Saturday, June 24, 2017
Authors Posts by Lauren Victoria Burke

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.

A Plaque to Emancipate D.C.’s Slave History

Little know facts and plaques to observe during D.C.'s 150th Emancipation Day anniversary

Trayvon Martin and 10 Themes from the Racism Playbook

Ten race-related themes used by George Zimmerman’s helpers have emerged over the past several weeks

After 46 Days, Trayvon Martin’s Killer Finally Charged and Arrested

George Zimmerman, 28, is finally charged and arrested.

What Do So Many Democrats Have Against the Black Caucus Budget?

75 Dems voted against the CBC budget - with 239 Republicans. What's up with that?

Bobby Rush Wears Hoodie on House Floor During Trayvon Speech

Rep. Bobby Rush wore a hoodie honoring Trayvon Martin, was escorted from House floor.

Black Caucus on Trayvon Martin: “This is Unbelievable”

As Black Members of Congress get involved, calls for justice intensify

Trayvon Martin and 7 Black Men Who Should Be Alive Today

The combined jail time after seven incidents where Black men were shot? Seven dead = just 23 months

Diddy, Magic, Comcast, Congress Celebrate Minority Channels

Comcast/NBC take diversity next level

Rep. Donald Payne Passes at 77

New Jersey's first Black Congressman ends his battle with colon cancer

DNC on the Black Vote: Don’t Take it For Granted

The DNC makes sure it doesn't have a Black voter problem in 2012