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May 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams’ (D-NC)Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education for HBCU Excellence Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act) is receiving high praise in Washington, D.C. and beyond.

May 7, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC), Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), and Representative French Hill (R-AR) announced the Institutional Grants for New Infrastructure, Technology, and Education at HBCUs Act (IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act).

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress:

Apr 27, 2021 Press Release

CHARLOTTE – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) announced that Debra Weeks, Chief Executive Officer of the C.W. Williams Community Health Center, will be her guest for President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, guests will attend virtually this year.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), Congressman Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) on the status of Black maternal health in our country.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, April 26 at 10:30 a.m., Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) will lead a virtual roundtable with Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), Rep. Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and Rep.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and Rep.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on today’s guilty verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin:

Apr 19, 2021 Press Release

Greensboro, N.C. – Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement on Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to North Carolina in support of President Joe Biden's American Jobs Plan:

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Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The United Negro College Fund added its voice Wednesday to calls from other supporters of historically black colleges for the White House to delay the HBCU Week conference set for September.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON

The Congressional Black Caucus, a formidable bloc of lawmakers with a big say in the fate of President Donald Trump and his legislation, Monday sent him a terse, clear message: We don't think you understand us at all.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The growing aftermath of the White House controversy following violence and bigotry in Charlottesville, VA last weekend has reached the HBCU community, as leaders from advocacy groups and Capitol Hill are calling for the Trump Administration to cancel the annual White House Initiative on HBCUs conference.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Alma Adams has urged President Donald Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to postpone the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference in September because, she said, Trump hasn’t fulfilled the promises he made when he signed an executive order in February.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., reacted Thursday to President Trump’s tweets that the removal of Confederate statues around the country is foolish and would damage the nation’s history and culture.

Burr and U.S. Rep. David Price, D-4th, were the only members of the state’s delegation to Congress who talked about Trump’s most recent statements about Confederate monuments.

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

The searing images of Neo-Nazis and white supremacists battling on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia,  with counter-protesters on Saturday, culminating in the tragic murder of a young white woman when a car driven by an alleged Nazi sympathizer slammed into an unsuspecting crowd, are still in the minds and hearts of most African-Americans almost a

Sep 28, 2017 In The News

At Moore Place north of uptown Tuesday, local leaders gathered to talk about possible solutions to what’s become a major theme in Charlotte politics: Affordable housing and the lack thereof, as the city’s boom continues.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Unconvinced federal authorities will call out white nationalism, Charlotte’s social and political leaders are taking up the cause.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — With great fanfare, President Donald Trump vowed to outdo former President Barack Obama in supporting the nation’s historically black colleges when he signed an executive order in February to place oversight of the schools directly in the White House.

Six months later, the school’s leaders are still waiting for results.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News

Jean Busby had no idea dehydration could be so expensive.


After feeling dizzy and thirsty during a rally at the state capitol, the Charlotte resident was rushed to a Raleigh hospital, where she learned the hard truth about health insurance.

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