Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 45th Annual Legislative Conference Coverage

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 45th Annual Legislative Conference Coverage

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Obama Emphasizes His Legacy’s State of Jeopardy – “Our Progress is on the Ballot”

This Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) annual conference focused on the power of the Black vote throughout various sessions and at the culminating awards...

Decriminalizing the Black Community

With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement following the acquittal of the man who murdered 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2013, Millennial activists...

Scott: Money Spent on Prison Should be Used to Train Cops

The money now spent on the U.S. prison system could be better used to train officers on de-escalation tactics, on policing without profiling and...

HBCU’s Seek More Innovative Ways to Raise Cash

HBCUs have done more with less for decades, but going forward, relying primarily on alumni donations may not be enough. Instead, universities should take...

Leadership is Underlying Theme for Black Millennials, Women Forums

The political power of millennials and Black women were topics of discussion at issue forums during the 46th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative...

Strengthening the Leadership Pipeline for K-12 Education

What has slowed growth in the number of African American school principals in the United States? This was the question that opened “Black Principals:...

Blacks, Latinos Face Common Issues

Black and Latino communities need to work together in order to achieve economic and educational parity with Whites, according to a recent session at...

Conyers Pushes Full Employment Bill for a Better America

Despite the recent statistics showing that unemployment in the U.S. is near five percent, U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) said he is still pushing...

Getting More Blacks Interested in STEM

Nationally, only 16 percent of high school seniors show proficiency in math and express interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, according...

Black Caucus Town Hall Raises Need for New Direction

A diverse mixture of political, civic and civil rights leaders participated in a town hall meeting to discuss the problems that Blacks faced and...

Black Caucus Conference Focuses on Voting Rights

The leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus and its foundation recently announced that the focus of their annual legislative conference will be on protecting...