Press ReleasesNovember 20, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC—Following news that the Pentagon failed its first ever agency-wide audit, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), CPC Peace and Security T ...
Press ReleasesNovember 19, 2018
Washington, D.C. – In July, Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced her bid for Democratic Caucus Chair. Below are several recent endorsements of her candidacy.
Press ReleasesNovember 16, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement after receiving the Legacy Award from Black Girls Vote, in recognition of her work to empower and uplift black women and girls:
“I am deeply honored to receive the Legacy Award th ...
Articles & Op-EdsJune 21, 2018
Nearly 17 years into the war in Afghanistan, there is still no end in sight. Our strategy and goals for the region are murky and ill-defined—and yet, while the violence continues unabated, the media and Congress have turned a blind eye to the conflict.
Despite the trillions of ...
Articles & Op-EdsJune 14, 2018
Sometimes, all it takes is a poorly named weed strain to illuminate a real problem.
Just this week, Shanita Penny, the president of the board of directors for the Minority Cannabis Business Association, was contacted by a black woman who was shocked that a marijuana dispensary in Maryland ...
Articles & Op-EdsOctober 07, 2017
The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported new data showing median incomes rising sharply in the San Francisco area. While many in the Bay Area latched onto the promising economic outlook, I was immediately struck by the glaring headline that was missed.
Black households, already far below ...