CBC Message To America

Rep. Cummings explained during his address there are "blatant attempts" being made to deny African-Americans access to the ballot box.

"For too long policy makers have chosen to play politics with prime-policy by enacting so-called tough on crime slogans and soundbites." – Congressman Bobby Scott

  Congresswoman Joyce Beatty from Ohio’s 3rd Congressional district delivers this week’s CBC Message to America addressing the racial gap that exists amongst those attempting to achieve the American dream. While the American dream can be elusive and difficult for many to achieve, the Congressional Black Caucus is not willing to sit idly by as African-Americans lose hope in […]

In this week's edition of the Congressional Black Caucus Message to America, Representative Yvette Clarke pays homage to the contributions of America's foreign-born sons and daughters with a primary focus on those who have parentage from the Caribbean.

During this week's installment of the CBC's Message to America, Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) discusses his "10-20-30" proposal, which seeks to reduce persistent poverty around the country.

Rep. Lawrence, one of the Congressional leaders looking to get to the bottom of the Flint Water Crisis, explained that Flint is not the only city in the United States that is "struggling with lead poisoning."

Representative Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) addresses the importance of voting rights for disadvantaged communities, the fight for inclusion, and equal representation for America's island territories during this week's edition of the CBC's Message to America.

According to Rep. Waters, the 2008 financial crisis "exposed weaknesses in our regulatory framework" and "brought to the forefront the widespread disparities that exist in a variety of aspects of life for African American families."

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on helping our youth find their future in America.