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  • Black Veterans on the Front Lines
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    Black Veterans on the Front Lines

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation recognized several African-American veterans who continued to serve their country after their time in the military ended. These veterans included…

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds Town Hall on Civil Rights
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    Congressional Black Caucus Town Hall on Civil Rights

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted a civil rights town hall as part of its 47th annual legislative conference. Several Congressional Black Caucus members spoke, including…

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  • Cedric Richmond Takes Over As Congressional Black Caucus Chair
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    Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a ceremonial swearing-in to honor current and newly-elected members. Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) was sworn in as the new CBC chair to replace…

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

    President Obama delivered the keynote address at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. This was his seventh and final appearance as president,…

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  • Hillary Clinton Addresses CBC Foundation Dinner
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    Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. She was presented…

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  • President Obama and Hillary Clinton Address CBC Foundation Dinner
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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Awards were presented at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. Video tributes introduced the recipients.

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  • Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner
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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner

    Representative Marica Fudge (D-OH) was presented with an award at the 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner. She was…

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  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch Remarks at CBC Annual Legislative Conference
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    Criminal Justice Reform for Minorities

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other panelists, including law enforcement officials and civil rights activists, talked about their experiences trying to bring reforms to the nation’s criminal justice…

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  • Louis Stokes Oral History Interview
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    Louis Stokes Oral History Interview

    Representative Louis Stokes (D-OH) talked about his life and career. His thirty years in Congress was the longest term to date held by a black representative. Topics included his journey…

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

    Returning and newly-elected members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) were ceremonially sworn-in at the Capitol. Incoming CBC Chair G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) said criminal justice…

    1,667 views
  • Discussion on Police Brutality
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    Policing Practices and Minorities

    Attorneys representing the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, congressional leaders, and social justice advocates talked about policing behavior toward minorities. They focused on shooting…

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  • Presidential Remarks at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner
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    Presidential Remarks at Congressional Black Caucus Awards Dinner

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) 43rd Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. In his…

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  • Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview
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    Walter Fauntroy Oral History Interview

    The Reverend Walter Fauntroy talked about his life and career. He was the first delegate to Congress from the District of Columbia. This recording is from the Avoice Virtual Library Project…

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  • Voter Identification Laws
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    Voter Identification Laws

    Panelists talked about recent voter identification laws passed in several states, including Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Topics included proposed and actual changes to voting…

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  • Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Oral History Interview
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    Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Oral History Interview

    Yvonne Brathwaite Burke served in the United States House of Representatives from California in the 1970s. She recalled the work of the Congressional Black Caucus, her efforts on behalf of…

    385 views
  • From Civil War to Civil Rights
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    From Civil War to Civil Rights

    Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., led a discussion on African-American history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement. He also talked about his book, A More Perfect Union:…

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  • John Conyers Oral History Interview
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    John Conyers Oral History Interview

    Representative John Conyers talked about his life and career. Topics included the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus in 1971 and the establishment of the birthday of the Reverend…

    377 views
  • Charles Rangel Oral History Interview
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    Charles Rangel Oral History Interview

    Representative Charles Rangel talked about his life and career. Topics included the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus and his search for meaningful work after returning from…

    255 views
  • The 14th Amendment and Race
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    The 14th Amendment and Race

    Civil rights scholars and leaders talked about the historical significance of the 14th Amendment and recent proposals to repeal it. They also responded to questions from the audience. This…

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  • Criminal Justice Reform
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    Criminal Justice Reform

    Participants spoke about racial disparities in the criminal justice system. Among the topics they addressed were criminal justice reforms, immigration laws, racial profiling, and drug…

    704 views
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