NAACP Release on Lewis Easy Vote Bill

Here’s a press release on John Lewis’ bill to make voting easier. Nothing from Obama 2012 on this yet. But there was a quick response to something J Clyburn said on Bain Capital last...

EBJ Crushes Clayton

70% + ? It wasn’t even 8PM EST and it was over. AP called it less than 30 minutes after the polls closed: 10 term incumbent Eddie Bernice Johnson, 76, won and won big over heavily talk...

First Black Marines to Be Honored with Gold Medal on JUNE 27

First Black Marines to Receive Gold Medal on JUNE 27.  After legislation pushed by Rep. Corrine Brown and Sen. Kay Hagen was signed by President Obama last year, a Congressional Gold Medal...

Artur Davis: I’m Switching to GOP

In a communication titled “A Response to Political Rumors” on his webiste, former Alabama Dmocrat Artur Davis confirms he will switch to the GOP. From the web post: “The short...

First Lady Michelle Obama Named Sponsor of USS ILLINOIS

First Lady Michelle Obama Named Sponsor of USS ILLINOIS Accepts Honor During Visit with First Female Navy Submariners As part of the Joining Forces initiative to honor, recognize and serve...

NAACP Mourns the Passing of Barbara Graves

Barbara Graves, a guiding force of Black Enterprise Magazine and wife of founder Earl G. Graves, Sr., passed away this week at the age of 74. “Barbara Graves was truly devoted to the mission of...

CBC + Black Clergy Vote Summit on May 30

For Immediate Release: May 25, 2012 Communications Director: Stephanie L. Young o: 202.226.5312 c: 202.731.2621 MEDIA ADVISORY The Congressional Black Caucus Hosts the Inaugural Faith Leaders...

May 30 Summit: CBC + Black Ministers to Unite on Voter ID + Registration

CBC and Ministers to Hold Vote Summit.  On Wednesday, May 30 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington DC, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Conference of National Black Churches will merge...

Adam Clayton Powell’s Son Endorses Charlie Rangel

Yesterday, Adam Clayton Powell IV endorsed the man who took his father’s place in Congress and who he was beaten by twice before: Charlie Rangel.  “Despite 42 years ago, the heat of...

Obama Team Silent on Legislation Quick to Slap Clyburn

Breaking News: People say dumb things sometimes on TV. It is interesting to see how quickly Obama 2012 responded to something said by Rep. Jim Clyburn regarding Bain Capital yesterday —...

5PM EST: On the Radio with Earl Ingram on THE EVENING RUSH

LISTEN LIVE HERE 5PM EST / WMCS 1290 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Rep. Gwen Moore will be talking with Earl Ingram at 4pm EST and I will be on after her at 5PM EST. We will be discussing the new NBC...

Alabama’s Artur Davis Considering Run for Congress in Virginia?

The Mansitchoassdown Award of the day goes to… Assuming this report from Buzzfeed is true… which it probably is but is so through the looking glass I have to wonder… Former...

Fmr Congressman Denied From Voting in Tennessee

Former Democratic Rep. Lincoln Davis, who was in Congress for eight years, was prevented from voting as a result of states “purging” names from the rolls around the county.  This...

FBI Director Asked About Torture and Water Boarding

“Our guidelines preclude our participation…” said FBI Director Bob Mueller when Rep. Bobby Scott asks him about water boarding. That’s Washington-speak for: We think water...