Congressional Black Caucus

The Congressional Black Caucus was heralding its new Jobs And Justice Act Of 2020 bill that it says will make vast improvements in the lives of Black families economically and socially.

The Coronavirus is a global pandemic that will have lasting impact on communities around the world. The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), along with other national Black leaders, is hosting a Tele Town Hall today, March 20, 2020 at 3pm ET, to discuss the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Black community. If you would like […]

Yolonda Faulkner has gone from wedding planner to bride after the man of her dreams, Eric Addison, surprised her with a sweet proposal for her birthday this year! Yolonda, the Managing Director and CEO of Details Consulting, has never been afraid to chase her dreams and make amazing things happen. As career-driven as she is, though, […]

The legendary actress along with Richard Roundtree and music icon Dionne Warwick will receive lifetime achievements awards in the arts.

In this week's edition of the Congressional Black Caucus Message to America, Representative Yvette Clarke pays homage to the contributions of America's foreign-born sons and daughters with a primary focus on those who have parentage from the Caribbean.

Donna Edwards, a U.S. Representative from Maryland, is fighting to make history. She hopes to become the first African-American senator from Maryland and only the tenth Black senator in American history. Rep Edwards is currently locked in a heated battle with Maryland Representative Chris Van Hollen in one of the tightest political contests we’ve seen. Polls have them running neck-and-neck, and in […]

According to Rep. Waters, the 2008 financial crisis "exposed weaknesses in our regulatory framework" and "brought to the forefront the widespread disparities that exist in a variety of aspects of life for African American families."

Since the death of controversial U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last week, the matter has become a political football and an all-out partisan tug-of-war. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are speaking out against the GOP’s aims to obstruct President Barack Obama appointing a nominee to occupy Scalia’s former seat saying that their actions are […]

Under the plan, the Department of Education will award up to $8 million in federal grants over three years to help support educational achievement for ex-inmates.

Despite major strides Black women remain at the bottom of the wage gap, a new Census Bureau report notes.