Examines the loss of black power in the House of Representatives after the elections of November 1994, where blacks will chair no committees and have virtually no influence with House leadership. Expected passage of proposals opposed by the black caucus; GOP plans to eliminate funding of the Congressional Black Caucus; Voting Rights Act; Blacks' strategy choices; Caucus Chairman Kweisi Mufume; The message to blacks from the Republican leadership.
ENVIRONMENTAL law and AFRICAN American legislators
Reports that the best environmental voting record of any interest group in the United States belongs to the Congressional Black Caucus. Factors influencing the Black Caucus' voting record; Congressional representatives who were backed by Sierra Club; Legislations authored by African-American members of Congress.
AFRICAN American legislators, AFRICAN Americans, and CONFERENCES & conventions
Presents United States President Bill Clinton's message at the Congressional Black Caucus Dinner on the organization's 25th year anniversary held in Washington Convention Center on September 23, 1995. Colin Powell's achievements; Role of the organization in expanding freedom and opportunity in Africa; Oseala McCarty's donation to the University of Southern Mississippi's scholarship for Black students.
AFRICAN American legislators and CONFERENCES & conventions
Presents a transcript of President Bill Clinton's remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Inc. dinner on September 14, 1996. Recognition of the foundation's awardees; Afro-American unemployment rate; Protection of American pensions; Results of the empowerment zones.