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The top political and business leaders in the nation converged on Washington, D.C., for the 2019 Congressional Black Caucus‘ Annual Legislative Conference. The ALC is one of the nation’s leading policy conferences and focuses on issues that impact the Black community. The five-day conference, which concluded Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, featured nearly 100 public policy…

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The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) is the trade association of more than 200 African American-owned community newspapers around the U.S. It was founded 75 years ago, and is still going strong today. Its annual National Leadership Awards Reception, sponsored in part by General Motors, took place during the recent Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 48th Annual…

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General Motors (GM) is committed to creating opportunities in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and continues to open doors for today’s students to become tomorrow’s innovators. GM and the John Hopkins University School of Medicine recently sponsored the second annual STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Revolt Youth Workshop and Wakanda Design…

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Over a week ago, the nation’s Black political, social, religious, and media leaders descended on Washington, D.C. for the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) or as it is affectionately referred to by regular attendees, Black prom. Beyond the fact that it was the first time in nearly a decade that the conference was…

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On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Concerned Black Clergy of Metropolitan Atlanta will host their annual Salute to Black Mothers, themed “Wind Beneath Our Wings,” at the Atlanta Marriott Gateway Hotel. This year’s honorees include commissioner Pota Coston, the First African American elected to the Fayette County Commission, who died from breast cancer this summer. Her Political Award will…

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When it comes to diversity in politics the Democratic Party has been at the forefront. With issues ranging from LGBT initiatives, immigration to minority rights, most concerned voters feel that the Democratic National Committee is reaching out by using various consulting agencies. However the consulting agencies they are using lack diversity themselves. “There is a…

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The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation celebrated its 43rd annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C. The Phoenix dinner was filled with supporters enjoying the speeches, the live band and the fellowship of other patrons. Check out how the ladies at the dinner wore their hair and give us your thoughts. –joi pearson @JoiAPearson  Featured above  is a mother and her three…

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Terry McMillan, Victoria Rowell and more share at the authors corner at the Congressional Black Caucus convention exhibit hall. The authors gave up-and-coming writers advice about the business. Check out images from the authors corner below. –joi pearson @JoiAPearson  New York Times best-selling author and beloved actress Victoria Rowell delivers another hilarious and shocking send-up of the soap…

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The Phoenix Awards gala held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd annual legislative conference in Washington, D.C., hosted a convention center full of supporters dressed to impress. Check out the best dressed couples who were in attendance at the awards dinner last night and give us your thoughts. –Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson  Above is Nick Mosby, 7th District Baltimore City Councilman, and his wife Marilyn Mosby.…

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  This year’s dinner honored, Elijah Cummings, U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, has served since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes just over half of Baltimore City, as well as most of Howard County. He previously served in the Maryland House of Delegates. In his speech he highlighted that every day when he wakes up he…

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The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd annual legislative conference held its annual Phoenix Awards gala last night in Washington, D.C. The ladies came out dressed in ball gowns and looked stunning. Check out the best dressed women in attendance at the awards dinner and give us your thoughts. –joi pearson @JoiAPearson  Photos by Joi Pearson Photography

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The Congressional Black Caucus foundation celebrated its 43rd annual legislative conference in Washington DC. The exhibit hall was filled with people checking out the booths and enjoying the fellowship of other patrons. Check out how the ladies of the CBC wore their hair and give us your thoughts. –Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson Photo credit – Joi…

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President Barack Obama addressed the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd annual legislative conference at the Phoenix Awards Gala last night in Washington, D.C. Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Obama urged his supporters last night “to get back up and go back at it” and help push stalled legislation out of…

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The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus dissuaded members from speaking publicly about the Obama administration’s efforts to rally support for military action against Syria, multiple media outlets report. Numerous publications reported that Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, sent an email to caucus members asking them “to limit public comment” on the Syria debate. One CBC…

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Michelle Obama used the Congressional Black Caucus’ signature event to rivet the audience, urging them to to turn out in droves for the upcoming ]November election.Getting about a dozen ovations — which struck a stark contrast to her husband, President Obama’s controversial speech a year ago at the same event — Obama owned the annual…

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The Congressional Black Caucus’ 42nd Annual Legislative Conference has commenced in the District of Columbia. The organization was founded during the latter part of the Civil Rights Movement to create a political vehicle by which to fight injustice and work to achieve a just and balanced society. Today, we take a look at 10 of…

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Multiple members of the Congressional Black Caucus blasted Arthur Davis as a traitor after the former Democrat and staunch President Obama supporter crossed the political aisle. Davis will speak against Obama during the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Davis is a former Democratic House member from Alabama-turned-failed gubernatorial candidate turned…

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