Eric Holder

Nominated by President Barack Obama, Eric Holder became the first African-American U.S. Attorney General in January 2009. Prior to serving as Attorney General, Holder was appointed to various positions by the three previous presidents. President Ronald Reagan appointed Holder as Associate Judge of Superior Court of D.C.; President Clinton as the U.S. Attorney for D.C. and Deputy Attorney General; and President George W. Bush as the Acting Attorney General. In 2007 Holder joined Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign as his senior legal advisor.

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BET Wire: Voting Rights Activists Locked Out By House Speaker's Office

House Speaker John Boehner's office denies voting rights activists entry; President Obama and Vice President Biden launch anti-sexual assault campaign; Attorney General Eric Holder speaks up against bullying; that high school in Chicago won't bear...

What's Happening in Ferguson, Missouri?

Two days before he would begin college, Michael Brown, 18, was killed Aug. 9 by Ferguson, Mo., police. The tragic death has brought the issue of police brutality back to the nation's attention. The city of Ferguson has erupted in protests and crie...

Feds Launch Policing Bias Study

Attorney General Eric Holder believes the study could ease racial tensions.

Justice Dept. Announces Ferguson Police Probe

This new effort will look at police department practices over the past few years, including patterns of stops, arrests and use of force, as well as the training Ferguson police officers receive

Groups Deliver Ferguson Petitions to White House

More than 900,000 people have signed the petitions seeking justice for Michael Brown.

News: Michael Brown Shooting: Should Obama Do More?

Would Obama's presence make a difference in Ferguson? (8/26/2014)
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