Strickland Calls For Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act to be Swiftly Considered by Congress

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Washington, D.C. —Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) led a bipartisan letter to Congressional leadership calling for the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act to be expeditiously considered by Congress. The MORE Act ends the federal prohibition on marijuana and seeks justice for those who have been convicted on marijuana-related charges. […]

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. Priorities at the Top of Biden Administration’s Commitment on Federal Contracting Opportunities for Black-Owned Firms

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(Black PR Wire) WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Biden Administration has announced a set of reforms to the federal procurement process to increase the share of small and disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) in the federal contracting base. The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) has called for a number of these changes in its […]

BET FOUNDER ROBERT JOHNSON PUSHES $14 TRILLION REPARATIONS PROPOSAL THAT HE SAYS WILL CLOSE RACIAL WEALTH GAP

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Image: BET Founder Robert Johnson (Twitter/@Face2FaceAfrica by Derek Major America’s first Black billionaire and Black Entertainment Television co-founder Robert Johnson doubts a reparations check will ever come, but he is still pushing his $14 billion reparations proposal. Johnson, who appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box Monday, believes now is the right time to push Black Americans […]

Historic Justice Department appointment: Kristen Clarke confirmed as first Black woman to lead Civil Rights Division

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By Charlene Crowell Kristen Clarke, confirmed as assistant attorney general for civil rights, U. S. Department of Justice. (Courtesy Photo) (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In recent years, many people of different races and ethnicities have fought against rollbacks to hard-won racial progress. From health disparities exposed in the COVID-19 pandemic, to voting rights, […]

Stacey A. Dixon Could Become The First Black Woman To Serve As The Nation’s No. 2 Intelligence Official After Biden Nomination

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Dixon is currently the deputy director of the Defense Department’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. / Photo Credit: Chip Somedevilla Stacey A. Dixon has been nominated to […]

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill Restricting No-Knock Warrants, But Breonna Taylor’s Supporters Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

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A bill proposed by state lawmaker Rep. Attica Scott required more police accountability, but unfortunately languishes in the House. Source: Jason Armond / Getty Kentucky legislators unanimously voted to approve a bill that would restrict the usage of “no-knock” warrants on Thursday, in an increasing effort to prohibit excessive force […]