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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.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), listens during a hearing about reparations for the descendants of slaves for the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday June 19, 2019.  (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto)

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

H.R. 40 would create a commission to study reparations.

This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1940

Congressman and activist John Lewis was born on Feb. 21, 1940.

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

African-Americans will be key voters in several races.

Rep. John Conyers Fights Back

Has the time come for the veteran lawmaker to retire?

This Day in Black History: May 12, 1951

Former congressman Oscar De Priest died in a bus accident.

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

Signatures on Conyers's primary-ballot petition challenged.

Mia Love Crushes Competition to Win GOP Congressional Primary

Love poised to become GOP's first Black woman in Congress.