Black Women Leaders Band Together on Behalf of Maxine Waters

Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] “Never get on a Black woman’s bad side,” are the wise words of anybody who’s ever found themselves on a Black woman’s bad side.  Yet, for some reason or...

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

By BILL BARROW and ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less White as a sign they may be able to...

NOT REAL NEWS: Waters Didn’t Suggest Immigrant for Top Court

By The Associated Press California Rep. Maxine Waters did not appear on CNN calling for the next U.S. Supreme Court pick to be an "illegal immigrant" despite a false image circulating online. The altered image was...

Rep. Ellison Denies Abuse Allegations from Ex-girlfriend

By Kyle Potter, The Associated Press Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Aug. 12 denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation...

Justice Roberts May Hold Key Vote as Supreme Court Moves Right

By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press Chief Justice John Roberts is the Supreme Court's new man in the middle. It's just that the middle may have moved well to the right. The retirement of Justice Anthony...

Omarosa Says She Secretly Taped Her Firing, Plays Audio

The Associated Press Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room. And NBC's “Meet the Press” is airing part of...

Indiana GOP Leaders Call on AG to Resign Amid Groping Claims

By BRIAN SLODYSKO, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and the two GOP Statehouse leaders have called for Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill to resign amid what they say are credible claims...

Waters Claps Back at Attacks From the Right and Left

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Maxine Waters (D-CA.), the seemingly indomitable political firebrand who represents large swaths of South Central Los Angeles, is now taking fire politically from the Left, as well as the Right....

Lawsuits: Congressional Maps Dilute Black Voters in 3 States

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and DAVID A. LIEB, The Associated Press A Democratic political group launched a legal campaign June 13 to create additional majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against Black...

House Race Will Mean State’s First Black or Gay Congressman

By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press DOVER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican and Democrat in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District race understand they have the chance to make history but are approaching their roles as trailblazers...

Trump Calls Off Eagles Visit Over Anthem Dispute

By The Associated Press Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute...

Trump Cancels Pay Raise Due to Federal Workers in January

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is canceling pay raises due in January for most civilian federal employees, he informed Congress on Thursday, citing budget constraints. But the workers still could...

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