Congressional Black Caucus 2017 News and Events

Rep. Marcia Fudge rounds up support for legislation to track college hazing (video)

Rep. Marcia Fudge rounds up support for legislation to track college hazing (video)

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Rep. Marcia Fudge rounds up support for legislation to track college hazing (video) WASHINGTON - It's too late for Timothy Piazza, who died ... Read More

Members of Congress Question Amazon-Whole Foods Merger’s Social Impact

Members of Congress Question Amazon-Whole Foods Merger’s Social Impact

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Members of Congress Question Amazon-Whole Foods Merger’s Social Impact Shrinking shopping carts? @Alexas_Fotos/Pixabay Ten members of the House of Representatives and a senator ... Read More

U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration

U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge to skip Donald Trump's inauguration WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge says she'll skip Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday ... Read More

Marcia Fudge Demands Respect and ‘Respects Everyone Back’

Marcia Fudge Demands Respect and ‘Respects Everyone Back’

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Marcia Fudge Demands Respect and 'Respects Everyone Back' PHILADELPHIA — The Democratic National Convention was off to a rocky start Monday when Rep. Marcia L. ... Read More

Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge skipping inauguration

Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge skipping inauguration

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge skipping inauguration × Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge skipping inauguration CLEVELAND– Rep. Marcia Fudge from Ohio is skipping Donald Trump’s inauguration this ... Read More

Crowds pack Congresswoman Marcia Fudge’s town hall meeting

Crowds pack Congresswoman Marcia Fudge’s town hall meeting

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Crowds pack Congresswoman Marcia Fudge's town hall meeting Fudge panel at town hall meeting (Photo: George Payamgis, WKYC-TV) WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OHIO - Congresswoman ... Read More

Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families

Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families As a Member of the House Committee on Agriculture, I have sat through too many hearings ... Read More

Rep. Marcia Fudge named Permanent Chair of 2016 Democratic National Convention

Rep. Marcia Fudge named Permanent Chair of 2016 Democratic National Convention

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Rep. Marcia Fudge named Permanent Chair of 2016 Democratic National Convention CLEVELAND, Ohio - Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton named U.S. Rep. Marcia ... Read More

Lee, Thompson and Fudge on Former Rep. Brown’s Witness List

Lee, Thompson and Fudge on Former Rep. Brown’s Witness List

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Lee, Thompson and Fudge on Former Rep. Brown’s Witness List Reps. Bennie Thompson, Marcia Fudge and Sheila Jackson Lee are potential witnesses in the corruption ... Read More

Mormon church creates family history tree for congresswoman at request of Rep. Mia Love

Mormon church creates family history tree for congresswoman at request of Rep. Mia Love

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Mormon church creates family history tree for congresswoman at request of Rep. Mia Love Republican Rep. Mia Love approached the Mormon church to ... Read More

Trump launches all-out assault on Mueller probe

Trump launches all-out assault on Mueller probe

John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Members

Read more... Trump launches all-out assault on Mueller probe President Trump has launched an all-out assault on the federal investigation into his campaign’s ties to ... Read More

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Registration Packages & Ticket Pricing

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Registration Packages & Ticket Pricing

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NAACP Names Longstanding Member And Current Vice Chair Derrick Johnson To Interim President & Ceo

NAACP Names Longstanding Member And Current Vice Chair Derrick Johnson To Interim President & Ceo

CBC Instutute, zAll

Read more... via NAACP | Mississippi’s Derrick Johnson named interim CEO and president for NAACP The NAACP, the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights ... Read More

Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families

Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families

Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Members

Read more... Stop Defaming SNAP, Start Helping Deserving Families As a Member of the House Committee on Agriculture, I have sat through too many hearings ... Read More

Questions loom big over voter fraud commission

Questions loom big over voter fraud commission

CBC Instutute, zAll

Read more... Questions loom big over voter fraud commission Since its inception in May, last week was the first time the Presidential Advisory Commission on ... Read More

State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

Annual Legislative Conference, zAll

Read more... State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Fly the state flag. Change the flag. The ... Read More

HRC Hosts HBCU Presidents and Senior Leadership | Human Rights Campaign

HRC Hosts HBCU Presidents and Senior Leadership | Human Rights Campaign

CBC Foundation, zAll

Read more... HRC Hosts HBCU Presidents and Senior Leadership | Human Rights Campaign The HRC Foundation hosted its first ever HBCU Diversity and Inclusion Leadership ... Read More

Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro at The Montenegro Embassy on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro at The Montenegro Embassy on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Embassy of Montenegro in Washington, D.C., Thurs Sep 21st 2017

