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Lauren Victoria Burke

Lauren Victoria Burke
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Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created Crewof42.com, 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 NBCNews.com and TheRoot.com 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: LBurke007@gmail.com. Instagram: LVB325.

Rep. Adams’ HBCU Caucus Adds 8 Senators Including 3 Republicans

During National HBCU Week the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus Announces the Addition of Eight Senate Members During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the...

Annual BWR/Essence Poll of Black Women Voters Shows 11% Drop in...

“Power of the Sister Vote” Poll Reveals Shifts in Political Attitudes Among Black Women. Today the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) will hold its 9th Annual Public...

Trump White House Names Executive Director for HBCU Initaitive

Jonathan Holifield: Trump Names Executive Director for the HBCU Initiative. After insistent calls to name an Executive Director for the White House Initiative on...

None of Us Operate in a Vacuum: NBA Urges Players to...

ESPN reported this week that the NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, and the head of the players union sent a message to players on social...

UVA President, Head of Black Student Union, Testify on Campus Racism

House Democrats hosted a Capitol Hill forum on Affirmative Action, Inclusion and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses on September 8. Student leaders, college diversity officials, and...

DeVos Set to Change Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines

“Let me be clear at the outset: Acts of sexual misconduct are reprehensible, disgusting and unacceptable. They are acts of cowardice and personal weakness,...

DACA: Trump, Sessions, Remain Consistent in Targeting the Power of Hispanics

Only a few weeks after the pardon of racial profiler extraordinaire Joe Arpaio, Donald Trump is back again.   The focus of the Trump Administration...

Hurricane #Irma Should Shut Up All the Global Warming Deniers for...

A second major Hurricane is headed to the East Coast of the United States, and this time, it looks like it will be historic. Hurricane...

#HBCU Conference Cancelled: #HBCU Advocacy in Limbo for 4-8 Years?

In their typical late-on-a-Friday-on-a-holiday-weekend fashion, Team Trump (in this case the Department of Education) dumped this in inboxes at exactly 6:30 p.m. tonight: "Responding to...

Trump Pardons Arpaio and No One Should Be Surprised

"I'm not surprised Trump pardoned racial profiler Arpaio. White Nationalists, KKK, & Duke celebrated Trump's election b/c he is one of them!" tweeted Rep....