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Rep. Lacy Clay Fears "Problems in the Streets" of Ferguson if Justice Isn't Served
Rep. Lacy Clay has promised Michael Brown parents that he will fight for a fair and transparent pro...


Are Missouri Officials Shutting Black Congressmen Out of Ferguson Talks?
Reps. Lacy Clay and Emanuel Cleaver were not invited to a meeting with top leaders to discuss the t...


Black Caucus Members Invoke MLK at Ferguson Church Service
Lawmakers link Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to the fight for criminal justice reform....


Ferguson Probe Uncovers Rampant Discrimination and Racism
The Justice Department releases "searing" report on Ferguson's police department and municipal cour...


Clarke Loses Re-Election Bid; Conyers and Clay Trounce the Competition
Redistricting and colleague v. colleague matches cost Rep. Hansen Clarke his job....


Three Congressional Black Caucus Seats Up for Grabs Next Week
Reps. John Conyers, Hanson Clarke and Lacy Clay face colleagues and/or stiff competition in upcomin...


Redistricting Pits Black and White Democrats Against Each Other
Redistricting could force Black and White House Democrats to compete against each other and fractur...


The GOP Sends Message to the White House: No Budget Cuts, No Credit
House Republicans set up a vote on the debt limit that was destined to fail to let Democrats know t...


Senator Tim Scott Is Living the Dream
In an exclusive interview with BET.com, Rep. Tim Scott reflects on his past and present....


Redistricting and Voting Rights Roundup
South Carolina and Texas are not giving up on the fight to preserve their new voting laws....


Commentary: Bullying Puts 3 Million Young Americans at Risk Each Year
Missouri Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay discusses the urgent problem affecting 20 percent of American te...


A Levee Blast Saves an Historic Black Illinois Town
Historic Black town Cairo, Illinois, was almost washed away by floodwaters. A legal battle saved it...


Venus Williams easily wins opener at French Open
Venus Williams easily wins opener at French Open...


States Get New Leeway to Tally Prisoners in Census
WASHINGTON – Prisoners will soon be bigger players in those high-stakes redistricting fights,...


Missouri Leaders Pressured Ferguson for Chief's Resignation
According to AP, top state officials had unsuccessfully tried to force Ferguson Police Chief Tom Ja...


Arrest Made in Shooting of Two Police Officers in Ferguson
Suspect Jeffrey Williams is being held on a $300,000 bond....


House Republicans Plan to Take on Welfare Reform
Black lawmakers vow to fight planned welfare reform legislation, saying the move will pull the safe...


Is Rep. Allen West Being a Hypocrite?
Rep. Allen West is a strong proponent of cutting government spending, but he still will use governm...


DJ AM Estate Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit
DJ AM Estate Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit...