New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics
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New PACs Focus on Getting More Blacks into Politics

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) In the aftermath of former-Secretary of State Hillary…

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Republicans Hit Major Roadblock to ‘Trumpcare’ After Bad CBO Numbers
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Republicans Hit Major Roadblock to ‘Trumpcare’ After Bad CBO Numbers

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Less than a day after the Congressional Budget…

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Blacks Have a lot to Lose with Trump’s New Budget
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Blacks Have a lot to Lose with Trump’s New Budget

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, titled “America First:…

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Rep. Elijah Cummings Talks HBCUs, Voting Rights with President Trump
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Rep. Elijah Cummings Talks HBCUs, Voting Rights with President Trump

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A few weeks before CBC members met with…

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Civil Rights Leaders Meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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Civil Rights Leaders Meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Earlier this month, leaders from six civil rights…

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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs
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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Trump signed an executive order to focus…

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Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars
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Big Black Oscar Wins: “Moonlight,” Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali Take Home Oscars

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During an unexpected made-for-Hollyood moment, “Moonlight,” a film…

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Trump and the Black Caucus Plan to Meet for the First Time
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Trump and the Black Caucus Plan to Meet for the First Time

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio…

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COMMENTARY: This Is Why Trump Is Lying about Voter Fraud and Crime
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COMMENTARY: This Is Why Trump Is Lying about Voter Fraud and Crime

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) There are two subjects in particular that the…

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Black Girl Magic: “Hidden Figures” Outshines “La La Land” at U.S. Box Office
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Black Girl Magic: “Hidden Figures” Outshines “La La Land” at U.S. Box Office

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Looks like the myth that Black films can’t…

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