Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

The panel will focus on the history and progress of movements for racial justice, with particular attention to the topic of reparations.  

Calls for reparations for Black Americans continue to grow, with some arguing for a multi-trillion dollar investment.

Rapstress Megan Thee Stallion will help cover the home repair costs for senior citizens and single mothers impacted by the Texas storm.

Black members of Congress brought the heat as the House voted to impeach a sitting president for the second time in one term.

Flying during the holiday season is always stressful. From the crowds to delays, everyone is on edge in the friendly skies. However, one woman is demanding an apology after United Airlines allegedly canceled her first class seat — and she  is pointing all the blame at Sheila Jackson Lee, the U.S. Representative for Texas’ 18th congressional […]

Podcast Download Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee returned from Nigeria Monday. She joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOneNow” to share what she discovered about the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Lee says that the terrorist group’s influence is spreading across the region, the world needs to wake up and pay attention to the “thuggish terrorist group with no morals.” All […]

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee returned from Nigeria Monday. She joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOneNow” to share what she discovered about the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Lee says that the terrorist group’s influence is spreading across the region, the world needs to wake up and pay attention to the “thuggish terrorist group with no morals.” Lee […]

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee commend President Obama on getting the U.S. involved with Syria. “I believe it was important,” she said.  “I spent time in any number of of classified briefings for days and days because it’s a serious decision. Stay connected on 2013 CBCF Coverage, and tune in to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin this fall on TV […]

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee hope that Republicans will vote against the defunding of Obamacare since it is a policy that will benefit most of the nation. “It is wrong to defund a policy,” Lee said. “that now is presenting premiums of $100 or less so that families can eat and buy health insurance.” Stay connected […]