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African American Leaders Speak Out on SCOTUS Roe Reversal
June 24, 2022
African American leaders across the nation largely condemned the U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued on June 24, overturning the federal abortion protections of Roe v. Wade, with some describing the action as a “pro-policing of women’s bodies” and a move to “criminalize Black women.” ... read more »
Majority Whip Clyburn Shocked After Congresswoman Bass Takes Him to L.A.’s Skid Row
May 5, 2022
House Majority Whip James Clyburn has concluded a trip to Los Angeles to see in person the condition of Black men and women in a city where they make up less than 9 percent of the population, but nearly 40 percent of the homeless. ... read more »
Mia Bonta Sworn in to State Assembly District 18 and the Newest Member of the California Legislative Black Caucus
September 9, 2021
This week, Mia Bonta was sworn in as the 11th member of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC). Mia Bonta gave her oath of office in a formal ceremony at the state Capitol and will now serve as a member of the California State Assembly representing the 18th Assembly District (Oakland, Alameda and San Leandro). Bonta won her campaign last week in a special election for the seat recently vacated by her husband, Rob Bonta.  Mr. Bonta was appointed Attorney General this past spring. ... read more »
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Black Clergy Honor Bass and Lee on International Women’s Day
March 10, 2021
The California Black Women’s Collective united with faith leaders throughout the state to recognize the achievements of U.S. Congresswomen Karen Bass and Barbara Lee. More than 200 people logged-in on International Women’s Day, ... read more »
When the Dems Win, Gov. Newsom Must Pick an African American to Replace Kamala Harris
August 20, 2020
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, the first Black woman to serve on a major party’s presidential ticket, made history last week when Joe Biden, the Democratic party’s presumptive nominee, announced that she would serve as his running mate.  ... read more »
U.S. Rep. Lee and Rev. Dr. Oden Unite in Marriage
January 8, 2020
The Rev. Dr. Clyde W. Oden and U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee united in holy matrimony during a ceremony on Dec. 31. Oden, who retired in 2019 as pastor of Bethel AME Church in Oxnard, ... read more »
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Slams President Trump’s Backwards Policy Towards Cuba
April 24, 2019
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s new policies further restricting U.S. relations with Cuba: “The Trump Administration’s announcement on the implementation of Title III or Helms-Burton flies in the face of decades of bipartisan consensus and will only serve to further isolate the United States from our key allies.  ... read more »
CBC to Trump: ‘Stop Using Federal Workers as Political Pawns’ 
January 17, 2019
During a press call last week, members of the Congressional Black Caucus said that among other consequences, African Americans will be disproportionately affected by what is now known as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. ... read more »
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Inglewood Pastor Spearheads Memorial to Young Victims of Jonestown Tragedy
November 28, 2018
Pastor Jynona Norwood  and Martin Luther King III Dedicate “Cherishing the Children Jonestown Memorial Wall”   November 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the mass murders in Jonestown, ... read more »
The Chisholm Legacy
November 8, 2018
The 50th Anniversary of Rep. Chisholm’s election offers our country a chance to renew our commitment to Black women, not only in elective office, but within the ranks of true political power. ... read more »
Congressman Ron Dellums: A ‘Fierce’ Focused Fighter
August 9, 2018
Dellums was a fierce, focused fighter for justice, an anti-war activist who served in the military, authored several CBC Alternative Budgets (budgets that focused on human needs rather than military buildup) and was an indefatigable fighter for South African freedom. ... read more »
Rep. Barbara Lee Considers Run for Chair of the Democratic Caucus
July 19, 2018
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said that she’s seriously considering running for Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in Democratic leadership in the United States House of Representatives. ... read more »
Congresswoman Lee Joins CA NAACP Pres. In Growing Call Against Billionaire Donor Supporting Marshall Tuck
May 31, 2018
Congresswoman Barbara Lee today joined African American leaders in criticizing billionaire political donor Bill Bloomfield for using President Obama’s image in a mail piece ... read more »
Pro Child, Pro Family, Pro Choice: Experts Fight to Bring Hyde Amendment Era to an End  
September 21, 2016
After 40 years of women of color primarily being affected by the decision to remove abortion from Medicaid, new polling data shows “battleground” voters are in 76 percent agreement that the Hyde Amendment needs to be overturned. ... read more »
Chartering a new path to Cuba
June 30, 2016
With all of its richness - art, culture, education, and healthcare - Cuba needs help with its infrastructure ... read more »

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