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Politics Oct 28WATCH: Sen. Kamala Harris holds events in Phoenix
Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris held multiple events in Phoenix, Arizona starting with a meeting with Black leaders in the state, followed up by a drive-in rally.
Politics Oct 12Black churches mobilizing voters despite virus challenges
To counteract racist voter suppression tactics that date back to the Jim Crow era, early voting in the Black community is stressed from pulpits nearly as much as it is by the candidates seeking their support.
Nation Sep 05Unions threaten work stoppages amid calls for racial justice
Ahead of Labor Day, unions representing millions across several working-class sectors are threatening to authorize work stoppages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement amid calls for concrete measures that address racial injustice.
Nation Aug 28WATCH: Thousands gather at March on Washington commemorations
Thousands gathered at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic "I Have A Dream" address, a vision of racial equality that remains elusive for millions of Americans. And turnout has been…
Politics Aug 26Decades later, Al Sharpton still insists: No justice, no peace
This week’s commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom will focus on police violence, and its ever-expanding roll call of victims. But at the center will be the Rev. Al Sharpton, the protest's organizer.
Nation Jul 19How the Black Lives Matter generation remembers John Lewis
Of all the ways that John Lewis influenced American life and politics, his indelible impact on young people may be among the most enduring. From student activist to elder statesman, Lewis continually encouraged the nation’s youth to start “good trouble”…
Nation Jul 08‘Strike for Black Lives’ to highlight systemic racism, AP report finds
A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout this month to protest against systemic racism.
Nation Jun 04WATCH: Floyd family attorney Ben Crump speaks during George Floyd memorial
It was not the coronavirus that killed Floyd, the family's attorney Ben Crump said, but the “pandemic of racism and discrimination.”…
Nation Jun 04WATCH: George Floyd’s family speaks at Minneapolis memorial
The painting of George Floyd hanging above his golden coffin, where mourners knelt and cried, paused and prayed at his memorial service has a simple message: "I can breathe now."…
Politics Jun 01WATCH: Trump says if governors don’t crack down on protests, he will ‘quickly solve the problem for them’
President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to deploy the United States military unless states quickly halted the violent protests that have convulsed cities from coast to coast, hours after George Floyd’s brother pleaded for peace, saying destruction is “not going…