Black lawyers Kamala Harris, Kim Foxx among sisters to watch this election night

California's Attorney General Kamala Harris is vying to become the only African-American woman in the United States Senate.

When the polls close tonight, Hillary Clinton may shatter the ultimate “glass ceiling” by becoming the first woman President. This is indeed a milestone for women’s leadership, but a closer look at tonight’s history-making moment will reveal eight Black women who are poised to kick open doors that have been difficult for Black women to get through. Despite the growing voting power, America’s 23 million Black women remain underserved and underrepresented. Read More

The Caucus Issue 2014

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OBABL is delighted to release The Caucus Issue 2014. When September arrives in Washington, D.C., it’s Caucus Season! On September 24th, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation will convene its 44th Annual Legislative Conference. The ALC is … Read More

Black lawyer’s nomination to be 3rd in command at DOJ could be delayed

Associate Attorney General Derek Anthony "Tony" West

The nomination of black lawyer Derek Anthony “Tony” West to be the new Associate Attorney General of the United States could be delayed, that’s the word from at least one senior United States Senator. Read More

Black lawyer and congresswoman Marcia Fudge elected Congressional Black Caucus Chair

Rep. Marcia Fudge, Esq. (D-OH)

Black lawyer and congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH) has been elected the next chair of Congressional Black Caucus and will assume those duties at the start of the 113th Congress in January. Read More