Politics Noir


Hear us roar, Black women demand

Black women, who played such a decisive role in the Biden-Harris victory, are putting pressure on the president-elect to live up to his promise

Demand that Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Stop Blocking COVID-19 Relief

Demand that Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans Stop Blocking COVID-19 Relief

Trump has Georgia on his mind

With his own chances of upending the election results out of reach, Trump remains a formidable politician in play as he heads to Georgia.

AG Grewal tells prosecutors to halt marijuana possession cases

New Jersey Attorney General Grewal directs all state municipal, county and state prosecutors to adjourn, until at least Jan. 25, 2021, any juvenile or adult case solely involving the following marijuana possession-related offenses.

AG James defends Census against Trump administration’s latest attack at Supreme Court

Despite numerous losses in its efforts to politicize the 2020 Decennial Census, the Trump administration is seeking to again violate basic constitutional and statutory commands.

‘Manhattan Mom & Pop Tax Relief Act’ suspends tax on small businesses

State Sen. Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Harvey Epstein introduced the “Manhattan Mom & Pop Tax Relief Act,” legislation that will suspend collection of the Commercial Rent Tax (CRT) during the COVID-19 pandemic from small businesses with a base rent ...

President-elect Biden: women of color; Black men nominated for key posts

It isn’t often a politician running for office keeps his campaign promise.

A one-two punch staggers Trump’s quests

Michigan and General Motors delivered a one-two punch to Trump, hurting him on global warming and his determination to delay the increasingly dim prospects of flipping the Midwestern state.

Maya Wiley eyes City Hall & family legacy

During her one-on-one with the AmNews, Maya Wiley mapped out even more of her agenda while giving the five boroughs a peak into her bona fides.

Pay us reparations Biden

On Friday, Nov. 27, human rights organization the December 12th Movement will be hosting a virtual meeting on the post-election fight for reparations.

David N. Dinkins, the first Black mayor of New York City, dead at 93

David N. Dinkins, the first Black mayor of New York City, dead at 93

Biden Picks Linda Thomas-Greenfield for U.N. Ambassador

Biden Picks Linda Thomas-Greenfield for U.N. Ambassador

Advocates urge New York State’s legislative leaders to hold emergency session on COVID-19 relief

Amid a growing spike in new COVID-19 cases, advocacy groups representing low-income New Yorkers are calling on Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to hold an emergency session of the state legislature to enact a COVID-19 ...

Rather than conceding, Trump incites

There were no events on Trump’s schedule for Tuesday, Nov. 17, but his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is seeking to join the team to stop Pennsylvania from certifying a projected victory of Joe Biden. His request comes in the wake ...

Obama: Trump’s fraud claims ‘delegitimizing’ democracy

During a recent CBS “60 Minutes” interview former U.S. President Barack Obama stated that many of his successor’s activities while in the Oval Office, including his recent unsubstantiated claims of election fraud, are “delegitimizing” democracy.