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  • Democrats seek new ways to expand Medicaid in holdout states
    Posted in In the News on June 20, 2021 | Preview rr
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    Democrats seek new ways to expand Medicaid in holdout states BY PETER SULLIVAN - 06/20/21 01:00 PM EDT © Greg Nash Congressional Democrats are pushing legislation that would expand Medicaid in states that have so far refused to do so, seeking to fill one of the major remaining holes in the Affordable Care Act. There are currently 12 states where Republicans have refused to accept the expansion of Medicaid eligibility provided under ObamaCare, meaning 2.2 million low-income people are left witho... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus members Commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre centennial
    Posted in In the News on May 18, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: #OurPowerOurMessage , #CBC50

    POLITICS Congressional Black Caucus members Commemorate Tulsa Race Massacre centennial by The Black Wall Street Times May 18, 2021 House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism member Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks during a hearing on “meeting the challenge of white nationalist terrorism at home and abroad” on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) TULSA, Okla.—Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Hank Johnson (GA-04), Ba... Read more

  • EBONY 75th Anniversary book chronicles Black American excellence and history
    Posted in In the News on May 3, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: #OurPowerOurMessage , #CBC50

    EBONY 75th Anniversary book chronicles Black American excellence and history | May 03, 2021 By Stacy M. Brown | NNPA Newswire Photo: NNPA Newswire Since 1945, Ebony has chronicled Black life and the multitude of contributions of generations of African American icons, trailblazers, changemakers, and the unsung. As the pandemic continues and keeps some essential milestones off the front pages, Ebony quietly changed ownership while finally receiving overdue recognition for more than 75 years of Bl... Read more

  • For Congressional Black Caucus, relief and resolve after Chauvin verdict
    Posted in In the News on April 20, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Police Accountability, #OurPowerOurMessage , #CBC50

    For Congressional Black Caucus, relief and resolve after Chauvin verdict Lawmakers renew call for Congress to act on police reform Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., left, hugs Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., in the Rayburn Room in the U.S. Capitol after hearing three guilty verdicts in the Derek Chauvin trial on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) By Bridget Bowman and Mary Ellen McIntire Posted April 20, 2021 at 7:29pm Shouts and gasps could be heard as nearly 20 members of the Congressional Black Caucus h... Read more

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