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Topic: racial equity

Hodges ’22: Granting D.C. statehood is a step toward achieving racial equity in the Capitol

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Hodges ’22: Granting D.C. statehood is a step toward achieving racial equity in the Capitol

September 13, 2021 6 comments

Even as the House Select Committee investigating the attack convenes, what remains absent from the conversation is the extent to which D.C. is symbolic of some of the most acute racial justice issues facing our nation: issues of equity, political representation and access.