Click Here For tickets to Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro   The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of ... Read More

Nora En Pure at Soundcheckdc on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Nora En Pure at Soundcheckdc on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Soundcheckdc, Thurs Sep 21st 2017

Click Here For tickets to Nora En Pure  Glow Washington DC Presents Nora en Pure Thursday, September 21st, 2017 Soundcheck | 1420 K St. NW ... Read More

Mississippi’s Derrick Johnson named interim CEO and president for NAACP

Mississippi’s Derrick Johnson named interim CEO and president for NAACP

CBC Instutute, zAll

Read more... Mississippi’s Derrick Johnson named interim CEO and president for NAACP JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi NAACP leader, Derrick Johnson is now interim CEO ... Read More

Musical Stage Play I love to Sing The Rutha Harris Story at University of the District of Columbia on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Musical Stage Play I love to Sing The Rutha Harris Story at University of the District of Columbia on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Friday September 22nd 2017, University of the District of Columbia

Click Here For tickets to Musical Stage Play I love to Sing The Rutha Harris Story  Come Celebrate the awesome life of Ms. Rutha M. ... Read More

Polite Family Awakening, Gullah/Geechee connection at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Polite Family Awakening, Gullah/Geechee connection at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Friday September 22nd 2017, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Click Here For tickets to Polite Family Awakening, Gullah/Geechee connection  Reembracing and preserving the culture of African Americans in America away from Africa. Click Here ... Read More

Selma: A Film and Live Music Event at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Selma: A Film and Live Music Event at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Friday September 22nd 2017, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Click Here For tickets to Selma: A Film and Live Music Event  Experience Ava DuVernay’s 2014 Academy Award®–nominated film for Best Picture—which chronicles Martin Luther ... Read More

Drums Of Liberation at  on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Drums Of Liberation at on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Friday September 22nd 2017, zAll

Click Here For tickets to Drums Of Liberation  HUNG TAO CHOI MEI LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE AND ART BLOC DC PRESENTS DRUMS OF LIBERATION A CELEBRATION OF ... Read More

Lunch with the Mayor at Campeon Rotisserie Chicken & Bakery on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Lunch with the Mayor at Campeon Rotisserie Chicken & Bakery on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Campeon Rotisserie Chicken & Bakery, Friday September 22nd 2017

Click Here For tickets to Lunch with the Mayor  You are invited to join Mayor Kate Stewart as she hosts lunches in the restaurants in ... Read More

DC Fashion Week’s Opening Night at DC Fashion Week on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

DC Fashion Week’s Opening Night at DC Fashion Week on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

DC Fashion Week, Thurs Sep 21st 2017

Click Here For tickets to DC Fashion Week's Opening Night  The largest fashion industry networking party in Washington is hosted by DC Fashion Week. The ... Read More

NAACP Names Interim President and CEO

NAACP Names Interim President and CEO

CBC Foundation, zAll

Read more... NAACP Names Interim President and CEO Derrick Johnson By Frederick H. Lowe The NAACP, the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, has named Derrick ... Read More

Arizona legislators attend conference with help from corporations that lobby them at home

Arizona legislators attend conference with help from corporations that lobby them at home

Annual Legislative Conference, zAll

Read more... Arizona legislators attend conference with help from corporations that lobby them at home CLOSE THE GAGGLE: TALKING POLITICS EVERY WEEK WITH THE AZCENTRAL.COM ... Read More

Workshop Wednesdays: The Big Draw at National Museum of African Art on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Workshop Wednesdays: The Big Draw at National Museum of African Art on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

National Museum of African Art, Washington

Click Here For tickets to Workshop Wednesdays: The Big Draw   Space is limited; register by calling 202.633.4632 Join us at the National Museum of ... Read More

Lizz Wright at The Howard Theatre on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Lizz Wright at The Howard Theatre on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The Howard Theatre, Washington

Click Here For tickets to Lizz Wright   Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 21 Apr 2017 at 12:00 PM Click Here For ... Read More

Film Review: Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’

Film Review: Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’

John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Members

Read more... Film Review: Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ At their best, liberal film dramas that tackle the monumental issue of race in America have offered humanity ... Read More

Dem Rep Bass: The Voter Fraud Commission Is an ‘Assault on Our Democracy From the President’ – Breitbart

Dem Rep Bass: The Voter Fraud Commission Is an ‘Assault on Our Democracy From the President’ – Breitbart

Karen Bass (CA-37), Members

Read more... Dem Rep Bass: The Voter Fraud Commission Is an 'Assault on Our Democracy From the President' - Breitbart by Pam Key23 Jul 20170 ... Read More

