Category: Politics

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...

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...