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Why Even Republicans Think Clinton Won the First Debate

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By James Hohmann, Washington Post – THE BIG IDEA: The consensus that Donald Trump badly lost the first debate gelled overnight. Liberals predictably panned the GOP nominee’s performance on Long Island, but some of the harshest reviews are coming from conservative thought leaders who had been starting to come around. — Instant reaction: Republican pollster […]

Hip-Hop Legend T.I. Condemns Police Brutality in Powerful Social Justice EP “Us or Else”

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US or Else is the first single from “We Will Not” project by T.I. The EP is available on all digital retailers now. I hope we can all show support and download a copy. TIDAL: http://smarturl.it/tWeWillNot iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iWeWillNot

President Obama: Low Black Voter Turnout Would Be ‘Personal Insult’

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By Hazel Trice Edney, TriceEdneyWire.com – President Obama had barely begun his remarks before shouts of “I love you!” came from the audience, tributes upon his final speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner. He returned the words, but did not linger. He quickly moved to the business at hand – hammering […]

Experts Warn That Black Homeownership is Endangered as Primary Wealth Building Tool

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Washington, DC – An expert panel assembled by the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) for its Issues Forum held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) 46TH Annual Legislative Conference cautioned that mortgage lending disparities coupled with public policies and inactions by governmental institutions conspire to impede the growth of Black homeownership. As […]

Chicago United Report Reveals Minorities’ Career Earnings Trail Those of Caucasian Males By 30-45 Percent

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Chicago, IL — Chicago United unveiled the findings of its biennial report, Inside Inclusion Featuring the Corporate Diversity Profile, which examines trends in the racial composition of board of directors and senior leadership positions in the top 50 Chicago-headquartered companies. The report revealed minimal gains in minority representation throughout executive ranks and examined its significant […]

Hollywood Equality: New Report Finds that Across 800 films, Representation of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT Status, Disability Still Lags Behind Population Norms

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Los Angeles, CA – Though the conversation on inequality in Hollywood is now at peak volume, a new report reveals that little has changed on screen or behind the camera. Authored by Professor Stacy L. Smith and the Media, Diversity & Social Change (MDSC) Initiative at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the study […]

Bank of America Accused of Racial Discrimination in 30 U.S. Metropolitan Areas and 201 Cities

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Washington, DC – The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and nine local fair housing organizations recently filed an amended discrimination complaint against Bank of America (BoA). The complaint alleges illegal discrimination by BoA in African American and Latino neighborhoods in six additional cities. This new evidence of discriminatory treatment by BoA will be added to […]

CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree and Dionne Warwick with Lifetime Achievement Awards at 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts

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Washington, DC -The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) announced that legendary actors Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree, and music icon Dionne Warwick will accept awards for their lifetime achievements in the arts during the 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts. The awards ceremony, which will take place Sept. 14 at the Sidney […]

President Obama to Deliver Final Keynote at 46th ALC Phoenix Awards Dinner

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Washington, DC – The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced that President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh and final keynote address at its 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) Phoenix Awards Dinner. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The evening’s co-emcees will […]