A damning investigative piece published by the New York Times and ProPublica today examines a relatively unexplored side of top White House aide and Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner’s real estate empire: his vast holdings in housing units for working-class people.
If common sense isn’t your thing but overpriced cocktails are, well walk right this way and let me introduce you to the douchey bar of your dreams.
In a major decision issued on Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that two of North Carolina’s congressional districts had been gerrymandered on unconstitutionally racial lines.
The U.S. government has been using phone surveillance technology typically intended to combat terrorism to seek out undocumented immigrants, according to federal documents obtained by the Detroit News.
The NBA Conference Finals are finally in full swing. The Boston Celtics are playing the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Golden State Warriors are playing the San Antonio Spurs. With the Warriors already up two games against San Antonio, basketball fans are inching ever closer to the all-but-inevitable Cavs vs. Warriors…
Update, 5/17: J.W. Ledford Jr.’s request was denied, and he was put to death by lethal injection early Wednesday morning at a state prison in Jackson, Georgia.
The question of where non-black people of color, especially Asians, are placed in America’s racial framework—which has largely been defined as black versus white—has reappeared with a vengeance in recent months.
When Haley Carter, one of Mena Ahmadi’s coaches on the Afghanistan women’s national soccer team, said that she was worried Ahmadi would be detained at the airport on an upcoming trip to the United States, Ahmadi laughed it off. While she was the daughter of Afghan refugees, she had been born in Germany and was a…
May Day typically marks a day of protest for labor rights groups across the world (though not in the U.S., where our own separate Labor Day was created to prevent the American working class from feeling too much solidarity with their international comrades.)
It was an outcome seemingly no one expected: four Los Angeles Police Department officers found not guilty of assault in the beating of a black motorist, Rodney King.
On the morning of April 20, it seemed entirely possible that Ledell Lee would live to see another day. Lee, an Arkansas inmate on death row for murder since 1995, was scheduled to die that evening, but he had been granted a temporary reprieve, thanks to a court ruling barring Arkansas from using one of the drugs…
The state of Arkansas was scheduled to execute eight of its Death Row inmates in 11 days, starting this week. As of Thursday, all eight of the executions have been put on hold. (UPDATE: The Arkansas Supreme Court sided with the state in a crucial ruling on Thursday. See more details below.)
If you’re a New England Patriots player who decided to sit out the annual Super Bowl pilgrimage to the White House, you really, really, really didn’t miss much.
If living in a borderline dystopia where your president still won’t release his tax returns, elected representatives throw the n-word around like it’s a goddamn hackey sack, and milk could be $8 a gallon because your government insists on investing your tax dollars on immigration raids, don’t worry:
Los mexicanos normalmente usan la semana santa para viajar y muchos de ellos toman sus vacaciones en Estados Unidos.
Holy Week (or Semana Santa) is usually one of the biggest travel holidays of the year for Mexicans, quite a few of whom regularly head to the U.S.