WILL THE FEDERAL COURT ACCEPT NEW REDISTRICTING MAPS?

August 23, 2017 Mary Thatch 0

“My initial impression of the maps is that they’re up to the same shenanigans they were up to before the court slapped them on the wrist. So now, maybe the court will smack ‘em upside the head and they’ll get the message more clearly,” Senate Minority Leader Dan Blue told Spectrum News Monday. […]

STEVE BANNON, MOST CONTROVERSIAL TRUMP ADVISOR, LEAVES WHITE HOUSE POST

August 20, 2017 Mary Thatch 0

“Now I’m free. I’ve got my hands back on my weapons,” Bannon told The Weekly Standard. “Someone said, ‘it’s Bannon the Barbarian.’ I am definitely going to crush the opposition. There’s no doubt. I built a f***ing machine at Breitbart. And now I’m about to go back, knowing what I know, and we’re about to rev that machine up. And rev it up we will do.” […]

CHARLOTTESVILLE CAN HAPPEN HERE, SAY RELIGIOUS LEADERS

August 16, 2017 Mary Thatch 0

But some Black religious and social justice leaders, like Bishop William Barber, President of the NC NAACP, say statements of racist outrage from Republican leaders about Charlottesville ring hollow when the policies of these same NCGOP congress people against the interests of African-Americans are taken into account. […]

IN SEARCH OF JUSTICE

August 16, 2017 Mary Thatch 0

This country’s democracy is under assault now by the current administration, but the fact is, its democracy has never served black people well, nor was it ever intended to. […]

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