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Inspired by King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” Black Caucus Chairman Writes Open Letter to NFL about Patriotism, Police Brutality
October 16, 2017
Dear NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Other NFL Leaders, In his April 16, 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” which is, in my opinion, his greates... More

Letter to FBI About "Black Identity Extremists" Assessment
October 13, 2017
A letter requesting a meeting with the FBI about its August 3, 2017 “Black Identity Extremists Likely Motivated to Target Law Enforcement Officers” as... More
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CBC, Ranking Members Request Meeting with FBI About “Black Identity Extremists” Assessment
October 13, 2017
Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Ranking Members for three House committees requested a meeting with the FBI about its August 3, 2017 i... More
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CBC Statement on Trump Immigration Principles
October 12, 2017
Today, CBC Chairman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02) and the Chair of the CBC Immigration Working Group, Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY-09), release... More
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Statement from CBC Chairman on Russian-Purchased Facebook Ads Targeting Black Lives Matter
October 10, 2017
Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), released the following statement on recent reports th... More
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