Senate Health Care Plan Panned by Critics
From former President Barack Obama to The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the people are not pleased with the Better Care Reconciliation Act.
CBC Response to Trump Administration's Meeting Invite: Nah
The Congressional Black Caucus says Trump’s policies will “devastate Black communities.”
3 Things to Watch on C-Span
No, really. Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sean Spicer just might be full of...information.
Puerto Ricans Vote Overwhelmingly for Statehood
But some local critics say it would be “devastating” for residents.
The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans
In anticipation of Saturday’s March Against Sharia events nationwide, researcher and journalist Spencer Sunshine chronicles the major moments of a violent new movement he's dubbed “Independent Trumpism.”
Activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson Mayoral Race with 93 Percent of Votes
The son of late mayor Chokwe Lumumba ran on a progressive platform that demanded law enforcement and education reform.
Black Leaders Fight to Remove Arizona's Confederate Monuments
Part of the state was a Confederate territory with legalized slavery. Black community activists want to remove monuments commemorating that history.
These Three Federal Civil Rights Offices Are in Trouble
The proposed 2018 budget continues the Trump Administration’s trend of devaluing—and defunding—federal civil rights enforcement.
READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest in Their Leadership
"Like civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who testified at the 1964 Democratic convention demanding Blacks have a seat and voice within the Party, we are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'"
NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Loses Sponsors, Police For Oscar López Rivera Honors
The parade's board named the recently-freed Puerto Rican nationalist and FALN member as its "Procer de la Libertad," or National Freedom Hero.
Against Open Internet Advocates' Wishes, FCC Votes to Review Net Neutrality Rules
Commissioner Mingon Clyburn's dissent: "We should not let broadband providers define the rules of engagement."
After 36 Years Behind Bars, Oscar López Rivera is Still Committed to Puerto Rican Independence
The longtime political prisoner and former Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional member pledges to tour the island to "share ideas and promote unity" around Puerto Rican nationhood.
STUDY: APIA First-Time Voters Turned Out for 2016 Election in Record Numbers
The newest National Asian American Survey reports that 1.1 million new voters of Asian descent cast ballots last November.
ICYMI: Criminal Justice Orgs Denounce Jeff Sessions' Mandatory Minimums Directive
Activists and advocacy groups say the attorney general's latest sentencing order fuels the War on Drugs at the expense of communities of color.
5 Reasons Why Kris Kobach Shouldn't Lead Trump's Voter Fraud Investigations [OPINION]
The Kansas secretary of state helped create President Trump's border policy and supports voter ID measures. Now, he has a seat on the president's new voter fraud investigation commission.
New Website IDs Corporations Profiting From the Abuse of Communities of Color
BackersOfHate.org documents Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Uber and more companies' ties to the Trump Administration and policies that negatively impact poor people of color.
Health Care, Human Rights Advocates on Why They Oppose Trumpcare
The latest Congressional Budget Office analysis of the bill estimated that it would take health insurance away from 24 million people.
#TBT: The First Freedom Ride Headed South 56 Years Ago
Congress of Racial Equality activists boarded buses to New Orleans, risking violence from White mobs and law enforcement to demand an end to legal segregation.
President Trump Signs 'Religious Liberty' Executive Order
But does it preserve religious liberty—or provide a license to discriminate?
BREAKING: House Votes to Replace Affordable Care Act With 'Trumpcare'
The vote was 217 to 213.