Publications

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.

2019 Annual Report

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) continued to advance the global Black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public in 2019.

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Africa-America 2021 Re-Envisioning Liberation for the Global Black Diaspora

Written by scholars and practitioners for a general, non-specialist audience, the Journal of the Center for Policy Analysis and Research (JCPAR) follows the standard of a peer-reviewed, social science publication […]

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2018 Annual Report

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) has a critical role to play in ensuring a future that is more equitable and just for all. By connecting dynamic students from […]

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New Routes to Equity: The Future of Transportation in the Black Community

This report highlights on-going challenges affecting African Americans in the transportation system and provides policy recommendations for how shared mobility, electric vehicles, and autonomous vehicles can equitably serve the Black […]

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Opportunity Zones: Assessing the Benefits of Empowerment for African Americans

It is critical to examine the potential challenges and benefits OZs may have in African American communities and what policy considerations should be assessed to ensure realized benefit for the […]

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Banks & the Black Community: What Can Major Commercial and Retail Banking Institutions Do to Better Support Black Entrepreneurs and Businesses in the U.S.?

In light of the lagging progress surrounding black business ownership, the author(s) of this report were tasked with the responsibility of identifying the barriers that African Americans encounter at the […]

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Snapshot on the State of Black Women and Girls: Sex Trafficking in the U.S.

The objective of these series of fact sheets is to address the issue of sex trafficking, specifically among the population of Black women and girls. Throughout this series, the fact […]

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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 […]

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2017 Annual Report

The ability to persevere in the face of adversity is needed to rise, both personally and collectively. To rise as an organization is to dedicate ourselves to our mission to […]

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Black Health and Black Wealth: Understanding the Intricate Linkages between Income, Health, and Wealth for African Americans

There is a general understanding that health and income are related; and research on this relationship indicates that individuals with low levels of income have higher rates of chronic disease […]

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