#HBCUs Lose Millions: Bill Dropped Bill to Reverse Parent PLUS Loan Change

HBCU Loss: “The worst situation I’ve Seen in 35 Years.” After many colleges, but particularly historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), lost millions after the Obama...

Has Civil Rights Activism Been Replaced by Endless Panels?

Ask yourself: Have you ever seen a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sitting on a panel? On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act we should ask ourselves: Has...

Flashback: What Do So Many Democrats Have Against the CBC Budget?

Originally published on April 1, 2012. This week the House will vote on the CBC Budget proposal. …………………………… Out of the 190...

Will These 10 Dems Vote NO on the Black Caucus Budget Again?

Will the world end if these members vote YES? For some odd reason no one can clearly explain, liberal Democrats keep voting against the CBC Budget every year.  The question is: WHY? Many of these...

Jesse Jr Put in Solitary for Telling Prisoners Their Rights?

Inmate No. 32451-016. Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who was in prison in Butner, North Carolina, has been transferred to another federal prison in Montgomery, Ala. The Bureau of Prisons (which...

VA-8: Candidate Lavern Chatman + Oprah Winfrey = Sold Out Event

‘I came here tonight to support Lavern Chatman’ — Oprah Winfrey In late March, congressional candidate Lavern Chatman wowed members of the Black Caucus at their weekly meeting on...

Urban League Awards Ifill, Murphy, 5 in the Black Caucus… and a Republican

NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE’S LEADERSHIP AWARDS.  Last night at a reception in Washington, D.C. to kickoff their annual State of Black America report, National Urban League President Marc Morial...

NUL’s State of Black America Report: Hispanics Doing Better Than Blacks

In its annual 2014 State of Black America report the National Urban League outlined, among other things, that Hispanics are doing better in the U.S. economically than African Americans. ...

Clyburn: Obama Could Help With Organization in 2014

During an interview on Morning Joe this morning, Rep. Jim Clyburn was asked if the White House and the President is doing all they can to help Democrats win the House in 2014 and keep th...

#ISupportShanesha: $64,000 for Homeless Mom Arrested After Job Interview

On March 20, Shanesha Taylor, a homeless mother of two, was arrested and charged with felony child abuse after Scottsdale police discovered her two kids, aged 2 years old and 6 months old, in a...

Florida GOP Moves to Block Details of Stand Your Ground Cases

Owned by the NRA? Well it looks as if the Tampa Bay Times’ review of 200 cases Stand Your Ground Cases has hit home.   The paper breaks down in detail all of Florida’s “stand...

@ChakaFattah Asks Obama Admin. to Redirect Toyota Cash to Mentoring

  Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) sent a letter to President Obama asking the Administration to redirect funds from the recent Department of Justice (DOJ) settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation to...

VA: Scott, Local Officials Attend Enrollfest Event in Petersburg

#ENROLLFEST. With only two days to the deadline and 6 million signed up, Rep. Bobby Scott along with local elected officials, took part in a well attended enrollfest event in Petersburg, Va....

Bill O’Reilly Wants You to Believe Paul Ryan Isn’t a Race Hustler, But Barbara Lee Is

Remember that it was Rep. Paul Ryan who said this two weeks ago on a radio show: “We have got this tailspin of culture in our inner cities in particular of men not working, and just...