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1. 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

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Fifty-five years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

2. 2020 Census Deadline Changed, Again

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The grace period extended by the U.S. Census Bureau has been changed, again.

3. Coronavirus Update: Federal Reserve Study Pushes For More Aid to Black Businesses in Next Stimulus

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A study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York details the effect of the pandemic on Black-owned businesses.

4. Cori Bush May Become the First Black Woman to Represent Missouri in Congress

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Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush defeated 10-term political veteran William Lacy Clay in the Missouri primary.

5. Stocks Could Hold The Keys To Black Ownership

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Investing is often touted as one of the most reliable pathways for wealth accumulation.

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