Category: Project 21 Press Releases

Stop Forcing Black Citizens to Subsidize Non-Citizens

Stop Forcing Black Citizens to Subsidize Non-Citizens

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Prohibit Illegal Immigrants from Accessing Public Services Washington, DC - Illegal immigrants should be prohibited from accessing all but emergency public services because the cost of these services unfairly and disproportionately falls on black families, according to the black leadership network ...
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Make Schools Serving Black Students Better Through Competition

Make Schools Serving Black Students Better Through Competition

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... Make Them Safer By Arming Personnel, Black Leaders Say Washington, D.C. – Students trapped in failing schools can be freed by encouraging competition among public schools through the provision of vouchers and “Tax Credit Scholarships,” according to the black ...
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Black Leaders Urge Repeal of Gas and “Sin Taxes” to Level Playing Field for Minorities

Black Leaders Urge Repeal of Gas and “Sin Taxes” to Level Playing Field for Minorities

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Washington, D.C. – Excise taxes should be repealed because they harm the poor disproportionately by requiring them to pay a higher portion of their incomes in taxes, say members of the Project 21 black leadership network. In its “Blueprint for ...
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Big Government’s Focus on Fines and Fees Disparately Impacts Poor, Minority Communities

Big Government’s Focus on Fines and Fees Disparately Impacts Poor, Minority Communities

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Black Leaders Offer Better Deal From the Criminal Justice System Washington, D.C. – Law enforcement agencies focus too much on revenue-generating activities that have a negative impact on poor and minority communities, further straining the relationship between police and the ...
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Is Starbucks-Style “Racial Bias Training” Discriminatory?

Is Starbucks-Style “Racial Bias Training” Discriminatory?

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Black Activists Ask Justice Department, EEOC to Investigate “Troubling Trend” Targeting Employees’ Race and Gender Washington, DC. – Over 8,000 Starbucks locations nationwide will close today to counsel approximately 175,000 employees about how to avoid their “implicit bias… [to] ensure ...
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Black Leaders Meet With Ben Carson and Praise the Secretary for his Work Requirement Proposal for Subsidized Housing

Black Leaders Meet With Ben Carson and Praise the Secretary for his Work Requirement Proposal for Subsidized Housing

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HUD Welfare Reform Efforts “Compliant” With Project 21’s “Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America” Washington, DC. – During a meeting with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, representatives from the Project 21 black leadership network informed ...
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Better Deal for Black College Students: Make Schools Meet Minimum Graduation Rates, Stop Tuition Inflation and End Campus Segregation

Better Deal for Black College Students: Make Schools Meet Minimum Graduation Rates, Stop Tuition Inflation and End Campus Segregation

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Black Leaders Suggest Linking Federal Student Aid to Policies That Help Black Students Succeed Washington, D.C. – Failures by K-12 school systems to prepare black students for college are compounded by inadequate college admissions policies and support programs, according to ...
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Black Leaders Praise Proposed Food Stamp Work Requirement in Farm Bill

Black Leaders Praise Proposed Food Stamp Work Requirement in Farm Bill

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Provision “Compliant” With Project 21’s “Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America” Washington, D.C. – A provision of the “Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018” (HR 2, the “Farm Bill”) requiring able-bodied recipients who receive food stamp benefits to ...
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Black Leaders Urge Reduced Police Role in Regulatory Enforcement, Increased Autism Training and Gun Legalization to Improve Community-Police Relations

Black Leaders Urge Reduced Police Role in Regulatory Enforcement, Increased Autism Training and Gun Legalization to Improve Community-Police Relations

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Costs to be Covered by Disarming Federal Agencies Washington, DC. – To improve community-police relations, police should get out of the regulation business, be given greater training in identifying and dealing with those with autism and other cognitive disabilities, build ...
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A Better Deal for Black Employment Demanded by Black Leaders

A Better Deal for Black Employment Demanded by Black Leaders

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Project 21 Calls for Repeal of Discriminatory Laws Hindering Black Economic Prosperity Washington, D.C. – Jim Crow-era regulations created for the express purpose of denying blacks economic opportunity are still on the books and must be repealed to promote black ...
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