Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Rep. Robin Kelly on America's Gun Problem. After taking over the House floor after the slaughter of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Florida, Democrats who are in the minority in the House find themselves rallying to...
One year after Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer for Verizon, sent a letter to 11 of the company's marketing agencies telling them to diversify or risk loosing business, Verizon launched its own marketing fellowship. The Verizon AdFellows program is a...
Fifty-Nine Shot Dead in Las Vegas: GOP Offers "Thoughts and Prayers," No Action. Even in the wake of the return of their colleague Steve Scalise, after he was shot on a baseball field in Virginia on June 14, the GOP...
Over the last week President Trump has tweeted more about the NFL than he has the massive tragedy in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The two U.S. territories were hit hard by Hurricane Maria on September 20 and 21.  The...
Until the Next Time. Mass shooting in the U.S. is defined by a shooting with more than three people shot. Today is the 275th day of 2017 and the U.S. has had 273 mass shootings so far. Last night in Las...

Marching for Black Women

By Atima Omara This weekend, I will join individuals and organizations from across the country for the March for Black Women. And Black women have many reasons to march: ongoing attacks on voting rights; racial profiling and police brutality; mass incarceration; state and...

Privacy Is Not Dead

Before a crowd of more than 150 industry, academic, legislative, and consumer-focused leaders, Bob Quinn, AT&T's Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative affairs convened "Privacy in a World of Data Evolution and Convergence." The two-hour forum was host...
“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired. He’s fired!’” said President Donald Trump on Friday,...
During National HBCU Week the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus Announces the Addition of Eight Senate Members During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Senate members, bringing the total membership...
“Power of the Sister Vote” Poll Reveals Shifts in Political Attitudes Among Black Women. Today the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) will hold its 9th Annual Public Policy Forum, in partnership with ESSENCE magazine, during the opening day of the 2017 CBCF’s Annual...