Arkansas Woman Named Oldest American

July 9, 2014 Staff 0
For her 116th birthday, a south Arkansas woman celebrated with a party, cake and a new title. According to the Gerontology Research Group, Gertrude Weaver is now officially the oldest confirmed living American and the […]

CBC Leads Effort in Voting Rights Amendment

July 8, 2014 Staff 0
Not even the Supreme Court can stop the Congressional Black Caucus from moving forward in its mission to protect African-American voters and others at the polls. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), led a contingent of caucus […]

Senate Confirms First Openly Gay Black Judges

June 20, 2014 Staff 0
    The Senate made history this week with its vote to confirm Darrin Gayles to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.   Gayles, confirmed 98-0, is the nation’s first openly gay African-American […]
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