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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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The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, a comparatively young organization, has made tremendous strides on behalf of Michigan-based minority businesses since its launch in February of 2011. Ken Harris, MBCC’s, president and CEO, is widely known for his innovative approach to economic challenges in Detroit and the surrounding region. Harris has been lauded for his…

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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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President Obama admonished blacks against constantly “complaining” and “whining” and implored the 3,000 in attendance at the Congressional Black Caucus convention to begin fighting with him in his war on unemployment and political discontent. At the Phoenix Awards black tie gala on Saturday night, the climax of the CBC’s Annual Legislative Conference, Obama answered the…

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WASHINGTON – Most urbanites would find it interesting to know that many of the major black power players in Washington, D.C., are actually not members of the Congressional Black Caucus. These individuals are rarely scene on TV or written about in publications. Yet they are very well-known inside the Beltway and wield considerable influence among…

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California Congresswoman Maxine Waters created a national firestorm when she pleaded with African Americans in Detroit to “unleash” the Congressional Black Caucus to have open and honest discussion with, and criticisms of, President Obama about the lack of job creation in urban America without fear of a backlash. At the “For the People” national job…

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