Late Wednesday evening, Congress voted in favor of making Juneteeth a federal holiday. Now, the bill is headed to Biden’s desk for the final signature to be signed into law. This means that June 19th will be commemorated as the official end of slavery for Blacks. This will be the first new federal holiday since […]
One of my favorite actors, Uzo Aduba, is getting ready to take on the role of a lifetime! “Crazy Eyes” is going to play Shirley Chisholm! According to a report from Shadow Act, the award-winning actress, best known for her role in “Orange Is The New Black,” will be starring as Shirley Chisholm to highlight […]
The 116th U.S. Congress is making history for seating a record number of women and becoming the most racially and ethnically diverse. Republicans will have more seats in the Senate, while Democrats will take control of the House. Right off the bat, they’ll all be faced with resolving a government shutdown over money and border […]
This morning (Dec. 5) live on The Mildred Gaddis Show, Congressman John Conyers announced his retirement and endorsed his son, John Conyers III to run for Michigan Congressional seat. After 53 years in Congress, John Conyers Jr. has decided to step down amongst claims of sexual harassment. In his live interview with Mildred Gaddis, he […]
Carl Conyers Jr., the son of Michigan Rep. John Conyers, was found safe in Houston, Texas, Friday morning after going missing on Tuesday.
During a recent interview, Ryan revealed Republicans will not tolerate another sit-in. The Republican Speaker of the House declined to give specific details as to how he intends to stop Democrats from staging another sit-in to protest gun control laws, but it appears he's serious.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, and guest co-host Laura Coates about Wednesday's sit-in protest that captured the attention of the nation and went viral on social media platforms.
A 66-year-old Tennessee man was shot and wounded at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Monday after allegedly brandished a gun at law enforcement authorities, according to USA Today.
Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved 'a sweeping, year-end fiscal package.'
It's unlikely the vote will turn into law, however; President Barack Obama has vowed to veto the bill, which also contains language to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.
Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”
Russell Simmons discusses Minister Louis Farrakhan's remarks about redistributing the pain to enact social justice in America.