Gore wishes Mikulski a happy birthday at ‘Inconvenient Sequel’ premiere

Gore wishes Mikulski a happy birthday at ‘Inconvenient Sequel’ premiere

Al Gore, Danny K. Davis (IL-07)

Read more... Gore wishes Mikulski a happy birthday at 'Inconvenient Sequel' premiere Al GoreAl GoreOvernight Energy: Exxon sues feds over M sanctions fine Gore: Progressive ... Read More

Dems Slam Trump for ‘Stonewalling’ Oversight Efforts

Dems Slam Trump for ‘Stonewalling’ Oversight Efforts

Donald Trump, Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07)

Read more... Dems slam Trump for 'stonewalling' oversight efforts Two key House Democrats accused the Trump administration and congressional Republicans of "stonewalling" efforts to hold the ... Read More

Republicans control Washington. But at two Denver gatherings, some conservatives aren’t happy.

Republicans control Washington. But at two Denver gatherings, some conservatives aren’t happy.

Annual Legislative Conference, zAll

Read more... Republicans control Washington. But at two Denver gatherings, some conservatives aren’t happy. With Republicans in charge of both chambers of Congress and the ... Read More

Newt Gingrich, In Denver Speech, Says State And Local Leaders Should Embrace “Trumpism”

Newt Gingrich, In Denver Speech, Says State And Local Leaders Should Embrace “Trumpism”

Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich

Read more... Newt Gingrich, in Denver speech, says state and local leaders should embrace "Trumpism" Former U.S. House Speaker says GOP needs to act in ... Read More

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Prayer Breakfast Ticket Info & Pricing

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Prayer Breakfast Ticket Info & Pricing

Enduring Joy Ministries, Sat Sept 23rd 2017

Click here for Annual Legislative Conference Prayer Breakfast Tickets and Pricing Phoenix Awards tickets start at $65.00. Click the link above for tickets. Note: Chose ... Read More

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Schedule (PDF Download)

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Schedule (PDF Download)

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House Dems say voter data request poses serious cybersecurity concerns — FCW

House Dems say voter data request poses serious cybersecurity concerns — FCW

John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Members

Read more... House Dems say voter data request poses serious cybersecurity concerns -- FCW Congress House Dems say voter data request poses serious cybersecurity concerns ... Read More

State budget process stumbles forward … slightly

State budget process stumbles forward … slightly

John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Members

Read more... State budget process stumbles forward … slightly The Connecticut legislature is still on its rocky road toward a budget, but the process moved ... Read More

EDITORIAL: There’s no turning back for backpage.com

EDITORIAL: There’s no turning back for backpage.com

Members, Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01)

Read more... EDITORIAL: There's no turning back for backpage.com It could be about time to turn the page on Backpage.com. The sleazy Dallas-based website widely ... Read More

PCC Notes: PCECA presents scholarships to two PCC electrical systems students

PCC Notes: PCECA presents scholarships to two PCC electrical systems students

G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), Members

Read more... PCC Notes: PCECA presents scholarships to two PCC electrical systems students WINTERVILLE — Members of the Pitt County Electrical Contractors Association (PCECA) visited ... Read More

U.S. is not a global health care leader

U.S. is not a global health care leader

Members, Yvette Clarke

Read more... U.S. is not a global health care leader For Vancouver filmmakers Ronan Reinart and Kate Twa, all medically necessary health care is covered ... Read More

Sean Spicer quits as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer quits as White House Press Secretary

Donald Trump, National Headlines

(via USA Today) Sean Spicer quit his job as White House press secretary Friday after President Trump decided to tap Anthony Scaramucci as the White House communications director, according to two ... Read More

Sen. Cory Booker thinks the U.S. government should keep an eye on the size of Amazon, Google and other tech giants

Sen. Cory Booker thinks the U.S. government should keep an eye on the size of Amazon, Google and other tech giants

Cory Booker (NJ), Members

Read more... Sen. Cory Booker thinks the U.S. government should keep an eye on the size of Amazon, Google and other tech giants Big tech ... Read More

Cummings Plans To Return To Work After Heart Procedure

Cummings Plans To Return To Work After Heart Procedure

Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07), Members

Read more... Cummings Plans To Return To Work After Heart Procedure BALTIMORE (AP) — About two months after undergoing a heart procedure, the top Democrat ... Read More

House passes sweeping overhaul of law to combat human trafficking

House passes sweeping overhaul of law to combat human trafficking

Karen Bass (CA-37), Members

Read more... House passes sweeping overhaul of law to combat human trafficking Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., speaks on Capitol Hill on July 12, 2017, about ... Read More

