#Audio Ben Crump on #MikeBrown Case, #Ferguson

Attorney Ben Crump, who also represented the family of Trayvon Martin, was on Capitol Hill this week at a ACLU forum on racial profiling.  The event was packed with congressional staff and...

FBI Arrests Anti-Gov’t Anarchist for Firebombing Cleaver’s Office

Federal prosecutors have charged Eric G. King, a 28-year-old Kansas City man, with trying to firebomb the Kansas City congressional office of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO).  The office was attacked...

23-17: Vote to Fund Syrian Rebels Splits Black Caucus

The House vote to fund training and arming of Syrian rebels to take on ISIS split the Black Caucus in half.  The vote was 273-to-156.  Twenty three members of the CBC voted to fund the Syrian...

Members of Congress Vocal on #RayRice Silent on Federal Judge Mark Fuller

After Roland Martin shined a spotlight on Alabama Judge Mark Fuller, Congresswoman Terri Sewell became the first member of Congress to call for the federal judge’s resignation.  Why?...

#Ferguson: @RepHankJohnson’s Police Demilitarization Bill Gets GOP Support

Three Republicans have signed on to Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) bill to stop handing free military equipment to local  police.  The three Republicans are Reps. Raul Labrador (R-ID), Tom...

Billionaire Mogul Bob Johnson Meets with CBC on Ending Payday Lending

On September 10, BET founder Robert L. Johnson met with members of the Black Caucus on ending payday lending as we know it.  There are over 22,000 payday loan storefronts in the U.S.   The payday...

Lacy Clay is a Tad Unhappy w/ McCaskill After Not Being Invited to Sept 15 #Ferguson Meeting

September 11, 2014 (Capitol Hill): Rep. Lacy Clay says he wasn’t invited to September 15, Ferguson meeting in his district. #AUDIO: Clay not invited to September 15 meeting? Rep. Lacy Clay...

#RayRice: John Conyers + 11 Members of Congress, Send Letter to Roger Goodell

A letter signed by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) and 11 other Democrats (and also sent to the commissioners of the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, Major League Baseball and the National...

Frederica Wilson Meets with Nigerian Schoolgirls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Despite a change in a news cycle that has featured ISIS, Ray Rice and Ferguson, Miami Congresswoman Frederica Wilson fights to keep the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls in the news. After the...

#Ferguson: Jon Stewart Takes Down Fox on Racism

Jon Stewart takes down Fox on racism and Ferguson. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive

Stephen Colbert Fences Fudge, Becomes CBC Member

Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge on the Colbert Report.   The Colbert Report Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Colbert Report on Facebook   The Colbert...

Police Brutality: National Bar Assoc. Targets 25 Cities for Case Records

Next Monday, the National Bar Association will start filing open records requests in cities with a bad history regarding police brutality.   Those cities are: Birmingham, AL, Little Rock...

St. Louis Native Rep. Maxine Waters: Honor Mike Brown But Take Action

Yesterday at Peacefest in St. Louis, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), who is originally from St. Louis, told the crowd to honor Michael Brown by taking action.   Voter registration has been a major...

In #Ferguson, AG Eric Holder Says He Too Has Experienced Racial Profiling

Attorney General Eric Holder visited Ferguson, Mo., today regarding events around the August 9th shooting death of Mike Brown, 18. Brown was shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.  Since...