The six biggest banks have been fined $181 billion. But minority communities that were hardest hit haven’t benefitted from the settlements.
Trump wants a border crisis that he can use politically, not a solution that can ease human suffering.
Many with nonviolent drug felonies, enforced by a systematically biased criminal justice system, are kept from the polls
Racism is used for political manipulation and economic exploitation.
The U.S. has a long, shameful history of intervention in this hemisphere. Trump is trying to orchestrate a coup, and Congress needs to investigate.
The horrors played on TV sets across the country generated an outrage that provided the final impetus for passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.
This is the line between a constitutional republic and a presidential autocracy.
A new generation of leaders is rising that just may be ready to take on the fight for the moral center. They will only succeed with a popular movement
President Trump apparently has decided that intervention in Venezuela’s agonies can help repair an image scarred by the government shutdown debacle.
With the government still partially shut down, partisan politics is generating more heat than light.
Since the striking victories of Democrats up and down the ballot in 2018, President Donald Trump has been flailing more and more wildly.
This administration is the most hostile to civil rights and to equal justice under the law than any since the passage of the Civil Rights laws.