Category Archives: Congress

Rebel base names, statues disgrace U.S. military facilities and Congress

With all the attention on the white nationalist terrorist attack in Charlottesville, let’s not forget Uncle Sam’s curious comforting of treasonous Confederates. While places such as Maryland, New Orleans and Charlottesville have taken action against proslavery and Confederate statues, 10 U.S. military bases continue to honor the rebels by carrying names of their leaders. Consider… Read More »

Black lawmakers say Confederate statues should come out of Capitol

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are reviving calls to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol following the violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. The “Unite the Right” rally of white supremacists and subsequent clash with counter-protesters began as a protest against the Charlottesville city council’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate… Read More »

Senator Kamala Harris Calls for Reform of Criminal Justice Policies that Impact Incarcerated Women

Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered remarks at the Justice Action Network’s “Women Unshackled” Conference, a bipartisan event held to address the drastic increase in the female prison population. During her remarks, Harris discussed the importance of reforming criminal justice policies that impact incarcerated women, focusing on prevention and the humane treatment of women… Read More »