Senior Advisor to the president, Cedric Richmond, said the bipartisan infrastructure framework was designed to address issues disproportionately impacting Black and other communities of color.

Rep. Steve King came under fire for a thinly veiled racist remark about Hurricane Katrina victims.

Bennie Thompson, Cedric Richmond and Sheila Jackson Lee spoke out.

New Orleans will have its first woman mayor, and both candidates in the final election round are African Americans.

The administration has been unresponsive to concerns expressed at the first meeting, the Black lawmakers say.


Much of the mainstream media has failed to cover missing Black and Latinx girls in the nation's capital.

CBC leaders met with Trump Wednesday and raised “several areas of concern,” including his description of Black communities as “completely lawless,” proposed cuts to domestic programs that will harm low-income people, troubling positions on law enforcement and mass incarceration, and the “rolling back” of voting rights.

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Sen. Booker, Rep. Lewis, and Rep. Richmond rebuked Sen. Jeff Sessions during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings.


The U.S. Senate approved a budget resolution that would allow Republicans to swiftly reform the Affordable Care Act.

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Highlights from the CBC's swearing-in ceremony where new Chairman Cedric Richmond vowed to fight Republican attempts to repeal ACA.

Politicker One: The trip marks the first time a sitting U.S. president has traveled to those nations. Plus: Clinton talks Sandra Bland.

More often than not in America, it’s perfectly fine to be in support of or facilitator for policies that perpetuate White supremacy so long as you aren’t directly linked to direct expressions of racism. That, more than anything, is the root of Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise’s (pictured center) current troubles in the fallout of it being revealed that he […]