11.30.16 Was a Bad Day for Black Women and Progressives in Congress #NewsOneNow
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11.30.16 Was a Bad Day for Black Women and Progressives in Congress #NewsOneNow

November 30th was not a good day for African American women in power and progressives…

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CBC Has Marathon Meeting on Pelosi the Night Before Leadership Vote
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CBC Has Marathon Meeting on Pelosi the Night Before Leadership Vote

The meeting started at about 7:20 p.m. in a first floor conference room in the…

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Clyburn Leads Charge Against Fellow CBC Member Becoming DNC Chair with This E-mail
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Clyburn Leads Charge Against Fellow CBC Member Becoming DNC Chair with This E-mail

Progressives vs. Old School Dems. Perhaps the reasons are regional. Perhaps the reasons are personal.…

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Rep. Marcia Fudge Endorses Clyburn Protege for DNC Chair
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Rep. Marcia Fudge Endorses Clyburn Protege for DNC Chair

In a tweet from her political twitter account yesterday, Rep. Marcia Fudge endorses Jamie Harrison,…

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#BlackLivesMatter Activist Asks Hillary for Apology for Mass Incarceration at Fundraiser
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#BlackLivesMatter Activist Asks Hillary for Apology for Mass Incarceration at Fundraiser

“When will you apologize for mass incarceration” a Black Lives Matter protester asked former Secretary…

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#Obama to Meet with Younger Civil Rights Leaders
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#Obama to Meet with Younger Civil Rights Leaders

Today in Washington, D.C. at the headquarters of the National Urban League, civil rights leaders…

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#JohnLewis Blows Up @BernieSanders’ Civil Rights Record at Presser
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#JohnLewis Blows Up @BernieSanders’ Civil Rights Record at Presser

At a press conference put on by the Congressional Black Caucus PAC announcing the endorsement…

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Poverty + Inequality — Can Bernie Bash #Obama’s Record and Win Black Votes?
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Poverty + Inequality — Can Bernie Bash #Obama’s Record and Win Black Votes?

THE ROOT.COM. Poverty + Inequality — Can Bernie Bash #Obama’s Record and Win Black Votes? Can…

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#Obama Meets with #JusticeReform Leaders in Congress
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#Obama Meets with #JusticeReform Leaders in Congress

President Obama met with members of the House and Senate who are leading the charge on justice…

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The 4 Black Caucus Members Who Voted with the GOP on #SyrianRefugees
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The 4 Black Caucus Members Who Voted with the GOP on #SyrianRefugees

Rep. David Scott (D-GA) Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX) Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA)…

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National Urban League, FAMM Voice Concerns with #JusticeReform Bills in Congress
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National Urban League, FAMM Voice Concerns with #JusticeReform Bills in Congress

In a striking statement that’s a departure from the views of other major civil rights…

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Rep. John Conyers Supports Criminal Intent Bill, Catches Hell From Left
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Rep. John Conyers Supports Criminal Intent Bill, Catches Hell From Left

Other Democrats have been criticized for it, but they weren’t in the position of actually…

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Nov. 18: Goodlatte-Conyers Bill with New Heroin Penalty Heads to Cmte.
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Nov. 18: Goodlatte-Conyers Bill with New Heroin Penalty Heads to Cmte.

Legislation authored by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and ranking Democrat John Conyers (D-MI)…

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Side by Side of 3 #JusticeReform Bills in #Congress #Infographic
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Side by Side of 3 #JusticeReform Bills in #Congress #Infographic