Black Unemployment Back Up to 9.5% as Overall Number Goes Down

After dipping down last month, Black unemployment rate back up to 9.5 percent for August from 9.1 percent in July.  As usual, the Black unemployment rate is about double the overall rat...

#BlackLivesMatter Slaps DNC Resolution “without concrete change”

The following is a statement is response to the Democratic National Committee resolution expressing support for the Black Lives Matter movement, and can be attributed to the Black Lives Matter...

Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race?

Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race and Run? If Elijah Cummings were to enter the race for Senate to fill the seat of retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), that would be...

@ChakaFattah Releases Video: “We’re Going to Prove I’m Innocent of These Charges”

“I am innocent of each and every one of these allegations,” Congressman Chaka Fattah said confidently to a group of reporters outside of federal court in Philadelphia today.  He pled...

Full Transcript: #BlackLivesMatter Convo with @HillaryClinton #BLM @Hardball

The full #BlackLivesMatter convo obtained by Crewof42.com.  This conversation reportedly happened on August 11, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire. …………….. 20150811 HRC...

Video: Portion of #BlackLivesMatter Meeting with Hillary Clinton #BLM

GOOD magazine has published video they say is, “exclusive video of the exchange between the Democratic candidate and members of the Boston chapter of #BlackLivesMatter.” Black Lives...

On Dems Who Say They’re Against Mandatory Minimums But Keep Voting For Them

So what have we long known — based on studied facts and data — about mandatory minimums?  That they are, 1. Racially applied, 2. Waste tax money, 3. Drive over-incarceration.  These...

Mollohan, Murtha, Lewis, Young, Weldon, Dicks, Kanjorski… Fattah Indicted

Let’s take a look at who the Department of Justice has recently investigated for reasons similar to the allegations alleged in the indictment of Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA). Rep. Allan...

18 Rs + 18 Ds: Most Bi-Partisan #JusticeReform Bill in Congress Has 36 Sponsors

SAFE JUSTICE ACT.  When any bill in Congress has an even amount of Democrats and Republican on it, it’s news — unless it’s the naming of a post office. When it comes to criminal...

@RepWilson Keeps Attention on #TakeBackOurGirls as #MSM Disappears

Last week the President of Nigeria visited Washington.  As he did, Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) continued to apply constant pressure and social media attention on the Nigerian government to get...

Cummings Commends @SpeakerBoehner for His Support of the #SAFEJustice Act

Want to see a rare press release where a Democrat commends a Republican Speaker of the House on a complex issue like criminal justice?  This:  July 16: Cummings Commends Speaker Boehner...

Former Rep. Louis Stokes Diagnosed with Brain Cancer

Today a spokesperson for former Congressman Louis Stokes, Ohio’s first Black Congressman, saying he has been diagnosed with brain and lung cancer.  Stokes in 90 and served in Congress for...

Justice Reform: Boehner Boosts #SAFEJusticeAct “I’d Like to See it On the Floor”

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), who is not known for his comments on justice reform, gave a big fat jolt to a bill being focused on more and more in the justice reform community.  The...