Activist Groups Go After Black Caucus PAC
Activist groups go after Black Caucus PAC
Black activists took aim at the financial arm of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) on Monday with scathing accusations that the group is tied too closely to corporations undermining human rights and other black causes.
In a letter to members of the CBC, the advocates — including leaders of Black Lives Matter and ColorOfChange — called on the lawmakers to overhaul the board of the CBC Political Action Committee in order to “end the dominance of corporate lobbyists in its decision making.”
The critics say the current board is too closely aligned with corporations they deem harmful to black communities, including private …