Here is a link to an eloquent statement by Jesse Jackson, Sr., expressing how far we still have to go to establish equality of opportunity 300 years after the first African slaves landed in America. It is from today's New York Times.
Monday, December 31, 2018
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Link to talking points on why asking about citizenship on the 2020 census will likely cut federal funding to our communities
One of the issues on which LWVRI members need to act this year is to oppose putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census. You can see why this is so critically important to your community at this link. Please contact your legislators and urge them to oppose putting the question on the census.