The Harm Reduction Program Grant supports community-based programs geared toward overdose prevention, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services.
U.S. Senator and Judiciary Committee member John Kennedy (R-La.) said Tuesday ofJoe Biden's promise, "No. 1, I want a nominee who knows a law book from a J.Crew catalog. No. 2, I want a nominee who’s not going to try to rewrite the Constitution every other Thursday to try to advance a ‘woke agenda.’”
Beyond being a Black woman, civil rights groups say, Biden's nominee needs to value racial equity and not be influenced by politics in order to help bring balance to the Supreme Court.
President Joe Biden said in no uncertain terms that Vice President Kamala Harris will definitely be his running mate in 2024 and pushed back against the narrative that he may have let down Black voters to whom campaign promises have not been kept.
Biden's challenge Tuesday wasn't just to Senate holdouts, but for those who are waiting for some return to civility that has never existed for Black and other communities of color.
President Biden's extension of a moratorium on federal student loan debt payments falls short of demands to cancel it altogether as the racial wealth gap continues to widen. Studies show that Black students are affected the most by student debt.
Despite still-fresh images of white men on horseback rounding up Haitian migrants in Texas, the Biden administration is on the hunt for a new contract to operate a migrant detention facility at the U.S. naval base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
White House Senior Advisor for Public Engagement Trey Baker highlighted several areas of the president's agenda directly impacting Black communities, as the president makes a big push for his expansive infrastructure plan.
Senior Advisor to the president, Cedric Richmond, said the bipartisan infrastructure framework was designed to address issues disproportionately impacting Black and other communities of color.
Brenda Mallory, the first Black chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, says new guidance for the Justice40 Initiative gives federal agencies a framework for ensuring historically underinvested communities receive at least 40% of the benefits from climate change and clean energy projects.