As lawmakers, community stakeholders and activists protest against current White House policies, members of the Congressional Black Caucus hosted a summit on the future of civil rights under the Trump administration. […]
In the aftermath of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage greater political participation among young people, women and minorities. […]
On a day that honored a stalwart of the Black Press and saw a liaison of the Trump administration walk out on a breakfast with members of the Black Press, it was the words of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee in a university library that rang the loudest. […]
Less than a day after the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis of the American Health Care Act of 2017, three House Republicans, Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) Leonard Lance (R-N.J.) and Rob Wittman (R-Va.), said that they would vote against the new GOP health bill. […]
Cornell Belcher, the CEO of Brilliant Corners Research, said that it’s no surprise that Black voters have presented a very clear mandate to the Congressional Black Caucus to oppose the Trump Administration, because 92 percent […]
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed students from across the country and across town (Bancroft Elementary School) as well as NASA representatives to the White House to participate in planting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden Tuesday, April 5th. This year, 2016, marks the eighth and final year of vegetables planting for Mrs. Obama since originally starting her first major White House garden in 2009.
Critics of a wave of laws that restricted early voting, required photo IDs, limited pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds and closed polling centers say that those measures may have tipped the Nov. 8 presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor. […]
No matter the outcome of the corrosive 2016 election, our social fabric has been shredded by the ugliness of this campaign. Sure, there have been ugly campaigns before, but this one has revealed the extent to which racism and sexism are acceptable features of life in these United States. […]