COGIC Launches ‘I AM 2018 Movement’ for Racial and Economic Justice

Presiding Bishop Charles Blake unveils campaign in Memphis during 50th anniversary of MLK assassination Faith leaders, community activists, labor heads and prominent entertainers united with Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., to launch the I AM 2018 Movement on April 2-4, in Memphis, Tennessee. Blake, who is also pastor of West Angeles COGIC in Los Angeles, joined with the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) to organize the national effort to commemorate the 1968 “Mountaintop” speech by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., acknowledge the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination,

Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee endorses Kamala Harris

Attorney General Kamala Harris, candidate for U.S. Senate in California, has received the endorsement of the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee (CBCPAC). CBCPAC works to increase the number of African Americans in the U.S. Congress, support non-black candidates that champion the interests of African Americans, and promote African American participation in the political process-with an emphasis on young voters. The endorsement was announced at a CBCPAC retreat in Southern California. “I am honored to have the support of the Congressional Black Caucus’ Political Action Committee,” said Harris. “I look forward to working closely with its members in Washington as