‘And Still I Rise:’ Here’s What To Expect At CBCF’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference


‘And Still I Rise:’ Here’s What To Expect At CBCF’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference

Resistance, solutions and empowerment are center of this year’s conference.
Upwards of 10,000 politicians, thought leaders, activists, community and faith leaders, celebrities and various stakeholders are expected in the nation’s capital this week for a longstanding political and social ritual: the annual Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) whirlwind.
Wednesday, leaders of the Caucus and the nonprofit Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) officially kicked off the 47th Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

This year’s theme—“And Still I RISE”—is a nod to the famous Maya Angelou poem, and according to organizers, “reflects a legacy …

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