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Sept 18: Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference will take place Sept. 18-21, 2013, at the Walter E.Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mount Vernon...

Criminal Justice: Scott, Jones Introduce Youth PROMISE Act

From the office of Rep. Bobby Scott: WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee...

Patti Labelle, Angela Bassett to Attend Star Studded MLK Inaugural Gala

Stars Patti Labelle, Angela Bassett, Cicely Tyson, Hill Harper will attend The Dream Moving Forward" Inaugural Black-Tie Gala on Sunday at the Howard Theatre.  The gala...

Immigration: 409,849 Deported ‘Nothing to Be Proud Of’ Says Luis Gutierrez

Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced that more than 400,000 people were deported in the Fiscal Year that ended September 30, 2012. The...

Washington, D.C. Nursing Home Celebrates 110 Year Anniversary

The Washington Informer Guided by its mission to offer a quality environment for seniors since 1902, a historical nursing home in the District of Columbia...

Legalizing Marijuana: Will Colorado End the Drug War?

The recent legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington State is an important development for both political and policy reasons. In Washington, Initiative 502 passed...

Time to Stop Inaccurate, Discriminatory Voter Purges

By Katherine Culliton-González, Director of Voter Protection at The Advancement Project States across the country are attempting to purge voter rolls of alleged noncitizens in an alarming escalation...

AFSCME Elects First Black President and First Female Secretary-Treasurer

By Chris Fleming, AFSME Delegates to the 40th International Convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO (AFSCME), elected Lee A. Saunders, an...

Oprah, Reagan and Mitt Romney’s Views on Education

Asked nearly half a dozen times whether or not he would overturn President Obama’s decision to stop deporting undocumented youth, affording them the opportunity...

Bruins vs. Caps = Boston Racism vs. Chocolate City

For Bruins fans, bad enough a Black hockey player stole their glory - but, he also played for a majority Black city