CBC Chairman Richmond Demands Investigation into Trump Campaign Discussions with Russian Intelligence Officials

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] WASHINGTON- Today (Wednesday, Feb. 15), the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, a Democrat who Louisiana’s second congressional district, which includes New Orleans, demanded an “extensive” and “independent” investigation into reports that the Trump campaign had repeated and ongoing discussions with Russian intelligence...

Thankful for Local Leaders and Level Heads

As we watched these first few days of Donald Trump’s presidency plays out in slow motion—kinda of like a train wreck, we like many other Americans are troubled by the executive order to deny entry into the U.S. to people from seven largely Muslim nations. The order is everything that...

Rep. Cedric Richmond Will Attend Trump’s Inauguration

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] With 65 members of Congress so far—including several members of the Congressional Black Caucus—opting against attending President-elect Donald Trump inauguration Friday, today CBC Chairman and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond announced via a statement that he will attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration. “I have decided to attend the ceremony...

A New Orleans Tribune Editorial: What Do We Really Have to Lose?

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] When Republican presidential Donald Trump nominee made his disconcertingly awkward appeal presumably to Black voters last month with the rhetorical “What do you have to lose?”, he was clobbered by Black political pundits and Black folk in general for what was seen by many as a disingenuous...

What Others Are Saying: Hey Donald, When Was America Great?

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Newswire Columnist Our American exceptionalism allows us to shimmer, too fully in our greatness.  We are the biggest and the baddest. We are the best armed and the most influential. We win the most Olympic medals, and we have the most nuclear weapons....