Politics

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Congressional Black Caucus Encourages Americans to #StayWoke

The body created a list of 100 “troubling” actions carried out by the Trump Administration in its first 100 days.

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We're Just Gonna Leave This Trump Quote Right Here

As he approaches 100 days in the White House, President Donald Trump has an interesting outlook on his position.

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Digital Equity Groups Explain How FCC Chair's Net Neutrality Rollback Will Hurt Communities of Color

Color of Change's Rashad Robinson: "Chairman Pai's plan will devastate Black communities."

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WATCH: VICE Video Follows Pastor Who Told Trump He Could Get Chicago Gangs to Put Down Guns

Cleveland pastor Darrell Scott to President Donald Trump in February: “I was contacted by some of the top gang thugs in Chicago for a sit down. They respect you, they believe in what you’re doing.”

Federal Judge Delivers Another Blow to Trump's Immigration Policies

A federal judge in California has blocked the Trump Administration's efforts to withhold federal funding from self-designated sanctuary cities.

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WATCH: Trevor Noah Breaks Down Trump's First 100 Days

President Donald Trump recently said that the 100-day mark is an “artificial barrier” that doesn’t apply to him because his is a “different kind of presidency.” The host of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” isn’t so sure.

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Cornel West to Activists, Immigrants: Let's Dump The Democratic Party

“If a class-conscious multi-racial party attuned to anti-sexist, anti-homophobic and anti-militaristic issues and grounded in ecological commitments can reconfigure our citizenship, maybe our decaying democracy has a chance.”

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#TBT: 144 Years Since Reconstruction's Deadliest Massacre

White supremacist paramilitary members killed dozens of Black militia members in the 1873 Colfax Massacre.

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[VIDEO] Constance Malcolm, Mother of Police Slaying Victim Ramarley Graham, Talks About Her Family's Battle for Justice

Ramarley Graham should be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, NYPD officers kicked in the door of his Bronx apartment and fatally shot the unarmed 18-year-old. In honor of his memory, his mom, Constance Malcolm, spoke to Colorlines about her family's five-year fight for answers.

A child wears a slogan on his jacket during a rally against a ban on Muslim immigration at San Francisco International Airport on January 28, 2017, in San Francisco, California.

ACLU Files 13 Lawsuits Against Government Related to Travel Ban

The suits demand records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Judge Rules—Again—That Texas Voter ID Law is Intentionally Discriminatory

The legislators who created SB 14 wanted to keep Black and Latinx voters away from the polls.

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Hasan Minhaj to Headline Trump-less White House Correspondents Dinner

The comedian and "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" star is the first South Asian American to host the annual dinner. 

After Changing the Rules of Engagement, Senate Republicans Vote Neil Gorsuch Onto the U.S. Supreme Court

Racial justice, women's rights and LGBTQ organizations react to the confirmation of the 113th justice with alarm.

In a New Memoir, Dr. Willie Parker Pushes for a 'New Theology of Abortion'

In "Life's Work," abortion provider, activist and Christian Willie Parker takes a bold stance on the moral imperative for safe and legal abortion.

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Trump Launches Missiles at Syria, Legislators of Color Respond

Representative Tulsi Gabbard: “Trump’s military strikes in Syria are reckless and short-sighted.”

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MLK's Revolutionary Speech, 'Beyond Vietnam' Turned 50. Here's How It's Relevant to Our Current Crazy

April 4 is significant for two reasons: On April 4, 1967 we see the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King making his first antiwar speech, "Beyond Vietnam." On April 4, 1968, King is assassinated. We talked to veteran activist and King scholar Rev. Osagyefo Sekou about what that speech means today. and why King's legacy cannot be reduced to "I Have a Dream."

Then EPA's logo is displayed on a door at its headquarters on March 16, 2017, in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump's proposed budget for 2018 seeks to cut the EPA's budget by 31 percent from $8.1 billion to $5.7 billion.

EPA Set to Lose Key Prevention Programs Under Budget Cuts

According to a leaked internal budget memo, hundreds of jobs will also be cut.  

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Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Case Against Trump For Inciting Violence at Rally

The lawsuit will continue in federal court.

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New Tool Helps Activists Take Resistance to State Capitols

OurStates aims to help communities advocate for their rights at the state level.

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Progressive Religious Leaders Say They're Seeing a Post-Trump Bump in Spiritual Engagement

Special services, multi-faith conference calls and events such as tomorrow's Black Lives Matter-sponsored #SacredResistance day of action points to a newfound willingness of political progressives to use their faith as a tool for resistance.