"Being in an environment like Clark Atlanta...I learned that whatever I do has to be connected to community," congressional candidate Rev. Dr. Stephany Rose Spaulding told ESSENCE.
Rep. Ilhan Omar Expects House Leaders To Take "Decisive Action" Against Congresswoman Lauren Boebert For Anti-Muslim Remarks
Rep. Boebert called Omar a member of the “jihad squad" and associated the Minnesota Democratic congresswoman with suicide bombings.
Carrie Meek was the first Black person to represent Florida in Congress since Reconstruction.
"Compromising" On $3.5 Trillion Social Safety Net Bill Harms Black Communities. We Can't Let That Happen.
"It is no compromise for well-paid politicians to cut the programs that make the difference between poverty and security," says the Movement for Black Lives.
"Give them $1200 that should be more than enough," one Twitter user responded.
Despite Democrats' "significant compromises," the bill is not on track to move forward.
Congress Introduces Legislation Named After Abolitionist Frederick Douglass to Combat Modern Day Human Trafficking
Bipartisan bill was authored by Rep. Chris Smith with co-lead, Rep. Karen Bass.
After public protest—and the Biden-Harris administration initially saying it lacked authority— the CDC has now issued a 60-day eviction ban that will apply to most of the country.
For three progressive Black women running for Congress—Mckayla Wilkes, Nina Turner and Odessa Kelly-—challenging the Democratic Party’s status quo isn’t just politics.
The bill would follow "a growing movement to unwind the decades-old war on drugs,” the New York Times reports.
Congressman David Scott among those leading push for $100 million increase.
House Passes Bill to Install Sculpture of Thurgood Marshall in Capitol, Replacing Supreme Court Justice Behind Racist Dred Scott Decision
The bill, if enacted, would remove all other images tied to slavery, segregation, and sedition from the U.S. Capitol complex.
Senator Cory Booker, Congresswoman Cori Bush offer sweeping new measures.
The United States Senator (D-RI) claims the club has a "long tradition" in Rhode Island.
Federal legislation would provide resources for schools to hire counselors, health professionals instead of police