Rep. Cedric L. Richmond, Democrat from New Orleans and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, wrote a three-page letter Wednesday to Donald Trump declining his invitation to the CBC to meet with him, and outlining the many reasons the group as a whole is saying no.
I’m sure it is tempting, but can folks please avoid that comfy cliché, “a star is born,” to describe what’s happening now with California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris?
On Monday night, the Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship over the Cleveland Cavaliers in five noncompetitive games. After all the excitement and anticipation going into the series, it was a series of uninteresting blowouts. Cleveland lost because even though their big three mostly came to play, the rest of…
The Senate Intelligence Committee didn’t do its job. No one, not one person on the Senate Intelligence Committee, asked the question Attorney General Jeff Sessions needed to answer: How long has he been working for Donald Trump while secretly making cookies in a tree?!
Hello, y’all. I’m Michael Arceneaux, contributor to The Root and perpetual masochist.
Contrary to popular belief, slavery was never outlawed in the United States. This statement is not a debatable, half-twisted analysis or a cynical opinion. It is a fact.
Attorney General Jeff “I Hate Weed” Sessions will testify in a public hearing in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon.
Two days before former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, President Donald Trump’s world continues to unravel right before our very eyes. According to an unconfirmed report, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has threatened to quit his job amid rising tensions…
Two Democratic senators made three separate requests asking the FBI to investigate U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in response to concerns that he may have had an additional meeting with Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak that was not disclosed.
Most of the country seems to agree that Donald Trump is a bad president, but does that mean he will be removed from office or even impeached? No, it does not. If I may quote Margaret Mead, “Never doubt that a large group of terrible and incompetent men can be president; indeed, they’re the only ones who ever have.”
When Donald Trump nominated Jeff Sessions—the love child of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Keebler Elf—as attorney general of the United States, it was a bittersweet moment.
After news broke Tuesday of a memo by former FBI Director James Comey detailing President Donald Trump’s attempt to get him to stop the federal investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, House Democrats issued a demand for an immediate investigation into the president, the U.S. attorney general…
During the confirmation hearings for Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, racist sum’bitch, his Republican colleagues went classic Americana on us as they quite theatrically conveyed their collective belief that the real burden of racism isn’t racism itself, but merely being accused of racism.
A 10-year-old boy is being racially terrorized by little inbred elementary schoolers in Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ great state of Alabama. This be the year 2017.
In a harsh reversal from the Eric Holder-led Justice Department, civil liberties advocates, science and logic, Jeff Sessions has directed federal prosecutors across the country to charge drug suspects with the most serious charges legally possible.
While the police officers responsible for killing Alton Sterling can rest easy tonight knowing that they will not face criminal charges for murder, an activist was convicted on criminal misdemeanor charges Wednesday for laughing during the confirmation hearings for U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
The city of Baton Rouge, La., site of the July 2016 police shooting death of Alton Sterling, is reportedly bracing itself for the results of a U.S. Justice Department investigation into what many see as one of the most callous acts of “black death porn” ever perpetrated by po-9.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), 78, is small of stature but commands attention whenever she strides into a room. Her gaze is direct and inquisitive, with flashes of steely resolve serving as a clear reminder not to take her kindness for weakness.
This Saturday, April 22, at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, the Drug Policy Alliance is delivering a message from the front lines of the war on drugs: “Not One Step Back.”