Race and Congress
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus talked about their experiences as black legislators, the state of race relations, and the… read more
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus talked about their experiences as black legislators, the state of race relations, and the significance of the civil rights movement. The also spoke about the significance of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and answered questions from the audience. The moderators were Lonnie Bunch and Allen Weinstein.
This was an American Conversation program titled, “Race, Power, and Congress: A Conversation with Members of the Congressional Black Caucus.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Bunch, Lonnie G. III Founding Director National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Clyburn, James E. U.S. Representative [D] South Carolina
- Hunt, Richard Director National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
- Kilpatrick, Carolyn Cheeks U.S. Representative [D] Michigan
- Weinstein, Allen Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
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