Thursday, December 6, 2018

Mayor Dinkins Receives Living Legend Award at NBCSL Annual Conference

One of the highlights of The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) 42nd Annual Legislative Conference held in New York was honoring Mayor David Dinkins with the organization’s Living… Read More
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Incoming NBCSL President Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter Appointed to Preside over SC House of Representatives

It has long been the tradition of the House that the Clerk appoints the most senior member to bring down the gravel to officially begin the two-year session. For the… Read More
Friday, November 9, 2018

NBCSL Honors Those Who Served on Veterans Day

Washington DC —The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) encourages all Americans to recognize and honor our nation’s men and women who served in the military on Veterans Day. “Veterans… Read More
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

NBCSL President Gregory W. Porter participates in the 50th Anniversary event commemorating MLK Assassination and RFK Visit

April 4th marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s tragic assassination in Memphis. That same day, Robert F. Kennedy was in Indianapolis to deliver a campaign speech. Though… Read More
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

NBCSL President, Rep. Gregory Porter of Indiana, contributes on a panel to discuss issues of health equity at the National Medical Association (NMA), 19th Annual National Colloquium on African-American Health.

On March 9 to March 12, 2018, the National Medical Association (NMA) held its Nineteenth Annual National Colloquium on African-American Health at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.  This event… Read More
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Leading Black Legislator Calls for Economic Unity, Action as Black Wealth 2020 Celebrates Second Year

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The president of America’s largest organization of Black legislators has called for unity behind economic development initiatives prioritized by Black Wealth 2020, a movement launched two years ago to… Read More
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

National Black Caucus of State Legislators Hold 41st Annual Conference in Indianapolis

Hundreds of Black State Legislators from across the nation met in Indianapolis, Indiana last week for the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) 41st Annual Conference to discuss and… Read More
Friday, December 1, 2017

U.S. Surgeon General Calls For Racial Equity In Opioid Response

At the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Conference in Indianapolis,  U.S. Surgeon General and former Indiana Health Commissioner Jerome Adam called for racial equity in addressing the opioid epidemic.At… Read More
Friday, December 1, 2017

Black Lawmakers Discuss Priorities, Challenges At State Legislatures

Lawmakers from across the country are gathering in Indianapolis this week for the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.Rep. Robin Shackleford (D-Indianapolis) says many lawmakers in the organization face a… Read More
Friday, December 1, 2017

Surgeon general: Pot deserves pain treatment study

INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said medical marijuana should be studied and treated like other pain relief drugs but said he could not favor legalizing its recreational use."Under… Read More
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