GOP Sen. Tim Scott Announces Presidential Exploratory Committee, Accuses Democrats Of ‘Weaponizing Race’
The senate’s only Black Republican could be facing a crowded field of Republicans vying to get the party’s nomination.
NAACP Leader Says Virginia State Senator Told Him ‘I’ll Rip Your Heart Out’
Lafayette Jefferson said the threat from Sen. Joe Morrissey stemmed from his opposition to a legislative bill that he opposed.
Michelle Obama Wants To Register One Million New Voters Before Mid-Term Elections
The former FLOTUS is forming a coalition to push voter reform.
After Collapse Of Police Reform Bill Talks, Supporters Express Dismay, Cast Blame
There was hope for reform, but the prospect now seems lost.
AG Merrick Garland Proposes DOJ Budget Increase To Improve Civil Rights Enforcement
The budget seeks to provide more protections.
Rep. Val Demings Says She’s Considering Running For One Of Two Powerful Positions
She is looking at a run for U.S. Senate or governor.
This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1940
Congressman and activist John Lewis was born on Feb. 21, 1940.
This Day in Black History: Nov. 14, 1954
Condoleezza Rice, a former secretary of state, was born.
This Day in Black History: Nov. 3, 1983
Jesse Jackson announced his candidacy for president.
2020 Election: 10 Black Candidate House and Senate Races To Watch
Black candidates may change the political landscape.