5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision<br />
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5 Things You Should Know About the Voting Rights Act SCOTUS Decision

by Angela Bronner Helm

Over the years, we've all received those cryptic messages that the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most important pieces… Read More

Key federal employee benefits at stake in DOMA case

Supreme Court Rules DOMA Unconstitutional

by Huffington Post

The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states… Read More

Witness recalls efforts to save wounded Trayvon Martin

Witness Remembers His Attempt to Save Trayvon Martin's Life

by #teamEBONY

The jury in the George Zimmerman trial was shown photos of Trayvon Martin’s body and a closeup of a chest wound as a police… Read More

Chaos Erupts in Texas Senate After GOP Forces Early End to Abortion Filibuster

Wendy Davis Saves the Day

by Huffington Post

The Texas anti-abortion bill, which threatened to close nearly all of the abortion clinics in the state and  Read More

Attack on Abortion Is an Attack on Women of Color

Attack on Abortion Is an Attack on Women of Color

by France François

The Republican-led House of Representatives continued its 'war on women' last week by passing an abortion bill so strict… Read More

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:<br />
Zimmerman Trial Day 11

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:
Zimmerman Trial Day 11

by Joseph Haynes Davis

State’s witness #7, Sargent Tony Raimondo, a 17-year-veteran of the Sanford Police Department testified Tuesday the he heard… Read More

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Black Philanthropy

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Black Philanthropy

by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

In May, Dr. Dre and Jimmy Lovine each gave $35 million to the University of Southern California to build a Jimmy Lovine and Andre… Read More

[THE WEEKLY READ]<br />
Dear Clarence Thomas

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Dear Clarence Thomas

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Clarence Thomas: I peg you as the type who thinks along the lines of “the lighter the writer, the better the… Read More

Mystery girl to testify in Trayvon Martin murder case

"Mystery Girl" to Testify in George Zimmerman Murder Trial

by #teamEBONY

A star witness will be revealed by prosecutors in the George Zimmerman murder trial for the first time on Tuesday, the girl Trayvon… Read More

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