Beyond the Rhetoric: Blacks Need to Challenge the Shutdown

When America gets a “cold” Blacks will come down with “pneumonia”. That is why we are going to suffer from the current federal shutdown more than any other segment of the United States population. Yet, Blacks in general look at ...

Fortis Academy Culinary Students Certified, Ready to Cook

Fortis Academy Culinary Arts Teacher Ouindetta Thomas couldn’t help but smile with excitement as her kitchen was fully operational the first week of the spring semester.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement on the Death of Harris Wofford

Jackson Lee—“I mourn his loss, but also celebrate his life. I extend my condolences to his husband, Matthew, and to all who survive him and celebrate the life of this statesman.”

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Statement following the Supreme Court’s Reinstatement of the Trump Transgender Military Ban

Jackson Lee—“While challenges to the courts move through the nation’s appeals process, I hope that the Supreme Court will realize that Americans who defend our right to live freely should be able to serve freely. In the meanwhile, I take ...

Mueller wants to know about 2016 Trump campaign's ties to NRA

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has expressed interest in the Trump campaign's relationship with the National Rifle Association during the 2016 campaign.

Trump, Pelosi remain at odds over State of the Union

The White House says it is forging ahead with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address at the Capitol next week, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appears entrenched in her request for Trump ...

How to assist federal workers impacted by the shutdown

The federal government shutdown came about because of politics. But its repercussions are hitting average citizens without regard for partisanship.

Dow slides on weak economic outlook and China trade concerns

Stocks fell Tuesday after a series of economic reports confirmed what investors have feared: The global economy's long rebound could be nearing its end.

The LA teachers' strike is about to end, thanks to a tentative deal with the school district

After six days and more than $125 million in lost revenue, the Los Angeles teachers' strike is almost over.

Kamala Harris is making history in the 2020 race

Sen. Kamala Harris' Martin Luther King Jr. Day announcement that she is running for president puts the number of women who are competing or have declared exploratory committees at four. In defiance of the norm, most of the high-profile candidates ...

The tricky lesson of MAGA hat confrontation

It was such an easy sell -- images of white kids from Kentucky wearing Make America Great Again hats and antagonizing elderly Native Americans seemed like racism personified. Right?

The tricky lesson of MAGA hat confrontatio

It was such an easy sell -- images of white kids from Kentucky wearing Make America Great Again hats and antagonizing elderly Native Americans seemed like racism personified. Right?

73% of investors are worried about a recession

A growing number of economists predict that the United States will experience a recession sometime later this year or in 2020. Investors are starting to worry about a downturn, too.

Conservative Supreme Court majority says it will hear 2nd Amendment case

A newly solidified conservative majority on the Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up a Second Amendment case for the first time since 2010.

'Ted Bundy Tapes,' 'Robert Durst' add to TV's 'celebrity' monsters

The appetite for true-crime programming has created a bit of a logjam, to the point where coverage of notorious murderers and serial killers is beginning to recycle. The question is whether the sheer volume of coverage risks somehow romanticizing these ...