#AUDIO @Burkefile #Black Advocates React to #MerrickGarland
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GOP Congressman Tells Pres. #Obama: Talk to “Young Thugs” on Guns Not @CNN
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GOP Congressman Tells Pres. #Obama: Talk to “Young Thugs” on Guns Not @CNN

“…conduct town hall meetings, not on CNN, but rather with young thugs in homicide prone…

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Hillary Clinton’s “Racial Justice” vs. Mandatory Minimums and the Death Penalty
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Hillary Clinton’s “Racial Justice” vs. Mandatory Minimums and the Death Penalty

Hillary, Racial Justice, Mandatory Minimums and the Death Penalty.  At this point in the campaign…

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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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Rep. Bennie Thompson on #BBKing
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Rep. Bennie Thompson on #BBKing

From Rep. Thompson’s offToday, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) released the following statement on the…

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Ben E. King
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Capitol Hill: #BrothersforLorettaLynch March to Take Place Wed. April 22
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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…

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                National Bar Association  communications@nationalbar.orgForward to…

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@TheRoot: Historic Turnout in #Ferguson Yields Historic Results
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@TheRoot: Historic Turnout in #Ferguson Yields Historic Results

TheRoot.com: After Tuesday’s vote, the city of Ferguson, Mo., will have three black members on…

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Holder Says Blacks Not Equally Treated by Police. Is That News?
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Holder Says Blacks Not Equally Treated by Police. Is That News?

Stop acting surprised.  Everything Michelle Alexander wrote about in 2010 in The New Jim Crow…

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Letter Signed by 21 Members: Postpone #Netanyahu Speech
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Letter Signed by 21 Members: Postpone #Netanyahu Speech

Interesting press release from Rep. Keith Ellison’s office: Members of Congress Call on House Speaker…

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Chair of Obama’s Board of Advisors on #HBCUs: “Disappointed and Saddened”
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Chair of Obama’s Board of Advisors on #HBCUs: “Disappointed and Saddened”

The State of HBCUs.  On February 4 in Washington, D.C., Hampton University President Dr. William Harvey…

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@BennieGThompson on the Passing of Rep. Alan Nunnelee
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@BennieGThompson on the Passing of Rep. Alan Nunnelee

WASHINGTON, DC – On February 6, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS) released the following statement…

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Black Unemployment for Jan. 2015: 10.3%
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Black Unemployment for Jan. 2015: 10.3%

Black unemployment for January 2015 was 10.3%.  It was 10.4% in december 2014 , so…

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