Category Archives: Missisippi Political Pulse

McTeer-Toney & Woodberry Join Panel to Talk Environmental Justice at Congressional Black Caucus ALC Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jamitress Bowden (202) 236-3179 The Impact to our communities and How to lead the change WASHINGTON – On Thursday, September 21, 2017, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) will be the honorary host of two panels focusing on environmental justice, as a whole, as well as the intersection of environmental justice and […]

CBCF to Announce New Voting Rights Initiatives at 46th Annual Legislative Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY CBCF to Announce New Voting Rights Initiatives at 46th Annual Legislative Conference Voter Protection Series, Voting Rights Tool kit Highlight Value of the Black Vote WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 11 a.m.—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) will launch its 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) with a strong message about the importance and power […]

Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus Nearly Unanimously Supporting Hillary Clinton

From Ouida Meruvia, Hillary Clinton 2016 Jackson, MS – More than 40 African-American legislative leaders in Mississippi today announced their support of Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary. These Senators and Representatives endorsed Clinton citing her commitment to underserved communities, especially the African American community. “Hillary Clinton is the only candidate with a unique […]

Several Mississippi Democratic Legislators Back Clinton Over Sanders

By: Mike Biggs Several Mississippi Democratic legislators threw their support behind Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Jackson yesterday. Representative Earle Banks of Jackson, leader of the Legislative Black Caucus, and Senator Deborah Dawkins led the group of 20 members who assembled in the Capitol rotunda for the press conference. The group of mostly black […]

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber Endorses Hillary Clinton

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber endorses Hillary Clinton: Clarion Ledger Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Monday, saying she will push for issues important to urban centers, including smaller cities like Jackson. “Hillary Clinton knows how to make it happen,” Yarber said in a statement. “As President, she will give special and […]