Minnesota congressional hopeful Dean Phillips chaired a health care company’s board that was criticized for ignoring pervasive sexual harassment and racist comments.
There is a push by Republicans in the Arkansas legislature to replace the statues that have represented the state in the U.S. Capitol for the past century. But one of the statues they want removed happens to be related to Arkansas Democrat Clarke Tucker, leading him to charge Republicans pushing for its removal with “petty politics.”
Michigan state Rep. Bettie Cook Scott is taking heat for a series of racist insults she used about election opponent Stephanie Chang.
Black Americans are not more likely to be shot by the police than White Americans in proportion to each group’s rate of interaction with the police, as measured by crime rate, a new study argues.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) ripped Harvard University for systematic bias against Asian American students, which was revealed after internal Harvard reports became a focal point in a lawsuit against the school.