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CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree and Dionne Warwick with Lifetime Achievement Awards at 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts

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Washington, DC -The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) announced that legendary actors Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree, and music icon Dionne Warwick will accept awards for their lifetime achievements in the arts during the 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts. The awards ceremony, which will take place Sept. 14 at the Sidney […]

President Obama to Deliver Final Keynote at 46th ALC Phoenix Awards Dinner

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Washington, DC – The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced that President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh and final keynote address at its 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The evening’s co-emcees will […]

Video of 4th Graders from Watkins Elementary School Reciting Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 Speech at the Lincoln Memorial

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This video is old but relevant on the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech” and we have Republicans and Democrats fighting like foreigners. The bigotry and race-baiting needs to stop. Once upon a time people in the same family were Republican, Democrat, and Independent. Now, people with different […]

Orlando District 46: #GOVOTE for Sheena Meade Tuesday August 30

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On Tuesday August 30, 2016 Orlando Florida District 46 residents can elect a young, energetic, outspoken leader to represent them in the Florida House of Representatives. The 20-year veteran activist and community organizer was born into a labor union family and learned early on the importance of receiving a livable wage, having adequate health insurance, […]

Donald Trump Flips on Immigration: Trump Follows President Obama’s Lead Now Supporting POTUS Position to Give Illegal Immigrants a Path to Citizenship

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It’s been reported that Donald Trump was in several elections, perhaps he is leaning toward his Democratic roots now that he appears to be somewhat supporting President Obama’s view on giving Illegal Immigrants in America a path to citizenship. I’m sure Hillary Clinton would be the best candidate to address the immigration issue because the […]

NABJ Mourns the Passing of Longtime Black Press Advocate George E. Curry

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Washington, DC – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of longtime black press champion and editor, George E. Curry. He died Saturday at 69. “I am heartbroken to learn that Mr. George Curry has passed. He has been a beacon for so many and a pivotal voice among black publishers. His […]

Creator of the Kwanza Fund, Lazone Grays, Aims to Alleviate Poverty by Supporting Grassroots Programs

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By Katie Moore, The Topeka Capital-Journal – Lazone Grays recently created the Kwanza Fund to tackle the root causes of poverty that continue to afflict people in Topeka. Grays teamed up with Dave Fowler, owner of Rewards Wireless, 826 S. Kansas Ave., to raise money to get the project off the ground through an innovative […]

Just What Were Donald Trump’s Ties to the Mob? – By David Cay Johnston

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This article about Donald Trump’s “long, close and wide-ranging dealings with organized crime figures,” appeared in Politico May 22, 2016. It’s by David Cay Johnston, who has covered Trump for 27 years. Johnston won a Pulitzer Prize for his New York Times reporting on the American tax system and currently teaches business, property and tax […]

DogonVillage.com’s Tribute to Champions of Change at #DNCPhilly Party Celebrating Black Vote

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Video tribute to Champions of Change in the Black community presented at DogonVillage.com’s #DNC Watch Party in Phili. It recognizes civil rights leaders who helped get the Voting Rights Act passed as well as women’s rights leaders, labor union leaders and community organizers who continue to make sure all citizens have a right to vote […]