black politicians

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters has become one of the most vocal critics of President Donald Trump, making her an enemy of the conservative pundits. Waters made headlines this week after Fox News host Bill O’ Reilly took a jab at the congresswoman, showed blatant disrespect for what has been a steadily rising career of service. […]

  Sharon Weston Broome has made political history twice in the state of Louisiana. Over the weekend, she was elected the first Black woman to serve as Mayor-President of the East Baton Rouge Parish. Broome, 60, will also effectively be the first Black woman mayor of Baton Rouge and will preside over several smaller townships […]

  P.B.S. Pinchback was the first African-American governor of the United States, and was nearly a U.S. Senator before the racist power structure kept him…

Twenty-year old Jewell Jones was like a lot of students the University of Michigan-Dearborn – ambitious, eager to make his mark on the world and…

Several key elections across the nation on Tuesday set the stage for a trio of historic mayoral wins for Black candidates. Dr. Karen Weaver (pictured) of…

Ben Carson said he would be willing to give Kanye West a good look if he decides to run for president in 2020.

This past weekend, the Congressional Black Caucus hosted its annual weekend extravaganza that included expensive dinners and lavish partying. Yet, Black politicians in the present…

Ray Nagin, the former mayor of New Orleans, is heading to federal prison for 10 years. A jury concluded that Nagin took bribes, kickbacks and…

Hear the first installment of the Reality Radio with Cathy Hughes’ “Living History” segment, featuring Chaka Fattah here   In the Philadelphia area, Congressman Chaka…

VIA WASHINGTON POST Public confidence in President Obama has hit a new low, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Four months before midterm elections that will define the second half of his term, nearly six in 10 voters say they lack faith in the president to make the right decisions for the country, […]

VIA QCITYMETRO At the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum, Mayor Anthony Foxx, who marked his 100th day in office on Tuesday, responded to concerns that he wasn’t focused enough on the problems that affect Charlotte’s black population. It’s a similar criticism being leveled at President Obama. Should black elected officials be expected to focus on problems […]