The senator’s release of DNA-test results inadvertently validates the president’s taunts about her claimed Native American ancestry.
The man who once declared that a president and a party had no use for black people is now a pawn in a game dedicated to marginalizing those same people.
The Republican candidate and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp denies charges that he is attempting to suppress African American turnout for political advantage—but advocates say barriers to the ballot help his cause all the same.
A new survey from The Atlantic and the Public Religion Research Institute finds that the past two years have eroded African American participation in politics and activism, even in a watershed election year for minorities.
In the 2018 elections, Republican lawmakers are torn between their ongoing pledges to repeal or oppose the health-care reform, and overwhelming support for its protections for people with preexisting conditions.
The Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh played to the president in unflinchingly partisan testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Thursday’s hearing could serve as a breaking point in American politics. Or not.
One year after Hurricane Maria, community efforts to replace trees downed by the storm reflect optimism about the island’s future and a focus on sustainability.
Although the effort to rebuild Puerto Rico has made progress, the island is still confronting questions of status, economics, and emigration that Hurricane Maria helped expose.
Recent comments by the president that serve to erase the severity of Hurricane Maria’s death toll on the island confirm that he’s never really seen the disaster as anything more than a conspiracy against him.
Climate change is going to revolutionize politics in cities across the world.
In Thursday’s Senate primary in Delaware, Kerri Evelyn Harris hopes to capitalize on a grassroots energy that has seen black, female, and LGBTQ candidates redefining the left wing of the Democratic Party.
The major agricultural and welfare proposal currently before a conference committee would reduce poor Americans’ access to nutrition, even as the USDA acknowledges its food-stamp program has been instrumental in fighting hunger.
Federal judges have ruled—again—that the state’s congressional map is unconstitutional. But it just used that map to elect candidates for November.
A new, definitive study from George Washington University finds that almost 3,000 people lost their lives—and highlights the government’s failures before and after the storm.
The most enduring scandal in and around the White House might not be corruption, but rather the administration’s constant embrace of bigotry from white-supremacist and far-right groups.
With a new global summit approaching, communities in the southern United States are calling attention to the disaster scenarios they currently face.
The president described the deceased soul legend first as a person who “worked for me,” a telling remark in his ongoing disparagement of black women.
The soul singer was an architect of the civil-rights movement as much as a witness to it.
The city’s fraught racial history is a perfect parallel for the ways that white supremacy actually shapes spaces and could change the country.