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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Deanna Maher, 77, who ran a Michigan office for Conyers from 1997 to 2005, told The Associated Press Tuesday that the first incident occurred in 1997 during a three-day Congressional Black Caucus event in Washington, which she said she "felt honored" to attend.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held its 25th Annual Science and Technology Braintrust in Washington, D.
When Ryan asked Trump if he had plans to meet with members of the Congressional Black Caucus, the president answered with a curious question of his own.
Summary: Members of the Congressional Black Caucus Friday called Donald Trump a "disgusting fraud" and demanded he apologize to President Obama for repeatedly challenging the first African-American president's citizenship before retreating from the claim Friday.
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Co-Chair of Congressional Black Caucus Jobs Committee Task Force.
National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) President Michael Johnson, councilmember, Phoenix, recently, joined colleague members of the National Policy Alliance in the Roosevelt Room in the West Wing of the White House and met with President Obama to discuss a variety of issues.
When she worked for the Human Rights Campaign, Mills says she was often one of few people of color in the room, but while she worked at the Congressional Black Caucus, she was sometimes the lone lesbian.
based institute is named after Congressman Louis Stokes, the founder of the Congressional Black Caucus.
He's still concerned with the workings of Congress, and recently sent a note to the House Administration Committee demanding the abolition of the Congress' race-based caucuses--chiefly, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Democrats' Hispanic Caucus.
Congressman Rangel lives in Harlem with his wife Alma, who is a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus Spouses and participates in many civic and community organizations.
There could be more African-American members, for instance, potentially making the Legislative Black Caucus the largest in its history.