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Shirley Chisholm’s Historic Legacy Broke the Glass Ceiling for African American Women in Politics  
February 14, 2019
Today, African American women are leading the country as mayors, senators, congresswomen, state legislatures, and lawmakers. However it was Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, who is known for breaking the glass ceiling for African American women in politics. This Black History Month, the Los Angeles Sentinel looks back on the life of Chisholm and her political leadership.    ... read more »
Sen. Cory Booker Announces 2020 Run for the White House 
February 7, 2019
“I believe that we can build a country where no one is forgotten, no one is left behind, where parents can put food on the table. Where there are good paying jobs with good benefits in every neighborhood. Where our criminal justice system keeps us safe, instead of shuffling more children into cages and coffins. Where we see the faces of our leaders on television and feel pride, not shame,” said Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, during a video announcing his bid for President of the United States. ... read more »
Sen. Kamala Harris Expected to Announce 2020 Intentions
December 6, 2018
“It’s about where we came from and where we’ve got to go,” Senator Harris told NNPA Newswire. “This is a pivotal moment. I think we all know when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. talked about the Dream, it wasn’t about being asleep,” Harris said. “It was about being awake.” ... 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 »
WATCH: Harris Slams Confirmation Process, Suggests Kavanaugh Would Prioritize Trump Over Americans
September 5, 2018
Senator Harris today slammed Kavanaugh’s confirmation process and suggested Kavanaugh will prioritize Trump’s agenda over Americans. ... read more / watch video »
Harris, Booker, Scott Introduce Bill to Make Lynching a Federal Crime
July 5, 2018
U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Tim Scott (R-SC), the only African American members of the United States Senate, have introduced legislation to make lynching a federal crime. ... read more »
The Genius of Dr. King – 50 Years Later 
April 5, 2018
Last month, in the middle of this incredibly challenging time for our nation, I had the honor of joining Congressman John Lewis for the annual march commemorating the Selma to Montgomery march for voting rights. And as we crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, I thought about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream.  ... read more »
‘March For Our Lives’ Unites Youth Across Nation To Protest Gun Violence 
March 29, 2018
Senator Kamala Harris Unites with Los Angeles Youth In Historic March      ... read more »
The Black Press Honors Senator Kamala Harris with the NNPA’s 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award during Black Press Week
March 8, 2018
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will honor Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) with the 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award during the NNPA’s 2018 Black Press Week. The Newsmaker event will take place at the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, March 14 at 7pm. ... read more »
Democrats Booker, Harris Join Senate Judiciary Committee 
January 11, 2018
Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California have been appointed to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, becoming just the second and third African-Americans to serve on the committee in its 200-plus-year history.  ... read more »
Girls Build Leadership Summit offers advice to over 10,000 L.A. Young Women 
December 21, 2017
On Friday December 15, the L.A. Convention center was taken over literally by 10,000 female middle and high school students from the 6th to the 12th grade. ... read more »
 Senseless Violence in Las Vegas results in Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History 
October 5, 2017
A plethora of bullets rained down on 22,000 country music festivalgoers during the “Route 91 Harvest Festival” in Las Vegas, Nevada, leaving at least 59 people dead and 527 injured. The Sunday night attack will be remember as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.   ... read more »
Senator Harris Calls for Reform of Criminal Justice Policies that Impact Incarcerated Women
July 20, 2017
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered remarks at the Justice Action Network’s “Women Unshackled” Conference, a bipartisan event held to address the drastic increase in the female prison population. ... read more »
Over 80% of the Nation Would Prefer to REPAIR & MODIFY Obamacare 
July 6, 2017
From the House to the Senate, Republicans plow forward with their Healthcare plans to “repeal and replace” while over 80% of the nation and Democrat leaders prefer to “repair and modify”.  ... read more »
Senator Harris Presses Sessions on His Evasive Answers, Requests Documents Relevant to SSCI Investigation 
June 15, 2017
During a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearinG, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris probed Attorney General Jeff Sessions on his evasive answers to questions regarding his involvement with Russia, including his meetings and communications with Russian officials as a top Trump campaign surrogate. ... read more »
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