Congress To Begin January 6 Public Hearings, Here’s What To Know
The rare primetime television airing will show the American public what has been learned by Congress so far about the Capitol insurrection.
LIVE UPDATES: Ketanji Brown Jackson's Senate Confirmation Hearing
The federal appellate judge is facing questions from senators as she moves toward replacing Justice Steven Breyer. Check here for updates in the congressional procedures.
Ohio Woman Charged For Threatening Two Black Michigan State Reps With Violent, Racist Voicemails
‘You’re going to die,’ the woman allegedly said in the messages.
After A Century, The U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Emmett Till Antilynching Act Of 2022
An Emmett Till opera is also headed to New York City.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Censured By Arizona Democratic Party For Failing To Support Voting Rights
Sinema joined Republicans in blocking the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act from passing into law.
Kyrsten Sinema’s Refusal to Consider Changing the Filibuster Could Doom Voting Rights Legislation
The Arizona Senator’s refusal places President Joe Biden in a position where he may be unable to fulfill his promise to Black voters.
'Divine Nine' Black Greek-Letter Organizations Make Push For Voting Rights As Several Mark Founders' Days
With a long history of fighting for civil rights like voter freedoms, member groups of the National Pan-Hellenic Council outline new strategies.
Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Says She Contracted Breakthrough COVID-19 Case
Congresswoman AOC Announces Breakthrough Case of COVID-19
EXCLUSIVE: The Jan. 6 Insurrection One Year Later: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Recounts One of the Worst Days in American History
In an interview with BET.com, the Texas congresswoman remembers the danger she found herself in when domestic terrorists stormed the citadel of democracy.
Rep. Bobby Rush To Retire After Decades in Congress To Focus on Ministry
The longtime representative, a former Black Panther, and the only politician to defeat Barack Obama, has served for three decades.