profession’

On Feb. 25, federal judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history, becoming the first Black woman to be nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court. President Joe Biden nominated...

Jay-Z and Fellow Hip Hop Artists Team Up to Block Rap Lyrics From Being Used in Court

According to Rolling Stone, Jay-Z is leading a list of music industry titans throwing their support behind a proposed New York state law that aims to stop prosecutors...