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Sept. 8: UVA President to Attend Capitol Hill Forum on Racial...

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...

Congressional Dems Want More Info on FCC Set Top Box Plan

On the Tuesday following Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's release of a new set top box proposal, Congressional Democratic leadership wants the Commission...

Nov. 18: Goodlatte-Conyers Bill with New Heroin Penalty Heads to Cmte.

Legislation authored by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and ranking Democrat John Conyers (D-MI) that includes an expanded penalty for heroin containing fentanyl, will...

CBC: Continuing the Legacy of Advocacy and Change

“The CBC was formed in 1971 because its founders understood that Black lives matter.  Black boys matter.  Black girls matter.  The Black family matters. ...

Thousands left without water service in Detroit

Folks in Detroit who are behind on their water bill are facing forced water shut offs as the summer begins. Citizens, frustrated with the...

New voting rights bill introduced, civil rights groups suggest amendments

This week a new voting rights bill was introduced as an attempt to remedy the Supreme Court decision last year that gutted the Voting...

Summary of President Obama’s NSA Surveillance Reform Address

President Obama's speech left privacy advocates unsatisfied because they feel he did not go far enough to restrain government prying, while the Intelligence Community would have preferred not to see any changes, as they are tasked with protecting our National security.

Conyers Opens Immigration Talks: Do Not Say “Illegal Immigrant”

During opening statements for the first House Judiciary Committee hearing addressing comprehensive immigration reform, the top ranking Democrat on the committee urged his fellow...

Worst. Endorsement. Ever: Detroit Free Press “Slam-dorses” John Conyers

Has anyone ever said the following things to you:  “You’re Special; Just like everyone else”…… “I’ve got nothing better to do Friday….I guess so.”...

Our First Black President is a Great One

In an exclusive op-ed, Congressman John Conyers explains why the first Black president has been there for African Americans