A major component of the farm bill focuses on the ability of farmers to pass their farms down to relatives and heirs and makes it easier for those heirs to apply for USDA resources.
Now is the time to take a stand.
Calif. Congresswoman Karen Bass will lead the Congressional Black Caucus.
Michelle Obama Brought Out President Obama On Washington, D.C., Book Tour Stop—And It Was Everything!
ESSENCE magazine was in the building for the Washington, D.C., stop of the iconic book tour.
Stacey Abrams’ gubernatorial campaign in Georgia is mounting a legal challenge related to Tuesday’s midterm election and what they allege are voting irregularities and possible voter suppression. The Abrams campaign […]
Across the country, African Americans were among the millions of U.S. voters who braved everything from long lines, to rainy weather in some states, in order to cast ballots in […]
A group of Georgia voters has filed a federal lawsuit asking the U.S. District Court in Atlanta to keep Secretary of State Brian Kemp—the Republican candidate running for Governor against […]
Election day 2018 is finally here. Will the country decide to continue on the path it is going, or will it decide to change course?
Andrew Gillum is the Democratic nominee for Governor of Florida, a state with some 20 million residents who reflect America’s melting pot of diversity. Gillum, 39, is a Miami native, […]
As disastrous policies unfold under the Trump administration, Black immigrants continue to fight for their day in court.
Even as Brett Kavanaugh— the nation’s 114th Supreme Court justice– is expected to report to work today, Black lawmakers, lawyers and activists are among those looking at what’s next following […]
Mere weeks before the November midterm elections, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has released a mini-documentary that sharply criticizes the policies of Donald Trump’s Administration and urges African Americans to vote […]
African American women were vocal, active participants during Thursday’s Senate hearing on Capitol Hill, as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified about her accusations of […]
As the nation watched, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, recounting the sexual assault she allegedly suffered at the hands of Supreme Court nominee, […]
Protests and rallies are being planned in the nation’s capital and across the country today and this week, as large numbers of women push back against President Donald Trump’s controversial […]
Hundreds of women are gathering today in San Francisco for the inaugural “She The People” summit, billed as the first ever national confab for women of color in politics. Elected […]
The room was packed with well-dressed Black people carrying briefcases in one hand, and tech devices in the other. It was here that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) kicked off “A […]
In a lively discussion that jumped from policy issues and race-baiting campaign ads, to music and Black skin tones, three African American gubernatorial candidates drew a capacity crowd during a […]