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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.

Trump’s Ties to Russia: Trump Irrationally Obsesses, Deflects to Obama

In an attempt to deflect attention from a growing scandal involving his Administration's connections to Russian government officials. President Donald Trump maintains an obsession...

Trump, Bannon Continue to Focus Policy Against Anyone Who Doesn’t Look...

The Trump/Bannon War Against Black and Brown. During the 2016 campaign there was Donald Trump's incessant and obsessive talk about violence in Chicago and "getting...

Video: Will the Money Happen? Four HBCU Presidents Speak

Over 80 Presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities were in Washington, D.C. on February 27 and 28. On February 28th, President Trump signed...

Text of Executive Order on #HBCUS Signed by President Trump on...

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE AND...

With Trump HBCU Executive Order to Be Signed Today, Spicer Talks...

At 2 p.m today at the White House, President Trump will sign an executive order that will move the White House Initiative on Historically Black...

#HBCUS: For First Time Since Nov. 8, Trump Meets with Blacks...

They weren't rappers, comedians or retired football legends. They were the Presidents and Chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Over 70 HBCUS leaders...

Trump Talks African Americans on Housing, HBCUs and Jobs in Weekly...

President Trump focused on issues facing African American communities in his last weekly address before the end of February.  Trump focused on housing, jobs...

Video: Cop Painting by Teen Hits Controversy on Capitol Hill

On Monday, February 20, Rep. Lacy Clay sued officials at the U.S. Capitol regarding the disqualification of a student painting that won the annual...

Video: On April Ryan, Sean Spicer and Trump Saying “We Made...

Why Would You Ask That? For those who want to know why a White House Correspondent would suggest that President Trump was communicating specifically...

Cop Painting: Rep. Lacy Clay to File Lawsuit Regarding Removed Painting

Rep. Lacy Clay will file a federal lawsuit tomorrow morning in Washington, D.C. on behalf of student artist David Pulphus. Pulphus is the young artist whose...