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A bill was passed Tuesday in Oklahoma’s House of Representatives that puts the state one step closer to adding the national motto “In God We Trust” to more than 300 state buildings. The Oklahoma House voted to support House Bill 3817, with a final tally of 76 yeas, and 20 nays, with 4 legislators excused. Authored […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris bemoaned the influence of the powerful and connected elite last Tuesday when she called on top Justice Department officials to recuse themselves from any matter related to Jeffrey Epstein. She said work done by their former law firm, which represented the financier accused of sexual abuse, “calls into question the […]

Last week, Shaun King shared that his family was the victim of a cruel attack. Someone filed a “completely bogus false report,” with child services. The report claims that he and his wife abandoned their children and allow them to do drugs. King feels that whoever filed the report must be someone of power, or with […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House passed a school safety bill Wednesday that includes new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers, sending the measure to the governor for his signature. The vote of 67-50 reflected a mix of Republicans and Democrats in support and opposition. The measure, a response […]

With all that’s going on in the world, South Carolina lawmakers are preoccupied with criminalizing saggy pants… coincidentally, a fashion choice worn mostly by young men of color. But not always… Democratic and Republican legislators in South Carolina seek to ban saggy pants throughout the state under House Bill 4957, which would make it illegal […]

A House committee voted in favor of a rep's controversial "Stand Your Ground" bill in Utah as violence against people of color has been a major concern.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress. Meanwhile, GOP legislation aimed at loosening gun rules faces an uncertain future. Before the shooting that killed at least 59 people — the worst […]

Attorney Warren Ballentine speaks with Russ Parr about if the cops should be charged for manslaughter or first degree murder. Ballentine believes the community needs to come together, shut down economics and follow orders of police officers.

North Carolina’s new LGBT law has prompted San Francisco to take a stand against the state’s action, and for good reason. Click on the audio player to hear more on this story in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley Show. Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays 3-7 p.m. EST! RELATED: Why […]

You’ve hit the streets. You’ve carried picket signs. You’ve joined choruses “No Justice, No Peace,” “I Can’t Breathe,” and even “Fight the Power.” You were angered…

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…

Do you live in one of the states without racial profiling laws? A new report from the NAACP finds out that 20 states don’t have laws…