Clutch Magazine: 1.3 Million Will Lose Their Unemployment Benefits
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Clutch Magazine: 1.3 Million Will Lose Their Unemployment Benefits

Clutch Magazine: In about two weeks nearly 1.3 million Americans who have been unemployed long-term…

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2.3 Million: Michelle Alexander on Incarceration in America
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2.3 Million: Michelle Alexander on Incarceration in America

Michelle Alexander, who is the author of the renown book The New Jim Crow, talks…

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Video: Mel Watt Holds Farewell Presser in Charlotte
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Video: Mel Watt Holds Farewell Presser in Charlotte

Rep. Mel Watt will start as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency in 13…

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Civil Rights Leaders Lewis, Lowery and CT Vivian, Protest Obama’s GA Judicial Picks
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Civil Rights Leaders Lewis, Lowery and CT Vivian, Protest Obama’s GA Judicial Picks

Civil rights legends Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Joseph Lowery and C.T. Vivian, are expected to…

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The House Member Who Stopped All Mandatory Minimum Penalties from 2007 to 2010
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The House Member Who Stopped All Mandatory Minimum Penalties from 2007 to 2010

The House member who blocked all bills with mandatory minimum penalties from coming out of…

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After 660 Days of GOP Obstruction, Black Judge Finally Confirmed
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After 660 Days of GOP Obstruction, Black Judge Finally Confirmed

After 660 Days, Today is Davis’ Day.  Six hundred and sixty-six days ago, President Obama…

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The Most Vacationing President in U.S. History: George W. Bush
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The Most Vacationing President in U.S. History: George W. Bush

Originally posted on May 8, 2012 The Most Vacationing President in U.S. History: George W.…

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Mel Watt to Start at FHFA on Jan 6, Will Delay Mortgage Fee Increase
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Mel Watt to Start at FHFA on Jan 6, Will Delay Mortgage Fee Increase

House of Cards Season 2:  Give Us More Curtiss Cook on Feb. 15
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House of Cards Season 2: Give Us More Curtiss Cook on Feb. 15

“I have no patience for useless things…” The second season of the Netflix series House…

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Rangel to Announce Run for 23rd Term
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Rangel to Announce Run for 23rd Term

Announcement today. As was reported a few weeks ago, Rep. Charlie Rangel, who has served…

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States with High Black Turnout More Likely to Restrict Voters
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States with High Black Turnout More Likely to Restrict Voters

University of Massachusetts at Boston sociologist Keith Bentele and political scientist Erin O’Brien have put…

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Love, Davis: Retirements Could Bring Two Black Republicans to Congress
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Love, Davis: Retirements Could Bring Two Black Republicans to Congress

Mia Love and Artur Davis.  With the retirement announcements today of Reps. Frank Wolf and…

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Invaluable: Fattah Praises the Retiring Frank Wolf
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Invaluable: Fattah Praises the Retiring Frank Wolf

Rep. Chaka Fattah released a statement on the retirement of Republican Rep. Frank Wolf of…

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Good Gov Group Focuses on Rush… and Not in a Good Way
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Good Gov Group Focuses on Rush… and Not in a Good Way

It’s Bobby Rush week at a site called the Better Government Association.  Three stories on…

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