The South Bend Police Department has been roiled by accusations of racism since Mayor Pete Buttigieg demoted the city’s first black police chief Darryl Boykins in 2012, according to reports dug up by the Washington Free Beacon.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg said “all lives matter” in 2015 speech addressing the tensions between South Bend’s police department and the city’s black community, stirred up in part by Buttigieg’s request that the city’s first black police chief resign in 2012.
A meeting with mayoral candidates in a Georgia city admitted only black reporters, WTOC 11 first reported Wednesday. The event, held at the Bolton Street Baptist Church, included two candidates, Van Johnson, a city alderman, and Louis Wilson, a repeat mayoral candidate. It was intended to get the black community to rally behind a single candidate to strengthen …
Several activists protesting a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general during the Civil War, cornered Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R.) and other top Republican leaders in the state legislature in an elevator on Thursday.
Maryland Del. Mary Ann Lisanti (D.) apologized Monday night to the leaders of the Legislative Black Caucus after witnesses say she used a racial slur while describing a legislative district in Prince George’s County, though the lawmaker says she does not remember using the alleged slur.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) told the New York Times she supported government reparations for African Americans affected by slavery.
Former Vice President Al Gore and NAACP board member Rev. William Barber II are uniting to save Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam by getting him to embrace a more liberal agenda on the environment.