Remarks by President Biden and Vice President Harris at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Phoenix Awards

Walter E. Washington Convention CenterWashington, D.C. (October 1, 2022). 9:00 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Good evening. Good evening, everyone. Good evening. Good evening, good evening. Isn’t it wonderful to be back? Three years and we’re back in person, CBC. I want to thank our illustrious Chairwoman Joyce Beatty for your years of…

Exclusionary Zoning: Its Effect on Racial Discrimination in the Housing Market

By Chair Cecilia Rouse, Jared Bernstein, Helen Knudsen, and Jeffery Zhang This Saturday, the nation recognizes Juneteenth, which marks the day a Major General of the Union Army arrived in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation, and free the last enslaved Black people in Texas from bondage. The day has evolved into a celebration…

Background Press Call on the Administration’s Operational Plan for Vaccinating Children Under Five Against COVID-19

Via Teleconference (June 8, 2022) 5:33 P.M. EDT MR. MUNOZ:  All right.  Hi, everybody.  Thank you for joining us for a call to discuss the Biden administration’s plan — operational plan for vaccinating children with — against COVID-19.  On today’s call we have [senior administration official].  She is our [redacted].  We also have [senior administration…

FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Black Americans and Communities Across the Country

From the first day in office and every day since, the Biden-Harris Administration has taken an historic approach to advancing racial equity, including directing every agency across the whole of the federal government to address the lasting impacts of systemic racism on Black communities. For generations, entrenched disparities in our society and economy, at times…

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