CBC Message To America

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) demands accountability in the disturbing police shooting of Terance Crutcher by the Tulsa Police.

"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

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.

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]

In this week's CBC Message to America, Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL) the ranking member of Veterans Affairs discusses how the Veterans Crisis Line can help prevent suicides amongst our soldiers.

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."

Through civic engagement, Congressman Bishop believes we will be able to "wake up" leaders in our community and get them involved in the challenges we're facing and "the urgency of meeting these challenges."

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."