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In an effort to stave off a catastrophic economic crash and aid families, businesses and schools during the nationwide shutdown, Congress reached an agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package. Some conservatives, however, took umbrage that the deal included $13 million earmarked for Howard University, one of the country’s premier HBCUs. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Florida,…

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Out of all the tragic consequences of the economic crisis, conceivably the most ruinous is the reality that each day, more and more Americans are struggling to feed their families. Recent stats from the USDA specify that 14.2 percent of the United States’ population participated in SNAP; now officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…

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