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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.

Video: Cop Painting by Teen Hits Controversy on Capitol Hill

On Monday, February 20, Rep. Lacy Clay sued officials at the U.S. Capitol regarding the disqualification of a student painting that won the annual...

Video: On April Ryan, Sean Spicer and Trump Saying “We Made...

Why Would You Ask That? For those who want to know why a White House Correspondent would suggest that President Trump was communicating specifically...

Cop Painting: Rep. Lacy Clay to File Lawsuit Regarding Removed Painting

Rep. Lacy Clay will file a federal lawsuit tomorrow morning in Washington, D.C. on behalf of student artist David Pulphus. Pulphus is the young artist whose...

HBCUs: Trump Positioned to Embarrass Barack Obama on Black College Policies

Though the first three weeks of the Trump presidency have been filled with legal setbacks on immigration, amateurish management and political distraction, there's one...

After Senator is Silenced for Reading Coretta Scott King Letter, CBC...

The Senate debate over attorney general nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (D-AL) boiled over into confusion and accusations on Tuesday night as Senate Democrats carried...

Black Caucus Discusses Membership Rules as Espaillat Requests Membership

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), a freshman member of the House who is occupying a seat in a diverse district that includes Harlem, has expressed interest...

Reps. McEachin, Sewell Release Striking Statements on Why They Will Skip...

Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), who represents Selma, Alabama wrote she will not attend Donald Trump's inauguration.  She was joined by new Virginia congressman Rep....

Rep. John Lewis’ Chief of Staff Provides Long List of Lewis’...

John Lewis did more before he was 25 than most people have done during their entire lives. Since Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) called Donald Trump...

Architect of U.S. Capitol Rules Cop Painting Must Come Down on...

Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., a former police officer, asked the Architect of the Capitol if a painting that was a winner in the annual...

Video: Republican at CNN/Paul Ryan Town Hall Gives Ryan #Obamacare Lesson

Man at CNN/Paul Ryan Town Hall speaks on how Obamacare helped him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Ph0pT5Myy8