By Roberta Rampton, Reuters President Barack Obama ridiculed House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for refusing to allow a vote on a funding bill that would end a three-day government shutdown, saying the [...]
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) welcomed Bishop Jerry W. Macklin to the U.S. Capitol to deliver the opening prayer. Bishop Macklin is the leader of Glad Tidings Church in Hayward, California, [...]
Oakland will be receiving a $4.5 million grant from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to hire new police officers, Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced at a press conference Tuesday morning at the Ronald [...]
On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama said he would pursue a diplomatic initiative from Russia over Syria’s chemical weapons, but still urged the American public to support his threat to use military force.
By Sallie Melendez Recently on his Face Book page, Congressman GK Butterfield informs us that $40 billion in cuts to federal nutrition programs are proposed. We already have a lack of access to healthcare…insurmountable obstacles [...]
President Obama spoke to the nation Tuesday night on Syria hoping to stem opposition that is rising both at home and abroad. Polls show the broad majority of Americans oppose getting further involved in Syria.
By Xiomara Castro In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, Urban Peace Movement was proud to join a 220-person visit to Sacramento policy makers earlier this month. The group was comprised mostly of young men [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee Reflects on the 50th Celebration of the March on Washington and its significance in todays society. “As we celebrate and remember the great moment in our history that was the March on [...]
The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) has announced the return of Richmond’s Spirit & Soul Festival and fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.The free outdoor festival will be held on [...]