Who may belong to the Congressional Black Caucus?

There is a very interesting development in the world of politics. The Congressional Black Caucus [CBC] — traditionally a group of Democratic Congresspeople — may open its doors to black, Republican Congresspeople. Besides issues related to the ideology and membership of the potential Republican members, there is another interesting aspect to this change: What will […]

Rest in Peace Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Today, Wednesday, August 20th, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones passed away. Condolences to her family and loved ones. I admired Stephanie Tubbs Jones’ actions in regards to the 2004 Presidential Election. Stephanie Tubbs Jones bravely challenged the Ohio vote count. My friend, Public Access colleague Terry Morrone and I went to Washington, D.C. in January 2005 […]

GP Prez hopeful Cynthia McKinney: Yet another call for election integrity NYC 2/21/08

Hello Friends: I’m on the road again with trips to DC and to New York City. In DC I’ll be fundraising at several locations and showing the film American Blackout on Howard University’s campus. In New York City I will be at the Audubon Ballroom, the infamous location of Malcolm X’s murder. In Washington, DC:  […]

McKinney targetted by corporate media

Green Party Presidential Candidate Recognizes “The Shell Game”s Importance OpEdNews by Bill Douglas  If you were told by corporate media that Congresswoman {and Green party Presidential hopeful] McKinney was defeated by another Democratic Congressperson, because she had a run in with a guard at the Capitol, your head must still be spinning because of the […]

Cynthia McKinney wants Election Protection for Campaign-08

Are you: Incredulous at the fact that two Presidential elections were stolen and no one was held accountable? Disappointed that, as a result, our country is at war, involved in torture, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and crimes against the peace? Concerned that your vote might not be counted in November and that the will […]

Four Worst Black Congresspersons Revealed by CBC Monitor

from Black Agenda Report Latest Report Card Also Evaluates non-Black Reps. with Large Black Constituencies As tens of thousand of party-goers flock to Washington, DC, to celebrate the Black presence on Capitol Hill, the watchdog CBC Monitor exposes the fractures that have rendered the Congressional Black Caucus impotent as a body. Corporate money has in […]