This post was originally published on this siteThe decision about how to spend the money falls largely to state governments, raising questions about whether the package can live up to its ambition.
S. 1031: A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on disparities associated with race and ethnicity with respect to certain benefits administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
This post was originally published on this siteLegislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: This bill passed in the Senate on August 6, 2021 and goes...
Facebook says it’s winning the fight against hate speech targeting Black Americans. Its own research says otherwise.
This post was originally published on this siteFacebook whistleblower Frances Haugen internal documents show that Facebook removes a fraction of hate speech and threats against Black users.
This post was originally published on this siteBlack voters and activists are increasingly frustrated with Democrats and the Biden administration in the wake of the party’s latest failure to advance voting rights legislation.In his first days in office, President Biden signed a flurry of…
This post was originally published on this siteThe Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has launched several major investigations under President Joe Biden, an aggressive start after years of neglect during the Trump-era.
This post was originally published on this siteA rift is forming over a plan to provide only $2 billion out of the $20 billion President Biden proposed to help level the playing field in his social spending package.
Trial Of Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Killers Will Scrutinize The Use—And Abuse—Of Outdated Citizen’s Arrest Laws
This post was originally published on this site This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. The murder trial of three men accused in the death of unarmed Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery gets underway on Oct. 18, 2021, with the...