The Congressional Black Caucus mobilized a “war room” to defend Biden’s eventual Supreme Court appointee from right-wing attacks
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Texas House Democratic Caucus Chairman Chris Turner called the positive test results “a sober reminder that COVID is still with us.”
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The Illinois House passed a bill that would make Juneteenth a state holiday. If signed by Governor Pritzker, it will take effect immediately.
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The move marks the first time the House Judiciary Committee has acted on the decades-long effort, led by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.
The reparations campaign could gain ground as a House committee prepares to consider advancing H.R. 40 to the House floor.
Four lawmakers have reintroduced a bill that would make Juneteenth, the June 19th commemoration of the end of slavery, a federal holiday.
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Members of Congress spoke out as mayhem ensued amid a mob of Trump supporters violently storming the Capitol and damaging government property.
U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee says Trump ignored attempts by the Congressional Black Caucus to meet about issues facing Black Americans.
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A former aide of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee says she was wrongly fired because she planned to file legal action against the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation based on claims that she was sexually assaulted by a male staffer.
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A woman’s then-30-year-old supervisor at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation raped her when she was a 19-year-old intern, the suit says.
The Congressional Black Caucus has decided they want to see more action on the targeted racial bombings occurring in Austin, TX. […]
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United Airlines has apologized after a passenger claimed that the airline took her seat from her and gave it to Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.
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On Sunday, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee spoke at a campaign event for Hillary Clinton at the African-American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids.
The United States Senate will remain without any black representative for some years to come…
WEB RUNDOWN – Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) has suggested lawmakers are blocking President Obama’s attempt to raise the debt ceiling because he is black…