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JESSE JACKSON: A Question of Justice

This is a question of justice. The Trail of Tears was a brutal act of terror enforced on a proud people that, ironically, were among the Native American leaders in seeking to make peace with the new American settlers. The post JESSE JACKSON: A Question of Justice appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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WILLIAMS: The Right Time

As I write, we are less than 50 days from the midterm elections. I do not feel hyperbolic at all when I say that this election is, and will be, the most consequential in our lifetimes. The post WILLIAMS: The Right Time appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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JEALOUS: Black Women Holding Trump Accountable

Former President Donald Trump has spent a lifetime getting away with things. Rich and willing to use an army of lawyers to defend his abuses and bully people he has wronged into submission, Trump is a prime example of the inequities in our justice system. The post JEALOUS: Black Women Holding Trump Accountable appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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D.C.-Area Political Leaders Discuss Post-COVID Issues

Washington, D.C.-area political leaders remain upbeat about the region’s prospects for economic growth as the coronavirus pandemic wanes and people return to pre-pandemic modes. However, they’re also cognizant of challenges that must be addressed including the lack of affordable housing. The post D.C.-Area Political Leaders Discuss Post-COVID Issues appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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ACC Boat Ride Headlines D.C.’s Political VIPs

The District’s political movers and shakers cast aside the remnants of Tropical Storm Ian to eat, network, schmooze and talk politics at the Anacostia Coordinating Council’s 29th Annual Luncheon Cruise on Oct. 1. The post ACC Boat Ride Headlines D.C.’s Political VIPs appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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D.C. Statehood Forum Focuses on Next Steps

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and four panelists talked about the future of the District statehood movement on Sept. 29 as the midterm elections loom in November at the 51st Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference. The post D.C. Statehood Forum Focuses on Next Steps appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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Bowser Admin Releases Black Homeownership Report

The Bowser Administration released a report authored by the Black Homeownership Strike Force on Oct. 3 at the Howard Theatre in Northwest that details the problems Black Washingtonians have buying […] The post Bowser Admin Releases Black Homeownership Report appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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8B Education Investments Launches $111M Initiative to Finance African Student Education

8B Education Investments, which built the first platform that connects high-potential African students with world-class colleges and universities and the tools needed to level up their applications and financial options, announced a partnership with Nelnet Bank to originate $30 million of loans over three years. The post 8B Education Investments Launches $111M Initiative to Finance African Student Education appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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