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    Leadership is Underlying Theme for Black Millennials, Women Forums

    The political power of millennials and Black women were topics of discussion at issue forums during the 46th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) hosted an issue forum, “Black...

    Black Caucus Town Hall Raises Need for New Direction

    A diverse mixture of political, civic and civil rights leaders participated in a town hall meeting to discuss the problems that Blacks faced and what direction should be taken under a new presidential administration...

    Black Caucus Conference Focuses on Voting Rights

    The leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus and its foundation recently announced that the focus of their annual legislative conference will be on protecting and increasing the voting rights of people of color. The 46th...

    Decriminalizing the Black Community

    With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement following the acquittal of the man who murdered 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2013, Millennial activists have brought issues of race, racial disparities, state-sanctioned violence, racial...

    HBCU’s Seek More Innovative Ways to Raise Cash

    HBCUs have done more with less for decades, but going forward, relying primarily on alumni donations may not be enough. Instead, universities should take the initiative to forge creative partnerships with corporations and others...

    Scott: Money Spent on Prison Should be Used to Train Cops

    The money now spent on the U.S. prison system could be better used to train officers on de-escalation tactics, on policing without profiling and on how to compensate for implicit bias, according to U.S....

    Conyers Pushes Full Employment Bill for a Better America

    Despite the recent statistics showing that unemployment in the U.S. is near five percent, U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) said he is still pushing his full employment bill to insure that any American that...

    Obama Emphasizes His Legacy’s State of Jeopardy – “Our Progress is on the Ballot”

    This Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) annual conference focused on the power of the Black vote throughout various sessions and at the culminating awards dinner. The 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards dinner Sept.  17...

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