Black + Iconic: Shirley Chisholm

Howard University sophomore Rachel gives us the history behind the political leader's rise to the halls of power and the doors she opened.

OPINION: So a Black Congresswoman Hired Security – Where’s The Crime In That?

Missouri Rep. Cori Bush is under scrutiny for hiring her husband for protection, but that comes at a time when threats to lawmakers are real, especially in this political climate.

Black Ohio U.S. Congresswoman Becomes Victim of Swatting

The home of Rep. Shontel Brown was targeted but she was not at the residence at the time of the incident.

Cooking Lesson II: Texas Rep. Jasmine Crockett Goes Scorched Earth on Republicans at Hunter Biden Hearing

The Dallas-area congresswoman didn’t hold back when she was set off over a comment about ‘White privilege.’

OPINION: Did Harvard Betray Dr. Claudine Gay?

After watching their first Black president relentlessly attacked by the conservative right, it’s time the Ivy League school took some responsibility.

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.

As GOP Ousts Their House Speaker, Canada's Parliament Elects Its First Black Speaker

Quebec Liberal Greg Fergus beat out six other candidates for the leadership role as Kevin McCarthy was removed as Speaker of the House.

GOP Lawmaker Uses Term 'Colored People' On House Floor In Response To Black Congresswoman

Rep. Eli Crane used the derogatory term while introducing an amendment to a military bill.

John Lewis Honored With A New Forever Stamp By The U.S. Postal Service

The Lewis forever stamp will be issued in July.

Rep. Cori Bush Uses Juneteenth Holiday To Boost Reparations Legislation

“This is the moment to put it out and we needed something like this," Bush said about the bill.