Trump’s Feud With John Lewis Prompts Outrage Among Blacks

Days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald J. Trump is engaged in a high-profile feud with some of the country’s most prominent African-American leaders, setting off anger in a constituency already wary of him after a contentious presidential campaign. Mr. Trump’s criticism of Representative John Lewis of Georgia, a widely admired leader of the civil rights movement, has prompted a number […]

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Congresswoman Waters Urges Blacks to Vote in This Year’s Midterms

Speaking at the 20th anniversary Essence Music Festival in New Orleans Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters urged African Americans on Saturday to get out to the polls in November for the sake of President Barack Obama’s legacy. The representative from California also stressed the historic significance of voting in the African American community during a year when the nation is celebrating […]

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