Politics

Incumbent senator Todd Young easily won re-election for a second term in Washington, leading a Republican wave of victories in the Hoosier state on Tuesday (November 8), even as a national "red wave" did not materialize.

Texas' new restrictive voting law is a perfect example of how, for several decades, the GOP has depended on racism to keep white people in power and nonwhites on the outside.

Although Andrew Cuomo's former role as New York Governor is temporarily being replaced by Lieutenant Governor of New York, Kathy Hochul, it appears that longtime civil rights activist Al Sharpton is being eyed as one of the main men for the job.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pending resignation over damning sexual harassment allegations has paved the way for State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins to be New York's first Black woman acting lieutenant governor.

A former federal public defender, Lee will be the second Black woman to serve on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, bringing with her a 'deep commitment to protecting civil rights.'

Speaking recently at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas, Carson made the utterance that welfare and government assistance has undermined Black families far more than slavery.

Donald Trump announced that football Hall of Famer Herschel Walker will run as a Republican for U.S. Senate in Georgia and challenge recently elected Sen. Raphael Warnock.

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued the State of Georgia, the Georgia Secretary of State and the Georgia State Election Board for passing a law that makes it harder for Black people to vote.

Politics are not immune to pettiness. Hillary Clinton's endorsement of Shontel Brown for Ohio Congress was effectively a snub of Nina Turner, the loyal adviser to Bernie Sanders, who Clinton once said: "nobody likes."

At a time when conservatives are sweeping history aside, Sotomayor’s concurring opinion provides a framework for Congress to fix the gap in legislation which often affects Black and minority communities.

Launching on Juneteenth, the "Blackest" bus in the country and local and national partners will tour 9 southern cities to raise awareness about the current threat to voting rights and building Black power in the south.

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit as a movement grew to have Justice Stephen Breyer step down from the U.S. Supreme Court, which has never had a Black woman judge.