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TaskRabbit Implements African American Inclusion Plan

TaskRabbit, in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus, has put into effect a plan to include more African Americans in its workforce

“…shining a light on ways to expand the great talent of black individuals…”

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Congressional Black Caucus PAC Faces Sharp Criticism

The CBC PAC's decision to pass on endorsing Rep. Donna Edwards has led to increased scrutiny on the makeup of the board, particularly those who lobby for industries traditionally harmful to the black community

The CBC PAC’s decision to pass on endorsing Rep. Donna Edwards has led to increased…

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In the News: Flint, Michigan

Here are 3 major updates surrounding the water crisis

Here is an update from Black Enterprise on the most recent news about the Flint…

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Multi-Culti Coalition Demands a Seat at the Table During Tech Diversity Forum

The Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses speak out at Sen. Harry Reid event

The CBC has been particularly focused on diversity in the tech industry. It launched the…

By Samara Lynn

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[Candidate Watch] Hillary Clinton Faces Off Against House Benghazi Committee

Clinton testifies before the controversial Select Committee on her actions as Secretary of State during the Benghazi attacks

Former Secretary of State and current Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, is testifying today on her…

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Congressional Black Caucus Co-Hosts Panel on Getting a Job in Tech

Young professionals learned how to transition non-tech education and work experience into a tech career

The CBC hosts a panel on careers in tech as part of its CBC Tech…

By Samara Lynn

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the audience during the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

[WATCH] President Obama Closes Out CBC Week With Rousing Speech Honoring Black Women

"All of us are the beneficiaries of strong black women."

The president acknowledged black women at the Phoenix Awards at the 2015 CBCF conference.

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CBCF Conference: Day 2 Recap – African American Inclusion in Tech and Black Lives Matter

Hot topics from the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference

For the next two days, the in-depth discussions on issues disproportionately impacting black communities will…

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CBCF Conference: Day 1 – Diversity in Tech and Black Female Voting Power

Hot topics from the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Conference

For the next three days, the in-depth discussions on issues disproportionately impacting black communities will…

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Investing in Africa: Why Are Minority Business Owners Slow Rolling?

NY Congressman hosts Power Africa summit, offers reasons behind hesitation and solutions

Congressman Meeks, Ambassador Bisa Williams host, moderate Power Africa summitCongressman Meeks wants minority business owners…

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BLACK ENTERPRISE Hosts Symposium on New Policies and Standards to Improve the Quality of American Public Education

“Today’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce” brings together business leaders, educators and policy makers to Washington, D.C., during the CBC's Annual Legislative Weekend

Black Enterprise, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, presents “Today’s Business Crisis:…

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation to Help Strengthen Black Banks

Five lending institutions to receive $1 million each

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. announced that it will deposit a total of $5…

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CBC Launches New Voter Protection Initiative, ‘For The People’

BE prepared for Election Day!

BE prepared for Election Day!

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Opinion: Is the Congressional Black Caucus Tough Enough on Obama?

Political commentator Raynard Jackson examines President Obama's relationship with Black members of Congress

Political commentator Raynard Jackson examines President Obama’s relationship with Black members of Congress

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Congressional Black Caucus Discusses Social Media & Entrepreneurship

The future of small business growth is online and the CBC leads the discussion

During the 41st Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference a discussion on Social Media…

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CBC React to Arizona Shooting, More Security Needed

Jared Lee Loughner's rampage exposes the need for tighter protective measures on Capitol Hill and beyond

House lawmakers were scheduled to vote Wednesday on a measure to repeal healthcare reform. Instead,…

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Graves, Locke and Wade discuss Commerce Department initiatives aimed at boosting small business and job creation. "We wanted to present these awards," said Locke, "to recognize business people who help move our economy in the right direction."

Congressional Black Caucus Honors Visionary Entrepreneurs

Graves, Howroyd and Tos� recognized by 21st Century Council at the U.S. Commerce Department

At an event held at the U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday, September 14, the Congressional…

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With Troops Out of Iraq, Obama to Shift Focus to Economy

Congressional Black Caucus expresses praise, caution for the end of the combat mission

In a prime-time address from the Oval Office Tuesday night, President Obama officially declared an…

By Joyce Jones

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Black Caucus Reels From Ethics, Election Setbacks

With Waters and Rangel under scrutiny, CBC's relationship with Obama has frayed

These were supposed to be heady days for African Americans in Congress, with President Barack…

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Rangel Welcomes Chance to Respond to Ethics Charges

Failure to report income is one of many accusations the New York lawmaker faces

A House investigative panel announced Thursday a finding that Rep. Charles Rangel has violated congressional…

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