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Washington, DC – On the heels of his recent election as Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) has been selected to serve on the powerful U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee.
The committee has jurisdiction over general education and workforce matters including the debate over Common Core, President Obama’s efforts to make college more affordable and the minimum wage.
Washington, DC – During tonight’s Special Order Hour, Rep.
The issues of Black folks only take center stage a few times a year in any substantive and collective way: the annual NAACP convention, the National Action Network convention, maybe a fraternity or sorority event, (R.I.P. to Tavis’ "State of Black America")...Alas, for the most part, our needs as a collective don’t merit a lot of large scale convenings. This is why the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference (CBC ALC) is so important.