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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) Applauds Comcast for investing in access to digital education for low-income families

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) applauds Comcast for their commitment to address a primary barrier for low-income students and their families – access to digital education. Through…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 2, 2015

Maryland’s Senate Majority Leader Catherine Pugh Elected 11th President of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators

Washington, DC - Maryland State Senate Majority Leader, Catherine Pugh will serve as the 11th National President of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL), an organization that represents…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators Releases Statement on President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered one of his last State of the Union Addresses in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.  NBCSL President Joe Armstrong…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators Releases Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson, Missouri on the Officer Shooting of Teenager Michael Brown

In response to the decision by a St. Louis County Grand Jury to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of 17 year-old Michael Brown, NBCSL…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 12, 2014

NBCSL Remembers Legendary Icon Ruby Dee

June 12, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – The National Black Caucus of State Legislators offers its most sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fans around the world following the…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou

On May 28, 2014, internationally renowned author, poet, and activist Maya Angelou passed away following prolonged health complications.Tennessee State Representative Joe Armstrong, President of the National Black Caucus of State…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 10, 2014

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators Releases Special Report On Nationwide Expansive Voting Rights Legislation

(Washington, D.C.) – In the face of recent suppressive attacks on voting rights across the country, the nation’s largest membership association of Black state lawmakers - the National Black Caucus…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Statement on the 2014 State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. NBCSL President Joe Armstrong offers…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 6, 2013

A Moment of Silence for the Honorable Nelson Mandela

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) mourns the passing of the Honorable Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa. NBCSL President Joe Armstrong issues the following statement.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

NBCSL Commends Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, Outgoing Acting Chair of the FCC

On November 4th, Tom Wheeler was sworn in as the new Chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). NBCSL President Joe Armstrong (TN) releases the following statement.
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