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Stacey Abrams was awarded by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation for her transformative civic engagement work.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation welcomed thousands to the Nation’s Capital for the 45th Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. For five days, the ALC ’15 featured a bevy of speakers from the world of politics, entertainment and journalism discussing a myriad of topics as is typically expected of the celebrated […]

While Barack Obama has been increasingly vocal about issues affecting Black America in the last months of his presidency, his stance on the Black Lives Matter Network remains unclear. But during an interview at the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference, Khalilah Harris — Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans — told NewsOne that the […]

Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ, will be among those joining in praise, prayer and music Sept. 19 in Washington, DC. Here's how to get tickets or watch it streamed live online.

Roland Martin, host and managing editor of TV One’s NewsOne Now, is set to host a national town hall focused on the Black Lives Matter movement Thursday at 9:00 a.m. ET in Washington D.C. The town hall, which takes place during the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, will highlight the grassroots movement that has […]

Gail Perry-Mason, founder of Money Matters for Youth in Detroit, advises families to start saving for college early and contribute often.

According to Bloomberg.com, an unidentified man posing as a member of Congress made it into a secure area backstage during President Barack Obama’s appearance at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards Dinner. Visit Bloomberg.com for more details about this security breach.

Michael Brown, Sr.  and his cousin, Ty Pruit, spoke with Roland Martin during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference about the death of Michael Brown, Jr. and the case against Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson. Listen to their entire conversation below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 a.m. EST on […]

This year’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Awards Dinner kicked off a night in Washington, D.C. to be remembered. The festivities began on Sept. 27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, where President Barack Obama hailed departing attorney general Eric Holder and encouraged Black voters to participate in the 2014 midterm elections (and quipped that if the gala “wasn’t black-tie, I would have […]

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference was held this past week in Washington D.C. Elected officials, dignitaries and everyday people from across the country converged on the nation’s capital to discuss policy and issues close to Black Americans. NewsOne was on hand for the CBCF ALC and stopped people to ask them what […]

Podcast: Download This weekend at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards Dinner and on CBS’s 60 “Minutes,” President Barack Obama touted the economic recovery in the United States. Monday on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin, Danielle Belton, Communications Strategist; Hughey Newsome from Project 21 and Yesha Callahan, Grapevine Editor and Staff Writer for The Root.com discussed the growth of the economy and […]

Politicians, activists and business leaders converged on Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference. During this year’s conference,  we sat in on a number of informative panel discussions and spoke with L-Mani S. Viney, National Chairman for Kappa Alpha Psi Guide Right Program, about the importance of the CBCF annual […]