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Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Black Caucus events

Tuesday, Sept. 20

7PM-9PM: CBCF FILM SERIES-Robert Townsend’s “In the Hive”
Location:United States Navy Memorial, Naval Heritage Center
DETAILS:
“In the Hive” revolves around the true story of Vivian Sanders, a cook who helped establish “the Hive,” an alternative school in North Carolina to give at risk teenage boys a second chance. The film features actors Loretta Divine, Vivica A. Fox, Michael Clarke Duncan and Jonathan McDaniel.

Wednesday, Sept. 21
6PM-8PM: Leadership Reception Honoring Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-Mo.) Chair of the CBC
Location:
United States Institute of Peace, 2301 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20037
DETAILS: A ticketed event.

8PM-10:30PM: CBC Spouses 15th Annual Celebration of Leadership, National
Location: Museum of Women in the Art, 1250 New York Ave., NW 20005
DETAILS: This is a private event and tickets must be purchased. CBCF honors The O’Jays.

Thursday, Sept. 2


8PM-7PM:
Registration/Ticketing Open
Location:Walter E. Washington Convention Center (WCC), 801 Mount Vernon Pl., Washington, D.C. 20001

9PM-11:30PM: National Town Hall: Economic Opportunity, Jobs!
Location:WCC
DETAILS: This discussion will focus on the impact of economic woes on the African-American community. The event is open to the public but you can also join in the discussion via live webcast and Twitter.

12:30PM-2PM: EMERGING LEADERS Instant Apprentice Power Luncheon (LC)
Location:WCC
DETAILS: A part of the Emerging Leaders package, this event is first come first served until capacity is reached.

2:30PM-5PM: SESSIONS
Location:WCC

6PM-8PM: CONVERSATION WITH THE CBC FOUNDERS
Location:Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW, 20001
DETAILS: Open to the public. Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) to speak.

7:30PM-9:30PM: EMERGING LEADERS RECEPTION
Location:Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth St. NW, 20001
DETAILS: A part of the Emerging Leaders package, no separate ticketing offered.

8:00PM-10:30PM: GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA
Location:United House of Prayer for All People, 601 M Street, NW 20001
DETAILS: Honorary hosts are Reps. Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.) and James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.), Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. and G.K. Butterfield.

8:00PM-10:30PM: JAZZ CONCERT
Location:WCC
DETAILS: Performers include world-renowned jazz pianist and composer, Randy Weston, and Ben Williams who won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition in 2009.

Friday, Sept. 23


8AM-5PM: SESSIONS
Location:WCC

8AM-6PM: REGISTRATION/TICKETING OPEN
Location:WCC

9AM-6PM: EXHIBIT SHOWCASE
Location:WCC
DETAILS: Held in the Exhibits center. Everything from health screening to the marketplace to the author’s pavilion a myriad of authors will do readings and book discussions. One author is Shirley Strawberry of the Steve Harvey Morning Show.

12PM-2PM: GENERAL SESSION LUNCHEON (LC)
Location:WCC

Saturday, Sept. 24


7AM-4PM: REGISTRATION/TICKETING OPEN
Location:WCC

7:30AM-10AM: PRAYER BREAKFAST
Location:Hall D - WCC

8AM-1PM: EXHIBIT SHOWCASE
Location: WCC

10AM-12PM: Faith Leaders Roundtable: Black Activism in the Time of Obama
Location:Room 147-AB-WCC
DETAILS: Honorary hosts are Reps. Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-Mo.) and Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.).

10:30AM-5PM: SESSIONS

6PM-9:30PM: PHOENIX AWARDS DINNER
Location:WCC
DETAILS: This is a ticketed event and one of the CBCF’s major fundraisers. President Barack Obama is scheduled to address attendees. Awards will be given to Lisa Jackson of the Environmental Protection Agency, entrepreneur George Forman, Rev. Joseph Lowry and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).

For a complete list of events visit http://cbcfinc.org/schedule-2011.html. A list of the CBCF sessions can be found at http://cbcfinc.org/images/stories/R_-_Session_Listing_By_Day_08-23-11.pdf.

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