Congressional Black Caucus

Type: Organization
Name: Congressional Black Caucus
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Congressional Black Caucus: Too Many Black Judges?

Live by the quota, die by the quota?Eleven months ago, I discussed a New York Times article that reported that the Congressional Black Caucus was complaining that “out of 787 federal [judicial] positions, only 95 are held by black judges.”* As I pointed ... [Published National Review - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawmaker fences off with Stephen Colbert

Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video ArchiveApparently fencing is permitted in the Cannon House Office Building, as Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) donned a mask and did her best lunge to battle Stephen Colbert.In a pre-taped ... [Published The Hill - 12 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

CBC and Others Urge Administration to Appoint Police Czar

Six members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined with representatives from academia, entertainment, civic, religious and labor organizations in a call for a federal czar to monitor local law enforcement agencies that receive federal funding.In ... [Published Bet.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives demand federal police czar

In the eyes of many progressives and civil rights advocates, the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this month was a tragic and familiar story: the latest example of the law enforcement community's prejudiced ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

John Lewis to rally black voters in 2014

Georgia civil rights leader U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga) , along with the rest of the Congressional Black Caucus, is set to campaign this year in states where President Barack Obama is quite unpopular but where Democrats still rely on black voters to swing ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

A.M. Links: Pentagon Preparing Military Options in Syria, CBC Members Want "Police Czar," Space Probe Crosses Orbit of Neptune

NASA The Pentagon is preparingmilitary options against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in Syria, where President Obama has reportedly authorized aerial surveillanceof the militant group. Syria 's government said it would welcome the help of ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Masdar’s role in renewable energy in focus

Masdar’s role in the development and deployment of renewable energy and clean technology in the UAE and globally was the focus of a briefing to US Congressional delegates recently.The delegation of eight representatives from the US Congress visited Masdar ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

CBC members push police czar idea - Lucy McCalmont

Rep. Elijah Cummings, along with other members of the Congressional Black Caucus, sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama, urging the administration to pursue changes to local law enforcement structure to "prevent more Fergusons," including a federal ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Civil rights leaders push Obama for mandatory racial bias training

A long list of civil rights leaders and black Democrats on Monday urged President Obama to make policy changes aimed at improving relations between local law enforcement and racial minorities.In a letter to the president, the lawmakers and activists said ... [Published The Hill - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Fudge Backs Plusquellic on FBI Role

11th District Congresswoman Marcia Fudge is throwing her support behind a proposal that the FBI investigate police shootings across the country. The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus says she has been dealing with the shooting of an unarmed black ... [Published IdeaStream - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

US military reconsiders natural hairstyles

Black HairU.S. military reconsiders natural hairstylesFri., Aug. 22, 2014 7:44 AM EDTby Kikora N. MasonThe U.S. Military has decided to reconsider the ban on some natural hairstyles that are permitted – two-strand twists being one of them.Following some ... [Published RollingOut - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Steve King Goes Off About Ferguson And The Congressional Black Caucus

The conversation started during an interview with Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson, who observed that it's important to have "courage just to say what you see, and you can't worry about being called a racist if you're just saying what you see."King agreed, ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Aug 21 2014]

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"Too often law enforcement personnel hold stereotypes about black and brown youth and vice versa," the letter reads. "Lack of familiarity breeds lack of understanding and increased opportunities for conflict."
"Deterring crime and protecting communities should not involve military weaponry," the letter said. "The Administration must suspend programs that transfer military equipment into the hands of local police departments and create guidelines that regulate and monitor the use of military equipment that has already been distributed."
..."The administration must quickly establish a national commission to review existing police policies and practices," the letter [1]reads. "And identify the best policies and practices that can prevent m..."
King also said that President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder " had a perfect opportunity to eliminate a lot of this friction in this country" but they have instead "created friction rather than eliminated it."

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Congressional Black Caucus: Too Many Black Judges? [Published National Review - 7 hours ago]
CBC and Others Urge Administration to Appoint P... [Published Bet.com - 9 hours ago]
Lawmaker fences off with Stephen Colbert [Published The Hill - 12 hours ago]
Tonight on The Independents: Tierney vs. Bolton... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 27 2014]
John Lewis to rally black voters in 2014 [Published Examiner.com - Aug 27 2014]
In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives dema... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 26 2014]
In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives dema... [Published CBS News - Aug 26 2014]
Christensen Set to be U.S. First Black Female G... [Published Black Press USA - Aug 26 2014]
Rep. Marcia Fudge urges President Obama to crea... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Aug 26 2014]
A.M. Links: Pentagon Preparing Military Options... [Published REASON Online - Aug 26 2014]
A.M. Links: Pentagon Preparing Military Options... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 26 2014]
GREASON: The collapse of the 'black middle class' [Published Norristown Times Herald - Aug 26 2014]
Florida Primary Preview: Redistricting [Published News4Jax.com - Aug 26 2014]
CBC members push police czar idea - Lucy McCalmont [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Walorski gets endorsements of business groups [Published Elkhart Truth - Aug 26 2014]
Civil rights leaders push Obama for mandatory r... [Published The Hill - Aug 25 2014]
Masdar’s role in renewable energy in focus [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 25 2014]
US Congressional Delegation Visits Masdar City [Published Dubai PR Network - Aug 25 2014]
US Congressional Delegation Visits Masdar City [Published Zawya.com - Aug 25 2014]
Corrine Brown Challenging Judge Ruling [Published News4Jax.com - Aug 24 2014]
STEVE KING: 'RACE HUSTLERS' TRYING TO 'MONETIZE... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 23 2014]
Steve King: 'Race Hustlers' Jesse Jackson, Al S... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 23 2014]
Rep. Brown vows to fight new district maps [Published News4Jax.com - Aug 23 2014]
Virgin Islands Student Takes 2nd Place in CBC S... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 22 2014]
Fudge Backs Plusquellic on FBI Role [Published IdeaStream - Aug 22 2014]
Code-Switching for the Kingdom [Published Christianity Today - Aug 22 2014]
Mo. Dems push Hagel on police demilitarization [Published The Hill - Aug 22 2014]
US military reconsiders natural hairstyles [Published RollingOut - Aug 22 2014]
Democrats Are Part of the Problem in Ferguson, Too [Published Independent Institute - Aug 22 2014]
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Tonight on The Independents: Tierney vs. Bolton... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 27 2014]
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Rep. Marcia Fudge urges President Obama to crea... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Aug 26 2014]
In the wake of a controversial police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge on Monday signed a letter that urges President Barack Obama to appoint a Justice Department "Czar" to promote police professionalism and ...
A.M. Links: Pentagon Preparing Military Options... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 26 2014]
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Steve King: 'Race Hustlers' Jesse Jackson, Al S... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 23 2014]
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) slammed "race hustlers" like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson for trying to "monetize" the civil unrest in Ferguson and enhance their profiles.  "They're race hustlers," King said  this week on Iowa's WHO radio. He mentioned "Tawana ...
Thursday Evening Open Thread: But He Has A Blac... [Published Balloon Juice - Aug 22 2014]
Beyond parody, but not beyond highlighting. TPM does the hard work of listening through an hour of Rep. Steve King (IA-Douche Canoe) explaining racism in modern America to a sympathetic local radio host: “I’ve watched them pit us against each other ...
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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to Ri... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 17 2014]
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