Learn about the leadership of African-American legislators in the struggle to pass the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and the continuing effort to eradicate discriminatory housing policies and practices.
Discover the history of CBC activism on criminal justice issues including police brutality, drug trafficking, sentencing and prison reform.
Learn about African-American involvement in U.S. education policy and trace the important milestones in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
Learn how members of the CBC have been at the forefront of the Environmental Justice Movement.
Origins of the Congressional Black Caucus
Take an in-depth look at how, when and why the CBC was established.
Voting Rights Act
Learn how the CBC has spent years fighting tirelessly to protect the voting rights of underrepresented people.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Bill
Look back at how the CBC led the charge for creating a federal holiday honoring the civil rights hero.
Read about the important role of CBC members in dismantling the apartheid system of South Africa.
Women of the CBC
Discover the ways in which women of the CBC have shaped United States history.