13,736Feb 22, 2013
News Conference on Gun Control
African-American activists spoke out against proposed gun control laws at a news conference in response to concerns shared by black conservatives that proposed legislation in the Senate would ...
1,333Jun 18, 2012
U.S. Economy and the African-American Community
Representative Allan West (R-FL) other African American Republican leaders talked about ways to help small businesses in the African-American community. They focused on starting businesses, ...
463Jan 29, 2009
Small Business Growth
Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee Chairman Landrieu held a roundtable titled “Investing in Small Business: Jumpstarting the Engines of Our Economy.” The roundtable ...
29Aug 27, 2007
Business Recovery in Louisiana
Panelists talked about business recovery efforts two years after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Topics included economic development, environmental issues, Louisiana’s refinery capacity, ...
86Dec 6, 2005
Hurricane Katrina Evacuees: Response
The Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina held a hearing titled “Hurricane Katrina: Voices from Inside the Storm.” During the ...
18Nov 22, 2003
Senators and others spoke about the Medicare legislation that was passed earlier in the day and how it will affect senior citizens, focusing on measures that would help minorities and rural ...
47Aug 13, 2002
In one of eight break-out (concurrent) sessions at an economic forum hosted by the White House, President Bush, business leaders, and others talked about the state of the U.S. economy, corporate ...
14Aug 17, 2001
Minority Business Issues
Ms. Sailor moderated the session and introduced a videotaped message from President Bush to the Chamber. She and other administration officials talked about policy toward minority-owned ...
8Aug 17, 2001
Participants discussed increased trade and investment between the United Sates and sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.
43Jun 18, 2001
Environmental experts, government officials and others talked about national efforts to redevelop industrial sites known as “brownfields,” and potential legislation designed to reform ...
62Apr 20, 2001
Republican state party chairpersons met to talk about Republican issues, including grassroots efforts to expand the party. Speakers included current and former elected officials, Republican ...
7Aug 19, 2000
Bush Presidential Campaign
Mr. Alford talked about his decision to support Texas Governor George W. Bush in the presidential election and responded to viewer comments and questions.
20Aug 18, 2000
Electronic Commerce and Black-Owned Businesses
A panel of experts talked about the use of Internet electronic commerce in black-owned businesses. After their prepared remarks, they answered questions from the audience.
22Aug 18, 2000
Affordable Housing and Economic Development
15Jul 5, 2000
Global Climate Treaty
Leaders of minority organizations briefed reporters on a recently released report on the United Nations global climate treaty. The report concluded that the treaty, also known as the Kyoto ...
16Jun 19, 2000
Brownfields Redevelopment Conference
Mr. Kovacs talked about the National Black Chamber of Commerce, which has as its mission
the empowerment of African-Americans in the business community. He explained Title VI of ...
20Jul 10, 1998
Responsibilities of Elected Officials
Elected officials, attorneys and writers gathered to discuss the duties and obligations of elected officials in the African-American community.