Note to Democrats: Stop Whining, Worrying and Preparing for Midterm Defeat

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. / NNPA Columnist I am deeply concerned by the sorts of emails and hard-mail communications that I have been receiving from you folks.  The sense of panic and the...

Washington Post Makes Black Female Congressional Candidate Vanish

Funny, she wasn’t invisible when there was something negative to write about in February.  The Washington Post also found her again in April when they were publishing yet another mistake...

#BREAKING: Federal Judge Puts John Conyers BACK ON BALLOT

A federal judge has put Michigan Congressman John Conyers back on on primary ballot for August 5. In a decision late today, a federal judge reversed an earlier ruling made today ruling that...

#Audio: Boggs, Lewis + David Scott: NewsOneNow w/ Roland Martin

Audio: I was on NewsOneNow on Tuesday, May 20, with Roland Martin talking on the nomination of Michael Boggs of Georgia.

#VA8 / 200 Voting: Chatman Wins Largest VA-8 Straw Poll After Arlington Debate

#VA8 STRAW POLL: Lavern Chatman won the largest straw poll held during the VA-8 campaign an after debate straw poll on Friday night in Arlington.  Two hundred people participated in the eight...

Try It: Find a Senate D Who Would Make This @SenRandPaul Speech on Mandatory Minimums

Would Mark Warner or Dianne Feinstein make the speech below on mandatory minimums? Would Tim Kaine, Manchin or Donnelly?  It’s fun to watch some on the left continue to give Democrats a...

… and the Guy On the Ballot Without Conyers Is a Disaster

Betsy Woodruff of the Washington Examiner did an interesting piece today on Horrace Sheffield, the candidate whose name will be on the ballot without John Conyers in August. If Conyers’...

It’s BET’s #TBT: Can You Identify This CBC 70s Dude?

BET’s Throwback Thursday by Joyce Jones features various Black Caucus members… wait, which future CBC member is this? click here for the answer

No Charges: Did the IRS and FBI Ruin the Life of Chaka Fattah, Jr.

Guilty Until Proven Innocent? In 2012, The Washington Post did a story on the relatives of members of Congress who were lobbyists.  Former Sen. Trent Lott’s son was a lobbyist when his...

Clerk: @RepJohnConyers Is Off the Ballot

A county clerk in Michigan has declared that Rep. John Conyers does not have enough signitures to remain on the ballot.  Rep. Conyers is the longest serving Black member of Congress. He currently...

#FindOurGirls: Karen Bass on Kidnapping in #Nigeria, @JohnKerry Meeting

AUDIO: Rep. Karen Bass, the senior Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, speaks last week after the Black Caucus met...

ON-AIR Today at 4:30 WURD: The Nick Taliaferro Show

4:30 TODAY: I will be on WURD in Philly today at 4:30 on the Nick Taliaferro Show.  We will discuss Paul Ryan, poverty and My Brother’s Keeper. LISTEN LIVE HERE

How Much of $115 Million in AIDS Grants Did CDC Award to Black Orgs? Zero

By Phill Wilson — Phill Wilson is President and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute On March 19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $115 million over five years to 21...

Statement from Chair of 100 Black Men on DOJ Letter Issue

Statement from Chairman Curley M. Dossman, Jr. of 100 Black Men of America, Inc. on Justice Department Letter Issue In an effort to address a legitimate concern our organization had about a...