Jackson-Akiwumi is the first ex-public defender and the only Black person to currently serve on the Seventh Circuit. She's the second Black woman in her position following Judge Ann Claire Williams, who retired in 2018.
Capitol Police included the 79-year-old Rev. Jesse Jackson among the 20 people it detained and arrested for protesting against the filibuster on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Harris is scheduled to stop in El Paso, Texas on Friday, a significant intersection area for migrants traveling to the United States.
The first-ever Child Tax Credit Awareness Day touted and drew attention to the upcoming financial relief President Joe Biden signed into law to benefit working families.
Joe Biden's meeting with Vladimir Putin for a summit in Geneva, Switzerland, prompts memories of Barack Obama's famous "death stare" when he met the Russian president.
The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit as a movement grew to have Justice Stephen Breyer step down from the U.S. Supreme Court, which has never had a Black woman judge.
A champion of equity in education, Lindsay Love planned to attend a conference for school board members in urban districts. But conservatives tried to twist the purpose of the conference claiming it proved the district supported critical race theory.
The legal challenge to historic aid for Black farmers ignores the previously established history of discrimination by the USDA and related agencies.
Faith leaders and elected officials gathered Tuesday to pray and demand action on federal voting rights legislation.
Vice President Kamala Harris became the highest-ranking Black woman government official in U.S. history to make a foreign trip when she traveled to Guatemala and Mexico to address the immigration crisis.
The Democratic Senator from West Virginia penned an op-ed opposing Democracy reform legislation, citing a lack of bipartisan support despite evidence of Republican coordination to pass voter suppression laws.
A fountain of some of the fakest conservative outrage has been overflowing on social media with unjustified criticism after Vice President Kamala Harris had the audacity to, gasp, offer some kind words to the American people ahead of Memorial Day.