Biden Announces Key Staff Appointments

In a news release, Biden’s campaign officials noted that “these diverse, experienced, and talented individuals demonstrate President-elect Biden’s commitment to building an administration that looks like America.” The campaign noted further that each has deep government expertise and will be ready to help the president-elect deliver results for working families on day one. […]

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Student Loan Debt Widens Racial Wealth Gap

     With the freeze placed on student loan repayments set to end December 31, Biden has gotten behind the Democrat-led House’s HEROES Act, which calls on the federal government to pay off up to $10,000 in private, nonfederal student loans for economically distressed borrowers. “People having to make choices between paying their student loan and paying the rent … debt relief should be done immediately,” Biden stated during a news conference on Monday, November 16. […]

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Ciara And Russell Wilson Donate $1.75M For Creation Of Washington-Based Charter School

The pair donated $1.75 million through their nonprofit organization Why Not You Foundation—which is centered on advancing children’s education and health initiatives and eradicating poverty towards the rebranding of a program dubbed Cascade Midway Academy. The high school was slated to open its doors early this year, but the school’s launch was postponed due to the global pandemic. The school’s founders Scott Canfield and Garth Reeves connected with the Wilsons and were provided with financial support. […]