The administration has been unresponsive to concerns expressed at the first meeting, the CBC says.   There will be no second meeting between the 49-member Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, the CBC Tweeted its rejection to Trump’s invitation for a follow-up visit at the White House. A letter from the […]

One can only hope something substantive comes of it.   After an initial March meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus, President Trump wants to meet with the CBC again, to “restart talks,” according to CBS News. Omarosa Manigault Newman sent a letter to the CBC in early June, inviting all members the caucus back to […]

Hulu has acquired the U.S. rights to “Pure,” the six-part Mennonite drug-running drama starring Rosie Perez and Ryan Robbins currently airing on CBC in Canada. The series follows a Mennonite pastor (Robbins) trying to protect his family and preserve his faith while battling drug trafficking within his community. Perez plays a Texas DEA agent bent […]

Yolonda Faulkner has gone from wedding planner to bride after the man of her dreams, Eric Addison, surprised her with a sweet proposal for her birthday this year! Yolonda, the Managing Director and CEO of Details Consulting, has never been afraid to chase her dreams and make amazing things happen. As career-driven as she is, though, […]


Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) delivered this week’s CBC Message To America and spoke about protecting women's rights to quality health care.

As a week full of insightful panels to discuss policy changes for some of the nation’s most pressing issues comes to a close, the Congressional Black…


In this week’s edition of the CBC Message to America, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.  (NJ-10) discusses how African-American owned small business are vital to the…


Rev. Jesse Jackson’s mother, Helen Burns Jackson, passed away Monday. Since the news of her death, Jackson and his family have received an outpouring of…

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Roland Martin returns with “NewsOne Now,” the only national daily news show that focuses on the issues African Americans are talking about.  It’s the water…

Saying jobs and the economy must become central to the economic debate, and responding to continued high levels of unemployment, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) launched a “For the People” Jobs Initiative Monday, including nationwide job fairs and town hall meetings. The initiative kicks off in Cleveland, Ohio with a job fair and town hall […]