Caucus News

Black and Hispanic Students are Failing at an Alarming Rate in Some New York City Schools

September 4, 2014

Washington, DC – The CLBC along with the Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) is appalled and dismayed at the discovery that at least 90 public schools in New York City failed to pass a single Black or Hispanic student on the state standardized tests in 2013, according to a study, The Forgotten Fourth, released by Families for Excellent Schools.

The full study can be found here.

CLBC congratulates the NBA for taking swift and decisive actions against L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

April 29, 2014

SACRAMENTO – The members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) congratulate the NBA for taking swift and decisive action to investigate and sanction L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling in light of the revelation of anti-Black sentiments and actions attributed to him.

CLBC Calls for a boycott of all Los Angeles Clippers Games

April 28, 2014

Sacramento - The members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), in response to the outrageous comments made by Donald Sterling, the principal owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, are calling on basketball fans to boycott all Clippers games.

By boycotting the games, we will be sending a non-verbal message to not only Donald Sterling but to the NBA, that racist comments and views have no place in a league that is 76.3% African Americans players and 81% players of color.