Latest Congressional Black Caucus Stories

2014-04-30 16:26:43

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina Press is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of a new memoir by James E. Clyburn entitled, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black. In moving and personal prose, the civil rights activist, South Carolina political icon and confidant to President Barack Obama describes his rise from the Jim Crow-era South to become, as President Obama describes him, "one of a handful of...

2013-09-19 23:01:48

Former President William Jefferson Clinton, Congressman Elijah Cummings, Elaine Jones, and the Year 1963 To Be Honored Washington (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, in an evening commemorating the historic 1963 March on Washington. The event is scheduled from 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 21st at the Walter E....

2013-03-17 23:01:42

The University of the Virgin Islands has attracted an impressive list of national leaders and experts to speak at major upcoming UVI events: prominent businesswoman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis, will be the featured speaker in UVI´s inaugural presentation of the 13D Entrepreneurship Speaker Series; Harvard Law School Professor Charles Ogletree, Jr. will be the speaker for the Annual Alfred O. Heath Distinguished Lecture Series; and former U.S. Congressman,...

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