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systemic racism

Black History Month: Steps toward dismantling systemic racism in the U.S. 

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Today, a House Judiciary subcommittee is hosting a hearing to discuss the H.R. 40 bill which seeks to create a commission that would explore reparations for Black Americans who have faced disproportionate disadvantages due to long lasting systemic racism. If passed, this would be a major step toward dismantling systemic racism in the U.S. 
latinos nominated to the cabinet

A closer look at the Latinos nominated to Biden's Cabinet

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Representation and diversity have been central to President Biden’s choices for top White House positions. As promised during the 2020 election, the Cabinet nominations are many historic "firsts" including multiple Latinos nominated to the Cabinet. 
American Rescue Plan

How the $1.9 Trillion "American Rescue Plan" will help communities rebuild post-COVID

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The twin disasters of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fallout have left families reeling from sickness, unemployment, and increases in food anxiety. Communities of color have especially been disproportionately affected.As President Biden steps into office, it is crucial that these issues be addressed with the recovery plan that will aim to combat these crises. 

President Biden to propose immigration reform bill that will legalize 11 million

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During his first days in office, President Joe Biden's first agenda is to address the long-elusive goal of immigration reform with a groundbreaking legislative package and immigration bill that will grant a quicker pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million immigrants who are in the country without legal status.