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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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  • Future of Black Colleges
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    Future of Black Colleges

    A hearing was held on the future of historically black colleges and universities. Topics included the financial challenges facing traditionally black colleges and universities, the need for…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Leadership
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    Congressional Black Caucus Leadership

    The Congressional Black Caucus announced its leadership team for the 110th Congress and talked about their legislative agenda in the new Congress. They also answered questions from…

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  • Alito Nomination Opposition
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    Alito Nomination Opposition

    Representatives of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters and announced their opposition to the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed their…

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  • Million Man March
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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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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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  • Minorities and the Entertainment Industry
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    Minorities and the Entertainment Industry

    Rep. Payne, CBC officer and member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, opened the meeting. Mr. Benitez moderated the panel of witnesses who talked about both employment in the…

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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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  • 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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  • Army Sexual Misconduct Investigation
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    Army Sexual Misconduct Investigation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus briefed reporters on the U.S. Army investigation into sexual misconduct between drill sergeants and enlisted women in Aberdeen, MD. They stated…

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  • AfricanAmerican Issues
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    African-American Issues

    President Clinton stressed his administration’s accomplishments in areas such as crime, education and especially the economy. He also emphasized that he believes the diversity of U.S.…

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  • Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall
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    Redistricting and Civil Rights Town Hall

    Mr. Ogletree led a town hall meeting of Congressional Black Caucus members who talked about the legal issues, concerns of African-American members of Congress, and future goals. The first…

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  • Southeastern Church Fires
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    Southeastern Church Fires

    Committee members heard from members of investigatory and enforcement agencies and ministers of churches victimized by arson in the past few months.

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  • Impact of 1996 Election
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    Impact of 1996 Election

    Participants discussed various campaign issues, including education, affirmative action, and redistricting. They focused particularly on how these issues would affect the African-American…

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  • Doles Decision to Skip NAACP Convention
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    Dole's Decision to Skip NAACP Convention

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus criticized Mr. Dole for deciding not to speak to the NAACP convention in Charlotte. They argued that this was a sign that he was turning his back…

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  • AfricanAmerican Issues in 1996 and Beyond
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    African-American Issues in 1996 and Beyond

    Rep. Payne, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, moderated a panel discussion on campaign strategies for 1996. The focus was on the differences in issues since the 1992 election with an…

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  • Monday Journal Million Man March
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    Monday Journal Million Man March

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    312 views
  • State of Black America
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    State of Black America

    Rep. Payne and other members of the caucus talked with reporters about issues affecting black Americans, as well as the agenda for the Congressional Black Caucus.

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  • Affirmative Action
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    Affirmative Action

    After meeting with President Clinton, members of the Congressional Black Caucus talked about the status of affirmative action.

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