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1. Eric Adams Wins Democratic Primary in NYC’s Mayoral Race What You Need To Know: In one of the largest groups of political candidates, in one of the most complex forms of voting, Eric Adams has emerged as the winner of the Democratic primary in the race for mayor of New York City. 2. Attica […]

1. Democrats Seek to Organize Ahead of Midterms What You Need To Know: According to the National Conference of State Legislatures or NCSL, the first primary contest of the 2022 midterm election season will take place in Texas. 2. Republicans Use Redistricting in Effort to Take Back the House What You Need To Know: As […]

1. Speaker Pelosi Appoints Democrats and One Republican to Jan. 6 Committee What You Need To Know: The U.S. House voted Wednesday to establish a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection, in which a mob of Donald Trump supporters attacked the Capitol. 2. Top Democrat Shows Support of Ending Filibuster What You Need […]

1. Standoff Between Massachusetts Police and ‘Moorish Arms’ Group What You Need To Know: An hours-long standoff between Massachusetts police and a group of armed men, identified as members of a Moorish American Arms group, began early Saturday morning on Interstate 95, outside of Boston. 2. Hate Crime Charge for Woman in NYC Hotel Confrontation […]

1. Bill Cosby is Free: Comedian’s Sex Assault Conviction Overturned What You Need To Know: One of America’s most famous entertainers convicted in one of the country’s most famous sexual assault cases, is a free man. 2. The Clock is Ticking on Police Reform What You Need To Know: It’s been more than a year […]

1. Unemployed Sue GOP Governors for Ending Pandemic Benefits What You Need To Know: It appears that many Americans need to be reminded there is still a pandemic in this country and millions of Americans are still struggling to feed and clothe families, stay in their homes and find jobs. 2. As Trump Reemerges, Pelosi […]

1. U.S. Rep. Bush’s Bill Presses for Non-Police Responders in Mental Health Cases What You Need To Know: Before she made history as the first Black woman to represent the state of Missouri in the U.S. Congress, Cori Bush was a nurse specializing in mental health. 2. Department of Justice Sues Georgia Over New Voting […]

1. Derek Chauvin Sentenced — Now What? for Floyd Murder What You Need To Know: One year and one month after millions watched the murder of George Floyd, Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday by Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill to 270 months or twenty-two and a half years.   2. Florida Building and DC Bridge […]

1. No Surprise as Senate Republicans Blocked Elections Bill What You Need To Know: The effort to bring about voting rights reform across the country was shot down by Senate Republicans Tuesday. 2. Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Give Low-Level Drug Offenders a Second Chance What You Need To Know: Tuesday, the Biden administration announced it […]

1. Juneteenth is a Start — What About Real Freedom? What You Need To Know: This year’s Juneteenth celebration kicked off with a presidential signing, making it the federal holiday, Juneteenth National Independence Day. 2. GA Secretary of State Uses Voter Purge to Save GOP Standup What You Need To Know: Calling out the name […]

1. Juneteenth is Now a Federal Holiday What You Need To Know: As African Americans and allies in this country prepare to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to make the day a federal holiday and recognize the emancipation of formerly enslaved African Americans. 2. Despite Dim Odds, Democrats Nationwide […]

1. Dueling House Resolutions Condemn House Members What You Need To Know: A group of U.S. House Republicans introduced a resolution Monday to censure Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) and her closest colleagues. 2. McConnell Announces Plans to Block Biden Supreme Court Pick What You Need To Know: Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell signaled his […]