In a speech on Monday, President Donald Trump implied that members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and others who did not applaud during his State of the Union (SOTU) address were treasonous. “…Can we call that treason? Why not? I mean they certainly didn’t seem to love our country very much,” said Trump. Just […]
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) is being honored by the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum next month in Chicago. She will receive this year’s Gentle Warrior Award. Other honorees include actor-producer-director Robert Townsend, and Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford. The NAPRPP Museum was designated a national park site by President Obama on February 19, […]
Earlier this week, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) met with the director of the FBI to discuss concerns over a bureau assessment that “black identity extremists” posed a threat to police officers. Representative Cedric Richmond, chairman of the CBC said the discussion went well and he praised FBI Director Christopher Wray’s leadership style […]
Several Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Those members are trying to ease his exit without trampling on his legacy during his 50-plus years in the House. Conyers, a Michigan Democrat, is the longest currently serving member of the House of […]
On Monday morning, CBC Chair Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) sent the NFL a letter urging team owners to consider the stances of protesting Black players in terms of patriotism and combating police brutality. In the letter, the Congressman Richmond wrote, “For African Americans, it is not about standing, sitting, or kneeling for the National Anthem―it […]
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) sent a letter on Wednesday to Donald Trump criticizing his administration’s actions on policing and criminal justice reform and his questioning of African American patriotism. Read the full letter here. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and events. Follow me on social media @AlwaysAskAsia. #AskAsia #AlwaysAskAsia
Trump's meeting with the executive committee of the Congressional Black Caucus at the White House comes as he navigates a fractured relationship with people of color.
Yolonda Faulkner has gone from wedding planner to bride after the man of her dreams, Eric Addison, surprised her with a sweet proposal for her birthday this year! Yolonda, the Managing Director and CEO of Details Consulting, has never been afraid to chase her dreams and make amazing things happen. As career-driven as she is, though, […]
A Black lawmaker has received racially offensive messages. It's likely more fallout from suspected Russian-back hacking that targeted Democrats.
During this week's installment of the CBC's Message to America, Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) discusses his "10-20-30" proposal, which seeks to reduce persistent poverty around the country.