Monday, January 22, 2018
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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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: Twitter: @LVBurke. IG: @laurenvburke. Periscope: @LVBurke

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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

The GOP Arizona Debate: 10 Hot Moments

We know what Republicans are against - but, what are they for?

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...