Rep. Chaka Fattah

The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.

The attorneys made the dramatic statement during the start of a federal corruption trial after he and four codefendants were indicted last summer on racketeering conspiracy charges.

Shaun King, a racial justice activist, denied that he told a false story about being the victim of an attack tied to racism.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America will launch a campaign on July 31st to offer safe and affordable after school programs to ethnic and low…