US House Committee To Have Hearing On Slavery Reparations

Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is running for President in 2020 and recently secured 12 co-sponsors for a reparations bill. The bill would would create a commission to study the impact of slavery and offer proposals to compensate descendants of slaves for centuries of injustice. A Hearing on the bill is set to take place next week […]

Chicago Inaugurated Its First Black Woman Mayor Today; Do We Need More?

Lori Lightfoot takes the reins of the City of Chicago today as she is inaugurated Mayor. Lightfoot stands out as the first Black woman and openly gay mayor of America’s third largest (and arguably greatest) city. The idea of a Black mayor running a major American city is exciting but ultimately, does it matter? The […]