Friday, December 15, 2017
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On November 20, the Department of Homeland Security announced that over 50,000 Haitians living in the United States for at least seven years would lose protection from deportation in July 2019.  Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Rep. John Conyers, Jr. and...
Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), the current ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, released a statement after a report in Buzzfeed on November 20 detailed a settlement regarding alleged sexual harassment by the Congressman. Conyers is 89 years old...
Television host Charlie Rose has been fired by CBS less than 24 hours after The Washington Post reported that eight women told the newspaper that Rose made unwanted sexual advances toward them. “I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively...
On November 17, civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. announced that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. “Reverend Jackson was born a fighter and the fights he’s led and won for this country prove just that. Through his Rainbow...
During Politic365's 6th Annual Blueprint Policy Forum, a cross section of leaders from across the public and private sectors united to explore strategies for Ensuring Equity in the Innovation Economy. At a time of growing social unrest, heightened partisan tensions, and increasing racial,...
Despite a hyper-politicized climate that continues to yield many a stalemate in Congress, bipartisan consensus appears to be emerging yet again, on the issue of broadband infrastructure. Senators John Thune (R-SD), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and...
NAACP Meets with American Airlines. As the NAACP changes in to a more directly politically active advocacy organization, they have taken on the challenge of dealing with American Airlines after a pilot removed civil rights activist Tamika Mallory from...
Eight dead in lower Manhattan. In what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio defined as a “cowardly terrorist attack”, a terrorist act once again near the World Trade Center, has apparently occurred in New York City once again. This time claiming the...
Black Caucus Members Push Trump to Help Virgin Islands. Led by Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) and Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-LA), members of the CBC pushed for more assistance and attention for the Virgin Islands. “There is massive devastation...
Texas Rep. Rep. Al Green Takes Impeachment to the Floor of the House. In a daring a bold move, Rep. Al Green arrived on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives and looked as if he was about...

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