Strickland Calls For Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act to be Swiftly Considered by Congress

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Washington, D.C. —Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) led a bipartisan letter to Congressional leadership calling for the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act to be expeditiously considered by Congress. The MORE Act ends the federal prohibition on marijuana and seeks justice for those who have been convicted on marijuana-related charges. […]

The Meaning of Kwanzaa

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Kwanzaa is a Swahili word that means “first” and signifies the first fruits of the harvest. From December 26 to January 1, many people of African descent in America-celebrate Kwanzaa. In Africa, there are many customs that are common among the various ethnic groups found on the continent. One of […]

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Passes Away at 90

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a towering figure who helped bring an end to apartheid in South Africa, has passed away in Cape Town. He was 90. “The passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is another chapter of bereavement in our nation’s farewell to a generation of outstanding South Africans who […]

Goldman Sachs Turns Its Sights On Black And Latinx Founders With New Entrepreneurship Program

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The investment bank announced its inaugural black and Latinx entrepreneur cohort, part of Launch With GS, its $500 million commitment to allocate capital to companies with diverse leadership. Less than 3% of venture dollars went to female-led companies in 2019. For black and Latinx founders, that number dropped to 1%. Combining both factors, […]