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.

About the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy, research and educational institute that aims to help improve the socioeconomic circumstances of African Americans and other underserved communities.

Victims of 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing Remembered

The city of Birmingham, Alabama, on Monday marked the anniversary of the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church that killed four young black girls.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's Office Hit by Molotov Cocktails

Federal authorities are investigating an apparent early-morning attempt to firebomb Rep. Emanuel Cleaver's Kansas City, Missouri, office.

Obama Calls for Airstrikes, Troops to Battle ISIL in Middle East

President Obama laid out his plan to combat the Islamic State terrorist group Wednesday night during an address to nation, contending the organization needs to be dealt with for the sake of safety in the Middle East.

Rosa Parks Collection Heads to Library of Congress

Hundreds of items that belonged to the late civil rights icon Rosa Parks will be housed for the next 10 years at the Library of Congress.

Elderly Interracial Couple in Virginia Fights for Marriage

An elderly interracial couple in Northern Virginia who dated for 10 years before tying the knot a month ago are fighting family members in court to keep their marriage intact.