Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions
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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions

Last week, Sen.-Elect Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) set the toneon the…

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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss
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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss

On election day, Republican Governor Pat McCrory lost. McCrory got fewer votes than Democratic challenger…

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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress
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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress

There will be a record number of African Americans in Congress during the time Donald…

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Dems Should Pick a Leader From Their Strongest Voting Block: Black Women
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Dems Should Pick a Leader From Their Strongest Voting Block: Black Women

The leadership of the Democratic party has included white women and Latino and white men.…

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@TheRoot Will Democrats Ever Listen to Black Elected Officials on Election Day Strategy?
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@TheRoot Will Democrats Ever Listen to Black Elected Officials on Election Day Strategy?

In the ROOT: The Black Caucus and the Democratic Party in the age of Trump.…

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Rep. Keith Ellison Looks Set to Run for DNC Chair
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Rep. Keith Ellison Looks Set to Run for DNC Chair

He hasn’t made a formal announcement yet but the look of things appears clear: Progressive…

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Video: Chicago Rep. Bobby Rush Apologizes for Clinton Crime Bill Vote
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Video: Chicago Rep. Bobby Rush Apologizes for Clinton Crime Bill Vote

1994 Video: Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks Loudly Against the Clinton Crime Bill “Jim Crow Goes to Yale”  @RevJJackson
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1994 Video: Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks Loudly Against the Clinton Crime Bill “Jim Crow Goes to Yale” @RevJJackson

1994 Video: “…when Jim Crow Goes to Yale.” Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Speaks loudly against the Clinton…

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1994 Video: Fmr. Rep. Alan Wheat Speaks in Support of #Clinton Crime Bill
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1994 Video: Fmr. Rep. Alan Wheat Speaks in Support of #Clinton Crime Bill

1994 Video: Fmr. Rep. Alan Wheat Speaks in Support of #Clinton Crime Bill on the…

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@TheRoot: Bill Clinton Attempts to Change History on His Role in Mass Incarceration
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Bob Johnson: Minority Programmers Need Opportunity, Consumers Need Choice
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Bob Johnson: Minority Programmers Need Opportunity, Consumers Need Choice

Consumers deserve choice and minority programmers deserve opportunity By Robert L. Johnson In 1980, I…

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Why Are Democrats Protecting #Rahm Emanuel?
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Why Are Democrats Protecting #Rahm Emanuel?

The Root: Here’s a question: What could Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel do to prompt Democrats…

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Nov. 18: Goodlatte-Conyers Bill with New Heroin Penalty Heads to Cmte.
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Nov. 18: Goodlatte-Conyers Bill with New Heroin Penalty Heads to Cmte.

Legislation authored by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and ranking Democrat John Conyers (D-MI)…

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Hillary Clinton’s “Racial Justice” vs. Mandatory Minimums and the Death Penalty
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Hillary Clinton’s “Racial Justice” vs. Mandatory Minimums and the Death Penalty

Hillary, Racial Justice, Mandatory Minimums and the Death Penalty.  At this point in the campaign…

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