“What Do You Have to Lose?” #Trump Budget Has Big Urban Policy Cuts
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“What Do You Have to Lose?” #Trump Budget Has Big Urban Policy Cuts

$6.2 BILLION IN CUTS TO HUD. When speaking on urban policy during the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump…

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HBCU Presidents Video: Will Trump Show #HBCUS the Money? #Burkefile:
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HBCU Presidents Video: Will Trump Show #HBCUS the Money? #Burkefile:

Will Trump show Historically Black Colleges and Universities the money? The answer will soon be…

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Text of Executive Order on #HBCUS Signed by #Trump on February 28
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Text of Executive Order on #HBCUS Signed by #Trump on February 28

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2017 EXECUTIVE…

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Corrine Brown’s Former Chief of Staff Ronnie Simmons Takes a Deal
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Corrine Brown’s Former Chief of Staff Ronnie Simmons Takes a Deal

The DOJ release below speaks for itself: From: USDOJ-Office of Public Affairs (SMO)  Sent: Wednesday,…

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Reps. Sewell, McEachin to Skip Trump’s Inaugural, Sewell Invites Trump to Selma
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Reps. Sewell, McEachin to Skip Trump’s Inaugural, Sewell Invites Trump to Selma

Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), who represents Selma, Alabama wrote she will not attend Donald Trump’s…

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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions
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Sens. Harris and Booker Set Tone on Jeff Sessions

Last week, Sen.-Elect Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) set the toneon the…

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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss
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Butterfield Urges Delusional McCrory to Stop Lying to Himself, Admit Loss

On election day, Republican Governor Pat McCrory lost. McCrory got fewer votes than Democratic challenger…

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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress
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52: Record Number of AfAms Will Serve in 115th Congress

There will be a record number of African Americans in Congress during the time Donald…

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Dems Should Pick a Leader From Their Strongest Voting Block: Black Women
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Dems Should Pick a Leader From Their Strongest Voting Block: Black Women

The leadership of the Democratic party has included white women and Latino and white men.…

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@TheRoot Will Democrats Ever Listen to Black Elected Officials on Election Day Strategy?
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@TheRoot Will Democrats Ever Listen to Black Elected Officials on Election Day Strategy?

In the ROOT: The Black Caucus and the Democratic Party in the age of Trump.…

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Rep. Keith Ellison Looks Set to Run for DNC Chair
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Rep. Keith Ellison Looks Set to Run for DNC Chair

He hasn’t made a formal announcement yet but the look of things appears clear: Progressive…

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Video: Chicago Rep. Bobby Rush Apologizes for Clinton Crime Bill Vote
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Video: Chicago Rep. Bobby Rush Apologizes for Clinton Crime Bill Vote

1994 Video: Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks Loudly Against the Clinton Crime Bill “Jim Crow Goes to Yale”  @RevJJackson
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1994 Video: Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks Loudly Against the Clinton Crime Bill “Jim Crow Goes to Yale” @RevJJackson

1994 Video: “…when Jim Crow Goes to Yale.” Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Speaks loudly against the Clinton…

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1994 Video: Fmr. Rep. Alan Wheat Speaks in Support of #Clinton Crime Bill
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1994 Video: Fmr. Rep. Alan Wheat Speaks in Support of #Clinton Crime Bill

1994 Video: Fmr. Rep. Alan Wheat Speaks in Support of #Clinton Crime Bill on the…

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