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‘What Do You Have to Lose?’ Black Legislators Answer Trump’s Question

by Sheryl Huggins Salomon   Mar 23, 2017

When President Donald Trump said that abolitionist Frederick Douglass (who died in 1895) is “an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is... Read More

Justice Deferred: Our Work is Far From Done

Justice Deferred: Our Work is Far From Done

by rep-john-conyers   Aug 12, 2016

In 1968, the world watched as America imploded. Our descent into the Vietnam War and the continuing struggles for civil rights drew stark contrasts... Read More

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. John Conyers on Why the 1967 Detroit Riot Happened

[IN MY LIFETIME] Rep. John Conyers on Why the 1967 Detroit Riot Happened

by #teamEBONY   Feb 24, 2016

July 23, 1967 was a hot summer day that remains etched in my memory as the start of one of Detroit’s darkest periods. Over... Read More

POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:
This Week in Politics

POLITICS AS (UN)USUAL:
This Week in Politics

by Zerlina Maxwell   Aug 03, 2012

A look at the political week that was… Obama for America calls out Mitt Romney’s tax plan for what it really is: A tax... Read More

Senate to Consider the “End Racial Profiling Act”

Senate to Consider the “End Racial Profiling Act”

by Zerlina Maxwell   Apr 20, 2012

This week’s Senate hearing on racial profiling was the first of the post 9/11 era.  In the wake of the Trayvon Martin case, the... Read More