Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America’s island territories during this week’s edition of the CBC’s Message to America.
Tag: Congressional Black Caucus
Since the death of controversial U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last week, the matter has become a political football and an all-out partisan tug-of-war. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are speaking out against the GOP’s aims to obstruct President Barack Obama appointing a nominee to occupy Scalia’s former seat saying that their actions are […]
WASHINGTON — Venerated Congressman John Lewis is taking some incoming fire after he publicly announced his endorsement of Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for…
Democratic Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge said Clinton is a better candidate for African-Americans on national security and economic security.
Attacks on healthcare hurt every American family, but their impact on women in Black communities is even more dangerous.
Obama will be accompanied by members of Congress, the Senate and the Congressional Black Caucus.
Under the plan, the Department of Education will award up to $8 million in federal grants over three years to help support educational achievement for ex-inmates.