Congressional Black Caucus

Type: Organization
Name: Congressional Black Caucus
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Rep. Marcia Fudge announces Congressional Black Caucus plan to mobilize black voters by stressing GOP threats

WASHINGTON, D. C. - Arguing that Republican gains in Congress could lead to renewed efforts to impeach President Barack Obama, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge on Friday unveiled a get-out-the-vote effort intended to get black voters to the ... [Published Cleveland.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Afro-Colombian activist says minority is victim of ‘state racism’

The director of a Colombian anti-racism organization has accused three government ministers of “state racism” following their failure to attend a meeting on the development of the predominantly black Pacific region of Choco.Ray Charrupi, who heads up ... [Published Colombia Reports - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Army Loosens Regulations for Soldiers' Tattoos, Hairstyles

The U.S. Army announced it has updated controversial regulations governing what tattoos and hairstyles are acceptable for its soldiers. The revisions to Army Regulation 670-1[1], the policy for soldiers' appearance, come about six months after the Army ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Education and Engagement

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), one of Black America’s most signature events, will offer thousands of attendees a wide range of subjects and social and networking events designed to stimulate minds ... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Send a Message to Congress

For Black descendants of slaves to get their just due in America, it would require an act of Congress. Acts of Congress are designated as either public laws or private laws. The full realization of Blacks’ voting power kicks in when the nation’s 43 Black ... [Published Washington Informer - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Army revamps appearance regulations after controversy

Under pressure from lawmakers, the Army, Navy and Air Force changed their uniform policies Monday to allow female servicemembers to sport previously banned hairstyles.Following a directive by the secretary of defense, the Marine Corps is reconsidering ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dems 'burned' on Iraq skeptical on Syria

House Democrats are divided over whether to support an amendment that will authorize President Obama to train and arm rebel forces in Syria.Democrats emerged from a two-hour-long caucus meeting Tuesday morning expressing skepticism about the measure, ... [Published The Hill - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Public Viewpoint: An Inquiring Mind Asks

Jimmy Hickey wants to hire a consulting firm to learn why lottery ticket sales.in Arkansas have dipped the last two years, but I can tell him for free. The stated purpose of the lottery is to further education in Arkansas and it is working: Folks who ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Buzzworthy: Latest news on DMV Gospel artists

Think you know what's happening with Gospel artists in the DMV? Here's a look at some what's making news:Tré Thomas wowed the audience at Arena Stage this past Friday, Sept. 12 during his "Love Unplugged" live recording. Accolades continue to pour in ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Syria, Iran Slam US Plan in Fighting Militants

Why would attacking Syria not be like Russians invading the Crimea? After all, it would be an invasion of Syrian sovereignty and an act of war. Being an act of war, the President would be well advised to seek Congressional approval even if he believes ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Clark celebrates a century of living

Today Vance County formally celebrates the life of a woman who headed major civic movements over the last 70 years.Henrietta Clark turned 100 years old Sept. 14. The Board of Commissioners declared the day Henrietta Clark Day at its meeting Monday.“I ... [Published Henderson Dispatch - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Cleaver's District Office Hit by Molotov Cocktail

Early Thursday morning, someone threw a Molotov cocktail at the Kansas City office of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Missouri). A window was broken, but there was no fire. It is, however, the second incident at that office in the last six years. In October 2011, ... [Published Bet.com - Sep 12 2014]

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"Once they know what is at stake, they will vote" Fudge promised, adding that her  Caucus will tell black voters that Republicans will try to change entitlement programs, reduce funds for schools and...
"I'm not a proxy for anyone," Eshoo said in an interview outside the House chamber. "If someone holds that view, then I don't have time to disabuse them of that notion. I'm not going to spend my time that way."
... The Congressional Black Caucus contends that it "influences the course of events pertinent to African Americans" and works to "achieve greater equity for persons of African descent in the design and content of domestic and international programs and services."  Since it started in 1971 as a policy wonk conference for African-American lawmakers, Black Caucus weekend has blossomed into an annual networking event...

