Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.
The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.
Abigail Fisher, the White woman who made a big fuss about the affirmative action program at the University of Texas, lost big at the Supreme Court on Thursday.
The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat.
The Supreme Court examined a case out of Utah that questioned whether it was constitutional for evidence collected unlawfully by a police officer could be used as evidence in court.
Thomas, who will turn 68 on June 23, is the lone Black Supreme Court Justice and one of the court's most conservative members.
Four decades after the ban on first-trimester abortions was declared unconstitutional in Roe v. Wade, women's reproductive rights activists find themselves before the Supreme Court for another battle in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case.
Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.
According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, President Obama has garnered his highest approval rating since the second time he was inaugurated. The results show that 51 percent of voters approve of how Obama is running the country; 46 percent of those polled don’t believe he is doing a […]
The Supreme Court sided with a Black man on death row who said the prosecutor sought an all-White jury. Justice Clarence Thomas was the sole dissenter.