Tim Scott, the only Black Republican U.S. Senator, told Americans that the U.S. is not racist despite his white colleagues nominating him to rebut the president's first address to Congress simply because he is, in fact, Black.
People don’t have to agree with Waters’ statements or actions, but to claim she’s inciting violence is a logical leap deeply rooted in white supremacy and manipulation of facts.
Disillusioned by city leadership, community members have called on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resign following a series of missteps that left nothing but questions and calls for accountability.
Nominated to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Kristen Clarke answered questions from senators on both sides of the aisle during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
Smith and director Antoine Fuqua decided to pull their slave drama "Emancipation" out of Georgia in protest of new voting restrictions, but voting rights advocates have asked that high-profile celebrities stay and fight instead.
Voting rights advocates, including Stacey Abrams, founder of Fair Fight Action, challenge provisions of the law which they saw could strip control from local election boards and increase penalties for voting-related criminal charges.
The new law does not go as far as House Bill 21 introduced by State Rep. Attica Scott, also known as Breonna’s Law.
Fairfax comparing his experience to the definitive state sanctioned killings of two Black men whose deaths heightened the social justice movement is troubling.
Jones was the first woman elected as St. Louis Treasurer in 2012. After her narrow loss in the 2017 mayoral election, Jones continued to work with the movement that embraced her.
To say Charles was well respected would be an understatement, with news of her unexpected passing rocking many to the core. The daughter of Haitian immigrants, Charles brought her passion for justice with her from the courtroom into the studio.
Out of all of Trump's former advisers and certain high-ranking members of his administration, Lynne Patton is the only person to face a fine for violating the Hatch Act.
Not burdened by respectability politics and rules of decorum, lawmakers like Park Cannon, Angie Nixon, Travaris McCurdy, and Michele K. Rayner-Goolsby center equity injustice and are fighting to protect democracy.