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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 44th Annual Legislative Conference

CBCF Caps Legislative Conference Weekend with Phoenix Dinner Gala

WASHINGTON D.C. — Even though the Black community has gained several liberties over the years, there is still much more to gain. And, in order to do that, the Black community’s need to vote is essential, which is what...

Nielsen-Essence Survey: Black Consumers Rank AFRO No. 1 Among Country’s Black Newspapers

The AFRO-American Newspapers is considered the No. 1 African-American newspaper among Black consumers nationwide, according to the results of a survey released this week. Nielsen, a leading provider of ratings and other measurements, recently teamed up with ESSENCE magazine to...

Abyssinian’s Charles O. Butts, III Challenges CBCF Prayer Breakfast Attendees to Resist Temptation of...

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Rev. Charles O. Butts III, pastor of New York’s historic Abyssinian Baptist Church, pressed the issue of non-violent direct action in his address before the nation’s African-American leaders during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF)...

Emerging Leaders Discuss Pressing Issues in Black America

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The facilitators of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Emerging Leaders program decided not to have a traditional panel of speakers for its 44th Annual Legislative Conference forum on Sept. 26 named "Power to the People: Training up the...

Poussaint, Rashad, Withers Honored by CBCF Spouses

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses recognized the contributions of three icons in the arts during its Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts, held at the Newseum in N.W. D.C....

The 18th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts

CBC Spouses 18th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts To View all AFRO Photos /Purchase Click Here

CBCF Town Hall Meeting Urges Increase Black Voting

WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Voting has to be important 365 days a year. If we are to realize the changes we want to see in our leadership, in education, and our quality of life issues, we must vote,” said A. Shuanise Washington,...

Black Press Hosts Leadership Awards Reception

The National Newspapers Publishers Association recognized four individuals for their leadership skills in the Black Community and also highlighted the significance and need that the Black Press still has in America at their Leadership Awards Reception Sept. 25. The event,...

Conyers to Receive First Jazz Advocate Award At CBC Conference Event

DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Congressman John Conyers is being honored for his advocacy of jazz. The Detroit Democrat receives the first-ever Jazz Advocate Award Thursday from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The performing rights organization is...

THE AFRO ANNOUNCES EXPANDED SOCIAL MEDIA NEWS SERVICE COVERAGE OF CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS EVENTS

Baltimore, Maryland (September 24, 2014-Updated 9/24/2014) – Today, one of the oldest and most prestigious minority newspapers companies in the nation, the AFRO American Newspapers Company, has made a move to further increase its social media influence within the...

Education and Engagement

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), one of Black America's most signature events, will offer thousands of attendees a wide range of subjects and social and networking events designed to stimulate minds and encourage action. It...

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