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Brittney Griner’s Wife, Rep. Sheila Jackson Join Call For Russia To Release WNBA All-Star

She has been detained for as long as three weeks, some reports say.
03/06/2022

EXCLUSIVE: The Jan. 6 Insurrection One Year Later: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Recounts One of the Worst Days in American History

In an interview with BET.com, the Texas congresswoman remembers the danger she found herself in when domestic terrorists stormed the citadel of democracy.
01/06/2022

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

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover And More Testify In Support Of Slavery Reparations

A distinguished group of speakers made its case.
06/19/2019

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Took A Knee On The House Floor In Solidarity With Protesting NFL Players

"I kneel because I stand against racism."
09/27/2017

Black Women Call on Mitch McConnell to Hold a Vote on Loretta Lynch

Protesters say Lynch is being used as a sacrificial lamb.
03/26/2015

Throwback Thursday: The Tender Side of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Texas rep remembers the late, great Mickey Leland.
08/21/2014

If You Still Care About Bringing Back Our Girls, Tweet It, Lawmakers Say

Lawmakers launch campaign to pressure Nigerian government.
07/01/2014

Congress Demands Action On Boko Haram After Nigeria Visit

A U.S. congresswoman speaks out about the terrorist group.
06/18/2014

Obama Makes Moral and Economic Case to Extend Unemployment Insurance

President calls for extension of unemployment insurance.
01/07/2014