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Trump taps Ben Carson for HUD secretary

Ben Carson will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Trump transition team announced Monday.

Long live the spirit of Fidel Castro!

I was truly saddened to learn of the passing of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.

Colorado voters keep slavery clause in state constitution by mistake

Lee McNeil, 72, vowed to fight on in an interview with the AmNews two weeks after election results in the state of Colorado showed that the referendum on the ballot to abolish a loophole in the state’s Constitution that makes ...

Political chasms and chaos persist

Setting aside division and finding common ground are not solely matters facing those mourning and not mourning the death of Fidel Castro.

The evolution of the One Million Conscious Black Voters and Contributors

The movement that began as THE One Million Conscious Black Voters and Contributors, while aspirational as it rapidly moves toward its goal of one million members, it is also dynamic as opposed to static.

Voting rights activists speak on the aftermath of the 2016 elections

During a recent forum on the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill, voting rights advocates and civil rights leaders expressed concerns about the role that restrictive voting laws might have played in the outcome. The forum also tackled the problems ...

Officials blast Trump vote fraud claims, GOP wants to 'move on'

Election officials, leading Democrats -- and even a prominent Republican -- blasted President-elect Donald Trump after he spread allegations of voter fraud and targeted a trio of states with his false claim.

Obama: My prayers are with the Cuban people

President Barack Obama reacted to the death of Fidel Castro in a statement released by the White House Saturday morning, offering condolences to his family and extending a hand of friendship to the Cuban people.

Clinton to join recount that Trump calls 'scam'

Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday it will take part in efforts to push for recounts in several key states, joining with Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has raised millions of dollars to have votes counted again in Wisconsin.

Trump and the ‘working hungry’

The struggles of the “heartland” have been well chronicled this election and the president-elect might do little to alleviate the situation.

The might of the white right

Whether within governmental circles or on the alt-right or the extreme right, danger lurks, particularly for America’s Black and Brown citizens.

Black separation? Mobilizing for a plebiscite

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, The Choice campaign for self-determination organized by the December 12th Movement, held a Black Voters State of Emergency Community Speak-Out Nov. 15.

Trump 'seriously considering' Ben Carson for HUD secretary

President-elect Donald Trump says he's "seriously considering" Dr. Ben Carson for housing secretary.

Donald Trump's first 100 days: A breakdown of his plan

There was no mention of building a wall along the Mexican border. There was nothing about repealing Obamacare.

President Obama grants commutations to 79

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 79 individuals.