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Dem Rep. Cedric Richmond

CBC Chair Dem Rep Richmond: Trump ‘Irrelevant,’ ‘Not Wanted’ in the NFL

Congressional Black Caucus chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) spoke with TMZ Sports Monday about how neither Super Bowl  LII team had a National Anthem protester, calling President Donald Trump “irrelevant” and “bitter.” Trump has been outspoken against players kneeling for the

Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan (Askia Muhammad via TriceEdnyWire.com)

More Than a Photo: Obama’s Close Associations With Notorious Anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan

TEL AVIV — Amid reports that a 2005 photograph of Barack Obama posing with Louis Farrakhan, the notorious anti-Semitic, anti-American leader of the Nation of Islam, was deliberately suppressed, it may be instructive to recall the former two-term president’s larger ties to Farrakhan, radical associations that run deeper than one picture from 13-years ago.

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Meeting with U.S. Lawmakers About Russian Ads

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will meet with U.S. lawmakers in Washington Thursday to discuss a number of issues surrounding Facebook and the 2016 presidential election. Recode reports that Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, will be meeting with U.S. lawmakers in

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Sonnie Johnson: The People Marc Lamont Hill Calls ‘Mediocre Negroes’

Earlier this week on the #FakeNewsNetwork CNN, Marc Lamont Hill said President-elect Donald Trump’s diversity coalition are “a bunch of mediocre negroes being dragged in front of TV as a photo-op for Donald Trump’s exploitative campaign against black people.”

Cedric Richmond (Melinda Deslatte / Associated Press)

Black Caucus Member Criticizes Nancy Pelosi over Leadership Slots

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has issued a warning against leadership changes introduced by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), suggesting her proposals could decrease the group’s power while seemingly increasing her own.

DALLAS, TX - JULY 8: Dallas police escort residents near the scene where four Dallas police officers were shot and killed on July 7, 2016 in Dallas.

Rep. Cedric Richmond: ‘Can’t Use Black Lives Matter As Scapegoat’

At a press conference convened Friday morning by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) following the shootings, Richmond referred to the CBC as the “conscience” and “intellectual capacity” of Congress as he used the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of Minnesota by police officers, and the killing of the Dallas police officers as reason to call for further gun control measures.