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Congresswoman: House Has Votes to Pass Reparations Bill

Congresswoman Jackson Lee said this week that there’s now enough votes in the House for passage of the historic piece of legislation. By Stacy M....
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Black Women, Legal Scholars Praise Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS Nomination

Americans around the country, including legal scholars and Black women, are praising President Joe Biden’s announcement last week nominating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to...

Biden’s Focus: Russia, Inflation and Congressional Action on Voting Rights

Domestically, President Biden called on the Senate to pass voting rights legislation. “Tonight, I call on the Senate to pass the Freedom to Vote...

Veterans Day legislation targets GI Bill racial inequities

By Aaron Morrison and Kat Stafford, Associated Press In honor of Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the...

Black Pastors and Churches Challenged, Mobilize to Brunswick, GA Ahmaud Arbery Trial

By Pat Bryant, BlackPressUSA A modern-day lynching is what Civil Rights and Freedom Movement leaders are calling the death of Ahmaud Arbery and the trial...