291Mar 28, 2013
Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Women civil rights leaders honored attorney Barbara Arnwine for her achievements in racial justice and civil rights. Then they discussed the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and ...
1,750Jun 17, 2011
War on Drugs and the African-American Community
The Institute of the Black World 21st Century held a forum on the impact of the policies of the “War on Drugs” on the African-American community. Speakers included Jesse Jackson and ...
894Jan 5, 2011
Congressional Black Caucus Swearing-In Ceremony
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus conducted a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders addressed the caucus.
212Dec 3, 2010
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Oral History Project
Elsie Scott described an ongoing oral history project to document the history of the Congressional Black Caucus, its work, and political influence. She also talked about the work of the ...
275Jan 6, 2009
Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held a welcoming and swearing-in ceremony in the Congressional Auditorium of the new Capitol Visitor Center for the 41 members of the Congressional Black ...
280Dec 5, 2008
Panel on U.S. Prisons and Minorities
Panelists participated in a forum on justice system reform and breaking the cycle of incarceration within minority communities. Among the topics they addressed were the root causes of criminal ...
352Nov 20, 2008
The Black Agenda and the 2008 Election
Bev Smith and Charles Ogletree moderated a panel of African American leaders and academics who spoke about the 2008 presidential election, the significance of President-Elect Obama’s victory, ...
441Jan 14, 2008
History of Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday
Congressman Conyers led a discussion of the legislative history of efforts to establish a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the continuing significance of the ...
98Sep 26, 2007
Congressional Black Caucus Conference
The welcoming ceremony of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 37th Annual Legislative Conference was shown.
The panelists talked about the advancements of African Americans ...