When the polls close tonight, Hillary Clinton may shatter the ultimate “glass ceiling” by becoming the first woman President. This is indeed a milestone for women’s leadership, but a closer look at tonight’s history-making moment will reveal eight Black women who are poised to kick open doors that have been difficult for Black women to get through. Despite the growing voting power, America’s 23 million Black women remain underserved and underrepresented. Read More
By Marcy Mistrett In a historic moment yesterday, President Obama used his executive authority to end the use of solitary confinement for youth in the federal prison system. This action is incredibly important to the … Read More
For nearly thirty years Paula Boggs distinguished herself in the practice of law first as an attorney in the Army General Counsel’s, then as a White House lawyer, later as a federal prosecutor, and finally … Read More
A judge in Baltimore is expected to hear preliminary motions in the Freddie Gray case on Wednesday.
In May, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced indictments against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray who died while in police custody. Read More