Sheila Abdus-Salaam

Pioneering Black Woman Judge Found Dead in NYC’s Hudson River

by Madison J. Gray   Apr 12, 2017

Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to be appointed to the New York State Court of Appeals was found dead, floating on the shore... Read More

Barack Obama will be serving jury duty in the next month.

Is Barack Obama Staging A Political Comeback?

by #teamEBONY   Mar 06, 2017

Barack Obama isn’t done with politics. At least that’s what many got from former Attorney General Eric Holder’s remarks while speaking to a group... Read More

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Airbnb Hires Eric Holder to Handle Racial Discrimination

by #teamEBONY   Aug 12, 2016

Airbnb has selected former Attorney General Eric Holder to help “craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy,” according to a blog post posted on the company’s website.... Read More

Muhammad Ali, Nas, Eric Holder Among Honorees for W.E.B. DuBois Medal

Muhammad Ali, Nas, Eric Holder Among Honorees for W.E.B. DuBois Medal

by #teamEBONY   Sep 29, 2015

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones are among the 2015 recipients of Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Medal.... Read More

loretta lynch

Why We’re Counting on AG Loretta Lynch

by Rashad Robinson   Apr 24, 2015

This week, Loretta Lynch made history as our country’s first Black woman attorney general. In a world where White men still disproportionately dominate positions... Read More

Eric Holder

The Legacy of Eric Holder

by The Root   Apr 24, 2015

Interestingly enough, as political as D.C. is, and as much as Republicans have tried to portray Holder as political, there’s an argument to be... Read More

GOP case against Loretta Lynch falls apart

Loretta Lynch Foils GOP

by The Washington Post   Jan 29, 2015

Loretta Lynch had them at Jim Crow. Senate Republicans had delayed confirmation hearings for President Obama’s attorney general nominee until they took control of... Read More

Attorney General Eric Holder Tells MSNBC's Joy Reid The Nation Has "Failed" Due To Ongoing Distrust Between Communities Of Color And The Police

Eric Holder: “We, as a Nation, Have Failed”

by #teamEBONY   Dec 17, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder told MSNBC’s Joy Reid that “we, as a nation, have failed” due to ongoing distrust between communities of color and... Read More

NAACP Releases Statement on New Racial Profiling Guidelines

NAACP Releases Statement on New Racial Profiling Guidelines

by #teamEBONY   Dec 10, 2014

On Monday, the Attorney General of the United States issued an update to the 2003 U.S. Department of Justice guidance regarding the use of... Read More

Justice Department Announces New Limits on Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement

New Limits on Racial Profiling Announced by Justice Department

by Slate   Dec 09, 2014

The Obama administration released a new set of guidelines on Monday aimed at curtailing the profiling of specific groups by law enforcement. The Justice... Read More