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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.

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GOP Obsessed with Killing Heath Care. Less than a day before what will likely become the third attempt to repeal health insurance for 20 million Americans,...

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The story of the police shooting og Jordan Edwards has all the signs of trouble for a local police department in Texas: The story...

VA Governor’s Race: Tom Perriello Features President Obama in New Ad

The race for Governor of Virginia features two strong progressive candidates: The Commonwealth's current Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and former Congressman Tom Perriello. Today, Perriello...

Video: Black Caucus Chair Speaks on Killings of Jordan Edwards and...

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Stillman College Could Be Trump’s First Chance to Save an HBCU

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