Open the floodgates, Supreme Court strikes down campaign contribution limits

The rich are poised to have even more influence in the upcoming midterm elections in light of the Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that struck down aggregate campaign contribution limits. According to The New York Times: ̶...
by Adriana Maestas


6 Million: Despite Web Site Drama and Haters Obamacare is Winning

With the first big Obamacare enrollment deadline ending on March 31, the Obama administration has met its enrollment target. Obamacare enrollment is expected to be over six million by Monday.  One wonders what the number would...
by Lauren Victoria Burke


Time for Change in the Black Press?

Media journalist Richard Prince reported yesterday that black newspapers were not part of PEW’s recent “State of the News Media 2014” report that was released this week.  But according to Prince, PEW did indi...
by Lauren Victoria Burke



Mayor of Charlotte Pat Cannon Must Have Missed Ray Nagin Case

Ray Nagin, former Mayor of New Orleans Kwame Kilpatrick, former Mayor of Detroit Jack Johnson, former County Exec of Prince Georges County, Md. Washington DC Council members Michael Brown, Kwame Brown and Harry Thomas… If wha...
by Lauren Victoria Burke


Father of Jordan Davis: “Black People Are the Most Forgiving People in the World”

“Black people are the most forgiving people in the world.  We have taken it for years,” said Ron Davis, the father of Jordan Davis to a group of black pubishers.  Davis was speaking to members of the National News...
by Lauren Victoria Burke


Paul Ryan: Inner City Comments Had “Nothing to Do Whatsoever With Race”

Ryan: Poverty Discussion Had Nothing to do with Race. After comments Wednesday morning on Bill Bennett’s radio show Morning in America, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) explained Wednesday afternoon that his discussion with Bennett ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke



DNC Launches Voter Expansion Project

Yesterday, the Democratic National Committee launched a new initiative to expand and protect access to the polls. The new “Voter Expansion Project,” The project will focus on legislation, education, advocacy and reg...
by Lauren Victoria Burke

Lee reacts during the first day of the Demoncratic National Convention in Charlotte

Black Caucus: 3 Approps Members Set to Move Up After Retirements

In 2015: Fattah (9), Bishop (10), Lee (11). With today’s retirement announcement by Rep. Ed Pastor, three Black Caucus members are set to move up another step in seniority on the powerful House Appropriations Committee in...
by Lauren Victoria Burke