Category: Politics

#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...

When Did Black Americans Actually Get the Right to Vote?

In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the United States found itself in uncharted territory. With the Confederacy’s defeat, some 4 million enslaved black men,...

Far More Prevalent Than Previously Reported “Forever Chemicals” (PFAS)Contamination Found in Drinking Water Across U.S. Cities

New Detections of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in New York, D.C., Other Major Cities New laboratory tests commissioned by EWG have for the first time found the toxic...

Iran launches 15 ballistic missiles into Iraq targeting US Military Base

The Iranians fired a total of 15 missiles, two U.S. officials said. Ten hit Ain al-Asad and one the base in Irbil. Four failed, said the officials, who were not...

Kamala Harris: Will McConnell Let the Senate Hold a Fair Impeachment Trial?

Every one of my colleagues has an obligation to pursue the truth, regardless of the politics. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President...

DONALD TRUMP HAS BEEN IMPEACHED!

The Articles of Impeachment written by Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the aid of her committee chairmen Rep. Jerry Nadler and Rep. Adam Schiff are now expected to go to the...

Racial Disparities in Opioid Addiction Treatment in Black and White Populations

Racial Disparities Still Occurring through Opioid Crisis Racial disparities in outcomes are still commonplace in the United States, and one way this is apparent is the...

How does the U.S. Impeachment Process Work?

Here is a look at what impeachment is and why it doesn’t necessarily mean removal from office. How does impeachment work? Impeachment was established by the framers of...

Louisiana Democratic Governor Keeps Seat Despite Trump’s Opposition

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, held onto his seat Saturday after a tough challenge from his Republican opponent, Eddie Rispone, a wealthy businessman and...

U.S. Supreme Court debates Byron Allen Lawsuit Against Comcast

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday expressed sympathy toward allowing comedian and producer Byron Allen to pursue his racial bias lawsuit accusing cable television...