Danny Davis

Does the White House Understand the Value of an HBCU Education?

CBC members say HBCUs need more support.

Holder Sending More ATF Agents to Help Chicago Fight Violent Crime

FBI also increases staffing in the violence-plagued city.
SAT, racial disparities, education, college

Black Lawmakers to Host First Hearing on the Status of Black Males

The hearing will explore challenges faced by men and boys.

Congressional Black Caucus Declares Gun Violence State of Emergency

Chicago lawmakers to hold a summit on urban violence.
Rep. Robin Kelly (Illinois)

Robin Kelly Wins Illinois Democratic Primary to Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Kelly was backed by NY Mayor Bloomberg's gun control PAC.

Reps. Danny Davis and Bobby Rush Endorse Robin Kelly to Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Davis, Rush endorse Kelly, citing support for gun control.
Former Congresswoman Cardiss Collins Dies

Former Congresswoman Cardiss Collins Dead at 81

First Black woman to represent Illinois in Congress is dead.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Mysterious Medical Leave of Absence

Jackson's office says he's being treated for exhaustion.