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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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    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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    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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    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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    Discussion on Race

    Panelists talked about the scientific, historic, legal, and socio-cultural roles of race in U.S. culture. At the start of the program a video tribute in honor of Jesse Jackson’s…

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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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    Emerging Political Leaders

    A group of emerging young professionals, including some from the Obama administration, talked about building successful careers in politics. 
    This program was part of the 40th Annual…

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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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    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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    President Obama at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Representatives Barbara Lee and Kendrick Meek introduced President Obama during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual Phoenix Awards dinner. He spoke about health…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Haiti Earthquake Recovery

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a forum on Haiti’s recovery and reconstruction following its January 12, 2010 magnitude 7.0 earthquake.
    Panelists and participants focused on a…

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    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm. They talked about her impact on policy making, humanitarian…

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