Tag: Cedric Richmond

Sessions' DOJ Has Zero Black Senior Staff Members

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III’s poor relationship with the Black community was brought to the forefront during questioning at a House Judiciary Committee meeting. “I do not have a senior staff member at this time that’s an African American,” Sessions told Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond of Louisiana. Richmond, who is the…

Black Lawmakers Move Against Senator Sessions

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions has such a poor record on civil rights that, for the first time in U.S. Senate history, a sitting senator will testify against him Wednesday in his bid to become the nation’s next attorney general. New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Monday said he felt compelled…