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Assemblywoman Angela McKnight helps create laws that actually make a difference

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In our collective pursuit of economic empowerment, it is important to acknowledge the role of politics. It is also important to acknowledge the public officials that are working to create the policies that can help us  achieve our economic goals. Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, the 1st African American Assemblywoman for the 31st District for the state of New…

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Politician Aims to be the First Black Woman Governor in U.S History

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Stacey Abrams, a politician from Georgia, launched what she hopes will be a history-making campaign Saturday when she officially announced her candidacy for governor of the Peach State. The 43-year-old Democratic leader of the Georgia State House, who enters as the front-runner for her party’s nomination, is aiming to become the first Black woman to be…

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6 Black Issues That Public Policy Must Address Immediately

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Despite the importance of economic empowerment, I would argue that political power plays a bigger role in wealth creation. Political power influences public policy and legislature that address many socioeconomic issues that affect our ability to even start building a strong economic base. Here are a few issues affecting the Black community that public policy…

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