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House Judiciary Committee Passes Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act

The House Judiciary Committee has passed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act (H.R. 55), legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) that would...

U.S. House Votes to End Sentencing Disparity Between Crack and Powder Cocaine

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor In March U.S. House Democrats Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) joined Republican Reps. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND)...

Afghanistan: After 20 Years, Thousands Dead and Trillions Spent, Rep. Barbara Lee Proven Right

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor On September 15, 2001, only three days after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., Congress voted...

Following Census Data Release, Republican-Led Gerrymandering Will Commence

Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The U.S. Census Bureau release of data from its once-a-decade canvassing, which politicians, political watchers, and news reports...

George Floyd Family Meets with President Biden at the White House, Lawmakers on Capitol...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The family of George Floyd visited Capitol Hill and the White House on Tuesday, May 25,...