Good intentions abound. That’s the only reason people still embrace misguided ideas like “colorblind society,” despite the powerfully negative connotations that such phrases conjure up. The latest nicey-nicey concept I’ve encountered (and no doubt you have as well) is the absurd notion that, for America to succeed, we need to put aside our differences.
WASHINGTON ―Before entering politics, Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) said he waited tables, worked at a Belk department store and at a Radio Shack.
As Judge Neil Gorsuch faces his confirmation hearings to be the next Supreme Court Justice, the Trump White House and Republican Senators continue to say that he is a strong conservative in the mold of Justice Antonin Scalia, who he would replace.
One of the biggest impacts of Donald’s Trump’s election is not the direct damage he may do – but the cultural shift he has unleashed among American business leaders. Assaults on decency and health that would have been unthinkable a few months ago are now the expected response by corporate executives pressured by short-term market pressures and right-wing political allies.
For most of her life, “Little House on the Prairie” star Alison Arngrim hid a painful secret: She’d been sexually abused by a family member during her childhood, before landing the role of TV villain Nellie Oleson on the ‘70s series.
Progressive health care reform advocates plan to demonstrate in defense of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, holding protest events in Chicago and congressional districts across the country, as well as in Washington, D.C.
Meals on Wheels America says it has seen a 500 percent increase in volunteer signups and 50 times more online donations than usual in the 24 hours since President Donald Trump’s administration proposed eliminating the program’s federal funding.
The storm continued to hover over New England and parts of northern New York and Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon.
When the historic Loving v. Virginia case legalized interracial marriage in America in 1967, it changed the lives of countless individuals ― many of whom wouldn’t realize it until decades later.
The instant #45 Trump announced that he would meet with the Congressional Black Caucus, the question was, “meet about what?” The CBC is not the carefully vetted, hand-picked array of former black athletes, rappers, preachers, and conservative Black Republicans that Trump paraded up to Trump Tower and then paraded to the front of the building for the mandatory photo-op shoot.
Imagine a life where you must confront violence in your community and in your own home. Imagine that this unforgiving environment could determine your destiny. This is the life that confronted a young man named Malachi Hernandez.
WASHINGTON ― School administrators in a 93 percent white Maryland county recently asked high school teachers to take down pro-diversity posters from classrooms because they perceived them as “political” and “anti-Trump,” a school spokesperson told The Huffington Post.