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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.

At Unprecedented Pace: Conyers Steps Down from Ranking Member Position

Adam Clayton Powell? Louis Stokes? If anyone can find a quicker step down from a ranking member position or Chairmanship e-mail me at LBurke007@gmail.com.  Before...

Black Caucus to Meet with FBI Director on COINTELPRO 2017

wikipedia: COINTELPRO (an acronym for COunter INTELligence PROgram) was a series of covert, and at times illegal, projects conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) aimed at surveilling, infiltrating,...

Rep. Kathleen Rice Verifies “Guilty Until Proven Innocent” Regarding Sexual Harassment...

We're at a moment when accusers are believed 100 percent and everyone knows: Any questioning of accusers is viewed as slut shaming. We're also...

Nadler, Lofgren Call for Ethics Look as Conyers Could Be Headed...

Nadler, Lofgren Call for Ethics Look and Conyers Could Be Headed for Ranking Membership Battle. The morning after learning via a report in Buzzfeed...

Trump Ends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians

On November 20, the Department of Homeland Security announced that over 50,000 Haitians living in the United States for at least seven years would lose protection...

After Harassment Settlement Revealed, Conyers Releases Statement

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the current ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, released a statement after a report in Buzzfeed on November 20...

Journalist Charlie Rose Fired in Sexual Harassment Scandal

Television host Charlie Rose has been fired by CBS less than 24 hours after The Washington Post reported that eight women told the newspaper...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces Parkinson’s Diagnosis

On November 17, civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. announced that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. “Reverend Jackson was born a fighter and...

NAACP Meets with American Airlines After Tamika Mallory Incident

NAACP Meets with American Airlines. As the NAACP changes in to a more directly politically active advocacy organization, they have taken on the challenge...

Terrorist Attack on the West Side of Manhattan Puts City on...

Eight dead in lower Manhattan. In what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio defined as a “cowardly terrorist attack”, a terrorist act once again near the World...