9.6% to 10.2%: Black Unemployment Hits Double Digits Again
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9.6% to 10.2%: Black Unemployment Hits Double Digits Again

Black Unemployment Up from 9.6% to 10.2% as 280,000 Jobs Added.  Though Black unemployment numbers…

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@RepMarciaFudge on Brelo Verdict: “Our Lives Have No Value” “Miscarriage of justice”
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@RepMarciaFudge on Brelo Verdict: “Our Lives Have No Value” “Miscarriage of justice”

“Today we have been told – yet again – our lives have no value.”  In…

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@TheRoot @SenatorTimScott Police Body Cam Effort Likely to Hit Success
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@TheRoot @SenatorTimScott Police Body Cam Effort Likely to Hit Success

@TheRoot.com: Possible Funding for Police Body Cameras Moves Forward in Congress, Thanks to Sen. Tim…

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Butterfield, Lee, Waters Talk on Black Caucus #Tech Diversity Push
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Butterfield, Lee, Waters Talk on Black Caucus #Tech Diversity Push

The Congressional Black Caucus launched an effort to spur diversity in hiring at technology companies. …

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#TPP: Clyburn Moves to Deliver Black Caucus Votes on Trade
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#TPP: Clyburn Moves to Deliver Black Caucus Votes on Trade

Summer jobs, the cadillac tax, 10-20-30.  Will members of the Black Caucus vote YES or…

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420 House Members Vote YES to Mandatory Minimums, Only 3 Voted Against
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420 House Members Vote YES to Mandatory Minimums, Only 3 Voted Against

When Electeds Won’t Take the Tough Vote.  Supposedly it’s “CBC policy” to be against mandatory minimums.…

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Jeffries Turns Clarke Testimony Into Chat on White on White Crime
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Jeffries Turns Clarke Testimony Into Chat on White on White Crime

The testimony of Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke was just as devoid of strategic substance on…

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Only 3 in Congress Vote NO on Mandatory Minimums @RepJohnConyers @RepThomasMassie @RepBobbyScott
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Only 3 in Congress Vote NO on Mandatory Minimums @RepJohnConyers @RepThomasMassie @RepBobbyScott

The Tough Vote: What Politicians Say. What They Actually Do. How They Vote.  So many politicians love…

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Black Caucus to Focus on Tech Diversity #BlackTech #CBCTech2020
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Black Caucus to Focus on Tech Diversity #BlackTech #CBCTech2020

“In Silicon Valley, the march for diversity and inclusion is just beginning.” — Rev. Jesse…

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#Justice Reform: 26 Democrats Press Obama to #BanTheBox
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#Justice Reform: 26 Democrats Press Obama to #BanTheBox

Twenty six Senate Democrats are pressing President Obama to take executive action to “ban the box.” Banning the…

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Sens. Tim Scott + Lindsey Graham Move Forward on Police Body Cams
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Sens. Tim Scott + Lindsey Graham Move Forward on Police Body Cams

On Tuesday, Senate Judiciary Committee Crime Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Lindsey Graham will hold a hearing…

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NC Rep. Alma Adams Sounds the Alarm on Protecting #HBCUs
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NC Rep. Alma Adams Sounds the Alarm on Protecting #HBCUs

Rep. Alma Adams sounds the alarm regarding protecting HBCUs, announces new HBCU Caucus in Congress.…

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Black Caucus Members, @RandPaul Meet on Justice Reform
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Black Caucus Members, @RandPaul Meet on Justice Reform

Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus met today with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in…

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#LorettaLynch Day 11: A Long Overdue Investigation of Baltimore’s Police
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#LorettaLynch Day 11: A Long Overdue Investigation of Baltimore’s Police

On her eleventh day on the job, new Attorney General Loretta Lynch has launched an investigation…

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