U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Laquan McDonald Camera Act

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush Introduces Laquan McDonald Camera Act

by Shantell E. Jamison

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL01) hopes to establish more police accountability across the country and he hopes to do so by introduceing HR. 1213... Read More


Could Keith Ellison Be Catapulted to Lead the Democratic Party?

by #teamEBONY

Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison could take the helm of the Democratic National Committee this weekend in Atlanta as the party makes decisions on its future... Read More

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Maxine Waters Goes In on ‘Scumbags’ in the Trump Administration

by #TeamEBONY

Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters isn’t known for holding her tongue. And after Donald Trump became our nation’s 45th president, she’s seemed to make it her mission to... Read More


Trump Considered Using the National Guard for Immigration Roundups

by #teamEBONY

The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere... Read More


How Trump Came for the Black Caucus and Failed

by Madison J. Gray

We now know why South Park won’t even do any more schtick about President Trump. The commander-in-chief is making it harder to lampoon him... Read More


Will Trump’s Policy on Africa Be an Improvement? Not Likely

by Grant Clark, Urban News Service

After a two-year election campaign and weeks into his presidency, Africans still have no idea how Donald J. Trump plans to deal with this... Read More


Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Next Attorney General

by #TeamEBONY with AP

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition to the Alabama Republican... Read More

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Reading of Coretta Scott King Letter Results in Senate Fight, Silencing of Lawmaker

by #teamEBONY

Apparently the words of the wife of Martin Luther King were too much for Senate Republicans on Tuesday, and it drove them to try... Read More


Trump’s Awkward Black History Month Moment

by #teamEBONY

President Trump, fresh off announcing his choice for a new U.S. Supreme Court justice, convened a meeting of conservative Black supporters on Wednesday at... Read More

African Union Criticizes Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

African Union Criticizes Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

by #teamEBONY

Last week, President Donald J. Trump suspended all U.S. refugee programs and banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Three of those countries are members... Read More