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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 45th Annual Legislative Conference Coverage

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    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....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Strengthening the Leadership Pipeline for K-12 Education

    What has slowed growth in the number of African American school principals in the United States? This was the question that opened “Black Principals: How to Strengthen the Leadership Pipeline,” a panel held during...

    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...

    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...

    Getting More Blacks Interested in STEM

    Nationally, only 16 percent of high school seniors show proficiency in math and express interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Unfortunately, representation and degree...
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