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Fifty-Five Strong: The Largest Congressional Black Caucus Kicks Off the 116th Congress

By Lauren Victoria Burke As the new Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-Calif.) was handed a large gavel from...

Congresswoman Karen Bass Elected Next Chair of the CBC

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) was elected chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) for the 116th Congress. Congresswoman Bass will be the 26th chair...

New Report: People of Color Nearly Absent from Top U.S. House Staff

“The House of Representatives cannot effectively create public policy that benefits all Americans if the people making policy decisions do not look like America,” — Spencer Overton, President of the Joint Center Black Talent Initiative.

Trump and the Black Caucus Plan to Meet for the First Time

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Following a bizarre exchange with American Urban Radio Networks White House Correspondent April Ryan, the Congressional Black Caucus...

CBC Fights to Preserve Voting Rights

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer Voting rights continues to be the most pressing issue facing the Congressional Black Caucus,...