Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks during the fourth annual Citywide Iftar Dinner in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP File) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules.
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) The voting system for electing judges to Arkansas’ top courts violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of their votes, according to a federal lawsuit filed by civil rights lawyers. The lawsuit filed Monday says that because the state’s seven Supreme Court justices are elected statewide, instead of by district, the white voting bloc overpowers the votes of black Arkansas residents.
This year Byron Allen and Marsai Martin (l-r) will be honored at the fourth annual "Innovators & Leaders" Culture Creators brunch awards. (Photos courtesy of Getty) This year’s fourth annual Culture Creators brunch will honor minority innovators in film, television, music, fashion and technology at the Beverly Hilton Hotel during BET Awards Weekend on June 22.
A recent report says Black Chicagoans lost between $3 and $4 billion in wealth as a result of predatory housing contracts in the 1950s and 60s. (Getty Images) Black Chicagoans lost between $3 and $4 billion in wealth as a result of predatory housing contracts of the 1950s and 60s, according to a new report.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks onstage at the 2016 Common Sense Media Awards on May 3, 2016 in New York City.
In this Aug. 23, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama, right, is greeted by Vice President Joe Biden during a visit to Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa.
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On Monday, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire held that the Interstate Wire Act applies only to "activities associated with sports gambling