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Time to Learn How to Team with Michelle Obama to Support ‘When We All Vote’ By Vanessa Williams   Former First Lady Michelle Obama Video Message for WOC Midterm elections are less than two months away and it is time to get people inspired to vote! This election season, women of color are showing that…(Read More)

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Communities of Color Will Feel the Effects of a Weaker Consumer Financial Protection Bureau In early February, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), led by Trump appointee Mick Mulvaney, dropped a lawsuit against four online installment loan companies for allegedly deceiving consumers and collecting debts that were not legally owed. This move is part of…(Read More)

By Vanessa Williams Last November, he Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution published a study concluding that black incomes outpace the national median in 124 majority-black cities. However, these cities are finding it difficult to attract developers and investors for economic development. The study collected data from the 2015 American Community Survey that…(Read More)

On January 20, 2018, supporters of women’s rights and human rights gathered in civil protest against the Trump administration in cities across the world. On the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s time in office and the Women’s March of 2017, protesters highlighted many issues of relevance to women which warrant action…(Read More)

By Anita Estell Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day. And what a day it is: a great day to be reminded of the relevance of thoughts, words and actions that help light the way for people seeking to traverse the terrain needed to widen the paths of opportunities for all the people of the…(Read More)