This bill may help musicians preserve their artistic freedom

On July 27, Democrats introduced the Restoring Artistic Protection Act to limit the use of lyrics and artistic expression as evidence in criminal cases. The act follows the arrests and charges against Atlanta rappers Young Thug and Gunna this year, as prosecutors are using their lyrics against them. The introduction of the bill comes after […]

Black Republican uses AR-15 rifle in campaign ad, incites debate (video)

A former NFL player who is now running for Congress in Arizona has published a campaign ad on social media about needing an AR-15 to fend off the Ku Klux Klan in the Democratic Party, inciting both nationwide support and vitriol. Jerone Davison, a Republican, produced a commercial titled “Make Rifles Great Again” that shows […]

1st openly gay Black politicians elected to US Congress

Voters are sending two openly gay Black politicians from New York to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2021. Ritchie Torres, 32, is a member of the New York City Council, where he has served for the past seven years representing the Bronx borough. He won the primary in New York’s 15th Congressional District in […]

Ice Cube attempts to clarify working with Republicans on ‘Platinum Plan’

Ice Cube spoke out for the first time since it was revealed that he helped the Republican presidential campaign with its “Platinum Plan.” On Oct. 14, Katrina Pierson, senior adviser to the president’s reelection campaign announced that the rapper helped with the Platinum Plan, a $500 billion package proposed by Republicans to help the Black […]

Singer Jaheim supports the president, says he ‘saved a lot of people’ (video)

Singer Jaheim is stirring up the urban political spectrum after unequivocally throwing his support behind the incumbent presidential administration.  In an Instagram post to his 247,000 followers, the singer born Jahiem noted that the commander in chief has “saved a lot of people” and even apologized on behalf of the president “for all the misinformation […]

Joe Biden taps Kamala Harris as running mate

Joe Biden selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate. If Biden wins the general election in November, Harris could make history thrice as the first female, Black woman and Asian American to hold the nation’s No. 2 spot in American history. Biden, 77, the presumptive presidential nominee for the Democratic Party, made […]

Barack Obama backs Joe Biden for president (video)

Former President Barack Obama ended his self-imposed moratorium from public political pronouncements on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, when he officially endorsed his former vice president, Joe Biden.  Biden, 77, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, emerged victorious when his last and most formidable party foe, Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, dropped out of the race after […]

Will Joe Biden choose a Black woman as his running mate?

Now that Democratic presidesntial front-runner Joe Biden finally has carved out some space between himself and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the former vice president can exhale deeply. The significant delegate lead he has over his rival has seemingly fortified the 77-year-old sufficiently enough to make audacious declarations as he did during the televised Democratic presidential […]

White Republicans question Kamala Harris’ Blackness

Kamala Harris is facing issues related to her ethnicity. Harris made headlines on June 27 during the Democratic presidential debate by saying that she was the only African American woman on stage that evening. However, Harris caught backlash on social media and by several White Republicans who are questioning her race. Harris, 54, was born […]

Politician, 61, who admitted having sex with a minor, wins election

A White 61-year-old lawmaker recently won an election years after he faced charges for having sex with a 17-year-old Black girl. On June 11, 2019, Joe Morrissey defeated incumbent Sen. Rosalyn Dance in a state Senate primary that took place in Richmond, Virginia. The win comes five years after Morrissey pleaded guilty to having sex […]

How Barack Obama destroyed Donald Trump in scathing speech

Former President Barack Obama took direct aim and fired several shots at Donald Trump during a speech Friday, Sept. 7, to students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It was Obama’s most vocal attack on Trump since he was elected president in 2017. Obama, who was at the university to receive the Institute of Government and […]

T.I. believes Stacey Abrams will be the 1st Black female governor in history

T.I. and Stacey Abrams have both made an impact in the state of Georgia. T.I. as a rapper and activist, and Abrams made a name in the political realm while serving as house minority leader for the Georgia General Assembly and state representative for the 89th House District. Abrams seeks to become the first Black […]

Trump supporters can blame themselves for government shutdown

One year ago, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States. The scene in Washington, D.C. was chaotic and strange. Hundreds of protestors argued with police and Trump supporters. Police in riot gear formed lines as protestors objected the election. Rocks and bottles were thrown by some as police sprayed tear gas and […]

Sheriff David Clarke claims voting for Democrats destroys Black families

David Clarke, the ultra-conservative Republican sheriff from Wisconsin, claims voting Democrat destroys Black families. In fact, according to his interview with WND, Clarke, 60, believes it is no coincidence that the most dangerous cities in America are all led politically by Democrats. The flamboyant and flame-throwing sheriff also claims that the Democratic party preys on the ills of […]

See how Democrats vs. Republicans react to controversial Pepsi ad

PepsiCo pulled their “Live Bolder” ad featuring Kendall Jenner on April 5 and apologized, saying “we did not intend to make light of any serious issue,” after people criticized it for for being “tone deaf” in appropriating specific images from the Black Lives Matter movement and other protests. Morning Consult actually dial tested 2,002 people’s reactions to the […]

Why voters should be afraid of the upcoming presidential race

As 2015 comes to a close we should give serious thought to who should become Commander in Chief of the United States post the Obama-age. The US will require concise and direct leadership. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime is mirroring that of the Cold War era and the relationships between many Middle Eastern nations and […]

Election results: 1st black female Republican elected to House, marijuana wins

America goes red following midterm elections, Republicans seize Congress Political pundits are having a pep rally. One reason is the GOP won key gubernatorial races, including Maryland, Connecticut Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and Arkansas this past election on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Connecticut, Maryland and especially President Barack Obama’s home state, Illinois, are true blue […]

John Lewis criticizes President Obama

Rep. John Lewis has an issue with President Barack Obama’s choice to nominate a federal judge that has a history of bigoted ideologies. President Obama nominated Michael Boggs to the federal bench, a lifetime post. Boggs is a conservative Democrat who voted to keep the Confederate emblem on Georgia’s  state flag, a polarizing symbol of […]

Homeland Security chief says illegal immigrants ‘earned right to stay’

Jeh Johnson, director of Homeland Security Immigration reform is a combined social and moral issue. While everyone wants to see America’s borders secure and its citizens protected from terrorists, there is more involved to consider. First, there are a large number of illegal immigrants who have had children and raised multigenerational families in this country. Many of these people […]