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A Shameful Week of Bigotry in America
The Paris attacks have brought in another wave of anti-Muslim sentiment....


Julian Bond, Civil Rights Icon, Dies at 75
Nation mourns longtime NAACP chairman....


Black Lives Matter Co-founder Will Be a Guest at State of the Union
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza will be a guest of Rep. Barbara Lee at President Obama's...


Forget the Presidency, Waka Flocka Flame Is Running for Speaker of the House
Watch his announcement in this hilarious video....


Michael Vick Becomes Unlikely Advocate for Animal Rights Bill
Veteran NFL QB wants to make it OK for cops to rescue pets in hot cars....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 30, 1924
On this day in black history, we celebrate the life and achievements of the first Black congresswom...


Commentary: A Hard-Hearted House of Representatives
The vote by the Republican-led Congress to cut food stamps is a sign of a level of heartlessness th...


White House Puts Immigration Plans on Hold After Ruling
Immigrants' loss may be the Department of Homeland Security's gain, at least temporarily....


Rep. Jim Clyburn Tells Young People to Keep Cellphone Cameras on Police
Don't hesitate to turn them on when police cross the line, the top Democrat says....


Praise Be the Ballot Box: CBC Launches Freedom Sundays to Turn Out Voters
African-American voters will be key players in several Democratic races....


Will Rep. John Conyers Run for 26th Term as a Write-In Candidate?
The signatures on Rep. Conyers's primary-ballot petition are being challenged....


White House Officials Meet Former Prisoners to Discuss Policy Changes
PICO National Network joined 11 formerly incarcerated citizens from across the country to address f...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 4, 1969
The Congressional Black Caucus was founded on Jan. 4, 1969....


Government Shutdown Showdown: Lather, Rinse, Repeat
The federal government closes after Congress is unable to reach a short-term budget agreement....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 15, 1938
California Rep. Maxine Waters was born in Kinloch, Missouri, on Aug. 15, 1938....


Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns From Congress
Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has submitted his resignation from Congress....


House Votes to Derail Obamacare, Fund Government
The House voted in favor to stripping federal funding from the Affordable Care Act....


House and Senate Face Deep Divide Over Food Stamps
The House voted in favor of slashing $4 billion from the federal food stamp program....


Jesse Jackson Jr. Could Go From the House to the Big House
Rep. Jesse Jackson's reported plea deal could include jail time....


House Votes to Ease Visa Restrictions for Educated Immigrants
The House of Representatives recently voted in favor of a bill which would provide additional visas...

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