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  • Congressional Black Caucus Members Brief Reporters on Ending Shutdown
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    CBC News Conference

    Congressional Black Caucus members, including Chair Cedric Richmond (D-LA), held a press conference voicing their opposition to the three-week continuing resolution to fund the government…

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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 Holds News Conference on PoliceInvolved Shootings
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    Dallas Shootings and Police-Involved Violence

    Leaders and members of the Congressional Black Caucus held a news conference calling on fellow lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at reducing gun violence and the use of fatal force by…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds News Conference on Police Shootings
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    Congressional Black Caucus News Conference on Police Shootings

    Representatives Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Andre Carson (D-IN), and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the police shootings of…

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  • House and Senate Democrats on Supreme Court Vacancy
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    Supreme Court Vacancy

    Members of the Senate Democratic and Congressional Black Caucuses spoke to reporters about the vacant Supreme Court seat and Republicans' opposition to considering any nominee before the…

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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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  • Summit on Violence in Urban Communities
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    Summit on Violence in Urban Communities

    The Congressional Black Caucus hosted a town hall “emergency summit” to address the ongoing concern of violence and crime in urban communities. Several members of the group shared their…

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  • Voting Rights Call to Action
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    Voting Rights Call to Action

    Panelists spoke about voting rights and minority communities during a “call to action” portion of a day-long forum on voting rights and election policy. They focused on strategies for…

    407 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus on Haiti Relief Efforts
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    Congressional Black Caucus on Haiti Relief Efforts

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters and answered questions on the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti and ongoing congressional response.

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  • Job Creation and Economic Growth Priorities
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    Job Creation and Economic Growth Priorities

    Congressional Black Caucus members spoke to reporters about job creation and economic growth priorities, particularly for low-income Americans and in urban communities. They also answered…

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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…

    670 views
  • Congressional Black Caucus on Health Care Legislation
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    Congressional Black Caucus on Health Care Legislation

    House members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about health care legislation. The House was scheduled to begin debate on the following day.

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  • Congressional Black Caucus on Economic Stimulus Legislation
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    Congressional Black Caucus on Economic Stimulus Legislation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus talked about the economic stimulus legislation.

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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…

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  • Tribute to Specialist Shoshana Johnson
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    Tribute to Specialist Shoshana Johnson

    After the presentation of the colors, caucus members and Assistant Secretary Brownlee paid tribute to a U.S. Army Specialist who was held prisoner during the Iraq War. Shoshana Johnson was…

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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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  • Town Hall Meeting
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    Town Hall Meeting

    The Congressional Black Caucus held the 35th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), which is considered to be the premier African American conference on policy issues. The ALC provides the platform for…

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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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  • 2004 Election Procedures
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    2004 Election Procedures

    Witnesses talked about election procedures in several states, the status of reform measures taken after the 200 presidential election contest, and monitoring elections in the 2004 general…

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  • Meeting with Former Haitian President
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    Meeting with Former Haitian President

    Panelists, some of whom met with exiled Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide in the Central African Republic earlier that week, talked about their visit, Aristide’s status, and the…

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