supreme court

Mysonne, Kavanaugh

Why This Rapper-Activist Thinks Kavanaugh Is a Threat to Democracy

by Christina Santi   Sep 07, 2018

Mysonne sat down with EBONY to discuss being arrested for protesting Sept. 4 at the confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s... Read More

Natural Hair Bans, dreadlocks

Black Woman Seeks Supreme Court Ruling After Losing Job over Dreadlocks

by Christina Santi   Apr 19, 2018

Chastity Jones is a Black woman from Alabama who lost a job offer after telling a potential employer she would not cut off her... Read More

Arkansas

Clock Stopped for Execution of 2 Arkansas Men Due to Legal Challenges

by #teamEBONY   Apr 20, 2017

Arkansas’ plans to execute two of seven death row inmates on Thursday got tripped up by courts that put a halt on the state’s rush... Read More

Cruise

In Brief: Ga. Man Missing from Cruise Ship, Charlotte Eligible for 2019 All-Star Game

by #teamEBONY   Apr 07, 2017

Georgia Man Missing After Falling from Cruise Ship The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for Reco Scott, a Decatur man who was on his... Read More

Nuclear Option

Senate Goes ‘Nuclear’ to Push in Trump Supreme Court Pick

by #teamEBONY   Apr 06, 2017

Republican lawmakers in the Senate rewrote chamber rules, using the “nuclear option,” to clear the way for President Trump’s choice for the vacant seat... Read More

Neil Gorsuch

Senate Committee Set for Clash on Gorsuch Supreme Court Confirmation

by #TeamEBONY with AP   Apr 03, 2017

The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee, split along party lines over whether Neil Gorsuch should be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, is facing a... Read More

Cincinnati

In Brief: Cincinnati Club Shut Down; Anti-Apartheid Hero Dies

by #teamEBONY   Mar 28, 2017

Manager of Cincinnati Nightspot Linked to Deadly Shooting Shuts Down Club Julian Rogers, who ran the Cameo nightclub in Cincinnati, where 17 people were shot... Read More

Voter Identification

Arkansas Reinstates Voter ID Law, Despite Previous Defeat

by #TeamEBONY with Associated Press   Mar 24, 2017

Voters in Arkansas will be required to show photo identification when they go to the polls, due to a measure signed Friday that brings... Read More

Travel Ban

Trump Pledges Travel Ban Will Go to Supreme Court, If Necessary

by #teamEBONY   Mar 16, 2017

President Trump, has vowed to appeal the rulings of two federal judges placing a halt on his revised travel ban on Wednesday — which... Read More

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Texas Voter ID Law Case — For Now

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Texas Voter ID Law Case — For Now

by #teamEBONY   Jan 23, 2017

Supreme Court justices decided not to hear an appeal from the state of Texas in an attempt to bring back its voter identification law,... Read More