U.S. Supreme Court

Today (June 30), Ketanji Brown Jackson made history after being sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

After weeks of anticipation and an intense Senate hearing, Ketanji Brown Jackson has officially been confirmed to be the next U.S. Supreme Court Judge. The historic vote makes her the first Black woman to serve on the highest court in America.

If the U.S. Supreme Court allows states to further restrict or even ban abortions, Black and Hispanic women will bear the brunt of it according to new statistics analyzed.

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ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted as an accomplice in the 2004 killings of three police officers in Alabama who were shot by another man was executed Thursday evening. Nathaniel Woods, 43, was pronounced dead at 9:01 p.m. CST Thursday following a lethal injection at the state prison in Atmore, authorities said. The inmate […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau has started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query. Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits challenging the question that the printing of the hundreds of millions of […]

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago in a case now seen as a racial injustice. The unanimous vote came minutes after alleged victim pleaded with DeSantis and the Cabinet members, meeting as […]

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from an African-American attorney who called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag “an official endorsement of white supremacy.” The justices did not comment as they ended a lawsuit by lawyer Carlos Moore that sought to have the flag declared an […]

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time Monday that indications of racial bias among jurors during a trial may result in a verdict being thrown out and a new trial.

One of the funniest and most memorable scenes in Eddie Murphy’s hit movie “Beverly Hills Cop” was the banana in the tailpipe scene. In fact, it was so popular and has become such a part of pop culture that it’s an expression we use when we think someone is trying to pull something over on […]