Politics

Latino Evangelicals Push—and Win—on Death Penalty Abolition in Nebraska

by Aura Bogado on May 29, 2015 3:29PM

Latinos make up just 10 percent of Nebraska’s population—but account for half the inmates on death row. 

Topics: Politics, Criminal Justice

Celebrate Malcolm X's Birthday With These 5 Quotes

by Aura Bogado on May 18, 2015 5:02PM

The black revolutionary was born on May 19, 1925.

Topics: /NOW, History, Politics

WATCH: Hillary Clinton Addresses Baltimore and Incarceration

by Aura Bogado on Apr 29, 2015 10:00AM

Here's how to watch.

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, Politics

Here’s Everything Obama Said About Baltimore

by Aura Bogado on Apr 28, 2015 3:27PM

The president breaks his silence on the topic with six major points

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, 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.

Topics: /NOW, Politics