After announcing she wouldn't seek re-election, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed what's next for her and who might succeed her in City Hall: "I have a pretty good idea of the people it should not be."

The Biden Administration was expected to ban menthol cigarettes in the U.S. in a move that disproportionately affects Black smokers.

The Boston Police Patrolman Association's recent tweets targeting mayoral candidate Andrea Campbell point to a lengthy history of attacks aimed at Black women city officials.

Led by Black legal, faith and community leaders, the Columbus Police Accountability Coalition wants the DOJ to investigate the Ohio capital city's police department for the first time in more than 20 years, not a review like the mayor requested.

Florida's latest attack on democracy is a new anti-voting rights bill passed almost entirely along party lines and another piece of legislation created from the twin sins of lying about voter fraud and fear of multiracial coalitions.

Tim Scott, the only Black Republican U.S. Senator, told Americans that the U.S. is not racist despite his white colleagues nominating him to rebut the president's first address to Congress simply because he is, in fact, Black.

Some Congressional Black Caucus members believe that voting rights should be prioritized alongside broader election reform legislation.

Maxine Waters stood with protestors in Minnesota over the weekend, enraging Republicans who accused her of “domestic terrorism” for saying that people should stay in the streets.

Nominated to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Kristen Clarke answered questions from senators on both sides of the aisle during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

Smith and director Antoine Fuqua decided to pull their slave drama "Emancipation" out of Georgia in protest of new voting restrictions, but voting rights advocates have asked that high-profile celebrities stay and fight instead.