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Republican Senator Drops “Civil Rights and Human Rights” from Committee Name

Just Another Moment in GOP Growth and Opportunity. Just in case anyone is wondering how the new Republican controlled Senate will deal with civil rights issues, wonder no more.  There’s a new Republican Chairman of the ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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The CBC in Ferguson

“Where do I start?  How about undefinable frustration? It seems we can’t even catch our breath from our first tragedy before being hit by another gut-punch from a second, third, and fourth.  The names Trayvon Martin, ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Butterfield: New Black Caucus Chair Talks Black Agenda + Strategy

If you were the new Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) beginning your time as Chairman when the first Black President of the United States was in his last two years, what would your plan be? If you were Chair at a...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Bruce Allen Confirms Redskins Fans Worst Fears at Annual Presser

Winning Off the Field. In a press conference layered with emotional detachment and evasive non-answers on key issues, Redskins General Manager Bruce Allen proceeded to tick off and disappoint fans, reporters, and anyone else wa...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Cedric Richmond Plays Olivia Pope for Steve Scalise

Who Needs Olivia Pope? Rep. Cedric Richmond Continues Steve Scalise Rehabilitation Tour.  Fellow Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) was out of the gate before Speaker John Boehner to assist embattled House Republ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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#Selma’s Holds Many Unintended Lessons

  The movie Selma, which debuted on Christmas Day, is an eerily timely film detailing a history not taught in American schools shown in a long time. There’s the obvious truth we already knew:  That Dr. Martin Luther...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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57 Dems Have No Business Asking Anyone Why They Don’t Vote

57 Democrats. ”Protesters I’ve talked to, they’re not interested in politics, they don’t think that it works for them and they don’t think they should be part of the system.  I think while we ta...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Marion Barry (1936-2014) and Summer Jobs

From the suites to the streets. Early this morning former Washington, D.C. Mayor and current Ward 8 Councilman Marion Barry died.   In an age of gridlock where many members of Congress brag about flying back and fourth from ho...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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