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  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds Town Hall on Civil Rights
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    Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall on Civil Rights

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted a civil rights town hall as part of its 47th annual legislative conference. Several Congressional Black Caucus members spoke, including…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds News Conference on PoliceInvolved Shootings
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    Policing and Race Relations

    Congressional Black Caucus members spoke to reporters at the Department of Justice about a letter they wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch calling for an investigation into the deaths…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus on Ferguson Missouri Investigation
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    Congressional Black Caucus on Ferguson, Missouri, Investigation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the release that day of the results of the Department of Justice’s investigation into the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old…

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  • Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    Nelson Mandela was honored by American leaders for his effort to promote racial equality in South Africa. They praised him for continual work for freedom and the end to apartheid. For his…

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  • Redeem the Dream Summit Part 1
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    Redeem the Dream Summit, Part 1

    The Reverend Jesse Jackson and Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) were among the civil rights leaders who reflected on the 1963 March on Washington and commented on the current state of civil rights. Marc…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall Meeting
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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 cooperation to…

    528 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall Clip
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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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  • National Urban League Conference Panel Discussion
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    National Urban League Conference, Panel Discussion

    Participants spoke about the state of the black community in American cities. Among the topics they addressed were the legacy of the civil right movement, challenges facing the urban poor,…

    748 views
  • State of the Black Union 2009 Morning Session
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    State of the Black Union 2009, Morning Session

    Civil rights activists, lawmakers, scholars, and policy analysts gathered to discuss their thoughts and insights on the challenges facing African-Americans. Raymond Brown moderated a…

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  • Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis National Views
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    Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis, National Views

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held a townhall meeting, “Foreclosure Crisis: Reasons, Repercussions, and Real Solutions.” Representative Barney Frank gave the keynote speech. He…

    546 views
  • AfricanAmerican HIVAIDS Summit
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    African-American HIV/AIDS Summit

    Leaders in the African American community talked about the spread of HIV and AIDS among the country’s black population, the extent of the problem and responses within the black community,…

    94 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus
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    Congressional Black Caucus

    Rep. Waters talked about the relationship between Congressional Black Caucus members and President Bush following a January 26 meeting of CBC members with President Bush. She also responded…

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  • Opposition to Janice Brown Nomination
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    Opposition to Janice Brown Nomination

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus announced their opposition to President Bush’s nomination of California Supreme Court Justice Janice Rogers Brown for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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  • Youth Participation in Politics
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    Youth Participation in Politics

    Participants talked about the roles youth could play in the political process. Among the topics they addressed were the value of public service, issues affecting the African-American…

    72 views
  • Police Misconduct Elected Officials and Community Views
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    Police Misconduct: Elected Officials and Community Views

    Local officials and attorneys talked about police misconduct at a day-long forum on the topic. Among the topics they addressed were police accountability, race relations between civilians…

    303 views
  • Police Misconduct Congressional Views
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    Police Misconduct: Congressional Views

    At the opening of a day-long forum on police misconduct, Representatives talked about police treatment of minorities, racial profiling, and several recent incidents alleging policy…

    334 views
  • Securing Our Nation From Terrorism
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    Securing Our Nation From Terrorism

    In a town hall meeting, participants spoke about security concerns of U.S. families and the nation following terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the issues…

    138 views
  • Prison and Sentencing Reform
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    Prison and Sentencing Reform

    Participants talked about the CBC Foundation’s report, “Justice on Trial.”

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  • State of the Black Union 2001 Part 2
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    State of the Black Union 2001, Part 2

    In a forum on the state of black America designed to present a public think tank that will analyze the critical challenges facing the African-American community, panelists talked about…

    1,058 views
  • AfricanAmerican Political Platform
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    African-American Political Platform

    Participants spoke about issues facing the African-American community and how Republican and Democratic Party stances on the issues would affect their vote. Among the issues they addressed…

    393 views
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