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Thank you for your interest in CBCF. Here you will find the latest news, public statements and announcements. To arrange interviews, please contact Tory Hairston at (202) 263-2812 or via email at media@cbcfinc.org.

Press Releases
Jan 7, 2022

CBCF Mourns the Passing of Actor, Activist, and Ambassador, Sidney Poitier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 7, 2022                                                                                                                            CONTACT:Tory Hairston202.263.2812media@cbcfinc.org WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) mourns the death of Sidney Poitier, actor, activist, and ambassador, who passed away […]

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Press Releases
Jan 5, 2022

CBCF Announces New President and CEO

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today that civil and human rights leader and policy expert Nicole Austin-Hillery will lead the organization as its new president and chief executive officer.

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Press Releases
Dec 23, 2021

CBCF Releases Statement on the Convictions in the Death of Daunte Wright

In a joint statement, Donna Fisher-Lewis, co-interim president and CEO and senior vice president of resource development, along with Paul Dumars, co-interim president and CEO, CFO, and COO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF), released the following statement on the jury decision of manslaughter by former Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police officer Kimberly Potter in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright.

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Press Releases
Nov 29, 2021

CBCF Mourns the Loss of Former Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) mourns the passing of former Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek, who passed away yesterday at the age of 95.

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Press Releases
Nov 24, 2021

CBCF Releases Statement on Decision in Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial Verdict

In a joint statement, Donna Fisher-Lewis, co-interim president and CEO and senior vice president of resource development, along with Paul Dumars, co-interim president and CEO, CFO, and COO of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF), released the following statement on the jury decision on the murder of Ahmaud Arbery by Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, Jr.

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Press Releases
Sep 8, 2021

CBCF Announces 2021 Phoenix Awards Honorees to be Recognized During Foundation Friday Broadcast on BET and BET Her

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced the honorees for the virtual Phoenix Awards, the culminating signature event of the 50th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) to be broadcast on BET and BET Her.

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Press Releases
Aug 24, 2021

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and BET Renew Partnership to Broadcast 50th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Signature Events

Today, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced a partnership with BET to broadcast “Foundation Friday.”

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Press Releases
Aug 12, 2021

CBCF Announces Registration for Virtual 50th Annual Legislative Conference

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today registration is open for its 2021 Virtual Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), presented by Toyota.

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Press Releases
Aug 10, 2021

CBCF Unveils New Branding, Website

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) today unveiled powerful new visual branding and a new organizational website.

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