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Lawmakers debate how to address racial economic disparities

Lawmakers debate how to address racial economic disparities

Lawmakers and experts suggested ways Thursday that the federal government could reduce racial economic disparities, including increasing school choice, creating trust accounts for newborns and providing relatives of Black World War II veterans with previously withheld GI Bill benefits.

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Lawmakers debate how to address racial economic disparities

Lawmakers and experts suggested ways Thursday that the federal government could reduce racial economic disparities, including increasing school choice, creating trust accounts for newborns and providing relatives of Black World War II veterans with previously withheld GI Bill benefits.

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More than 150 volunteers helped crochet a mural of Kamala Harris, the first female Vice President. An Oklahoma City artist is represented on that wall. Kristian Kelly has been crocheting for nearly 10 years and helped organize the project.

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Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits

Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits

WASHINGTON — The long-held precedent of upholding abortion rights, as established in Roe v. Wade, appeared more vulnerable following oral arguments on Wednesday over the legality of Mississippi’s near total ban on the procedure. State Solicitor General Scott Stewart...

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Justices Appear Supportive of Mississippi Abortion Limits

WASHINGTON — The long-held precedent of upholding abortion rights, as established in Roe v. Wade, appeared more vulnerable following oral arguments on Wednesday over the legality of Mississippi’s near total ban on the procedure. State Solicitor General Scott Stewart...

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Afghan Refugee Resettlement Remains National Priority, Officials Say

Afghan Refugee Resettlement Remains National Priority, Officials Say

The successful assimilation and accommodation of refugees and U.S. allies from Afghanistan will remain a top priority, Biden officials said during a virtual town hall this week to discuss Operation Allies Welcome – a federal initiative aimed at the resettlement and rehabilitation of vulnerable Afghans. 

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