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African Americans Win Throughout California 
November 8, 2018
Dems took over the House, but not the Senate. California has a new governor, according to LA vote, as of press time, Tony Thurmond will lead public instruction and rent control laws will remain as they are:  just some of the highlights of the country’s midterm election November 6. ... read more »
Exclusive One-on-One Interview Congresswoman Waters Will Not Be Silenced 
November 1, 2018
Waters denounces indiscriminate racist killings of Blacks in the U.S., the horrific massacre of Jewish victims in Pennsylvania synagogue and attempted pipe bomb assassinations sent to her and several democratic colleagues. ... 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 »
WATCH: Congressional Black Caucus Releases Video Stating what People of Color have Lost with Republicans in Charge
October 8, 2018
This video documents all that African Americans have lost during the first two years of the Trump Administration. ... read more »
Booker Fuels Presidential Talk with South Carolina Dem Fundraiser
September 18, 2018
AP- Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South Carolina, which hosts the South’s first presidential primary. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Opposes SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh
September 12, 2018
  In a recent  ...  to Senate leaders, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) formally expressed its opposition to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court.   ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Gears Up For 48th Annual Legislative Conference, Welcomes Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris as Co-Chairs
September 5, 2018
WASHINGTON—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today, for the first time in the foundation’s history, two senators — Senator Cory Booker (New Jersey) and Senator Kamala D. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Responds to Trump’s Tweet about White South African Farmers
August 24, 2018
Cedric Richmond, D-La., the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus   WASHINGTON – Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), ... read more »
Photo of the Day: Happy Birthday Maxine Waters
August 15, 2018
Maxine Waters graced the cover of Essence magazine in 2017. ... read more »
Somali-American Nears New Historic Mark with Primary Win
August 15, 2018
In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, state Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, ... read more »
Congressman Ellison Denies Domestic Abuse Allegations
August 13, 2018
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison / AP Photo MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democrats running for state attorney general. ... read more »
Former Congressman Ron Dellums Dies at 82
August 9, 2018
Ron Dellums, the firebrand former Oakland, California mayor and founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, who vigorously fought on behalf of the poor and disenfranchised, died on Monday, July 30. ... read more »
Obama Tweets Out His 2018 Mid-Term Candidates of Choice
August 2, 2018
Former President Barack Obama took to Twitter to rally the Democratic base and let the world know who he’s backing for the upcoming 2018 mid-term election, ... read more »
California’s Fiery Former Congressman Ron Dellums Dies at 82
August 1, 2018
Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, died Monday from cancer, according to a longtime adviser. He was 82. ... read more »
Civil Rights Icon US Rep. John Lewis Released From Hospital
July 30, 2018
Civil rights icon and US Rep. John Lewis of Georgia was released from the hospital Sunday evening with a “clean bill of health,” his spokeswoman Benda Jones stated. ... read more »
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