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Rep. Marcia Fudge announces Congressional Black... [Published Cleveland.com - 1 hour ago]
Pelosi's Power on the Line in Committee Leaders... [Published National Journal - 17 hours ago]
Afro-Colombian activist says minority is victim... [Published Colombia Reports - 18 hours ago]
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. International P... [Published InvestorPoint.com - 20 hours ago]
Army Loosens Regulations for Soldiers' Tattoos,... [Published DailyMe.Com - 23 hours ago]
Education and Engagement [Published Afro American Newspaper - Sep 18 2014]
BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Send a Message to Congress [Published Washington Informer - Sep 18 2014]
About the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation... [Published Washington Informer - Sep 18 2014]
CBC Continues To Meet Tough Challenges [Published Washington Informer - Sep 18 2014]
Developing: House Gives Obama Authority to Arm ... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
Congresswoman Lee Speaks on House Floor against... [Published Congresswoman Barbara Lee - Sep 17 2014]
Army revamps appearance regulations after contr... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 16 2014]
Congresswoman Lee & Congressman Honda Introduce... [Published Congresswoman Barbara Lee - Sep 16 2014]
Dempsey: Combat troops possible to fight ISIS [Published The Hill - Sep 16 2014]
Black Mountain Institute Awards Writing Fellows... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Would Re-Electing Senate Dems Prevent Future Fe... [Published Am 560 Wind - Sep 16 2014]
Dems 'burned' on Iraq skeptical on Syria [Published The Hill - Sep 16 2014]
National Archives Presents "Breath of Freedom" [Published PressReleasePoint - Sep 16 2014]
Public Viewpoint: An Inquiring Mind Asks [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 15 2014]
Buzzworthy: Latest news on DMV Gospel artists [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
Syria, Iran Slam US Plan in Fighting Militants [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
Liberals press Pelosi, Obama for vote on Syrian... [Published The Hill - Sep 14 2014]
Flight Risks [Published National Journal - Sep 14 2014]
Clark celebrates a century of living [Published Henderson Dispatch - Sep 13 2014]
Congresswoman Lee Marks 20th Anniversary of Vio... [Published Congresswoman Barbara Lee - Sep 13 2014]
Rep. Cleaver's District Office Hit by Molotov C... [Published Bet.com - Sep 12 2014]
George McKenna Campaign Under Attack [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 12 2014]
Greenberg Traurig’s Demetrius G. McDaniel Named... [Published PRWeb - Sep 12 2014]
Molotov cocktail thrown at Missouri congressman... [Published Fox 2 Now - Sep 12 2014]
Congressman Butterfield to Guest Lecture Race a... [Published Congressman G.K. Butterfield - Sep 11 2014]
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Poll: Support for Pathway to Citizenship among ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
Black Americans' support for a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants has plummeted in the last year as the flood of illegal immigrant juveniles coming across the U.S-Mexico border has highlighted the negative impact illegal immigration has ...
Congressional Black Caucus Members Take The Hou... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus were not going to let last month’s unfortunate shooting in Ferguson, Mo. go by without their best efforts of exploiting the incident on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Because the incident occurred ...
Congressional Black Caucus Members Take The Hou... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus were not going to let last month’s unfortunate shooting in Ferguson, Mo. go by without their best efforts of exploiting the incident on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Because the incident occurred ...
NICK GILLESPIE: If Democrats Seek to “Rally Bla... [Published Instapundit - Sep 02 2014]
NICK GILLESPIE: If Democrats Seek to “Rally Blacks” Against Police Militarization, They Might Start with the Congressional Black Caucus. “Among the African-American members of Congress voting against the amendment (and thus in favor of continued ...
If Democrats Seek to "Rally Blacks" Against Pol... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 01 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="263" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/ngillespie/2014_09/fergusonstandoff428.jpg?h=263&w=350" title="Ferguson|||" width="350" style="float: right;"/&gt;The NewYork Times reports that,  "At Risk in Senate, Democrats Seek ...
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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to Ri... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 17 2014]
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