back to News Briefs | Cynthia McKinney | co-globalize | rat haus | Index | Search | tree

Return to the Homepage!
McKinney - News Briefs

House Legislation

Condolezza Rice meets with the CBC Task Force on WCAR

August 1, 2001

(WASHINGTON, DC) Yesteday, The Congressional Black Caucus Task Force on the World Conference Against Racism, headed by Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (D-GA), met with National Security Advisor, Condolezza Rice at the White House. "The elimination of racism and discrimination are integral themes in the history of the United States and of great importance to all Americans," stated McKinney.

The CBC has been vocal in urging the Bush Administration not to boycott WCAR. The meeting with Ms. Rice was to enlighten her on the issues being broached at the WCAR have both compelling domestic as well as international importance and the United States involvement in the WCAR will help to bring these many significant issues into sharper focus, both home and abroad.

The Task Force wants the Administration to adopt policy positions at the WCAR that seek to advance an understanding of current and historic factors contributing to racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance. "It is essential that the United States play the same leading role in the WCAR that it seeks and maintains in other international organizations," concluded McKinney.

News Briefs Home

ConstituentServices | HouseLegislation | NewsBriefs
Guestbook | CongressOnline | Tours &Flag Info | GA's 4th District

back to News Briefs | Cynthia McKinney | co-globalize | rat haus | Index | Search | tree