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by: Valencia Mohammed Special to the AFRO - Jul 30, 2014
It has been a grueling month for District residents insulted time and time again by Republican congressional leaders attacking the D.C. Home Rule Charter. The most recent assault came from U. S. Rep. John Mica (R-Fl.) responding to President Barack Obama’s comment about supporting statehood for the District of Columbia.
Stand Up! For Democracy in D.C. (Free DC) has launched an aggressive campaign to respond to the derogatory remarks made by Rep. Mica and to send a message to others on Capitol Hill – racism will not be tolerated. (Please read the rest of this article by clicking "Read More" below)
Also from the Historic Washington Afro American Newspaper:
On August 20 2014, the DC Statehood movement gained a new and powerful supporter! The Progressive Democrats of America (http://www.pdamerica.org/) DC letter drop team visited 17 Congressional offices on August 20, 2014. The letters, which all included a request for cosponsorship of HR 292 and S. 132, the House and Senate New Columbia Admission Act, gave the DC Statehood movement the crucial support of a national organization with national outreach.
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