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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 has also authored three books of photography including two on President Obama's 2008 campaign for the presidency and one with Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee. 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.

Experience and Resume: Catherine Pugh Wins Big in Baltimore

On the first anniversary of the riots in Baltimore in the wake of the police involved death of Freddie Gray, Maryland State Senator Catherine...

Edwards Fights to Become Only Second Black Woman in the US...

Only One in 227 Years... and Fighting. The drama that needlessly surrounded the statewide run of Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) vs. Rep. Chris Van Hollen...

Five Beautiful Prince Tributes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9aHGxf3nOk The tributes for Prince keep coming in.  The legendary producer, singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born Prince Rogers Nelson, died unexpectedly on April...

House Dems to Hold Presser on Do Nothing “Agenda” of House...

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats will hold a press conference tomorrow on the "House Republicans’ agenda of inaction." On the night of the...

Rep. Elijah Cummings Endorses Will Jawando

Former Obama Administration official Will Jawando has received the endorsement of Rep. Elijah Cummings.  Jawando is running in Maryland's 8th Congressional District in a...

Not Breaking News: Task Force Report Finds Systematic Racism by Chicago...

I know you could have never guessed this one.  No one could have guessed that the same Police Department that is a part of...

John Geer Case: Former Fairfax, VA Cop Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

On August 29, 2013, a Fairfax County police officer shot John Geer standing in the front door of his home in Fairfax, Va.  Geer had been...

Sen. Cory Booker Meets with Merrick Garland and So Does Grassley

Even though Republicans insist that Judge Merrick Garland's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court will never be considered, they claim looks increasingly ridiculous as...

Bill O’Reilly Asks Trump About Blacks Who Are “Ill-Educated and Have...

During a discussion last night with Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly asked Trump if he had a specific economic plan...

@SpikeLee Launches #FeeltheBern Ad w Belafonte @LSarsour @ShaunKing

Movie director Spike Lee has directed a new ad for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) featuring Harry Belafonte, Eric Garner's daughter Erica, Linda Sarsour and...