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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Business Leaders

    Business leaders talked about investment and development in Africa. This is the first panel only, “Energy and Electrifying Africa.” “CEOs Dialogue Sessions” was…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Energy Ministers

    Energy ministers from Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo talked about the power supply and investment opportunities in their countries and answered audience members' questions. …

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Trade and Development Agencies

    Representatives of trade and development agencies talked about what their agencies offer for African development. “Welcome from U.S. Trade and Development Agencies” was part of…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Congressional Welcome

    Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and other members of Congress made opening remarks at an event entailing panel discussions and networking with African business and political leaders,…

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    Summit on Violence in Urban Communities

    The Congressional Black Caucus hosted a town hall “emergency summit” to address the ongoing concern of violence and crime in urban communities. Several members of the group…

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    Congressional Black Caucus on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the…

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    Michelle Obama Remarks to the Congressional Black Caucus

    Michelle Obama spoke at the Congressional Black Caucus annual conference. In her remarks, she talked about the need for active citizenship in order to preserve democracy and the legacy…

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    Voting Rights Call to Action

    Panelists spoke about voting rights and minority communities during a “call to action” portion of a day-long forum on voting rights and election policy. They focused on…

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    Protection of Tax Exempt Status

    Internal Revenue Service officials spoke about tax law and religious institutions. They focused on protecting tax exemptions for churches and political activities that could cause the…

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    U.S. Voting Rights

    Panelists talked about recently passed laws and regulations in various states that could have the effect of suppressing minority participation in the 2012 elections.

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    Eric Holder Remarks on Voter Rights

    Attorney General Eric Holder gave the keynote address at the inaugural Faith Leaders Summit on Voting Rights. He talked Justice Department’s efforts to enforce voting rights in…

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    Inaugural Faith Leaders Summit, Opening Remarks

    Following song and prayer, Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) made opening remarks at the inaugural Faith Leaders Summit on Voting Rights. Representative Cleaver, who is also a…

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    Presidential Remarks to Congressional Black Caucus

    President Obama made remarks at the the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual legislative conference. He focused on the state of the economy and his jobs plan before…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall Clip

    Representative Maxine Waters talked at a Town Hall meeting hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall Meeting

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a town hall meeting in Atlanta focusing on job creation efforts and improving the economy. Among the topics they addressed were public and private…

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    Federal Spending and the National Debt

    Panelists talked about deficit spending, the national debt, and how fiscal policy affects minority communities.  The Congressional Black Caucus recently formed its own commission where…

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    2012 Budget and Deficit Reduction

    Participants spoke about the state of the economy and the impact of the recession on minority communities. They focused on ways the government could increase U.S. economic growth and…

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    Economic Climate and Minority Communities

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver introduced a panel of public policy analysts who talked about the impact of proposed cuts to programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and the role of…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus conducted a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders addressed the caucus.

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    Tax Cuts and Unemployment Insurance

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about about President Obama’s agreement with congressional Republicans on tax cuts and unemployment insurance. 

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