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Alphonso Amose and Lisa McClain
Black Rural Michiganders Struggle to Be Heard by Rep. Lisa McClain

Despite passing up multiple chances to speak to constituents of color, Rep. Lisa McClain (R-Port Huron) blamed a vote in D.C. for her lack of outreach.

This Oakland County Leader’s Family Vacation Exemplifies Black History Month

From the legacy of his ancestors to navigating a disease threatening Black Michiganders today, Rudy Hobbs is steeped in history.

Rep. Anthony, consultant Alisa Parker, Rep Bolden and Sen. Geiss.
Michigan’s BIPOC Leaders Call Out Republican Inaction on Racist Intimidation

Republican leaders have excused groups who have used racist symbolism while attacking the state capitol. Women of color won't let that slide.

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
This Inauguration Week Event Celebrates the Resiliency of Black Americans

The “We Are One” virtual celebration will feature music, guest speakers, and performances from America’s famed HBCU marching bands as the country celebrates this historic inauguration of the Biden-Harris administration.

A Trump supporter is tended to by a police officer while suffering the effects of chemical agents used to disperse crows after protesters stormed the grounds the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
Trump’s Tough Stance on Black Lives Matter Protesters Disappears for White Terrorists

Wednesday's uprising drove home a painful and obvious point: Police exercise a level of moderation when facing whites that is hardly ever extended to people of color.

FILE - In this June 1, 2020, protesters gather at a memorial for George Floyd where he died outside Cup Foods on East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis. A tough road lies ahead for President-elect Joe Biden who will need to chart a path forward to unite a bitterly divided nation and address America’s fraught history of racism that manifested this year through the convergence of three national crises.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
‘This Is Just the Beginning of Change:’ Black Leaders Pledge to Continue Work With Biden-Harris Administration

Black leaders are ready to move forward and continue the work of uniting the country after four years of division coming from the White House.

At Tuesday night's debate in Cleveland, Ohio, President Trump lied about the nature of sensitivity training and refused to condemn white supremacist groups.
Trump Called Racial Sensitivity Trainings ‘Racist’ and ‘Radical.’ Here’s What Actually Happens in Them.

While refusing to condemn white supremacists and right-wing militias at Tuesday night's debate, President Trump misled the American public on what sensitivity training actually is.