Sunday, June 25, 2017
Authors Posts by Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
1284 POSTS 3 COMMENTS
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.

Rep. Cedric Richmond Shuts Down Rep. Steve King During Crime Stat...

Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) had a busy day yesterday.  As Congressional Black Caucus Chair he took a vote of members during their weekly meeting...

Dems Go 0-5 for Red Open House Seats… But the GOP...

Millions were spent, thousands voted.  But the Democrats went 5-0 on red seats that were left vacant by Trump appointees.  GA-06 -- (Price) Winner: Handel...

Trump Invites Each Member of the Congressional Black Caucus to Second...

"We haven't made a decision yet," said Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) on Capitol Hill on June 16. Rep. Richmond was referring...

Over 150,000 VA Voters Select Bigot Corey Stewart

He claimed the confederate flag "wasn't about racism." He appeared at "The Old South Ball" and He declared that Virginia was the state of Robert E....

Surge of Democrats Lifts Justin Fairfax and Ralph Northam to Victory

The blue surge is on in Virginia. Will it be on in Georgia-6 as well? Democrat Ralph Northam won 303,429 votes last night. In the...

Comey Testimony Brings in Over 19 Million TV Viewers

According to a report in TV By the Numbers, the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey scored blockbuster ratings. Comey’s testimony, "averaged 18.2 million...

VA Lt. Governor Race: Two Virginia Officials Write on Facebook on...

VIRGINIA LT. GOVERNOR RACE. JUNE 13 PRIMARY. Two Virginia officials, Hopewell, Va. Vice Mayor and the Executive Director of the Virginia ACLU, have taken...

Ku Klux Klan Plans Rally in Charlottesville, VA

On June 5, the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan put in an application for a permit to rally in the city...

Park Police Investigate Noose Found at African American History Museum

Local NBC Washington affiliate News 4 is reporting that a noose was found on Wednesday, May 31, by tourists at the Smithsonian National Museum...

Justin Fairfax Releases Only TV Ad in VA LTG Race, Leads...

PRIMARY DAY IS JUNE 13. Virginia candidate for Lt. Governor candidate Justin Fairfax has wrapped up all the major endorsements in the race and...