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Congress Works to Aid College Access in Omnibus Bill

Over the weekend, Congress announced details of a $1.4 trillion omnibus bill that will include $900 billion COVID-19 relief aid for businesses and individuals,...

U.S. Senate Passes PARTNERS Act for HBCUs

Bipartisan legislation passed by the U.S. Senate last week that aims to strengthen partnerships between federal investors and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)...

Underrepresented Women Make History During Unprecedented Presidential Election

As election officials continue to count ballots in key swing states for the 2020 presidential race between Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, other...

Congress Experiences Increase in Minority Women, Decrease in LGBTQ Lawmakers

Results from the 2016 election brought good news for diversity and inclusion advocates on Wednesday: The 115th Congress will be more diverse than ever...

Congress Confirms First African American Woman as U.S. Attorney General

After a five-month-long, stalled nomination, Congress confirms President Obama’s nomination for U.S. Attorney General, making Loretta Lynch the first female African American to head...