The Best of the Black Caucus Weekend

We went through the 27-page schedule so you wouldn't have to, and chose the most promising events.



The Root's Best Picks of the CBC's 40th Annual Legislative Weekend in Washington, D.C.:





Wed. Sept. 15

1:30-3:30 p.m.

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at Healthy Learning Event

Washington Convention Center (Rm. 146-BC)

Thu. Sept. 16

9:00-11:30 a.m.

The National Town Hall Educating to Prosperity

WCC (Ballroom A)

Thu. Sept. 16

1:00-2:50 p.m.

African-American Blogs and Bloggers

WCC (Rm. 143)

Thu. Sept. 16

2:00-3:50 p.m.

CBC Green Roundtable
(Beyond the BP Oil Spill)

WCC (Rm. 144)

Thu. Sept. 16

2:00-3:50 p.m.

Food Deserts: Building Healthy Choices

WCC (Rm. 146A)

Fri. Sept. 17

9:00-11:50 a.m.

Science & Technology Braintrust

WCC (Rm. 143-A)

Fri. Sept. 17

9:00-11:50 a.m.

Gov 2.0: Social Interaction/New Media

WCC (Rm. 143-B)

Fri. Sept. 17

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Black Women & Their Hair

WCC (Rm. 209-A)

Fri. Sept. 17

1:30-4:40 p.m.

Immigration Reform: African-Americans and the Diapora

WCC (Rm. 144-A)

Sat. Sept. 18

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Is This the Beginning of a Post-Racial Society?

WCC (Rm. 140-B)

Sat. Sept. 18*

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Shut Out: Opportunities on Madison Avenue

WCC (Rm. 143C)

Sat. Sept 18

9:00 p.m.-3:00 a.m.

Annual Awards Dinner

WCC (Hall D)

*The Root is a co-sponsor of "Shut Out: Evaluating Madison Avenue for Disparity in Advertising Media and Creative Services"

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