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Getting Ready for ALC

We’ve covered what ALC is and presented this year’s theme, “Black Excellence Unparalleled: Pressing Onward in Power,” which reflects the CBC’s vision and its five decades of impact nationally and […]

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Black Excellence: A Vibe, A Trend, A Theme

This year’s ALC theme, “50 Years of Unparalleled Black Excellence,” reflects the courage, vision, and boldness of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and its national and international impact.

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What is the ALC?

What is the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference (ALC)?

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A New American Capital City

The capital of the United States of America should be in a new master-planned smart city at the center of the country.

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Let America Be America by Suryah Aryaei

Jarring. Engaging. Riveting. These were the words that came to mind as Sheila Jackson’s voice opened the 48th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington D.C.

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Starbucks and Stereotypes

When two African American males entered a Philadelphia Starbucks on Thursday, April 12, 2018, they were denied a basic human right; use of the establishment’s public restroom.

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“CBCF Perspectives” OPINION: The inconvenient truth of D.C. and Sex Trafficking

Human trafficking is an epidemic that has taken a toll on African-American girls, boys, women, and men.

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Filling the Gap: Why America Needs More Company Buy-In to Build its Apprenticeship Model

In September, I attended an informational event about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the U.S.

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“When the Levee Breaks”: What Have We Learned about Securing our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure After Natural Disasters?

Securing our nation’s critical infrastructure assets from natural disasters is often overlooked. Historically, the U.S. has been reactive when it comes to guarding against natural disasters.

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Build a Wall in Cyberspace Not on the Border

Throughout the course of this general election, candidates from neither major party has adequately discussed national cyber security policy.

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