The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation regularly publishes special reports addressing key public policy issues affecting the global black community including economic independence, public health, education and leadership. Signature publications include “Breaking Barriers 2”, an in-depth look at African-American students and the public education system, and “Understanding Health Reform: A Community Guide for African Americans”.

In addition to CBCF’s signature in-depth reports, CBCF Research and Policy publications include analysis briefings, articles, backgrounders, published opinions and arguments by CBCF fellows and experts.

  • Congressional Reform Task Force Report

    In a moment of challenges for American political institutions, Congress remains the indispensable institution of pluralistic American governance. It is the one body that can represent the broad diversity of the vast American republic and forge complex compromises across competing and overlapping interests and values.

  • Snapshot of the State of Black Women & Girls

    The mission of the Sojourner Truth Legacy Project (STLP) is to recognize women leaders making a positive difference
    in the lives of the communities they serve in the spirit of Sojourner Truth’s fearless, courageous, visionary spirit for freedom, justice, and equality.

  • Examining Representation and Citizen Advocacy at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

    In many ways, the 2016 U.S. presidential nomination cycle – the period beginning with the primary and caucus contests and ending once the nominating conventions conclude – challenged conventional thinking about contemporary racial, gender, and class politics in America.

  • Voting Rights Toolkit

    On November 8, 2016, the United States will host the first presidential election in 51 years not covered by the full protections of the Voting Rights Act, namely without Section IV of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA).