June 23: Reps. Cummings, Butterfield To Hold #Baltimore Event on Economic Stagnation
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June 23: Reps. Cummings, Butterfield To Hold #Baltimore Event on Economic Stagnation

A media advisory from the Black Caucus:  For event on: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Congressional…

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9.6% to 10.2%: Black Unemployment Hits Double Digits Again
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9.6% to 10.2%: Black Unemployment Hits Double Digits Again

Black Unemployment Up from 9.6% to 10.2% as 280,000 Jobs Added.  Though Black unemployment numbers…

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Big Bipartisan Justice Bill Set for Introduction in June
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Big Bipartisan Justice Bill Set for Introduction in June

A big bipartisan Justice reform bill is set to be introduced in the House during…

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@RepMarciaFudge on Brelo Verdict: “Our Lives Have No Value” “Miscarriage of justice”
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@RepMarciaFudge on Brelo Verdict: “Our Lives Have No Value” “Miscarriage of justice”

“Today we have been told – yet again – our lives have no value.”  In…

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Some CBC Members Find WH Gifts for Their #TPP Votes Laughable
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Some CBC Members Find WH Gifts for Their #TPP Votes Laughable

Correction: Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) voted against final passage of NAFTA on November 17, 1993.…

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Butterfield, Lee, Waters Talk on Black Caucus #Tech Diversity Push
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Butterfield, Lee, Waters Talk on Black Caucus #Tech Diversity Push

The Congressional Black Caucus launched an effort to spur diversity in hiring at technology companies. …

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#TPP: Clyburn Moves to Deliver Black Caucus Votes on Trade
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#TPP: Clyburn Moves to Deliver Black Caucus Votes on Trade

Summer jobs, the cadillac tax, 10-20-30.  Will members of the Black Caucus vote YES or…

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420 House Members Vote YES to Mandatory Minimums, Only 3 Voted Against
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420 House Members Vote YES to Mandatory Minimums, Only 3 Voted Against

When Electeds Won’t Take the Tough Vote.  Supposedly it’s “CBC policy” to be against mandatory minimums.…

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Jeffries Turns Clarke Testimony Into Chat on White on White Crime
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Jeffries Turns Clarke Testimony Into Chat on White on White Crime

The testimony of Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke was just as devoid of strategic substance on…

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Only 3 in Congress Vote NO on Mandatory Minimums @RepJohnConyers @RepThomasMassie @RepBobbyScott
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Only 3 in Congress Vote NO on Mandatory Minimums @RepJohnConyers @RepThomasMassie @RepBobbyScott

The Tough Vote: What Politicians Say. What They Actually Do. How They Vote.  So many politicians love…

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Sens. Tim Scott + Lindsey Graham Move Forward on Police Body Cams
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Sens. Tim Scott + Lindsey Graham Move Forward on Police Body Cams

On Tuesday, Senate Judiciary Committee Crime Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Lindsey Graham will hold a hearing…

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SJL Wins Policing Hearing in House 
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SJL Wins Policing Hearing in House 

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee  pushed for a policing hearing and she has gotten it.  Note…

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Black Caucus Members, @RandPaul Meet on Justice Reform
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Black Caucus Members, @RandPaul Meet on Justice Reform

Eight members of the Congressional Black Caucus met today with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in…

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Chart: Unarmed People Killed By Police Over Last 365 Days #FreddieGray
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