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Rep. Bass Elected New Chairperson of Congressional Black Caucus
December 6, 2018
Bass takes news position, advocates for the Black Press and strengthening ties with Africa ... read more »
Pelosi Announces Push for Staff Diversity for New U.S House
November 29, 2018
With the largest Congressional Black Caucus in history along with a historic number of women entering the U.S. House in 2019, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi(D-CA)has announced plans for a new emphasis on staff diversity in the U.S. House. ... read more »
CBC Chairman Statement on Confirmation of Eric Dreiband to Lead DOJ Civil Rights Division
October 18, 2018
The Chairman of Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), released the following statement on the confirmation of Eric Dreiband to lead the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice (DOJ). Dreiband was confirmed by a vote of 50-47. ... read more »
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Black Women of Los Angeles Represent at this Year’s Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C
September 20, 2018
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) recently held its 48thConference in Washington DC. For the first time in the foundation’s history, two senators — Senator Cory Booker (New Jersey) and Senator Kamala D. Harris (California) served as honorary co-chairs for the 48th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC). Historically, co-chairs have been members of the U.S. House of Representatives. ... read more »
GAO Set to Issue Advertising Spending Report
May 3, 2018
A long-awaited report that details what federal agencies spend on advertising in African American-owned newspapers is finally near completion, according to officials in the General Accounting Office (GAO). ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass Continues the Fight to End Slave Auctions in Libya 
January 11, 2018
Since CNN’s International report exposed slave trading in Libya, Congresswoman Karen Bass and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have been among the many groups joining forces to bring about freedom and justice for slave trade victims. ... read more »
CBC Members Call Trump Presence at Museum Opening an Insult
December 14, 2017
John Lewis and Bennie Thompson Spar with President Trump Over Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dedication ... read more »
CBC Meets with FBI Director Over ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Report
December 7, 2017
CBC Members Met with FBI Director Christopher Wray about the FBI’s Controversial “Black Identity Extremists” Report. This Is What They Learned. ... read more »
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CBC Chairman, Co-Chairs of the CBC Taskforce on Foreign Affairs and National Security Issue Joint Statement on Niger 
October 26, 2017
The Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) and Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33), issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.  ... read more »
CBC report calls for Economic Justice
April 12, 2017
This year has brought a number of significant developments. A new Congress, the 115th in our nation’s history and similarly the 45th president have together begun a new era of government. From all indications, this new leadership seeks to create public policies and priorities that significantly alter what will remain as a governmental function. From education to environmental stewardship, health care and more, the governing toolbox of executive orders, regulation and legislation are all in use. ... read more »
California Black Leaders Speak out Against Trump’s Policies
March 30, 2017
Assemblymember Gipson introduces Resolution in Opposition to Federal Actions ... read more »
The Offense and Defense of the Congressional Black Caucus with the Trump Administration 
March 29, 2017
While headlines continue to produce a lying Whitehouse, congressional unrest, and signs of alleged Trump/Russia collusion the Congressional Black Caucus finds its voice.  ... read more »
CBC Remains Committed to Fighting for Equality for Blacks
February 1, 2017
On January 3rd of this year, I was sworn in as the 25th Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). As the Black Caucus enters the 115th Congress with a record 49 Members representing tens of millions of African-Americans from all walks of life, we represent a community that has undergone tremendous growth. The number of African-American elected officials nationwide has grown from 1,469 in 1970 to more than 10,000 today. ... read more »
BLACK HISTORY: Past and Present members of The Congressional Black Caucus
February 1, 2017
Prior to the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus being founded, was its predecessor, the Democratic Select Committee. The committee which was founded by in January 1969 by a group of Black members of the House of Representatives including: 1.         ... read more »
The History of the Congressional Black Caucus
January 31, 2017
The Congressional Black Caucus has addressed important issues which include education, the justice system, social programs and foreign policy issues ... read more »

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