Monday, September 25, 2017
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Friday, September 8 at 10am in room 2203 Rayburn House Office Building. House Education and the Workforce Committee ranking member Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and House Judiciary Committee ranking member John Conyers (D-Mich.) will hold a forum entitled, Affirmative Action, Inclusion and...
Only a few weeks after the pardon of racial profiler extraordinaire Joe Arpaio, Donald Trump is back again.   The focus of the Trump Administration on minorities, specifically Blacks and Hispanics, remains relentless. Of course no one should be surprised. In...
A second major Hurricane is headed to the East Coast of the United States, and this time, it looks like it will be historic. Hurricane Irma, is now headed for the Island of Barbuda, one of the first countries in...
In their typical late-on-a-Friday-on-a-holiday-weekend fashion, Team Trump (in this case the Department of Education) dumped this in inboxes at exactly 6:30 p.m. tonight: "Responding to suggestions and feedback from many key stakeholders, the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges...
In an effort to increase awareness about smart cities and the benefits they can create for the people who live in them, the Energy Equity Alliance (EEA) and the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) hosted a webinar...
With the filing deadline rapidly approaching to submit reply comments in the Federal Communications Commission's Restoring Internet Freedom proceeding, another major media issue looms large. Multichannel News reports that the FCC is moving quickly to pass a media ownership order...
"I'm not surprised Trump pardoned racial profiler Arpaio. White Nationalists, KKK, & Duke celebrated Trump's election b/c he is one of them!" tweeted Rep. Maxine Waters the morning after Donald Trump awarded his first pardon to Sheriff Joe Arpaio....
Today, a coalition of civil rights, faith-based and civic organizations will rally in front of NFL headquarters in New York City in support of Colin Kaepernick. The protest will take place at 5:00pm The general protest effort is entitled “United...
"They brought all those HBCUs to town. They took a picture in the Oval Office and then they did nothing.  If you look at President Trump's budget he has a number of actions in it that actually hurt HBCUs,"...
Pledging to "revisit" the debate around impeachment when Congress returns after Labor Day and announcing a new campaign to #RootOutRacism in the White House, members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters on a August 21 conference call...