Freddie Allen is the National News Editor for the NNPA News Wire and BlackPressUSA.com. 200-plus Black newspapers. 20 million readers. You should follow Freddie on Twitter and Instagram @freddieallenjr.
As a new Congress and White House begin their respective governmental roles, a still-growing cadre of supporters and opponents are focusing on the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [read more…]
The Shiloh Baptist Church in D.C. hosted its 27th annual Martin Luther King Memorial Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, the morning after Congress allowed the federal government to shut down, and Rev. William Barber II used the event to call for a new campaign against what he said is President Trump’s attempt to roll back decades of civil rights gains. [read more…]