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Rep. Marcia Fudge on Brelo Verdict: “Our Lives Have No Value” “Miscarriage of justice”

“Today we have been told – yet again – our lives have no value.”  In 2012, Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, who were unarmed, were shot to death during and after a car chase in a 137-round hail of bullets...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Some CBC Members Find WH Gifts for Their #TPP Votes Laughable

Summer jobs money alone isn’t going to do it.  If the White House wants to mount a serious campaign to turn Black Caucus NOs into YESes on trade, it won’t happen easy.  An informal poll of over 20 Black Caucus m...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Reps. Butterfield, Lee, Waters Talk on Black Caucus Tech Diversity Initiative

The Congressional Black Caucus launched an effort to spur diversity in hiring at technology companies.  The effort mirrors the work started by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr.  Rev. Jackson’s work resulted in several tech compan...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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420 House Members Vote YES to Mandatory Minimums, Only 3 Vote Against

When Electeds Won’t Take the Tough Vote to Stop Bad Policy.  Supposedly it’s “CBC policy” to be against mandatory minimums.  All I know is, 41 members of the Congressional Black Caucus voted YES to m...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Congressman Turns Clarke Testimony Into Chat on White on White Crime

The testimony of Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke was just as devoid of strategic substance on policing as his appearances on Fox News.  Clarke had tons to offer when it came to his views on black on black crime and federal over...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Black Caucus to Focus on Tech Diversity #BlackTech

“In Silicon Valley, the march for diversity and inclusion is just beginning.” – Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. “The data we have seen coming from tech companies is deplorable and unacceptable and most of these com...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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House GOP Invites Nutty #Obama Hating Sheriff to Hearing on Policing

“Obama started this war on police intentionally,” wrote Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke on twitter on May 11. “Right in line with his community agitating,” he added.  On May 14, Republican House...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Black Caucus Members, Sen. Rand Paul Meet on Justice Reform

Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus met today with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in a small room adjacent to the cloak rooms on the House floor.  The members convened the bipartisan meeting to focus on what they might be a...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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