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House Votes To Remove Confederate Monuments and Memorials From U.S. Capitol

A new bust honoring Thurgood Marshall would be installed.
06/30/2021

House Moves Reparations Study Bill Forward After 30 Years Of Struggling To Be Heard

H.R. 40 would create a commission to study reparations.
04/16/2021

This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1940

Congressman John Lewis was born.
02/21/2021

Praise Be the Ballot Box: CBC Launches Freedom Sundays to Turn Out Voters

African-Americans will be key voters in several races.
09/22/2014

Rep. John Conyers Fights Back

Has the time come for the veteran lawmaker to retire?
05/19/2014

This Day in Black History: May 12, 1951

Former congressman Oscar De Priest died in a bus accident.
05/12/2014

Will Rep. John Conyers Run for 26th Term as a Write-In Candidate?

Signatures on Conyers's primary-ballot petition challenged.
05/02/2014

Mia Love Crushes Competition to Win GOP Congressional Primary

Love poised to become GOP's first Black woman in Congress.
04/28/2014