Thursday, December 14, 2017
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After three years at the helm of the Multicultural Media, Telecom, and Internet Council, Kim Keenan yesterday announced her resignation from the organization. Since its founding in 1986, MMTC "has represented over 70 minority, civil rights and religious national organizations in...
In less than 48 hours, the Federal Communications Commission - led by Chairman Ajit Pai - is expected to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order, championed by then-FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, and supported by Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel. Just...
Saying a vote on impeaching Donald Trump will occur on the House floor this week, late last week Rep. Al Green made a statement on the House floor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItfXf3e5Ozo
Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), the Dean of the House and the most powerful African American elected official in Michigan, announced he will resign from Congress effective today, December 5, 2017. Conyers has been dealing with controversy after several allegations of...
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After a week that featured House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Assistant Leader Jim Clyburn (D-SC) calling for his resignation on the same say, Rep. John Conyers, a founder of the Congressional Black Caucus, was shown support...
As with much of the landmark legislation passed during the Obama-era, the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan is now facing repeal. Last month, EPA Chief Scott Pruitt signed a measure that would reverse the rules implemented in 2015,...
After the weekly Congressional Black Caucus meeting, Chairman Richmond spoke with reporters. https://soundcloud.com/laurenburke-1/11-29-17-cbc-chairman-cedric-richmond-on-future-of-rep-john-conyers
The overwhelmingly white men tech sector remains the same with not much indication of changing according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). THE REPORT: DIVERSITY IN THE TECH SECTOR Using employment stats from the years 2007, 2011 and...
Arnold Reed, attorney for Rep. John Conyers, went there. "He has not sexually harassed anyone," said Reed. The rest is self explanatory and was recorded and posted by The Detroit Free Press, is self explanatory.