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After the unveiling of reports where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, openly considered allowing schools to use federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) funding, to purchase firearms and provide firearm training to educators, members of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Righ…

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Washington, DC — No one questions the fact that for the past six decades, African Americans have overwhelmingly supported and voted for Democratic Party candidates for the United States Congress. In the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, African Americans by the millions will once again cast t…

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Civil rights leaders and others reacted with a sense of relief – if only temporary – after a Texas jury sentenced a former police officer to 15 years in prison Wednesday for the shooting death of Jordan Edwards, an unarmed African-American teen in a Dallas suburb.

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While there’s at least a perceived growing number of Democrats who say they want to replace California Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the Democratic leader in the House, South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn has emerged as a favorite among his peers to become the first African-American to hold that position…

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 The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified two Minneapolis Police Department officers who discharged their weapons during the shooting of Thurman Blevins on June 23.

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Bishop Fred W. Washington, presiding bishop for the Minnesota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ, will be hosting the 2018 Auxiliaries in Ministry (AIM) Conference June 12 – June 16.

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With a move that stunned many, Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-5th) announced he is running to be Minnesota’s next attorney general.

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The Democratic National Committee announced the Minnesota DFL as a recipient of a grant from the State Party Innovation Fund (SPIF), a first-of-its-kind, competitive grant program that incentivizes early organizing through state parties and supports efforts to engage local communities.

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Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would be imposing sanctions on Iran, severely hampering the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) deal – also known as the Iran Deal – former president, Barack Obama issued a statement decrying Trump’s action.