Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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ESPN is reporting that a group of professional basketball players with the Cleveland Cavaliers will avoid staying at a Trump hotel in New York City. The Trump SoHo hotel in lower Manhattan will be boycotted by some members of the...
As if we needed his approval to move forward, which we didn't, soon to be former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has finally admitted he lost on November 8.  It wasn't close. McCrory lost by over 10,000 votes but...
White: 4.2% Asian: 3% Hispanic: 5.7% Black: 8.1% The November unemployment numbers were released this morning. The Black unemployment is 8.1 percent. It's been a long road for Black unemployment during the Obama Administration. In 2011, Black unemployment was a shocking 16.3% and it...
According to a new study by the University of New Hampshire, the white population in the U.S. has decreased from 79.6 percent in 1980 to 61.9 percent in 2014. Meanwhile Latino numbers have risen from 6.4 percent to 17.3 percent over...
Yesterday, House Democrats voted overwhelmingly to change the way the Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair is selected.  A motion was made to allow House Democrats to select a Chair of the DCCC rather than House Minority Leader singularly...
Rep. Cedric Richmond Elected 2nd Youngest CBC Chair. On Wednesday, the Congressional Black Caucus voted in their new Chairman who will serve as during the first two years of the Trump Administration. They elected Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), 43, who...
November 30th was not a good day for African American women in power and progressives as it pertains to Congress. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) lost her bid to become Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus by only two votes to Rep....
Across the country, there’s a growing understanding that “high-speed Internet…is not just a want, it is a need,” as Huntsville, Alabama business relations officer Harrison Diamond recently explained. Despite recent news that Google Fiber would be rolling-back it’s expansion...
The meeting started at about 7:20 p.m. in a first floor conference room in the U.S. Capitol and lasted members exited at 10:32 p.m.  The result was a split Black Caucus on the question of whether the CBC should support...
Last week, Sen.-Elect Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) set the toneon the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General.  “I have deep concerns about Senator Sessions' nomination. Particularly, I am concerned with his support for...