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  • Congressional Black Caucus SwearingIn Ceremony
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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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  • Black Caucus on Jobs and the Economy
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    Black Caucus on Jobs and the Economy

    Representative Barbara Lee, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, talked about the Caucus' views on job creation and unemployment benefits, and she responded to telephone calls and…

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  • 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.

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  • Representative Lee on Black Caucus and Congress
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    Representative Lee on Black Caucus and Congress

    Representative Barbara Lee talked about how the Black Caucus views efforts by President Obama and congressional leaders on the war in Afghanistan and economic issues such as the stimulus,…

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  • Discussion on Race
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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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  • QA with Barbara Lee
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    Q&A with Barbara Lee

    Representative Barbara Lee talked about her autobiography Renegade for Peace and Justice. Topics included the election of President Obama, being the only member of Congress to vote “no” on the…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial SwearingIn
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    Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held a welcoming and swearing-in ceremony in the Congressional Auditorium of the new Capitol Visitor Center for the 41 members of the Congressional…

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  • Representative Barbara Lee  Book Party
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    Representative Barbara Lee Book Party

    Representative Barbara Lee of California celebrated the publication of her new book, Renegade for Peace and Justice: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Speaks for Me, published by Rowman and…

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  • Opening News Conference
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    Opening News Conference

    Foundation officials announced the theme of the Annual Legislative Conference, “Changing Course, Confronting Crises, Continuing the Legacy.” Officers from Dell Corporation and others…

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  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service
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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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  • 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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  • Town Hall Meeting
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    Town Hall Meeting

    Participants talked about the global economy and poverty, health and environmental issues, homeland security, and their impact on the African-American community. Following some introductory…

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  • Black Americas Vision Afternoon Session
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    Black America's Vision, Afternoon Session

    In a forum titled, “Where Do We Go from Here?: Chaos or Community? Black America’s Vision for Healing, Harmony and Higher Ground,” black leaders talked about African-American issues since…

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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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