(left to right) Waldo McMillian from Charter Communications, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY), BNC Chairman JC Watts (Photo: Cheryl Brownlee)

(left to right) Waldo McMillian from Charter Communications, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY), BNC Chairman JC Watts (Photo: Cheryl Brownlee) NNPA NEWSWIRE — Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, the chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, joined a gathering of BNC officials, anchors, and other guests at a reception on December 3 in Washington, D.C., to toast the launch of the network.