Congressional Black Caucus Conference
The welcoming ceremony of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 37th Annual Legislative Conference was shown. The panelists… read more
The welcoming ceremony of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 37th Annual Legislative Conference was shown.
The panelists talked about the advancements of African Americans in Congress as well as legislation that was relevant to the Caucus.
Dr. Ronald Waters moderated. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- G.K. Butterfield U.S. Representative [D] North Carolina
- James E. Clyburn U.S. Representative [D] South Carolina
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones U.S. Representative [D] Ohio
- Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick U.S. Representative [D] Michigan
- Kendrick Meek U.S. Representative [D] Florida
- Leslie Meek Chair Congressional Black Caucus->Spouses
- Eleanor Holmes Norton Congressional Delegate [D] District of Columbia
- Charles B. Rangel U.S. Representative [D] New York
- Dwight Robinson Vice President Freddie Mac->Industry Relations
- Elsie L. Scott President and CEO Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
- Bennie Thompson U.S. Representative [D] Mississippi
- Ronald W. Walters Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Government
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