At the top of our agenda this week: Attorney General Eric Holder on his pledge to preserve our right to vote, the Reverend Al Sharpton on what President Obama needs to do for African-Americans in his second term. In our “Washington Watch” roundtable, Rahiel Tesfamariam, editorial director of UrbanCusp.com; political analyst and columnist for Ebony.com [...]
Congressional Black Caucus
by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-Chief RolandMartinReports.com In the age of rapidly shortening attention spans and the mass media hopping from one story to the next, it is fairly remarkable that the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, one year ago Tuesday, continues to resonate in the consciousness of many Americans. Most of this is because of [...]
First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 42nd Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner. September 22, 2012
Roland Martin joins Kevin Madden, Erick Erickson and host John King on JKUSA to discuss President Obama’s speech at the Congressional Black Caucus’s awards diner.
Rep. Maxine Waters of the Congressional Black Caucus responds to the president’s call for blacks to “stop complaining.” WATCH:
President Obama in his remarks to the attendees of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Awards Dinner, said, we have to do more to put people to work right now. That starts with getting this Congress to pass the American Jobs Act. September 24, 2011.
Source: Courtland Milloy / The Washington Post Now that the presidential campaign season has begun, it’s okay for President Obama to openly court black people again. He even used the b-word recently. “Pass this jobs bill,” Obama said at theCongressional Black Caucus annual awards dinner Saturday, “and every small-business owner in America, including 100,000 black-owned businesses, [...]