Puerto Rico statehood 2, DC Voting Rights 0

PUERTO RICO STATEHOOD MOVES… Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton must be thrilled to see a bill to make Puerto Rico a state cruise in the House just a week after DC voting rights was pulled from the...

The Tweets of Keith and Chaka

With 5,992 followers Rep. Keith Ellison may have more followers on Twitter than any other CBCer. His tweets are blunt and you can hear his voice in them… if Ellison is your representative...

Kendrick Meek Has an Opening

KENDRICK MEEK. And with the announcement from former Forida Gov. Charlie Crist he will run for the U.S. Senate as an independent Rep. Kendrick Meek has an opening.  ina a race where the entire...

Drill Baby Drill off Virginia Coast

Still want to “Drill Baby Drill” off the Virginia coast? Oil is necessary, OK fine… but when oil spills happen there is no coming back from what results.  Interestingly, no one...

3.2% Economic Growth

Hello… economy improving… I wonder how the Republicans will spin 3.2% growth in the economy into a critical appraisal of President Obama?  At some point someone has to acknowledge...

Break for Dorothy Height Funeral

… Break for Dorothy Height Funeral …

No Overly Supreme Talk from CBC

SUPREME TALK. Though it has been reported that the Congressional Black Caucus is to have some special-Supreme-Court-selection meeting I’m not hearing that from the members.  What they are...

Equal Justice Under Law? Please.

“Unfortunately, too many Americans today cannot afford legal representation.  In many parts of this nation, more than 80 percent of those who need an attorney go without one.  Nationally, over 50...

Group Files Ethics Complaint on Meeks

Nothing proven but… ETHICS COMPLAINT FILED ON REP. MEEKS. The conservative National Legal and Policy Center has filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Greg Meeks.  Rep. Meeks has been the...

Clyburn + Hoyer = Electric Slide

Majority Whip James Clyburn’s World Famous Fish Fry was last Friday and….well there was serious dancing after…

The N-word Story Still Stands. Period.

The story still stands: AS REPORTED by FOX on the day at the time. HERE...

Obama “reconnecting…” with blacks

It will be up to each of you to make sure that the young people, African Americans, Latinos, and women, who powered our victory in 2008 stand together once again. — President Obama BULLY PULPIT...