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President Biden Calls for End to Systemic Racism During CBCF Conference
September 23, 2021
President Joe Biden applauded the work of the Congressional Black Caucus and called for ending systemic racism during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards ... read more »
President Biden Nominates Eight for U.S. Attorney Posts
August 5, 2021
The President said each “will be indispensable to upholding the rule of law as the top federal law enforcement officials for their district.” ... read more »
Harris touts child care funding and payments to families
June 13, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the Biden administration's efforts to expand child care and relieve the financial pressures of parenthood during a visit to a child care center on Friday. ... read more »
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Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Begin in July
June 3, 2021
Monthly payments will begin on July 15 for the Child Tax Credit in President Biden’s American Rescure Plan ... read more »
Tulsa Pastors Honor ‘Holy Ground’ 100 Years After Massacre
May 31, 2021
When white attackers destroyed the prosperous Black neighborhood of Greenwood 100 years ago this week, they bypassed the original sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of North Tulsa. ... read more »
NNPA EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Val Demings Will Run for Senate
May 20, 2021
Electing a Black woman to the U.S. Senate this cycle is a top organizational priority, Quentin James and Stefanie Brown James, the co-founders of The Collective PAC, proclaimed on Tuesday, May 18. “We are proud to stand with [Congresswoman] Val Demings (D-Fla.),” the couple, who represent the PAC, stated. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Invites Owners of the Serving Spoon as Virtual Guests to Presidential Address
April 29, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, announced Angela and J.C. Johnson, owners of the Serving Spoon, as her guests to the Presidential Address to the Joint Session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The Serving Spoon is an Inglewood community staple. ... read more »
David G. Brown Cartoon-April 29, 2021
April 29, 2021
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Rep. Barbara Lee Reminds Biden That Clinton, Obama, Harris and Buttigieg Tried Weed, Too
April 1, 2021
Several White House staffers were reportedly suspended, put on probation, or asked to resign after honestly disclosing past cannabis use. Responding to the White House in a letter, a faction of lawmakers, including Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA-13), asked the administration to “rectify instances” or “clarify its employment suitability policies” regarding marijuana. ... read more »
In Support of Black Votes Matter
March 18, 2021
By now all of America, and Blacks in particular, are aware of the “Voter Suppression” legislation introduced in more than 28 states with more than 108 and legislative proposals introduced to restrict voter participation aimed at African Americans in particular. These legislative proposals introduced and passed already in some states are the products of Republican controlled state legislative bodies. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Applauds House Passage of American Rescue Plan, Urges Quick Senate Action
March 4, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act, a landmark, life-saving bill that will provide urgently-needed resources to defeat the virus, get vaccines in people’s arms, put money into families’ pockets, return children safely to the classroom, and put people back to work.  ... read more »
The President’s Covid Relief Package
February 11, 2021
President Biden has announced bold goals for the much needed Covid relief package that America so desperately needs. But sometimes good intentions can fall upon bad roadblocks. ... read more »
Biden Administration in Push to Put Harriet Tubman on $20 Bill
February 4, 2021
In April 2016, then-President Barack Obama announced that Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Obama wanted the release of the new bill to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment in 2020 that gave women the right to vote. However, Trump had expressed an affinity toward Confederate figures and sang the praises of Andrew Jackson, claiming that he had led the U.S. to great success during his two-terms in office from 1829 to 1837. ... read more »
Dissecting President Joe Biden’s Racial Equity Agenda: ‘The Time to Act is Now’
January 28, 2021
There is new air surrounding the pillars of Capitol Hill, and within the first week of new leadership, Biden has directed his attention to the needs of the country. In addition to the concerns brought on by a global health tragedy, he has led his administration to focus on social equity. President Biden has been working diligently, making the concerns of underrepresented communities a priority in all federal agencies under his guidance. ... read more »
Black Clergy Leader, Rev. Dr. Sylvester Beaman, Delivers Historic Inaugural Benediction
January 28, 2021
“We need a president who is after the heart of God,” Rev. Dr. Sylvester Beaman, of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware, told NBC News. “In these terrible times, if anybody can bring healing and reconciliation to a divided country, if we give him room to work, Joe Biden can be that person,” Rev. Beaman continued. ... read more »
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