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Congresswoman: House Has Votes to Pass Reparations Bill

Congresswoman Jackson Lee said this week that there’s now enough votes in the House for passage of the historic piece of legislation. By Stacy M....

An Update on President Joe Biden’s Promise to “Have our Backs”

By Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC), House Majority Whip July 20, 2021, marked six months that Joseph R. Biden has been President. When I endorsed...

Oakland Program Distributes $500 to Families of Color

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent In the middle of a worldwide awakening to the centuries-old racism and oppression suffered by Black...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Leads U.S. Reparations Bill H.R. 40

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee knows that there has never been another time in which she has...

In First Act of New Congress, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Reparations Bill

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent With the start of the 117th Congress this week, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), a senior...