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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created Crewof42.com, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for NBCNews.com and TheRoot.com Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: LBurke007@gmail.com. Instagram: LVB325.

Capitol Hill: Women, Blacks, Hispanics, Hiring: Tech Diversity Forum on Sept....

On Tuesday, September 27th at 2 p.m. in Room 2261 of the Rayburn House Office Building, Rep. Bobby Scott will host a roundtable discussion...

$134 Million in Cops: Rahm Emanuel Wants to Hire 970 Cops...

Spending on Cops But Not Teachers. How decisions are made and where money goes says it all. For failed Democratic Mayor and former White...

The New African American Museum Will Knock You on Your A**

The New African American Museum, formally called the National Museum of African American History and Culture, will open this Saturday, September 24th. I was...

Donald Trump, Jr. Uses Skittles Analogy to Confirm He’s Not a...

In an attempt to define the problem of immigration and the alleged dangers of too much immigration his father has been campaigning on, which...

Sept 21: Trump Plans More Black Outreach Events in Cleveland

On September 21st, Republican nominee for president Donald Trump will take part in Black outreach events in Cleveland, Ohio. And the moderator will be...

#TerenceCrutcher: Another Shocking Police Shooting Video Goes Public

Here we go again. Jesse Benn ‏@JesseBenn / Add "car breaking down" to the seemingly ever-growing list of things that can get you killed by cops if...

With 8 Years of Workin Play, Obama Tells Black Voters He’d...

"There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter. It all matters. And after we have achieved historic turnout in 2008 and 2012,...

Hillary Pushes “Temperament” In a Year Voters Want Something More

After a terrorist attack from what appears to be "lone wolf" actor named Ahmad Khan Rahami, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is emphasizing...

Supremacy Games: Trump Continues to Try To Delegitimize First Black President

Birther king Donald Trump just won't let it go. His obsessive focus on the baseless issue regarding whether President Obama was born in Hawaii...

Why Hillary’s “Basket of Deplorables” Comments is Accurate

When a black woman is pushed out of a Trump rally in Kentucky by a guy who was later revealed to have connections to white...