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  • CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS ISSUES STATEMENT ON STUDENT LOAN DEBT CRISIS
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: #CBC50

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty and members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued the following statement on the call for student loan debt cancellation: "The $1.7 trillion student loan debt crisis is a racial and economic justice issue disproportionately impacting Black communities across the nation. We are calling on the Biden Administration to implement broad-based student loan debt cancellation by executive action. We are committed to working w... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Issues Statement on Patrick Lyoya
    Posted in Press Releases on April 25, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: Diversity , #OurPowerOurMessage , #CBC50

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty, and members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued the following statement regarding the police shooting of Patrick Lyoya, an unarmed Black man: “This horrific fatality reiterates a glaring and systemic issue that continues to plague our nation. Police brutality can not continue to go unchecked. Have we learned nothing from George Floyd, Tamir Rice, Breonna Taylor, and Duante Wright? No more Black lives should be los... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Continues to Lead on the Issue of Voting Rights
    Posted in Press Releases on January 11, 2022 | Preview rr

    CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CONTINUES TO LEAD ON THE ISSUE OF VOTING RIGHTS WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and the Congressional Black Caucus released the following statement: “We are proud to stand with President Biden and Vice President Harris today in Georgia — the birthplace of voting rights champions Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and our dear late Congressman John Lewis — as they call for a carve out of the Senate legislative filibuster. Th... Read more

  • CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS REFLECTS ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE JANUARY 6th INSURRECTION
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2022 | Preview rr
    Tags: White House 46, Civil and Voting Rights, #OurPowerOurMessage , #CBC50

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2022 CONTACT: Remmington F. Belford Remmington.Belford@Mail.House.gov CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS REFLECTS ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE JANUARY 6TH INSURRECTION WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and the Congressional Black Caucus released the reflections on the anniversary of the January 6th Insurrection: “We watched in horror as armed insurrectionists laid siege to the seat of our democracy. We feared for our lives ... Read more

  • Congressional Black Caucus Announces New Executive Director, Vincent Evans
    Posted in Press Releases on January 5, 2022 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and the Congressional Black Caucus announced Vincent Evans as Executive Director for the 117th Congress. Read more

  • CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CALLS ON THE SENATE TO RECONVENE AND PASS VOTING RIGHTS LEGISLATION
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil and Voting Rights, #OurPowerOurMessage

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) and members of the Congressional Black Caucus are standing for the American people and will continue to demand justice for voting rights. Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty said “in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “the fierce urgency of now” calls for the Senate to immediately bring voting rights legislation to a vote. As the Conscience of the Congress, voting rights remains a primary f... Read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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