Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Nation Ponders Future of White Supremacist Symbols

When white supremacists emerged from the shadows for a public display of their beliefs in Charlottesville, Va. on Aug. 12 under the guise of protecting the statue of a Confederate hero, General Robert E. Lee, they could not have imagined how other Americans would respond. [read more…]

HBCU presidents meet with President Donald Trump on Feb. 27 in the White House.
Black Experience

Lawmakers Call on White House to Postpone HBCU Conference After Trump’s Charlottesville Response

The White House has no plans to reschedule its conference for historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) scheduled for next month, despite calls from lawmakers and other leaders to postpone the event. [read more…]

**FILE** Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond, Louisiana Democrat (Roy Lewis/The Washington Informer)
National

Feeling the Heat, Trump Schemes Obamacare Destruction

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Cedric Richmond has continued the group’s vow to fight efforts by Republican lawmakers and the White House to repeal the Affordable Care Act, including the latest threat by President Donald Trump to gut the law despite several failed attempts to replace it by the GOP. [read more…]