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Attorney General Letitia James: State will not cooperate with Trump-ordered ICE raids

New York state Attorney General Letitia James joined the mayor of Chicago in saying that they will not cooperate with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids rounding up migrant families this weekend.

Alvin Bragg announces run for Manhattan D.A.

Former New York State Chief Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg announces his candidacy for Manhattan District Attorney challenging incumbent District Attorney Cy Vance.

Trump’s health care plan—undisclosed

The occupant of the Oval Office is back on point again, that is, Trump has renewed use of a well-oiled weapon of attack: replace Obamacare.

'Why not now?' for slavery reparations, House panel is told

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States.

Bernie Sanders sole candidate to address the Black press at national convention

Every major newspaper and news organization in the country has labeled the Black vote crucial to success in the 2020 presidential election, and statistics show that African Americans are 60% more likely to utilize and trust print-related resources for information ...

NY lawmakers OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally

New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally under legislation approved by lawmakers Monday night.

Democrats Hold Hearing on White Supremacy

House Democrats on Tuesday, June 4, grilled officials from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security during a hearing focusing on how the Trump administration is addressing the growing threat of violent white supremacist groups.

De Blasio at the bottom of latest Iowa poll, Biden leads

Joe Biden leads as the top choice of likely participants in the first-in-the-nation Iowa Democratic caucuses, but his advantage there is smaller than the one he has held in recent national polling

Trump sides with Kim over Biden

One tornado after another is tearing cities apart from Oklahoma to Missouri to Illinois, yet not a mumbling word from Trump who has obstinately denied global warming and climate change.

Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson Puts Focus on Social Status of Black Men and Boys

On May 15, Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson introduced H.R. 1636, the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act of 2019.

Trump and the possibility of climate chaos

If Trump and his administration get its way—and they usually do—our environment will literally and figuratively go up in smoke since he plans to rollback the Clean Power Plan put into effect by the Obama administration.

Farah Louis wins City Council special election

Eight candidates wanted the 45th City Council District seat, but one emerged victorious Tuesday night.

Mayor Bill de Blasio annouces run for U.S. President

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces his run for U.S. President.

Trump vs. Dems—constitutional crisis?

For Trump, numbers are what really count. Numbers in the billions as he once boasted of his wealth and a claim back in 2015 that he was the richest, most successful candidate to ever seek the Oval Office.

Candidates vie for Jumaane Williams’ former seat

When Jumaane Williams won the special election for New York City public advocate, he left a void in his old New York City Council seat.

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