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Secret Service Director Pierson Steps Down Amid Scandal

Julia Pierson, the director of the U.S. Secret Service, resigned Tuesday amid high-profile security breaches involving the White House and President Obama, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said.

Obama Extolls Successes, Concerns at CBC Gala

The 44th Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference culminated Sept. 27 with the yearly Phoenix Awards Dinner at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest Washington, celebrating the accomplishments of African-American lawmakers and honoring several black trailblazers.

Eric Holder Remains Committed to His Mission

One day after announcing his resignation, Attorney General Eric Holder came to the friendly confines of the Congressional Black Caucus, where he reiterated the Department of Justice's intention to continue "acting aggressively to ensure that every American can exercise his ...

Mayors' Conference Focuses on Ferguson, Obama Initiative

Mayors from across the nation convened this week in California to discuss a wealth of topics, including the economy, President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative and the recent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

HistoryMakers Encourage Students to Excel

A Chicago-based program pays tribute annually to an esteemed cadre of African-American leaders, who visit public schools across the nation to inspire students to commit to excellence in education.

Eric Holder to Step Down as Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that he will resign after six years at the head of Justice Department.

Obama to Speak at CBCF Annual Gala

President Obama will be the keynote speaker for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual dinner on Sept. 27, the organization announced Friday afternoon.

Discrimination, Hostile Environment Alleged At FEMA

Hundreds of workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency say they're underpaid and harassed because of their race or gender, and some employees allege that conditions are so bad they need permission to go to the restroom.

CBCF Head Receives Prestigious Honor

This summer, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) President and CEO A. Shuanise Washington received the Washington SmartCEO Brava! Award in recognition of her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for giving back to the community.

Hunger Grows in Our Community

Brothers and sisters, it is with a heavy heart that I have to report that food insecurity remains extremely high, particularly in our community, due to a slow economic recovery.

Gospel Legend Richard Smallwood Headlines Annual Prayer Breakfast

This year, Richard Smallwood will share his gift of music at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated’s annual Prayer Breakfast.

Gospel Extravaganza: Annual Event Showcases Southern Gospel Choirs

If you’re a fan of gospel music, get ready to get your praise on!

Thousands Gather in D.C. for Historic CBCF Conference

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated's 44th Annual Legislative Conference will be held Sept. 24–27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in D.C.

CBCF President Aims High

A. Shuanise Washington has always aimed high, setting her sights on accomplishing some of the lofty goals that she and others have established for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, the Northwest-based nonprofit public policy, research and educational organization.

CBC Continues To Meet Tough Challenges

From Trayvon Martin to Michael Brown and from civil rights to voting rights, the Congressional Black Caucus has been confronted with a litany of challenges over the past couple of years.