Racial wealth divides in the United States, especially between black and white Americans, are stark. For each dollar in wealth held by white households, black households hold less than seven cents. These divides even hold across income levels – a 2015 report found that for every $1 of wealth that the median black household with a college degree holds, a similar white household would hold more than $11 of wealth.
A jury has awarded five Black Mississippi strippers over $3 million after a federal judge determined they worked under worse conditions than their white co-workers.
In this May 16, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen.
GOP Rep. Justin Amash becomes the first Republican to call for President Trump's impeachment. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Many Democrats have called for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but an overwhelming majority of the GOP disagree that the former reality television star is an incompetent, racist who, on a daily, bamboozles the political spectrum with his Twitter rants, gaslighting tactics and alleged lies and misleading’s.
Sybrina Fulton, mother of the late Trayvon Martin, announced her intention to seek public office. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The mother of Trayvon Martin noted in the 2018 documentary “Rest in Power” that it took her teen son being shot down by then-neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for her to find the voice to stand up to the racially-charged injustices that permeates throughout our nation’s judicial system.
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 17: Richard Mahoney of the Pro-Life Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and American Holocaust Museum holds a crucifix during a protest vigil sponsored by The Christian Defense Coalition and Priests for Life outside of the Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) The Government Accountability Office has found that Ben Carsonbroke the law when he ordered a $31,561 dining room table set and an $8,000 dishwasher for his office but failed to report the purchases.
On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses governor Kay Ivey has signed the “Human Life Protection Act” which prohibits all abortions in the state unless a woman’s life is in danger; Republicans are looking for diverse candidates to help take back full control of in Congress 2020; Congresswoman Barbara Lee is pushing back on the trump administration’s antiquated abstinence until marriage programs. For all the latest political news that matters to our community, watch new episodes of DC360 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and follow Tiffany Cross on Twitter.
New York Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio poses with his family, wife Chirlane McCray, son Dante de Blasio and daughter Chiara de Blasio after voting at a public library branch on Election Day on November 5, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) speaks at a campaign town hall at the Irish Cultural Center on April 28, 2019 in San Francisco.