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  • CBC Issues Statement Regarding The Death Of Haitian President Moïse
    Posted in Press Releases on August 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 8, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Issues Statement Regarding The Death Of Haitian President Moïse WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), issued the following statement in response to the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse: “On behalf of the CBC, I extend my condolences to the family of Haitian President Jovenel Mo... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Celebrates 50 years of Servitude and Outlines Future Progressive Works
    Posted in In the News on July 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    Congressional Black Caucus Celebrates 50 years of Servitude and Outlines Future Progressive Works Published July 8, 2021 The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) gathered to publicly fortify their legislative priorities as the House enters a district work period. Image of Chair Joyce Beatty (courtesy of the CBC) Wednesday, June 30, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) gathered to publicly fortify their legislative priorities as the House enters into a district work period. U.S. Congresswoman Joyce ... Read more

  • CBC Endorses the Vanessa Guillén Military Justice Improvement and Increasing Prevention Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 8, 2021 Media Contact(s): (CBC Chair Rep. Joyce Beatty) Airen Washington airen.washington@mail.house.gov (Rep. Anthony G. Brown) Christian Unkenholz Press christian.unkenholz@mail.house.gov (CBC Vice-Chair Rep. Horsford) Geneva Kropper Geneva.Kropper@mail.house.gov (Senator Cory Booker) Ali Hameed Ali_Hameed@booker.senate.gov (Rep. Strickland) Katrina Martell Katrina.Martell@mail.house.gov (Rep. Veasey) Emily Druckman emily.druckman@mail.house.gov CBC En... Read more

  • House Passes Bill to Install Sculpture of Thurgood Marshall in Capitol, Replacing Supreme Court Justice Behind Racist Dred Scott Decision
    Posted in In the News on July 4, 2021 | Preview rr

    HOME · NEWS House Passes Bill to Install Sculpture of Thurgood Marshall in Capitol, Replacing Supreme Court Justice Behind Racist Dred Scott Decision THE BILL, IF ENACTED, WOULD REMOVE ALL OTHER IMAGES TIED TO SLAVERY, SEGREGATION, AND SEDITION FROM THE U.S. CAPITOL COMPLEX. PHOTO BY CONSOLIDATED NEWS PICTURES/GETTY IMAGES BY DONNA M. OWENS · JULY 2, 2021 The House of Representatives has passed legislation that, if enacted, would remove images tied to slavery, segregation, and sedition from the... Read more

  • CBC Hosts Briefing with NIH on Health Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 2, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Hosts Briefing with NIH on Health Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic CBC Members participated in an informative discussion with Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other NIH directors on health disparities impacting communities of color. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Ca... Read more

  • CBC Strongly Denounces Attack on Voting Rights Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 2, 2021 Media Contact Airen Washington, Communications Director Airen.Washington@mail.house.gov (c) 202.841.2777 CBC Strongly Denounces Attack on Voting Rights Act WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the 57 Member Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), issued the below statement following the release of the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee decision in which the majority of justices upheld... Read more

  • Infrastructure day in the House
    Posted in In the News on July 1, 2021 | Preview rr

    POLITICO POLITICO Huddle A play-by-play preview of the day's congressional news Get the Huddle newsletter EmailSign Up By signing up you agree to receive email newsletters or updates from POLITICO and you agree to our privacy policy and terms of service. You can unsubscribe at any time and you can contact us here. This sign-up form is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Facebook Twitter Print Infrastructure day in the House By NICHOLAS WU 07/01/2021 ... Read more

  • Black Caucus presses Democratic leaders to expedite action on voting rights
    Posted in In the News on June 30, 2021 | Preview rr

    Black Caucus presses Democratic leaders to expedite action on voting rights BY MIKE LILLIS - 06/30/21 08:52 PM EDT 433 569 Share to Facebook © Greg Nash Black Democrats are pressing party leaders and the head of a key committee to hit the gas on legislation designed to combat discrimination at the polls. Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) want to expedite a vote on a nascent proposal, named after the late civil rights icon John Lewis, to update the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act a... Read more

  • House votes to remove statues of Confederate leaders from U.S. Capitol
    Posted in In the News on June 29, 2021 | Preview rr

    Skip to main content Top of Form Bottom of Form Sections Democracy Dies in Darkness Get one year for $40 Sign in Politics House votes to remove statues of Confederate leaders from U.S. Capitol A bust of Chief Justice Roger Taney is displayed in the old Supreme Court chamber in the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) By John Wagner and Eugene Scott June 29, 2021 at 7:28 p.m. EDT 1.7k The House on Tuesday passed legislation to remove statues of Confederate leaders from the U.S. C... Read more

  • CBC Statement on the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin on the Murder of George Floyd
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 26, 2021 Media Contact(s): (CBC Chair Rep. Beatty) Airen Washington Airen.washington@mail.house.gov (CBC Vice-Chair Rep. Horsford) Geneva Kropper Geneva.Kropper@mail.house.gov (CBC 2nd Vice-Chair Rep. Lawrence) Cody Sibulo Cody.Sibulo@mail.house.gov CBC Statement on the Sentencing of Derek Chauvin on the Murder of George Floyd WASHINGTON – Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, was sentenced to 22.5 years... Read more

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