Research from two UC San Diego Rady School of Management studies released Tuesday says that while the 1965 Voting Rights Act contributed to economic improvements for Black Americans, a 2013 Supreme Court ruling striking down a key provision in the act has led to economic disenfranchisement for that same group.
The first study — a working paper — found that counties... Read more
Newly released body camera footage of Georgia sheriff’s deputies stopping a majority-Black lacrosse team's bus shows the officers rifling through the players’ personal items — after the sheriff asserted the deputies did no such thing.
Liberty County Sheriff William Bowman said in a statement Tuesday that deputies weren’t racially profiling the women’s lacrosse team for Delaware State University, a historically Black university... Read more
President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary, with incumbent Jen Psaki set to leave the role next week.
Biden is also bringing back longtime Democratic strategist Anita Dunn as his senior adviser. She had served in the Biden White House last year for several months after Biden was sworn into office.
“Karine not... Read more
Former Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called out Capital Grille after she said she was turned away from the restaurant for wearing leggings.
“I was just turned away at @CapitalGrille at Perimeter Mall because I have on leggings,” she tweeted Friday.
When someone pointed out that the establishment has a dress code, Bottoms said it was “odd” that the restaurant would not allow what... Read more
"This barrier-breaking moment was met with disdain that this racial barrier is being broken," said Cornell Belcher, a Democratic pollster.
After Jessica Fullilove, 31, a student at Northern Illinois University College of Law, attended the second day of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, she couldn't help but feel disillusioned about the process and the Republican... Read more