Politics Noir


WATCH: President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Chicago

President Barack Obama will be joined by young leaders for a conversation on community organizing and civic engagement.

After months of quiet travel, Obama to speak in Chicago

Three months after leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama will deliver his first public remarks of his post-presidency.

Black Caucus analyzes civil rights in the Trump era at forum

As lawmakers, community stakeholders and activists protest against current White House policies, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) hosted a summit on the future of civil rights under the Trump Administration.

Filibuster looms for Judge Gorsuch

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil M. Gorsuch has won the vote of three Democrats in the Senate.

NYC Black women rally for Maxine Waters and April Ryan

Ultimately victorious were the 20,000 women in apartheid-ripped South Africa, who on Aug. 9, 1956, marched on the Union buildings in Pretoria to protest against The Urban Areas Act of 1950.

CBC delivers "We Have A Lot To Lose" paper to President Trump

Carrying a 130-page document titled, “We Have A Lot To Lose: Solutions to Advance Black Families in the 21st Century,” members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) sat down with President Donald Trump and Vice President Pence to discuss a ...

Blacks have a lot to lose with Trump's new budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, titled “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again,” targets a number of programs for severe cuts or outright elimination—programs that often help poor, working-class and Black families.

Lawmakers to host town hall on missing Black girls

A coalition of African-American members of Congress announced Friday that it will hold a town hall next month to address the dozens of missing black children in Washington and nationwide.

Maxine Waters in her signature style: 'I cannot be intimidated'

That was Rep. Maxine Waters' response, fired back after Fox News host Bill O'Reilly mocked her hair Tuesday.

Rep. Shelia Jackson to Black press: Trump has endangered America

On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump Administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words of Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) ...

House Republicans pull health care bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn't get a vote.

Poll: 37% approve of Trump's job performance

Only 37% say they approve of President Donald Trump's job performance, with 56% saying they do not, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.

De Blasio will not be charged after fundraising investigation

Federal and state investigations into the fundraising practices of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have concluded without criminal charges, even though the Manhattan district attorney said Thursday the actions of the Democratic mayor appeared contrary to the "intent and ...

What America would look like under the Trump budget

More agents along the border, but a hobbled PBS. A bigger military, but less chance of getting a decent lawyer if you're poor.

Trump tweets Preet goodbye

President Trump’s Twitter finger struck again last week when he asked 46 U.S. attorneys to resign, including Preet Bharara, who commanded the Southern District of New York.