Tag: National

Grassroots Progressive Organizers Are Transforming The Midterms Landscape 

Grassroots organizers in Southwest Georgia Source: Albany Voter’s Coalition / Albany Voter’s Coalition With primaries in battleground states at the top of the news cycle, upcoming congressional upsets and emerging national leaders are the centerpieces of public political debate. But this focus makes it… Continue Reading “Grassroots Progressive Organizers Are Transforming The Midterms Landscape “

11 Malcolm X Quotes That Are Still Relevant Today

Source: Bettmann / Getty UPDATED: 7:35 a.m. ET, May 19, 2022 — Nearly 60 years after his assassination, Malcolm X remains one of the most influential political figures. As the world pauses to celebrate Malcolm X’s 97th birthday on Thursday, it can’t be ignored… Continue Reading “11 Malcolm X Quotes That Are Still Relevant Today”

Malcolm X, In His Own Words

Malcolm X at an outdoor rally circa 1963. | Source: Bob Parent / Getty UPDATED: 7:25 a.m. ET, May 19, 2022 As the world celebrates what would have been Malcolm X‘s 97th birthday on Thursday, it’s important to remember that he was more than… Continue Reading “Malcolm X, In His Own Words”

How Black Barbershops Across America Are Becoming A Sacred Place For Men To Open Up About Mental Health

Source: Kobus Louw / Getty The barbershop has always been a sacred place in the Black community, and now they’re helping reduce the stigma surrounding mental health. “The haircut’s gonna be the one way to make you feel good, but we’ve gotta go deeper… Continue Reading “How Black Barbershops Across America Are Becoming A Sacred Place For Men To Open Up About Mental Health”

‘White Supremacist’ Safely Arrested After Buffalo Supermarket Massacre

Source: Getty Images / Getty Horrific news out of Buffalo, as reports of a white supremacist unleashing deadly havoc on a supermarket surfaced online Saturday afternoon. Local news indicated that at least ten people were pronounced dead and three others were wounded. According to… Continue Reading “‘White Supremacist’ Safely Arrested After Buffalo Supermarket Massacre”

Brown v. Board of Education’s Legacy Remains Unfulfilled

Source: skynesher / Getty Nearly seven decades after the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the court’s declared goal of integrated education is still not yet achieved. American society continues to grow more racially and ethnically diverse.… Continue Reading “Brown v. Board of Education’s Legacy Remains Unfulfilled”

WATCH: Rep. Summer Lee Challenge Anti-Black Rhetoric

Source: NurPhoto / Getty Democratic candidates for Congress and party brass have begun ramping up efforts to turn out voters for upcoming primary elections looking ahead to expanding their majority in November. As the party’s most loyal constituency, Black women are front and center… Continue Reading “WATCH: Rep. Summer Lee Challenge Anti-Black Rhetoric”

Clarence Thomas’ Hypocrisy On Protecting The Court’s Integrity

Source: Paul Morigi / Getty Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas suddenly has concerns about the integrity of the Court. Weighing in on the leak of the draft opinion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Thomas echoed sentiments previously expressed by Chief Justice… Continue Reading “Clarence Thomas’ Hypocrisy On Protecting The Court’s Integrity”

Biden Caught Praising Segregationists Again

Source: Anadolu Agency / Getty A short video clip surfaced Friday afternoon of President Joe Biden seeming to praise segregationist members of the Senate. Originating from the RNC Research Twitter account, the nine-second clip has Biden praising segregationists like Mississippi’s Sen. James Eastland.  Biden… Continue Reading “Biden Caught Praising Segregationists Again”

Kenyatta Johnson Case: Judge Declares Mistrial in Federal Bribery Case Against Wife, Dawn Chavous

Source: TOLGA AKMEN / Getty After a 25 hour jury deliberation, a mistrial was been declared deciding the fate of a Philadelphia councilman, Kenyatta Johnson and his wife as they were not able to reach a verdict. In January, Johnson, 46, and his wife… Continue Reading “Kenyatta Johnson Case: Judge Declares Mistrial in Federal Bribery Case Against Wife, Dawn Chavous”