Barbara Lee

This Week In Good Black News: Barack And Michelle Obama Celebrate 31 Years Of Marriage, Laphonza Butler Becomes The Third Black Woman U.S. Senator And Leslie Odom Jr. Returns To Broadway

Plus, an NBA icon continues to break records off the court.

California Gov. Newsom Picks Former Kamala Harris Adviser Laphonza Butler To Replace Dianne Feinstein

The governor makes good on his promise to appoint a Black woman to the vacant seat.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Dies At 90, Will Gov. Newsom Replace Her With A Black Woman As He Pledged?

Rep. Barbara Lee, a candidate for the vacant seat, was once considered his likely choice.

Rep. Barbara Lee Blasts Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom On His Plan For U.S. Senate Seat

His plan ‘is insulting to countless Black women,’ the Oakland Democrat says.

Oprah Winfrey Among Names Floated To Replace California Sen. Dianne Feinstein

There was once speculation that the entertainment mogul would run for president.

Rep. Barbara Lee Files Paperwork to Possibly Run for Seat of Retiring Senator Dianne Feinstein

While not officially announcing a campaign, Lee is “taking the necessary steps to prepare,” says her spokesperson.

Rep. Barbara Lee Looks Back At Her Lone Vote Against the War in Afghanistan

The California congresswoman spoke out against the Bush administration's push for military action and the current fall of Kabul.
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 23: Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., left, conduct a news conference on the Jobs and Justice Act of 2020, which aims to increase the upward social mobility of Black families, and help ensure equal protection under the law, in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

This Is How Rep. Barbara Lee Honored Shirley Chisholm On Inauguration

Chisholm ran for for the Democratic presidential nomination.

CBC and Others Urge Obama Administration to Appoint Police Czar

Leaders offer steps to improve police-community relations.