Black Voices

The report excuses America’s founders for owning slaves and defends the racist Three-Fifths Compromise as necessary to form a “durable union.”
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Gov. Gavin Newsom also appointed Shirley Weber to be secretary of state, set to be the first Black person in the role for California.
The iconic Ronettes frontwoman has previously said the record producer psychologically tormented her throughout their marriage.
Musicians Jon Bon Jovi, John Legend, Demi Lovato and Justin Timberlake are also set to join the prime-time virtual celebration.
The FBI is looking for seven men who were involved in the assault of Officer Michael Fanone during the deadly Jan. 6 pro-Trump riot.
Rep. Joaquin Castro and Sen.-designate Alex Padilla want immigrants working on the front lines of COVID-19 to get the chance to become U.S. citizens.
"Trans In Trumpland," which debuts at the end of February, also captures intersectional issues like race, immigration and poverty.
There was a distinctly Christian nationalist presence at the U.S. Capitol riot. Some leaders are trying to publicly reject it -- but others are staying silent.
The legislation, if it becomes law, will help distance the Hoosier State from Vice President Mike Pence's anti-LGBTQ legacy for good, supporters say.