Category: Politics

  • This Is Larry. He Has A Brilliant Plan To Take Down Politicians Who Are Screwing You Over.

    We’ve got a bit of a situation on our hands. Money has so much influence over American politics that a recent study by researchers at Princeton and Northwestern universities found that “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” It’s an outright corruption of […]

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  • Watch Hillary Clinton and Bill de Blasio’s Awkward ‘C.P. Time’ Joke

    Well, this is unfortunate. On Saturday night, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton surprised guests at the Inner Circle Dinner in New York City, and things got real awkward, real fast. Sharing the stage with Hamilton actor, Leslie Odom Jr., and New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, Clinton joked about de Blasio’s finally endorsing her […]

  • Congressional Black Caucus PAC Faces Sharp Criticism

    When Politico first reported on the CBC PAC’s Feb. 11 decision to table a discussion regarding an endorsement for Maryland Senate candidate, Rep. Donna Edwards, many were perplexed and the backlash was swift. The Color of Change launched a petition titled, ‘Black Power or Corporate Power?’ while The New Republic wondered if the CBC had […]

  • Hillary Clinton Surprised Everyone at Black Girls Rock, Here’s What She Had to Say!

    Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the 2016 Black Girls Rock! awards show. [Related: Hillary’s Home: Clinton Holds Harlem Rally at Historic Apollo Theatre] This year marks the 10th anniversary of the awards show, which honors black women in the entertainment industry. Stars such as Tracee Ellis Ross, Amandla Stenberg, and […]

  • Sanders Campaign Holds All-Women Roundtable in Harlem

    On Friday, Bernie Sanders’ campaign held an invite-only roundtable discussion in Harlem, New York. [Related: Hillary’s Home: Clinton Holds Harlem Rally at Historic Apollo Theatre] The all-women panel was moderated by Ebony‘s Editor-in-Chief, Kierna Mayo. Mayo was joined by The New Jim Crow author, Michelle Alexander, actress and voter outreach activist, Rosario Dawson, actress Tess […]

  • The Panama Papers: 3 Things You Need To Know

    On Sunday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists dropped a bomb on the international community in the form of 11.5 million leaked documents. The documents, which belong to Panamanian law firm, Mossack Fonseca, provide details of the offshore accounts of 140 politicians and public officials. [Related: Black Investors More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy’s Future] […]