Politics Noir


James warns investors about ‘extreme risk’ when investing in cryptocurrency

New York Attorney General Letitia James issued two alerts in response to the “extreme risk” posed to New Yorkers investing in virtual or “crypto” currencies. James first issued an investor alert urging “extreme caution when investing in virtual currencies.”

Biden’s stimulus bill up for debate

Now that the House of Representatives have passed President Biden’s coronavirus stimulus bill, anxious Americans are waiting to see when it will get the go ahead from the Senate.

Brian Benjamin unveils plans to fight crime, reform policing

New York State Senator and New York City Comptroller Candidate Brian Benjamin said he was inspired by Black Lives Matter and state police reform to issue his new plans for reforming city police and criminal justice.

Vernon E. Jordan, civil rights activist, passes at 85

A smooth, polished and elegant style characterized Vernon E. Jordan Jr.’s political comportment, as well as his personal demeanor.

Supreme Court removes Trump’s tax return shield

One of the hoped for dreams of Trump opponents arrived on Monday, Feb. 22, when the Supreme Court demolished the shield protecting his tax returns from New York prosecutors.

Marijuana legalized and decriminalized in NJ

New Jersey becomes the 13th state to legalize marijuana as Gov. Phil Murphy signs the “New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” into law

PA Williams advances bill creating mental health emergency phone line

Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams is calling for the passage of his bill to create a three-digit hotline used for mental health emergencies, as an alternative to 911, at a hearing of the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addiction ...

Crain’s New York Business names Keith L.T. Wright one of its top Black leaders & executives

Crain’s New York Business recently released its list of New York’s most “Notable Black Leaders and Executives” and among them is chair of the New York County Democratic Committee former State Assemblyman Keith L. T. Wrigh

House Impeachment Manager Joe Neguse is first Eritrean-American in U.S. Congress

Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse, one of the standout speakers at the impeachment trial of ex-president Donald J. Trump, got raves from news pundits, saying a new national political star had been born.

Trump and Giuliani sued by the NAACP

An impeached Trump was acquitted, but he is far from free of legal entanglements as a current lawsuit filed by Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi and the NAACP suggest.

COMMENTARY: What A Difference A Day Makes

COMMENTARY: What A Difference A Day Makes

Dr. Ralph Bunche: A Hero of U.S. Diplomacy

Dr. Ralph Bunche: A Hero of U.S. Diplomacy

Isaac Wright, Jr.’s journey can be NY’s...says Isaac Wright

When you’ve escaped a lifetime jail sentence, you believe that anything is possible.

Impeachment trial underway with Trump in Florida

After House Impeachment managers Representatives Joe Neguse of Colorado and David Cicilline of Rhode Island delivered strong arguments to impeach Trump, Rep. Jamie Raskin, the Lead House Impeachment Manager...

Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera and congressional aides on Trump’s impeachment

Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera has threatened to quit the GOP if Rep. Liz Cheney is ousted for her vote to impeach Trump, insisting she is right to do so.