Posts tagged: U.S. House of Representatives - Diverse

Rep. Alcee Hastings Dies at 84

by | April 6, 2021 Rep. Alcee Hastings – a civil rights activist and longest-serving member of Florida’s c Read more

U.S. House Approves Bill to Give Lumbee Tribe Federal Recognition

by | November 17, 2020
The U.S. House has approved the Lumbee Recognition Act, a bill to give the Lumbee Tribe of Nort [...] Read more

UNCF Celebrates as FUTURE Act Awaits Trump’s Signature

by | December 10, 2019
The latest version of the FUTURE Act, a bipartisan compromise on funding for minority serving i [...] Read more

Howard University to Pay Tribute to the Late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings

by | November 21, 2019
Howard University will pay tribute to the life of the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, who [...] Read more

College Affordability Act Passes Out of Committee to the U.S. House of Representatives

by | October 31, 2019
Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee passed the College Affordability Act out o [...] Read more

Longest Serving Black Congressman Dies at Age 90

by | October 28, 2019
Former U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. – a Michigan Democrat and the longest-serving Black congres [...] Read more

House of Representatives to Vote on FUTURE Act

by | September 16, 2019
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by [...] Read more

Groups Stick Up for Grad Students in Letter to Lawmakers

| July 16, 2019
A laundry list of 32 higher education interests, student organizations and science societies th [...] Read more

UC Encourages Recipients to Renew DACA Immediately as Court Saves Dreamers Program

by | November 11, 2018
President Trump lost more than just the House of Representatives in last week’s midterms. [...] Read more

Congressman and Former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Dies

by | July 30, 2018
Former Oakland mayor, Ronald V. Dellums, died Monday of prostate cancer  at the age of 82. Con [...] Read more