Tag Archives: Loretta Lynch nomination

President Obama on Loretta Lynch Delay: ‘This is Embarrassing’

18 Apr

Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder
President Obama got impatient as he expressed his disappointment with Senate Republicans’ delay of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch’s confirmation. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/president-obama-on-loretta-lynch-delay.html

Al Sharpton launches hunger strike for Lynch confirmation

16 Apr

The Rev. Al Sharpton’s advocacy group and female civil rights leaders launched a hunger strike Wednesday to press for the confirmation of U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/al-sharpton-launches-hunger-strike-for.html

Black Women March to Senate Leader’s Office in Protest Over Loretta Lynch

29 Mar


About 20 prominent black women arrived at the ornate office suites of McConnell Thursday morning, asking to meet with him—even if for only a few minutes in the hallway—over the delay in confirming Attorney General-designate Loretta Lynch. They were told McConnell was too busy. The women did meet with McConnell’s chief of staff for about 20 minutes. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/black-women-march-to-senate-leaders.html