John Conyers

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U.S. Representative John Conyers says Michigan’s possible state takeover of Detroit is racist and violates civil rights, The Washington Post reports. RELATED: Why Republicans Keep Talking About Race Did Romney Have 20 Incorrect Votes The congressman’s statement is the strongest denouncement of the possible takeover since the story made national news last year: “How come […]

President Barack Obama “needs to fight, and fight harder,” Rep. Elijah Cummings told CNN on Sunday adding to the chorus of criticism from Black political leaders that claim the president  is ignoring African-Americans. Black unemployment appears to be the biggest gripe Black leaders have with Obama. Representatives Maxine Waters and John Conyers, both prominent members of […]