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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, a blog focused on African American members of Congress, in 2009. 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 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 for Lt. Governor of Virginia. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Burke appeared each Monday on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. She was born and raised in New York. Email: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @LVBurke. IG: @laurenvburke. Periscope: @LVBurke

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Mayors Reed and Nutter on Romney at the NAACP.  Speaking on a DNC conference call in reaction to Mitt Romney's speech to the NAACP...

NAACP: Romney Booed on Obamacare, Talks on 14.4% Black Jobless Rate

"If I am president, job one for me will be creating jobs. I have no hidden agenda. If you want a president who will make...

Attorney General Holder at NAACP on Voter ID: “We Call Those...

Speaking in Houston at the 103rd annual NAACP Convention, Attorney General Eric Holder went off of his prepared text and called voter ID laws...

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#CrisisInChicago. Of the 274 people murdered so far in Chicago in a little over six months, 16 victims were age 15 or younger.  In 2012,...

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...