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WATCH: Reps. Pressley, Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Omar, Respond to President Trump’s Racist Tweets
July 16, 2019
A day after a tweet by President Donald Trump called on “‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen” to “go back” to their “broken and crime infested” countries, the four representatives who are believed to be the target of his attack are speaking out. ... read more »
Trump Attacks Congresswomen of Color with Dangerous Racist Tweets
July 15, 2019
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ... read more »
UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Investing in Better Futures at National DC Gala
March 15, 2019
During an historic night—in more ways than one—UNCF (United Negro College Fund) celebrated its 75th anniversary at its national UNCF “A Mind is…” Gala in Washington, DC, March 7. The event helped the storied organization reach new fundraising heights, raising more than it ever has during a single event—$3.4 million—for UNCF’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The event, whose title echoes the group’s iconic motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”® celebrated the founding of the organization by Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) president Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson with backing from corporate leaders led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Coca Cola President Robert W. Woodruff. ... read more »
SISTERS WHO MADE US PROUD IN 2018
January 3, 2019
Black women in politics opened many new doors, ran in many areas across the country, who won and helped others win. We’ve come a long way since Rep. Shirley Chisholm became the first Black woman elected to Congress. ... read more »
Pelosi Announces Push for Staff Diversity for New U.S House
November 29, 2018
With the largest Congressional Black Caucus in history along with a historic number of women entering the U.S. House in 2019, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi(D-CA)has announced plans for a new emphasis on staff diversity in the U.S. House. ... read more »
Dems Dominate The U.S. House of Representatives With A ‘Blue Wave,’ But Republicans Still Control the Senate  
November 8, 2018
On Tuesday, November 6, voters headed to their local polling places to elect their U.S. House representatives and Senate leaders during the long a waited 2018 mid-term elections. ... read more »
Harris at Spelman College: “Go forward unburdened, unwavering, and undaunted by the fight”
November 1, 2018
This past week, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered remarks at Spelman College, America’s oldest private, historically Black liberal arts college for women, as part of the school’s annual Homecoming weekend. Speaking to students from Spelman College and the Atlanta University Center, Harris emphasized the urgency of the current political moment, highlighted the importance of young women of color taking on leadership roles, and drew from her own experiences to suggest how young women can remain undaunted by the challenges ahead.  ... read more »
Black Political Excellence
September 13, 2018
What is exciting about the Black political excellence is that it also represents a generational changing of the guard. ... read more »
Over 100 Black Women Participated in Historic Photo in Edward M. Kennedy Institutes’ Replica of the US Senate Chamber
July 21, 2016
"Visual protest" highlighted the anniversary of Barbara Jordan's historic Democratic Convention keynote address; Photo took place after national week of racial tragedy and unrest ... read more »
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