Dem Seeks Cash for 2020 Challenge of Mississippi GOP Senator

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Democrat who tried to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi last year is seeking money to challenge her again in 2020. Mike Espy...

Trump Mocks Democrats, Vows New Tax Cut on Baltimore Visit

By KEVIN FREKING and JUANA SUMMERS Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to...

AFRO Exclusive: Congressman John Lewis Kicks off CBC Week

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Just a day before the bustling streets of downtown D.C. becomes a hub and homecoming for Black politicians, businessmen and go-getters, The Delegate rooftop restaurant was filled with African...

Congress Calls for Media Diversity

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] On Sept. 10, Congresswoman Val Demings (D- FL) introduced a bipartisan and bicameral resolution, along with Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) and Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV),...

Trump Scheduled To Visit Baltimore Thursday

By The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Baltimore this week to speak at a retreat for GOP lawmakers. According to the White House, Trump is set to deliver remarks...

Rep. Wilson Leads Delegation Urging White House to Waive or Suspend Bahamian Visa Requirements

By NNPA Newswire U.S. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson is leading a bipartisan letter signed by members of the Florida delegation urging President Donald Trump to waive or suspend certain visa requirements for Bahamians seeking to...

102 House Members Rebuke Delay of Payday Loan Rule

By Charlene Crowell (TriceEdneyWire.com) - Anyone who struggles with the rising costs of living knows all too well how hard it is to try stretching dollars when there’s more month than money in the household. Predatory lending,...

Rep. Waters Delivers Keynote on Women’s Equality Day

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) was the keynote speaker as Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) held his 17th annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon at the Hotel at the University of...

NNPA Celebrates the CBCF’s Annual Legislative Conference

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia The National Newspaper Publishers Association is celebrating the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). The ALC kicks off on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Walter E....

Senator Kamala Harris’ Office Invites Middle School and High School Girls to a Day...

By Niele Anderson Senator Harris’ recently coined a phase “I’m that little girl” referencing her inner-city upbringing and bussing, recently her West Los Angeles office was filled with young girls from the LA inner city. U.S....

Local African American Woman Doesn’t Care What The Odds Are, She’s Running For President

By Tyler Fenwick Leaned up against the kitchen sink in her near northside home, Valerie McCray almost slipped up as she explained why she’s putting her career as a psychologist on hold to run for...

DR. FRANCES “TONI” DRAPER Speaks On Trump, Baltimore and the 2020 Elections

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL DR. FRANCES "TONI" DRAPER speaks on Trump's Baltimore attacks and calls the community to be proactive leading up to the 2020 Elections. #TheBlackMediaAuthority

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