• 20th Annual NBCSL Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi.
  • NBCSL co-sponsors National Policy Institute VI with other member organizations of the Black Leadership Forum in Washington,NBCSL Task Force on African American Males co-hosts the first national meeting of the African American Males National Council in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • NBCSL President Lois DeBerry serves as honorary co-chair of the 1996 Clinton/Gore Re-election Campaign.