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
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are celebrating women of color in the legal profession. Everyday this month, we will be posting to our Facebook and Twitter accounts profiles of exceptional leaders using the … 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
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
Follow @yolandayoungesq In the end, Jon Stewart, the retired host of the Daily Show and Wyatt Cenac, his former “only black writer” smiled and made up, but not before providing us with a teachable … Read More
Follow @yolandayoungesq This article is the second in a series sponsored by The Cochran Firm, lawyers for the parents of John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police near Dayton, Ohio, in … Read More