During a recent press conference on Capitol Hill, Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) said that at any given time there are roughly 500,000 people sitting in local jails waiting for their day in court.
Enough senators have voted to advance a bill ending the government shutdown, the Associated Press reports.
During Members-Only Meeting, Congressional Black Caucus Plans Protest of Trump at State of the Union
During a lengthy, members-only meeting on Capitol Hill on January 19, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) discussed various options to protest the current President of the United States.
A North Carolina college football player was shot to death at a party on another campus, police said Saturday.
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer recently announced five new Housing Ambassador locations as financial counseling host sites for Ready to Ren
Feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to dodge blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showing few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end a government shutdown that stretched into a second day Sunday.
Okay, everyone, if you are reading this, welcome to 2018. You made it, and with that being said, I feel that this is the perfect opportunity for us to be honest about an important truth.
The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
From record low crime rates to record high job numbers, New York City is on the rise.
Omarosa Manigault Newman, best known for her first name only, who has resigned under duress from her public liaison job at the White House, is leaving true to form—amid a cloud of controversy and with sparks flying.
While looking for information on the life of Emmett Scott, one of Booker T. Washington’s most loyal supporters, I stumbled on a book by Dr. Maceo Crenshaw Dailey Jr. Dailey, in 2013, published “When the Saints Go Hobbling In: Emmett Jay Scott and the Booker T. Washington Movement.”
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Don’t expect a bigger paycheck anytime soon. Fed chair Janet Yellen recently admitted there might be far more “slack” in the labor market than she and her colleagues realized, meaning that employers can attract all the workers they need without raising wages.
The Transit Workers Union wants a better contract and it doesn’t want Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. injected into it.
On Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 600 airport workers took to Newark Airport to call for good jobs and a living wage.
Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days.
Democrat Phil Murphy was inaugurated as New Jersey’s 56th governor and former Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver was sworn in as lieutenant governor.
Renowned New York radio personality Imhotep Gary Byrd was honored by the Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
“Fire and Fury—Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff is an absorbing read if you are interested in more evidence of Trump’s megalomania, misogyny, idiocy and just plain unfitness to be president.
From California to South Africa, candles should be lit to commemorate the passing of gospel giant Edwin Hawkins and noted South African writer and activist Keorapetse Kgositsile, best known as “Willie.”