Congressional Black Caucus Visits Ghana to Commemorate Arrival of Africans in US

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Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La.,hands the gavel to the new Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., during Congressional Black Caucus members swearing-in ceremony ot The Warner Theatre in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, right, speaks during a hearing about reparation for the descendants of slaves before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Looking on is Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

14 members of the Congressional Black Caucus are in Ghana commemorating 400 years since the first African slaves were brought to the United States.

April Ryan speaks with CBC Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) about the pilgrimage to Ghana, progress in the community, and defending Congress members against racist attacks from the president.

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