by Brentin Mock onDecember 16, 2012
In the Nation, Brentin Mock discusses how Virginia's laws are written to disenfranchise former felons and what one local is doing to fight back.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onSeptember 11, 2012
Cornel West and Tavis Smiley want the issue addressed in the debates and on the next president's agenda.
October 27, 2011
Journal-isms: The news media were initially accused of ignoring the Occupy Wall Street protests that have since spread across the country, and a new survey finds a link between coverage and public support.
by Erin E. Evans onFebruary 12, 2011
He was the first African American to lie in state in the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, the former capital of the Confederacy.
by Nsenga Burton onJanuary 14, 2011
Virginia Republican State Delegate Christopher Peace introduces controversial legislation.
August 2, 2010
Despite the Justice Department’s protestations, U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson refused to dismiss the suit, which claims that Congress can not force Americans to purchase health insurance under penalty of fine.
by Terence Samuel onJuly 27, 2010
Virginia Senator Jim Webb urges an end to government diversity programs, saying that they hurt deserving whites and benefit people not entitled to them. This is a debate we should have, but can we?
July 23, 2010
With Democrats like this, who needs Republicans?
May 10, 2010
Is Kendall Gibson the victim of religious persecution?
April 9, 2010
And white supremacy, too!
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The former baseball star posted the personal information of a woman he's charged with assaulting.
By pleading the Fifth, the person at the scandal's center didn't quell the uproar.
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