John Conyers, Longest-Serving Black Rep. and Congressional Black Caucus Founder, Dies at 90 — Atlanta Black Star

John Conyers, the longest-serving African-American member of Congress in U.S history, has died. He was 90 years old. The Michigan native passed away at his home Sunday from natural causes, Detroit police spokesman Cpl. 686 more wordsJohn Conyers, Longest-Serving Black Rep. and Congressional Black Caucus Founder, Dies at 90 — Atlanta Black Star

‘It Breaks My Heart:’ Taraji P. Henson Breaks Down in Tears While Advocating for Black Mental Health Awareness on Capitol Hill — Atlanta Black Star

Taraji P. Henson recently opened up to Congress about mental health in the Black community among young people and became emotional. On Friday she spoke to the Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health, where she talked about her own battle with depression, as well as her son being traumatized by … Continue reading ‘It Breaks My Heart:’ Taraji P. Henson Breaks Down in Tears While Advocating for Black Mental Health Awareness on Capitol Hill — Atlanta Black Star