Afghan robotics team impresses Brooklyn pols

Afghan robotics team impresses Brooklyn pols

Members, Yvette Clarke

Read more... Afghan robotics team impresses Brooklyn pols The girls on the Afghan robotics team who competed in a recent international competition in Washington, D.C. ... Read More

Stars Reveal How New Film “Detroit” Got Made | Afro

Stars Reveal How New Film “Detroit” Got Made | Afro

John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Members

Read more... Stars Reveal How New Film “Detroit” Got Made | Afro Oscar-winning director (“The Hurt Locker “) Kathryn Bigelow’s latest film “Detroit” is the very ... Read More

Local black elected officials to host national policy group

Local black elected officials to host national policy group

Annual Legislative Conference, zAll

Read more... Local black elected officials to host national policy group CLOSE Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google ... Read More

Events on Monday Sept 18th, 2017To See All Events on Monday September 18th, Click Here

3rd Annual Congressional Black Caucus VIP Reception – Kickoff at Chef Geoff’s on Monday, September 18th, 2017

Click Here For tickets to 3rd Annual Congressional Black Caucus VIP Reception - Kickoff  VIPeVENTS Concierge presents its 3rd Annual Congressional Black Caucus VIP Reception. ... Read More

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Ed Sheeran in Washington at Verizon Center on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Ed Sheeran in Washington   Get tickets for Ed Sheeran concert in Washington, 19 Sep 2017 Click Here For tickets ... Read More

BGV Office Hours at on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Click Here For tickets to BGV Office Hours  The more we get together the more successful we'll be! Black Girl VIsion Office Hours creates a ... Read More

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Lizz Wright at The Howard Theatre on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Lizz Wright   Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 21 Apr 2017 at 12:00 PM Click Here For ... Read More

Workshop Wednesdays: The Big Draw at National Museum of African Art on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Workshop Wednesdays: The Big Draw   Space is limited; register by calling 202.633.4632 Join us at the National Museum of ... Read More

UJAMAA Box Boxing Party at Nubian Hueman Boutique Lounge on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Click Here For tickets to UJAMAA Box Boxing Party   Nubian Hueman is proud to support our fam at Ujamaa Box in taking over their ... Read More

Events | Thurs Sep 21st 2017Click for ALL Thursday Events

Attorneys Congressional Black Caucus Soiree 2017 at BLISS Nightclub on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Attorneys Congressional Black Caucus Soiree 2017   The Attorneys invite you to their ATTORNEYS CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS SOIREE 2017 INVITATION ... Read More

Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro at The Montenegro Embassy on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Embassy of Montenegro Dinner Reception with the Ambassador of Montenegro   The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of ... Read More

Nora En Pure at Soundcheckdc on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Nora En Pure  Glow Washington DC Presents Nora en Pure Thursday, September 21st, 2017 Soundcheck | 1420 K St. NW ... Read More

Events on Friday Sept 22nd, 2017Click for ALL Friday Events

Selma: A Film and Live Music Event at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Selma: A Film and Live Music Event  Experience Ava DuVernay’s 2014 Academy Award®–nominated film for Best Picture—which chronicles Martin Luther ... Read More

Musical Stage Play I love to Sing The Rutha Harris Story at University of the District of Columbia on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Musical Stage Play I love to Sing The Rutha Harris Story  Come Celebrate the awesome life of Ms. Rutha M. ... Read More

Lunch with the Mayor at Campeon Rotisserie Chicken & Bakery on Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Click Here For tickets to Lunch with the Mayor  You are invited to join Mayor Kate Stewart as she hosts lunches in the restaurants in ... Read More

Events on Saturday Sept 23rd, 2017Lots of other Events on Saturday - Click to See them All

2017 Annual Legislative Conference Prayer Breakfast Ticket Info & Pricing

Click here for Annual Legislative Conference Prayer Breakfast Tickets and Pricing Phoenix Awards tickets start at $65.00. Click the link above for tickets. Note: Chose ... Read More

4th Annual CBC Black & White Gala at 3rd District, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Click Here For tickets to 4th Annual CBC Black & White Gala  CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS WEEKEND IN RECOGNITION OF THE 47TH ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE 4TH ... Read More

CBC – 4TH ANNUAL CAUCUS BRUNCH AND DAY PARTY at Barcode on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Click Here For tickets to CBC - 4TH ANNUAL CAUCUS BRUNCH AND DAY PARTY  CBC WEEKEND 4TH ANNUAL CAUCUS BRUNCH & DAY PARTY SATURDAY SEPTEMBER ... Read More