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This originally appeared in The Hill The power players in the Maryland congressional delegation are pressuring Democratic leaders to oppose any new cuts affecting federal workers as part of a budget deal. The lawmakers, who hold prominent spots in both chambers and represent thousands of federal employees, have long argued that those workers have been […]

This op ed originally appeared in The Afro “In America today, college is available to everyone prepared to move forward in life,” Dr. Claudio Prieto, then Assistant U.S. Education Secretary, once observed. “For minorities like us, there are still barriers to obtaining an education, but with hard work, those barriers are manageable….” Most of us […]

The Affordable Care Act and Minority Outreach: Is the Word Getting Out? audio/mpeg iconDownload November 19, 2013 Credit: United Workers/flickr Credit: United Workers/flickr In order to get a better understanding of how Maryland is reaching out to minority populations around the state, we hear from several people engaged in this issue, including Congressman Elijah Cummings […]