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United States Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys

United States Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys

About CSSBMB

Welcome

The U.S. Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys (CSSBMB) is an independent, bipartisan, non-Congressional Federal Commission dedicated to studying the most pressing issues impacting Black men and boys in the United States.

Through a research-based annual report, CSSBMB recommends policy solutions to eradicate disparities in civil rights and criminal justice, education, health and housing, and labor and employment.

Learn more about the U.S. Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys (CSSBMB) here.

Civil Rights & Criminal Justice

Black prison admissions have consistently increased throughout most of the 20th and 21st centuries. The criminal justice system’s impact on Black males represents a formidable challenge to African American families.

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Education

Educational attainment contributes to well-being, employment opportunities, income, and wealth. Black male learners deserve schools that ensure social, emotional, and academic learning are priorities each day.

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Health & Housing

Social determinants of health such as socioeconomic status, education, neighborhood, physical environment (e.g., housing), as well as access to and use of healthcare, play a major role in the health outcomes of Black men.

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Labor & Employment

CSSBMB explores challenges and barriers Black men face in entrepreneurship, sustainability of Black-owned businesses, and accessing stable employment opportunities.

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Commissisoner Wilson smiling and standing in front of the United State flag with a cowboy hat on.

Frederica S. Wilson

U.S. Representative and CSSBMB Commissioner

A Message from the Chair

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Sunshine Act Meeting
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