WASHINGTON (AP) — On the campaign trail last year, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought the support of black voters by asking them, “What the hell do you have to lose?” An answer came during the Congressional Black Caucus’ annual legislative conference this past week: Everything. “We are losing essential freedoms,” said Brittany Packnett, who […]

I’m pleased that President Barack Obama reassured African-Americans Saturday that he remains focused on the dangers facing young black men and police across this country, even as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation in the midst of the Michael Brown investigation. Black America – and certainly Michael Brown’s family — needed to hear […]

The annual Congressional Black Caucus weekend is this weekend and that means that there’s a lot going on. Although it’s become Known as one of the biggest Black events on the annual social calendar , there is a serious side to the gathering. Congresswomen Marcia Fudge, who represents Ohio’s 11th district, says that this year […]