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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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Dr. Ben Carson, Housing Policy Novice, Spends Thousands on Furniture Then...

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On February 27 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Black leaders and activists demanded passage of the Dream Act as well as a permanent solution...

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Black Lives Matter Founder Alicia Garza Launches Black Futures Lab

On February 26, Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, launched the Black Futures Lab (BFL), a new mobilization effort that will engage Black people, legislators, and...

Steele Elected RNC Chair “Because He’s a Black Guy” Says CPAC...

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LeBron James Answers Fox News Host on “Shut Up and Dribble”...

Fox News host Laura Ingraham went after basketball superstar LeBron James, admonishing him to “shut up and dribble and leave political comments to people...

Mueller Indictment Asserts Russians Targeted Black Voters in 2016 Elections

In an indictment filed by social counsel Robert Mueller III on February 16, the extent of Russian interference in the 2016 elections was revealed. Rod...

Different Words from MLK Speech Used in Super Bowl Dodge Ad...

Someone took the words of the same speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used in a Dodge Truck ad... and the social media...

A Salute to The Temptations’ Second Lead Singer: Dennis Edwards

Who could ever replace David Ruffin. At the time he departed The Temptations in 1968, the answer would appear to be no one. Ruffin...