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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer, comms strategist and political analyst. She created Crewof42 in 2009. The blog focuses on African American members of Congress and Black political power regardless of party. Ms. Burke also writes for NBC BLK, The Root, NNPA and is the Managing Editor of Politic365. As part of a diverse career in politics and media, she has also served as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Director of Communications for Justin Fairfax of Lt. Governor of Virginia. She appears each Monday on weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. Email: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @LVBurke.

Black Caucus Chair Comments on Disappearance of Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), indicated Tuesday that many of the rumors and speculation about Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) were...

10 Things Romney Should Say to the NAACP and 10 Things...

Romney Speaks to the NAACP Wednesday.  Everyone understands, and Governor Mitt Romney knows, he will be facing a tough audience tomorrow when he addresses...

Black Pastors Demand Meeting with Obama on Same-Sex Marriage

According to an article by Paul Stanley of The Christian Post, The Coalition of African American Pastors, led by Rev. Bill Owens, is demanding a meeting...

Pres. Obama Not Planning to Attend NAACP Convention, Romney to Speak

The NAACP will hear Republican candidate Mitt Romney speak at their annual convention in Houston but President Obama is not planning to attend the...

Black Jobless Rate Rises Almost Full Point to 14.4%

THE JUNE JOBS REPORT.  The Black unemployment rate rose a almost a full point from 13.6% to 14.4% according to the monthly jobs report...

Eric Holder Protest: How 33 Black Lawmakers Made 41 White Ones...

"When the House voted last Thursday to find Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress, members of the Congressional Black Caucus walked...

Republican Governor Surprises Many With Voter Suppression Bill Veto

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, vetoed voter ID legislation yesterday.  Critics of the legislation defined it as an attempt at voter suppression only 125...

Photos: The Montford Point Marines Receive the Congressional Gold Medal

The Montford Point Marines receivedthe Congressional Gold Medal on June 27th at the U.S. Capitol.  The Montford Marines were the first African Americans to...

NYC Election Officials: Charlie Rangel Won by 802 Votes

Rangel 44.29% vs. Espaillat’s 42.33%.  Though most people thought the race between Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) and State Senator Adriano Espaillat was over last Tuesday,...

Democrats Walk Off House Floor in Protest of Holder Vote

About eighty House Democrats walked out of the House Chamber in protest when the contempt vote on Attorney General Eric Holder began this afternoon....