Civil rights

Elijah Cummings Says'No Doubt' Trump is Racist

Maryland congressman Elijah Cummings compared the "send her back" chants at a recent rally for President Donald Trump to the civil rights desegregation era of the 1960s, declaring the president a "racist" after years of giving him the benefit of the doubt.

The U.S. Has a Long History of Voter Suppression

The Republican Party, with its foundation now in the solid South, has done all it can to drag the country back into the nineteenth century through egregious voter suppression, mass incarceration, and financial and economic deprivation.