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“Redlining directed both public and private capital to native-born white families and away from African American and immigrant families,” concluded a team of researchers at four universities, including the University of Richmond, that put these maps online.
More than 73 percent of African Americans reported the inability to cover expenses for three months in an emergency, according to an April 2021 Pew Research Poll.  The Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted Americans overall in this category with only 4 in 10 Americans of all backgrounds reporting the ability to handle a $1000 emergency expense right now without using the charge card. 
To answer these questions, we collected 2019 data from the primary source of US tax information: The US Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, Statistics of Income (SOI) Division.
The PitchBLACK Awards ceremony, on April 28 will celebrate Black media storytellers by honoring the past (Trailblazer Award), the present (Forum Awards) and the future (Nonso Christian Ugbode Award). The ceremony’s keynote speaker is award-winning documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter (“John Lewis: Good Trouble and The Way I See It”).
This past weekend, a protest and candlelight vigil were held in Patrick’s memory; hundreds of Grand Rapids residents showed up, and Peter’s translator, a local pastor named Israel Siku, got a few of the marchers to re-create the incident as he’d viewed it in police footage. “It was an execution style,” he exclaimed, formulating a clear image of a cop holding Patrick on the ground, face down, and shooting him through the back of the head.
Kiva is thrilled to bring our crowdfunded, 0% interest loans to meet the needs of Baltimore’s most underserved entrepreneurs. In the U.S., where minority-owned, women-owned, and startup businesses face numerous barriers to financing, we’re proud to extend opportunity by lending to entrepreneurs based on character, not credit score,” Kiva co-founder and President Premal Shah said in a statement.
The bill simply calls for the reclassification of cannabis products so that it’s possession is no longer a criminal act under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.[2] When the industry is finally formalised and regulated on a federal level, new taxes would be levied on marijuana sales and the proceeds would go to helping the communities most adversely affected by the decades-long ‘war on drugs’ that first started under the Nixon administration over half a century ago.
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