Category: Politics

Louisiana Is Asking for major disaster declaration as Covid-19 intensifies throughout State

Louisiana, and New Orleans in particular, has some of the highest rates of COVID-19 spread in the country.   Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards requested a major...

Florida’s Ex-Mayor says he’s entering Rehabilitation Treatment

Former Florida candidate for governor Andrew Gillum has disclosed he’s entering a rehabilitation facility, saying he fell into alcohol abuse after losing his bid...

United States Government declares a National Emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, and announced a set of specific measures aimed at stemming the effects of...

The World Health Organization declares Coronavirus Disease crisis a Pandemic

On Wednesday, The World Health Organization declared that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic as U.S. stocks plunged into bear market territory and several...

Jill Biden And Symone Sanders Fought Off Two Protesters Who Stormed Joe Biden

A vegan protester storming the stage of Joe Biden‘s victory speech on Super Tuesday got tackled by two unlikely linebackers: the candidate’s wife, Jill...

Black Voters Turned Their Backs on Mike Bloomberg in a Historically Black Church in Selma, Alabama

The historic Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Alabama on Sunday held a service before the annual march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to commemorate “Bloody...

Louisiana Farmers are being Licensed to grow Hemp

Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural...

What is Redlining in Real Estate?

Redlining is a discriminatory practice in real estate, typically involving mortgage lenders that refuse to lend money or extend credit to borrowers in certain areas of...

The Significance and History of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education that were established with the purpose to provide African Americans education....

#ThrowbackThursday – From Gentrification to Decline: How Neighborhoods Really Change

A new report and accompanying map finds extreme gentrification in a few cities, but the dominant trend—particularly in the suburbs—is the concentration of low-income...