The CBC Celebrates History with 49 Members in the 115th Congress
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The CBC Celebrates History with 49 Members in the 115th Congress

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor/NNPA Newswire) During the Ceremonial Swearing-In event a few blocks from…

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Biden, Congressional Colleagues Pay Homage to Louis Stokes
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Biden, Congressional Colleagues Pay Homage to Louis Stokes

MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Louis Stokes rose from an impoverished life in…

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Black Caucus Brings Diversity Push to Silicon Valley
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Black Caucus Brings Diversity Push to Silicon Valley

(Politico) – Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are flying to Silicon Valley next week…

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New Congressional Caucus Champions HBCUs
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New Congressional Caucus Champions HBCUs

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A little help may be on…

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Barack Obama Works to Mobilize Black Caucus on Trade Pact
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Barack Obama Works to Mobilize Black Caucus on Trade Pact

  (Politico) – When little else is working, try the Congressional Black Caucus. That’s a…

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CBC Seeks GOP Cooperation on Economic Challenges
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CBC Seeks GOP Cooperation on Economic Challenges

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Working across the aisle with…

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Historically Black Schools Say Obama’s Policies Have Fallen Short
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Historically Black Schools Say Obama’s Policies Have Fallen Short

  (The Washington Post) – The country’s first African American president is finding himself increasingly at…

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GOP Leaders to Skip Selma Event
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GOP Leaders to Skip Selma Event

  (Politico) – Scores of U.S. lawmakers are converging on tiny Selma, Alabama, for a…

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More Evidence of Obama’s Hostility Toward HBCUs
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More Evidence of Obama’s Hostility Toward HBCUs

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist     As if we needed any more evidence,…

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Don’t Disrespect Our President, Black Lawmakers Tell Netanyahu
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Don’t Disrespect Our President, Black Lawmakers Tell Netanyahu

  (Politico) – The audience for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on…

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