Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created, 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 and 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: Instagram: LVB325.

Obama Administration Shuts Down Minority Biz Dev Offices

The move is supposed to save $30m, but what about Black business?

Sharpton, CBC Join Forces on Voter Suppression

Black politicians and activists look for tipping point on Voter ID

House Bill Prohibits Withdrawal of Welfare Funds from Certain Locations

With a record 46 million Americans in poverty, a bill has passed the U.S. House that would make it illegal to withdraw welfare funds...

Komen Decision: Race, Class, Abortion and Republicans

Burke and McAllister battle over Abortions, Race and Class

Unified, Black Greeks Step Into PAC Game

Unity9PAC, a divine nine joint, prepares to launch in April

The 10 Worst Moments of Disrespect Towards President Obama

It starts from the Superiority Syndrome: People acting as if they’re more important than a U.S. President — when they clearly are not.  To...

Run to Red Tails

We vote with our pocketbooks. Vote for Red Tails. Forget the criticism you may encounter in other movie reviews and focus on one thing: This...

Ten Signs the Tea Party is Dead

When the Tea Party-fueled GOP took over the House by storm in January of 2010 there was high talk of huge change.  Exactly a...

CBC Will Kick Off Voter Protection Tour in March

Politic365 has learned that The Congressional Black Caucus will launch a multi-city "voter protection" tour that will kick-off the weekend of March 3rd near...

Sexual Harassment Allegations Hamper Hastings

In June of 2011 it blew up in the press: Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) was being investigated for sexual harassment.  New information regarding the...