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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 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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  • Discussion on AfricanAmerican Voters and the Midterm Elections
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    African-American Voters and the Midterm Elections

    Representatives Xavier Becerra (D-CA) and John Lewis (D-GA) joined legal advocates to examine the impact of voting and the state of Black America ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. They also…

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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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  • Presidential Remarks to Congressional Black Caucus
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    Presidential Remarks to Congressional Black Caucus

    President Obama made remarks at the the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual legislative conference. He focused on the state of the economy and his jobs plan before Congress. He also responded to…

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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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  • 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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  • 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…

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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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  • Emerging Political Leaders
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    Emerging Political Leaders

    A group of emerging young professionals, including some from the Obama administration, talked about building successful careers in politics. This program was part of the 40th Annual…

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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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  • President Obama at  Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner
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    President Obama at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Representatives Barbara Lee and Kendrick Meek introduced President Obama during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual Phoenix Awards dinner. He spoke about health care reform, urging Congress to take…

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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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  • Congressional Black Caucus SwearingIn
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    Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus conducted a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony in the Coolidge Auditorium in the Library of Congress. As part of the ceremony caucus leaders and…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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