Politics

Race Affected Loretta Lynch's Confirmation, Says Her Father

by Julianne Hing on Apr 24, 2015 3:06PM

The father of the new U.S. Attorney General speaks.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Jada Pinkett Smith Wants Hillary Clinton to Directly Address the Concerns of Black Women

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 24, 2015 2:48PM

The actress will vote for Clinton if she can reconcile the exclusionary legacy of white feminists. 

Topics: /NOW, Environment, Politics

Confirmed: Loretta Lynch, Attorney General

by Aura Bogado on Apr 23, 2015 2:20PM

Lynch will be the first black woman to hold the position

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Cornel West: Dyson Committed 'Character Assassination' in Essay

by Akiba Solomon on Apr 23, 2015 1:10PM

The Union Theological Seminary professor took to Facebook to address "The Ghost of Cornel West," a scathing essay by Georgetown's Michael Eric Dyson. 

Topics: /NOW, Media, Politics

In A Closely Watched Election, Ferguson Residents Vote Today

by Carla Murphy on Apr 7, 2015 10:46AM

Low voter turnout has been a feature of past contests.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

[Video] John Oliver: The Other People of Color Barred From Voting

by Carla Murphy on Mar 10, 2015 10:15AM

The racist roots of why people of color living in U.S. territories still can't vote.

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At Loretta Lynch's Confirmation Hearing, Senators Air Holder Grievances

by Julianne Hing on Jan 28, 2015 5:09PM

"You're not Eric Holder, are you?" Sen. John Cornyn asked.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, National Security, Criminal Justice

CIA Torture Report: What Now?

by Asraa Mustufa on Dec 12, 2014 1:00PM

American Muslim leaders unload about the 'utter moral depravity' of the CIA's post-9/11 torture and talk next steps.

Topics: National Security, Politics

Facing Race 2014 Plenary Livestream: 'The Next Fifty'

by Akiba Solomon on Nov 15, 2014 3:00PM

This year and next we will celebrate the anniversaries of major racial justice victories like the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts. In this plenary, big thinkers will reflect on trends and strategies for the next half century.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, Politics

Facing Race 2014 Livestream: 'Roots and Wings: Southern Histories, Legacies and Innovations for the Future'

by Akiba Solomon on Nov 15, 2014 9:15AM

Leaders from the South will offer their insight on some of the challenges and opportunities facing the region and our movements to achieve racial justice and equity.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, Politics