Emmett Till and his mother Mamie Till-Mobley are posthumously being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal.
The House's lopsided 42-3 historic passage of an anti-lynching bill named for Emmett Till was opposed by Texas Rep. Chip Roy, who has previously called the racist vigilante act "a metaphor for justice.”
The House has passed the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush, criminalizing lynching, thus making the act a hate crime under federal law.
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has received a number of endorsements from Black politicians and clergy, despite his racist track record.
State’s Attorney Kim Foxx refused the Chicago police union and white police chiefs' call to resign.
King is an "unrepentant" racist, Rep. Bobby Rush says.
Chicago's Rep. Bobby Rush introduces legislation to mandate the proper use of police body cameras and dash cams.
Congressman Bobby Rush was kicked off of the House floor this morning for wearing a hoodie in support of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who was shot dead by George Zimmerman last month. SEE ALSO: Referring to the Trayvon Martin murder case as an “American tragedy,” Rush took a few minutes to give his take on the […]
WASHINGTON— A Democratic congressman compared the NCAA to the Mafia over how it controls the lives of student athletes. “I think they’re just one of the most vicious, most ruthless organizations ever created by mankind,” Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush said of the NCAA at a congressional forum on college sports Tuesday. “I think you would […]
Chicago – The founder of an influential, left-leaning web-based organization that advocates on African-American issues is asking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to oppose the candidacy of Bobby Rush (D-Illinois, pictured at left), who is African-American, to become the ranking member on the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet.
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