President Joe Biden

End the Rail Family Feud – President Biden’s Neutral Panel Recommended the Way

Nobody wins when the family feuds. This often-quoted line from Jay-Z’s track “Family Feud” on his critically acclaimed album 4:44 perfectly describes the brewing crisis between the nations Class I railroads and their labor unions. Believe it or not, railroads and their unions are like families born of arranged marriages. Most days they tolerate each other and often unite against outsiders who look to harm the family unit and other times – mostly during the endless negotiation season – they are warring clans. As a former member of the management team at Amtrak I have witnessed the unity and enmity

Four California Criminal Justice Reform Laws That Took Effect This Year

Two weeks ago, President Joe Biden signed a federal policing accountability executive order based on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 authored by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37). That action supplements other criminal justice reforms affecting Californians that took place this year. Several other criminal justice reforms at the state level went into effect in January.

Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Meet in L.A.

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists is holding their 51st International Convention in Los Angeles. The event began Wednesday, May 25 and continues through Monday, May 30, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown L.A.

Frierson sworn in as first Black US attorney in Nevada

Nevada’s new top federal prosecutor has been sworn in to his job in Las Vegas. U.S. Attorney Jason Frierson was administered his oath of office Wednesday, May 11, by Chief U.S. District Judge Miranda Du during a ceremony at the downtown Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse.

Biden pardons former Secret Service agent and 2 others

President Joe Biden has granted the first three pardons of his term, providing clemency to a Kennedy-era Secret Service agent convicted of federal bribery charges that he tried to sell a copy of an agency file and to two people who were convicted on drug-related charges but went on to become pillars in their communities.

AP-NORC poll: Many Black Americans doubtful on police reform

Few Americans believe there has been significant progress over the last 50 years in achieving equal treatment for Black people in dealings with police and the criminal justice system, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

This is Our Moment 

February 2022, the month designated in the United States of America as Black History Month, will now be celebrated as Black Future Month as well, thanks to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris.