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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 »
WATCH: Rep. Bass On Steve King, Priorities For Next Congress
December 3, 2018
WASHINGTON – Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) discussed Congressman Steve Knight’s most recent abhorrent comments directed at the Congressional Black Caucus and also laid out priorities for the 116th Congress. ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass Elected Chair of Congressional Black Caucus
November 28, 2018
Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) was elected to chair the Congressional Black Caucus during the 116th Congress. Members of the Caucus will chair five full House Committees in addition to at least 28 House Subcommittees in the coming Congress. ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass speaks to CSPAN regarding Family Unity Rights and Protection Act
July 27, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass speaks to CSPAN regarding Family Unity Rights and Protection Act ... read more / watch video »
Rep. Bass Questions Secretary Pompeo on Africa Policy
May 29, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) questioned newly-appointed Secretary of State regarding the future of US-Africa policy. Specifically, she asked about elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the imprisonment of Noura Hussein in Sudan. ... read more / watch video »
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate
May 24, 2018
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate ... read more »
Kamlager Elected to Replace Ridley-Thomas in 54th District 
April 5, 2018
Kamlager’s career began at the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) in Venice, CA, where she programmed public art programs in each of the city council districts throughout Los Angeles. In 2002, she became the director of External Affairs at Crystal Stairs. She was responsible for the agency’s legislative, advocacy and public policy agendas as well as for its parent and provider advocate program, Community Voices. While at Crystal Stairs, she trained and mobilized community advocates, fought against state budget cuts to child care and helped raise the local profile of the organization and child care’s contribution to the local economy. ... read more »
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela ‘Mother of the Nation’ Passes At 81  
April 5, 2018
One of South Africa’s greatest icons, anti-apartheid campaigner, and former wife of late President Nelson Mandela, Winne Madikizela-Mandela, passed away at the age of 81 after a long battle with an illness. Her death was confirmed on Monday, April 2.   ... read more »
Help or Harm? What the GOP Tax Law Means for Californians
Help or Harm? What the GOP Tax Law Means for Californians ... read more / view event »
Rep. Bass Hosts More Than 150  For Congressional Conversation  in Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights 
March 1, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) held a Congressional Conversation to hear the thoughts and concerns of constituents living in Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights. ... read more »
CBC responds to Trump’s Racist Comment on S***hole Countries 
January 18, 2018
Earlier last week, president Trump referred to Haiti and other African countries as “s***hole countries” during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office. ... 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 »
Libya Slave Trade, a Heinous Modern Day Slave Auction  
December 14, 2017
CBC joins Backlash against Libya Slave Trade  ... read more »
 Rep. Bass Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Libya Slave Trade 
December 7, 2017
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced a resolution that condemns the migrant slave auctions in Libya that were exposed in a recent CNN International report. ... read more »
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