View Full Version : Changing the name of the Congressional Black Caucus

09-10-2010, 12:50 PM
In the Future the Congressional Black Caucus will be referred to as the

"United Negro College Fund II" (*Political Corruption is a Terrible thing to waste)

Another Congressman giving Scholarships to his family, from the Congressional Black Caucus Fund.


The Congressional Black Caucus has another scandal on its hands relating to the use of their charitable scholarships and nepotism. After the exposure of Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnsonís awards to her grandchildren and other family members and her attempts to mislead people about her actions, the CBC promised to audit the program and the use their members make of it. They can add another member to the priority list, according to Politico:

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.) awarded three scholarships from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation to his stepdaughter and wifeís niece between 2003 and 2005, according to records from the non-profit group. Ö

In 2003, Emmaundia Whitaker, the niece of Vivian Creighton Bishop, who is Bishopís wife, was awarded an education scholarship. She was also given a similar award in 2005.

And in 2003, Aayesha Owens Reese, the congressmanís stepdaughter, was granted an education scholarship as well.

Bishop offered a different defense than Johnson. He claims that the CBC didnít make nepotism against the rules until 2008, which means that he had no bar on awarding his stepdaughter and niece the scholarships.

09-10-2010, 01:29 PM
Nepotism knows no racial bounds. Black folk have not cornered the market on this....all manner of people do it...and it sucks!