CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks

By William J. Ford (The Washington Informer, NNPA Member) On Thursday, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held a news conference outside of the United States Justice Department in Washington D.C., calling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate, indict and even prosecute law enforcement officers, Read More


White House Debated Ferguson Trip

  (Politico) – The White House debated sending President Barack Obama directly into riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri, to address the racially charged aftermath of the decision not to prosecute a police officer who killed an unarmed black man. But, according to three White House officials, the Read More


Black People, White Government

(Al-Jazeera America) – In the wake of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the Aug. 9 shooting of black teenager Michael Brown by white police officer Darren Wilson, there has been a focus on racial disparities in representation. A recent study found that while people of color Read More