Rep. Alma Adams + @RepByrne to Lauch First #HBCU Caucus in Congress

There’s a Bike Caucus There’s a Tea Party Caucus. There’s a Chicken Caucus. Now, finally, thanks to new Black Caucus member Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) and Alabama Republican Bradley...

#Photos: 9 CBC Women Attend #LorettaLynch Vote, Greet #McConnell After

Lynch Confirmed 56-43: Nine female members of the Congressional Black Caucus were on the Senate floor as the Senate completed the historic vote to confirm the first Black female Attorney General...

Bi-Partisan: @SenatorTimScott Wants a Hearing on Police Body Cams #WalterScott

UPDATE: The Senate Crime subcommittee will have hearings on police body cameras, subcommittee Chair Lindsey Graham has announced after Sen. Scott’s request.  Both South Carolina...

Photos #BrotherforLorettaLynch on Capitol Hill April 22

#BrothersforLorettaLynch: Yesterday, three dozen African American men took to Capitol Hill to push for the confirmation of U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General.  As of today she has...

April 23: Rep. Bass to Hold Forum on Impact of 2015 Elections in #Africa 

Press release from the office of Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA): Rep. Bass to host Africa Policy Forum on impact of 2015 elections in Africa With 15 African nations scheduled to have national elections...

Capitol Hill: #BrothersforLorettaLynch March to Take Place Wed. April 22

#BrothersforLorettaLynch March to Take Place Wednesday Morning.  A march organized by Roland Martin, Pastor Jamal Bryant and Jeff Johnson in support of Loretta Lynch is scheduled to take place...

April 22 #LorettaLynch Day 165: Black Caucus, Pelosi, Capitol Steps Presser

Tomorrow members of the Congressional Black Caucus will be joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to urge the confirmation of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General.  When asked today...

DOJ Moves Slow on First #Ferguson Bill, Members Secure Meeting for April 28

#MichaelBrown #WalterScott #FreddieGray #EricGray #TamirRice Though the first piece of federal legislation related to police brutality and Ferguson was signed into law on December 18, 2014, not...

Photos #LorettaLynch: Black Leaders Return to McConnell’s Office

Yesterday, a group of Black female faith and political leaders returned to the door of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to push for Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General.   It was their...

Reps. Cummings, Thompson Voice Concerns on Gap in Capitol Security

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the ranking member on House Oversight, and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the most senior Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, spoke to reporters at...

@RepHankJohnson on House Floor: “It feels like open hunting season on Black men” #walterScott #marchforjustice

Rep. Johnson rips Congress over inaction to police shootings WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) ripped Congress for not addressing the mounting number of shooting deaths of...

National Bar Assoc. Calls for Arrest of Black Cop in #WalterScott Case 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                National Bar Association  communications@nationalbar.orgForward to a FriendView in Browser The National...

5 House Members Contacted Holder in March on Deaths in Police Custody Law #WalterScott

Below is a March 13, 2015, letter sent by five members of Congress regarding the Death in Custody reporting bill signed by President Obama on December 18, 2014.  The subject of deaths in police...

#FergusonElection Results

A chart of #FergusonElection Vote Totals