Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley's New Bill Aims To Stop Racist School-To-Prison Pipeline

21 hours ago   |   News One

Ayanna Pressley is the first Black women to represent Congress in Massachusetts and she has been fighting for serious change. Her latest bill is to end discriminatory school...
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Ayanna Pressley is taking a stand for contract government workers who are still hurting from the 2018-2019 shutdown

Ayanna Pressley is taking a stand for contract government workers who are still hurting from the 2018-2019 shutdown

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Federal contractors lost five weeks of pay during the 2018-2019 government shutdown . President Trump signed legislation for federal employees to get their back pay , but it...
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Warren wobbly in face of confrontation

11 days ago   |   Boston Herald

“What do we do with this?” That's what a dumbfounded Sen. Elizabeth Warren begged Rep. Ayanna Pressley during a speech at Clark Atlanta University in Georgia, last week, as...
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Trying Out a Life on the Hill

12 days ago   |   NY Times

The two House members whom a reporter followed since January were new to Congress. So was the reporter.
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Elizabeth Warren Needs Black Women To Vote For Her. Here's Her Plan to Win Their Support

13 days ago   |   Time

On Thursday night, Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a major speech about the power of black women fighters, meant to pitch herself to a key constituency in the Democratic...
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Black Protesters Aren't Buying What Sen. Elizabeth Warren Is Selling

Black Protesters Aren't Buying What Sen. Elizabeth Warren Is Selling

13 days ago   |   News One

Black women are tired! Tired of presidential candidates “not talking about” what they want to hear at debates and rallies, tired of these same candidates only coming to their...
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Ayanna Pressley Steps in to Stop 'We Want to Be Heard' Chants Against Elizabeth Warren at Atlanta Rally

13 days ago   |   Newsweek

The Massachusetts senator and presidential contender was addressing Clark Atlanta University, a predominantly black college in the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr.
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School Choice Activists Disrupt Elizabeth Warren Rally At Atlanta HBCU

School Choice Activists Disrupt Elizabeth Warren Rally At Atlanta HBCU

14 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

“The senator is here to talk about the contributions fighters like you have made to history,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley told the protesters at Clark Atlanta University.
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Day After Debate, Biden and Warren Face Protesters at Events

14 days ago   |   NY Times

In a palpably tense exchange at an event in South Carolina, Joseph R. Biden Jr. sparred with an organizer protesting Obama-era deportation policies.
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Congratulations, You're a Congresswoman. Now What?

17 days ago   |   NY Times

Abigail Spanberger and Ayanna Pressley were part of a wave of Democrats who took office this year full of hope. Maintaining it has not been easy.
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Robbery leads to chase with stolen UPS truck, shootout in South Florida

Robbery leads to chase with stolen UPS truck, shootout in South Florida

Police chased a stolen UPS truck then were involved in a shootout. Read more ...

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

The Minnesota National Guard says a Black Hawk helicopter is missing after taking off in central Minnesota. Read more ...

Video showing arrest in Baltimore goes viral; officials seek answers

Video showing arrest in Baltimore goes viral; officials seek answers

A video showing a Baltimore police officer making an arrest is under investigation, police said. Read more ...

Uber's sex assault scandal is set to wipe $1 billion from the stock

Uber's sex assault scandal is set to wipe $1 billion from the stock

Uber is set to lose just over $1 billion from its market cap after the ride-sharing company said that roughly 6,000 sexual assault cases took place in its cars over the last... Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial documents

The justices have already put a temporary freeze on the subpoena while they consider in the coming days and weeks whether to take up the appeal. Read more ...

SpaceX launches muscular mice, beer malt and ‘caring' robot to space station

SpaceX launches muscular mice, beer malt and ‘caring' robot to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - SpaceX launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station on Thursday, including “mighty mice” for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to... Read more ...

Indian girls celebrate death of 4 men accused of Hyderabad gang rape, cops...

Indian girls celebrate death of 4 men accused of Hyderabad gang rape, cops feted in the streets

The brutal and tragic case of raped and murdered 26-year-old veterinarian Priyanka Reddy has gripped India and now, for a brief moment at least, women are celebrating the fatal... Read more ...

Uber Received Nearly 6,000 U.S. Sexual Assault Claims In Past 2 Years

Uber Received Nearly 6,000 U.S. Sexual Assault Claims In Past 2 Years

A new report from Uber, covering 2017 and 2018, says the claims range from unwanted touching and kissing to rape. Also, 19 people were killed in physical assaults during or... Read more ...

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why... Read more ...

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2: Ruiz says he'll defeat Joshua again. or...

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2: Ruiz says he'll defeat Joshua again. or 'die trying'

Don't be fooled by his smiling demeanor and easy-going personality. Heavyweight world champion Andy Ruiz Jr is ready to produce another big finish against Anthony Joshua or, as... Read more ...