Frustrated congressional Democrats accused the Trump administration Friday of politicizing the 2020 census after a Justice Department official declined to answer questions on how the administration came to include a census question asking people about their citizenship status.
Recently, the Democratic members of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, working in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus, issued a report on the economic challenges facing African Americans today. It found that vast disparities remain. We plan to explore these startling inequities at a Congressional Black Caucus and Joint Economic Committee forum to be held Tuesday morning at the University of Baltimore.
By G. K. Butterfield, Carolyn Maloney and Elijah E. Cummings