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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…

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  • Economic Climate and Minority Communities
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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…

    433 views
  • Celebrating the Life of Dorothy Height
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    Celebrating the Life of Dorothy Height

    Members paid tribute to civil rights leader Dorothy Height following news of her death.

    347 views
  • Race and the New Congress
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    Race and the New Congress

    Panelists, including members of the Congressional Black Caucus, talked about was the upcoming 111th Congress. Topics included panel members' reactions to the election of Barack Obama, pressure to govern from…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Agenda
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    Congressional Black Caucus Agenda

    Representative Mel Watt and members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about issues including the 2006 midterm elections, Hurricane Katrina recovery and reconstruction…

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  • Annual Forum Opening News Conference
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    Annual Forum Opening News Conference

    Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation spoke to reporters about plans for their annual legislative conference. They discussed Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and other issues…

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  • Million Family March
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    Million Family March

    Thousands gathered on the national mall to renew their commitment to family solidarity and to advocate a number of causes. In a lengthy speech Mr. Farrakhan spoke about a variety of issues…

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  • Alternate Fiscal Year 2001 Budget
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    Alternate Fiscal Year 2001 Budget

    Rep. Clyburn, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Caucus members, talked with reporters about their legislative and spending priorities for this session of Congress. Others mentioned…

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  • State of Black America
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    State of Black America

    Caucus leaders outlined their agenda for a weekend meeting. Among the issues they would discuss were the 2000 census, education, Social Security, health issues, drug policy, and serving the…

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  • AfricanAmerican Women in Government
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    African-American Women in Government

    Carol Moseley-Braun, the first African-American in the U.S. Senate, spoke to a luncheon gathering. She examined how progress by African-American women is nonlinear as obstacles and…

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  • Black Caucus Legislative Conference
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    Black Caucus Legislative Conference

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus previewed the 27th annual legislative conference. The conference will focus on the challenges facing African-Americans in the next century. The…

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  • Agriculture Department Loan Discrimination
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    Agriculture Department Loan Discrimination

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a forum in which they heard black farmers tell of Agriculture Department foreclosures, loan rejections and discrimination against black employees of the…

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