hip hop caucus

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.), both members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are hoping to change the face of climate change by educating Black…

Reverend Lennox Yearwood and the Hip Hop Caucus are calling Congress to act immediately to reverse actions of the Supreme Court earlier this week. Specifically, Yearwood wants Congress to enacts a new statute which reactivates the essential preclearence provisions of the VRA that the Supreme Court effectively gutted. Says Yearwood of the decision: “The Supreme […]

On some positions cowardice asks the question is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question is it politic? Vanity asks the questions, is it popular? Conscience asks the question is it right? There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but […]

On some positions cowardice asks the question is it expedient? And then expedience comes along and asks the question is it politic? Vanity asks the…

There’s no easy way to estimate the number of convicted felons in the US. According to some statistics there are approximately 900,000 in the state of…