Congressional Black Caucus


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Congressional Black Caucus,

organization of African-American members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Founded in 1970, it addresses legislative concerns of African Americans and other minority citizens, such as employment, welfare reform, minority business development, and expanded educational opportunities. The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (est. 1976) conducts research on issues affecting African Americans, publishes a yearly report on key legislation, and sponsors issue forums, leadership seminars, and scholarships.
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The latest revelation came on a day Conyers met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the groups chairman said afterward that a decision on resigning was up to Conyers, hardly a vote of confidence for the 88-year-old lawmaker.
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The council's plans for the new institute were unveiled in May at a reception on Capitol Hill attended and sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the Congressional Caucus on Innovation and Diversity.
Minority caucuses defend food stamp program: Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus have written to House Agriculture Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.
The Congressional Black Caucus has charged that she is a conservative with a ``disdain for legal precedent.
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Today, those numbers have swelled to nearly 9,000 black elected officials and 39 members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

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