Sorry, Sen. Rand Paul, You’re No Civil Rights Hero

Rand Paul is Not an Ally

by The Root

To be fair, Sen. Paul has come down on the correct side on several issues. I’m glad that he’s been willing to work with… Read More

Will the New Black Republicans in Congress Be Lawmakers—or Talk Show Hosts?

Will Congress's New Black Republicans be Pro-America or Anti-Black?

by The Root

Problems will emerge because Black Republicans are predictably paraded as shiny examples of a brand-new day in GOP outreach. Modern… Read More

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No, the Republican Wins Weren't a Loss for Blacks

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Victory is still in the air after the Republican tidal wave of successes last Tuesday. There is no second-guessing that Republicans… Read More

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What the Midterm Election Meant for Black Women

by Monique W. Morris

A recent report… Read More

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'The Movement for Racial Justice is Bigger Than a Political Party'

by Rashad Robinson

The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a… Read More

Tim Scott Will Rise Again

Why White Conservatives Love Tim Scott

by Slate

Scott has said little on the racial controversies and civil rights issues of the last four years, from the killings of Trayvon Martin… Read More

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The Who, What, Where and Why of 2014's Midterm Meltdown

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I am sure that President Barack Obama hoped that the worst news he’d get last week was Michael Jordan’s assessment  Read More

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Muriel Bowser Ready to Lead D.C.

by The Washington Post

When the screen over the Howard Theatre’s stage filled with the face of defeated D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania, Joe… Read More

Mia Love, the Obama of the Republican Party?

Mia Love, the GOP's Newest Star

by #teamEBONY

Even her name is media friendly. Mia Love instantly became the darling of the Republican Party on Wednesday, after being elected… Read More

Republicans didn't win as big as you think they did. And Obama didn't lose.

President Obama Did Not Lose Election Day

by #teamEBONY

In the end, there was no Republican wave. Indeed, ideologically it was barely a ripple. Unlike 2010, with the Tea Party, or 2006… Read More

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