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Black Congressional ‘Trailblazer’ U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Dies At 88

An influential Democratic leader from Texas, Johnson was the first Black woman elected to a seat in the Dallas legislature and to serve in Congress.

Angela Bassett Named As Host Of The 2021 Phoenix Awards

The ceremony is on National Black Voter Day on Sept 17.

This Day in Black History: Nov. 30, 1924

Shirley Chisholm, first Black woman in Congress, was born.

This Day in Black History: Oct. 24, 1948

Activist and former lawmaker Kweisi Mfume was born.

Black Youth Suicides: The Focus Of A New CBC Task Force

The rate of Black youth suicides exceeds white children.

Reps. Alma Adams And Lauren Underwood Form First Black Maternal Health Caucus

The caucus will address pregnancy-related deaths.

Hillary Clinton: You Got The Black Vote, Now Don't Blow It

Older folks love her, but young people are skeptical.