Congress

More Than 50 HBCU Leaders Urge The Senate To Pass $2 Trillion Build Back Better Act

Biden’s plan would make ‘historic investments’ in HBCUs and other institutions serving students of color.
11/30/2021

Dem Lawmakers Cry Foul After Senate GOP Rejects Voting Rights Bill

In a close vote, Republicans thwart the legislation that would have protected vulnerable Americans from voter suppression.
11/04/2021

HBCU Funding Slashed From $45 Billion To Just $2 Billion In Latest Version Of Biden Spending Plan

Democratic infighting is blamed for drop in cash.
10/06/2021

New Bipartisan HBCU Bill Would Bring Funding To Rebuild, Repair, and Modernize Campuses

The IGNITE bill would address several funding problems.
05/24/2021

Survivors of 1921 Tulsa Massacre Testify in Congress, Reliving Their Horrific Ordeal

The last three living victims still call for justice.
05/20/2021

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is The Latest Public Servant Confronted By Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Greene yelled at AOC in the halls outside the House chamber.
05/13/2021

Ohio’s Only Majority Minority Congressional District At Risk Of Being Eliminated

Part of the state’s political map could change.
05/10/2021

NAACP, Planned Parenthood And Many Other Black Women Pen Open Letter Supporting Washington D.C. Statehood

The bill to make the capital a state is not yet passed.
04/29/2021

Sen. Tim Scott Criticizes Biden’s Speech, Says ‘America Is Not A Racist Country’

The S.C. lawmaker accused the president of being divisive.
04/29/2021

U.S. Rep. Grothman Wants To Ban Performances Like Cardi B’s ‘Wap’

Glenn Grothman wants the FCC to ban sexual performances.
04/23/2021