Congressional Black Caucus

Type: Organization
Name: Congressional Black Caucus
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Blacks Big Losers in Border Crisis

“The interests of black Americans are clear: No amnesty, no guest workers, enforce the immigration laws.”So said T. Willard Fair, President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Miami, past Chairman of the Florida State Board of Education, and Board ... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

GENERAL MILLS : CBCF puts their money on Simeyon Butler to succeed

JANS -The nation's black leadership has given their stamp of approval that Alcorn State University student Simeyon Butler will make great contributions in the area of biochemistry. The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation General Mills Health Scholarship ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

NAACP, CBC lament high rate of Black unemployment

By James WrightContributing Writer(Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) — While the nation appears to be in an economic recovery, leaders of the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus bemoan the high number of unemployed Blacks.The Department ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

BYD President Selected For Congressional Black Caucus Institute “Boot Camp”

Yawntreshia Coleman, community organizer and President of the Birmingham Young Democrats (BYD), has been selected for the Congressional Black Caucus Institute Political “Boot Camp” July 19-27, 2014.  Coleman was nominated by Congresswoman Terri Sewel ... [Published Birmingham Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Black Press: The voice of Black America – Part III

BENJAMIN CHAVIS JR.Former U.S. Rep. Parren Mitchell, D-Md., once told me, “It is long overdue for Black Americans to understand the urgent and ongoing necessity to defend and to support Black-owned businesses in the United States.” Mitchell was an outstanding ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Throwback Thursday: A Girl's Guide to Rep. Barbara Lee

Shy and retiring are not adjectives that many of her Capitol Hill colleagues would use to describe California Rep. Barbara Lee , an ardent defender of the poor and peacenik. But as a girl growing up in largely segregated El Paso, Texas, she told BET.com ... [Published Bet.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

World News: 15:00 GMT Thursday 17th July 2014 . [ The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. via Globe Newswire via SPi World News ]This storyADVISORY, July 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)For more than 40 years, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) have joined together ... [Published SPi World News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

MUHAMMAD: Why I'm Boycotting White House Ramadan Dinner

Why am I boycotting this year’s White House Ramadan dinner? Well, “boycott” might be too strong a word since as a reporter I’m not officially invited to the soirée in the first place. But as far back as presidents have been hosting dinners called “Iftar” ... [Published Washington Informer - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Biden to Address NAACP Convention in Las Vegas

Vice President Joseph R. Biden will be one of the speakers at this year's NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas.The event will be held from Saturday, July 19 to Wednesday, July 23 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center. The vice president is ... [Published Washington Informer - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Color Of Change tells members of Congressional Black Caucus to stop lobbying against net neutrality

By Frederick H. LoweContributing Writer(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from TheNorthStar-News.com) — Color Of Change, an Internet-based civil rights organization, has launched a campaign to persuade10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus to ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Fight over net neutrality gets racial

The big-time battle over net neutrality  just took on a racial twist as Oakland-based Color of Change   called out 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus for opposing efforts to keep the Internet a level playing field for all. No California reps ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Congressional Black Caucus Demands Thad Cochran Get More Progressive

Just days after the disputed primary win by Thad Cochran, the Congressional Black Caucus began sending the senator a wish list[1]. It’s only the latest in a long series of overreaches and bad strategy that has made the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 02 2014]

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The congressman landed in hot water earlier this year when he made controversial comments in a radio interview, saying there’s a "tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning the value and the culture of work."
"I was ignored by the Republican Party. They all thought Frank hung the moon" said Whitlow, who received some small donations from Republicans such as Karen and Stuart Irby and then-Gov. Haley Barbour...

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Ryan: Flexibility for accountability [Published Politico - 4 hours ago]
Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor [Published CNN - 7 hours ago]
Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor [Published CNN Political Ticker - 8 hours ago]
Black is the New Black: How Blacks Changed the ... [Published Jackson Free Press - 21 hours ago]
Stop the spread of HIV [Published St Louis American - Jul 23 2014]
Blacks Big Losers in Border Crisis [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 23 2014]
GENERAL MILLS : CBCF puts their money on Simeyo... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
Podesta Works Sallie Mae Spin-Off [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 22 2014]
F C C : Congresswoman Clarke Urges F.C.C. to Su... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 22 2014]
NAACP, CBC lament high rate of Black unemployment [Published Louisiana Weekly - Jul 22 2014]
BYD President Selected For Congressional Black ... [Published Birmingham Times - Jul 22 2014]
Metro Brief: Howard University explores diversi... [Published Individual.com - Jul 22 2014]
Black press: Voice of Black America – Part 3 [Published Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
GOP uses Black jobless figures to belabor Obama [Published Philadelphia Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
A Grand Opportunity for the Grand Old Party [Published The Patriot Post - Jul 21 2014]
Black fatherless homes and left creating cop ki... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 20 2014]
Rep. Ryan gets serious about poverty [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 20 2014]
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Observes National C... [Published Noodls - Jul 19 2014]
Watch: Conyers reflects on legacy at Keith Coll... [Published Detroit Free Press - Jul 18 2014]
Personal Papers of John Conyers Jr. Donated to ... [Published JD Journal - Jul 18 2014]
Personal Papers of John Conyers Jr. Donated to ... [Published JD Journal.com - Jul 18 2014]
Phi Beta Sigma announces 2014 Centennial Week a... [Published L.A. Watts Times - Jul 18 2014]
Legacy of slavery, injustice go on trial [Published Wave Newspapers - Jul 18 2014]
Conyers to donate his papers to Damon J. Keith ... [Published Detroit Free Press - Jul 18 2014]
Cohen, Wilkins Release List Of Endorsements [Published MyFox Memphis - Jul 18 2014]
Black Press: The voice of Black America – Part... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 17 2014]
When more diversity means less diversity [Published Power Line - Jul 17 2014]
When more diversity means less real diversity [Published Power Line - Jul 17 2014]
Throwback Thursday: A Girl's Guide to Rep. Barb... [Published Bet.com - Jul 17 2014]
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to Ri... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 17 2014]
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Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor [Published CNN Political Ticker - 8 hours ago]
(CNN) – Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states. According the plan, part of which the Wisconsin Republican detailed in ...
Personal Papers of John Conyers Jr. Donated to ... [Published JD Journal.com - Jul 18 2014]
John Conyers Jr. has been in politics since 1964. The first contributions to his campaign came from his brother Nathan and Damon J. Keith, Nathan’s law partner. Conyers has donated his personal papers to the Damon J. Keith Collection of African-American ...
When more diversity means less real diversity [Published Power Line - Jul 17 2014]
(Paul Mirengoff) A fascinating footnote to Barry Goldwater’s 1964 acceptance speech , about which I wrote about here , was the Arizona conservative’s insistence on the importance of “diversity.” Goldwater used the word six times in his 30-plus minute ...
House Dems Push Amnesty on Twitter: America's '... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
As thousands of illegal immigrant children are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, House Democrats pushed for more amnesty, guest-worker visas, $3.7 billion in funding, and more lawyers for illegal immigrant children during a Tuesday Twitter town hall ...
Black American from Gang-Besieged Baltimore: 'W... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
As the White House plans to spend billions of taxpayer funds to take care of illegal immigrant children who are unlawfully entering the country, some black Americans who live in some of the most dangerous neighborhoods are wondering where they and ...
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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to Ri... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 17 2014]
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