Politicians

A mystery in Houston has the longest-running politician in the House of Representatives and his family very worried. Rep. John Conyers (D-Michigan) is hoping for answers in the disappearance of his 21-year-old son, Carl. NBCnews.com reports: The FBI has joined Texas authorities investigating the disappearance of Carl Conyers, the son of Rep. John Conyers Jr., […]

A mystery in Houston has the longest-running politician in the House of Representatives and his family very worried. Rep. John Conyers (D-Michigan) is hoping for answers in the disappearance of his 21-year-old son, Carl. NBCnews.com reports: The FBI has joined Texas authorities investigating the disappearance of Carl Conyers, the son of Rep. John Conyers Jr., […]

Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]

Birmingham, Ala. Mayor William Bell and Councilman Marcus Lundy were involved in a fistfight during a city council meeting on Tuesday morning.

Listen to Senator Hughes interview with Roland Martin above. Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes is known by Philadelphians as a hands-on legislator with an active…

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Kwame Kilpatrick turned Detroit’s City Hall into a “private profit machine” by rigging contracts, demanding bribes and even stealing money meant for the needy, a prosecutor said during closing arguments Monday in the former mayor’s corruption trial. Kilpatrick spent $840,000 more than he earned as Detroit’s mayor from 2002 until 2008, Assistant U.S. Attorney R. Michael Bullotta told […]

Ed Koch, the brash, colorful and often confrontational mayor who helped to lead New York City out of its brush with bankruptcy in the 1970s, launching an astonishing municipal turnaround that continues to this day, has died. He was 88. Koch was recently readmitted to the hospital after being treated for water in his lungs, […]