Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: congressional black caucus

Tucker Carlson Guest Likens Congressional Black Caucus...

Conservative columnist Star Parker ripped into the Congressional Black Caucus over what she called "progressivism" aimed at keeping Black Americans misinformed. Appearing on "Tucker Carlson...

Congressional Black Caucus Stands Behind Decriminalization of...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for decriminalizing marijuana use. The group wants the federal government to get out...

10,000 Black Men Plan to March to...

An anti-Trump rally scheduled for next month outside the White House won't only condemn the "appalling bigotry and racism" spewed by the president, but...

Rep. Andre Carson Delivers Bold Answer to...

https://youtu.be/3HZc1ncxWSU Indianapolis congressman Rep. Andre Carson is the latest public official to face backlash over his alleged ties to controversial National of Islam leader Louis...

Angela Rye Rips Into Conservative Pundit for...

https://youtu.be/rptEq_bl7XI?t=2m26s CNN political commentator Angela Rye isn't tolerating any disrespect aimed at California Congresswoman Maxine Waters. During an appearance on Anderson Cooper 360° this week, Rye and...

Pastor Darrell Scott Unleashes String of Insults...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10FlehbLVFo   Pastor Darnell Scott didn't take too kindly to Rep. Maxine Waters' (D-Calif.) comments characterizing President Donald Trump as un-presidential and a "shameful racist." During an...

Minister Farrakhan Responds After CBC Accused of...

  Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan is setting the record straight amid reports the Congressional Black Caucus tried to bury a 2005 photo...

Growing Pressure on John Conyers to Resign...

DETROIT (AP) — Pressure from fellow Democrats grew for Michigan Rep. John Conyers to resign after a former staffer said the longest-serving member of...

FBI Report on Black ‘Extremists’ Raises Fears...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil...

Facing Pressure from Black Lawmakers, Facebook Says...

Social media giant Facebook told lawmakers with the Congressional Black Caucus this week that the company plans to add an African-American member to its...

Black Lawmaker Kneels On House Floor After...

https://youtu.be/JKhpYlLCRx4 During an impassioned speech from the House floor Monday night, Rep. Sheila Lee Jackson (D-Texas) knelt in a show of solidarity with NFL players...

White House to Proceed with HBCU Conference,...

The White House has rejected calls to postpone an upcoming conference on historically Black colleges next month, despite requests from Black lawmakers for President...

Black Lawmakers Urge Uber to Diversify Its...

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling on Uber to hire more nonwhite executives, especially as the multibillion-dollar ride-hailing company struggles to fill a number...

What Is Sensitivity Training, and Why Is...

In November of 2016, Burnet County, Texas, judge James Oakley used social media to voice his contempt for a Black male suspected of killing...

Trump Backtracks After Suggesting Funding for HBCUs...

President Donald Trump on Sunday, May 8, maintained that his support for the nation's historically Black colleges and universities remains "unwavering." Trump's latest declaration is a...

CBC Leaders Refuse to Be Another ‘Photo...

Despite some push back, leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus sat down with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, March 22, urging him to focus...

Rep. Elijah Cummings: Congressional Black Caucus Will...

It looks like President Donald Trump is scheduled to have a sit-down with members of the Congressional Black Caucus after all. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.),...

Friend or Foe? Congressional Black Caucus Torn...

A debate making its way through the Congressional Black Caucus raises some fundamental questions: Who is Black? What does it mean to be African-American?...

Now That Trump is President, What Is...

With the Obama presidency in the rearview mirror, Black people are assessing what they have to show for it and what, if anything, they...

Black Lawmakers Call Out DOJ’s Dismal Track...

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling on the Justice Department to step up its efforts in investigating and indicting police officers who...

Minister Farrakhan Responds to President Obama’s ‘Personal...

On Sept. 18, Minister Louis Farrakhan slams President Barack Obama's recent plea to Black voters at the Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. During...