RELEASE: Cummings Statement Condemning President’s Racist Remarks Against House Colleagues

Cummings Statement Condemning President’s Racist Remarks Against House Colleagues Washington, DC (July 16, 2019) -- Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) submitted the following statement into the Congressional Record in support of H.Res. 489, a...

4 Democratic Women of Color Slam Trump for ‘Bigoted Remarks’

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN, and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump escalated his demand for four Democratic congresswomen of color to leave the U.S. "right...

Trump Levels Racist Attack on Congresswomen of Color in Latest Social Media Screed

By Lauren Victory Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor President Donald Trump went on a racist screed on Twitter and attacked Democratic congresswomen of color and their ancestry. The 45th President, who succeeded the first African American...

Being Black and Republican in the Era of Trump Presents Real Challenges

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia It’s likely that identifying as a Republican today isn’t as easy as it once was, particularly with President Donald Trump’s policies that have included separating children from parents;...

Trump Tells Congresswomen Of Color To Go Back To ‘Crime Infested’ Homelands

By Calvin Woodward, The Associated Press President Donald Trump on July 14 assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the "broken and crime infested places from which...

Mosby Testifies on Marijuana Reform

By Brittney Johnson, AFRO Intern On July 7, Marilyn Mosby addressed the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security at the “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need” hearing at the...

South Carolina Focus for Sparring 2020 Rivals Biden, Harris

By Meg Kinnard and Juana Summers, The Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has apologized for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in the U.S. Senate and says he now understands...

Breakout Dem Debate Performance Nets Harris $2M in 24 Hours

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris reports that she raised $2 million in the 24 hours after her breakout performance during the Democratic debates. Figures provided by the California senator's campaign indicate that...

First Democratic Debate of the 2020 Race Features Almost No Questions on the Black...

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor The first presidential debate for the 2020 campaign in the race for the White House featured five moderators, 10 candidates, two hours and only one question on the...

Harris Gets Personal, Delivers Civil Rights Blow to Biden

By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris spoke slowly but bluntly as she stared at Joe Biden, then began treating him as a hostile witness. The former prosecutor turned California senator started by...

Sanders, Liberals, Out With Bill To Cancel Student Debt

By Laure Kellman and Elana Schor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a...

Trump on Healthcare

By Ricardo Alonszo-Zaldivar WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down . The idea is to give...

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