Highlight: “If you look at who’s graduating in STEM fields right now… you have 3% or less of African American, Native American, and Latino graduates,” @SBRAmerica’ Kass Dawson says. “It’s not really the tech companies’ fault… but they gotta start doing more to get students.”
“Regardless of whoever our nominee is, they will need to attract African-American, Latino voters and young voters. That’s the only way that we’ll win.” @XochitlHinojosa on what the Democratic nominee needs to do to unify the party #Newsnight
Bernie Sanders on weed: "We’re going to provide help to the African-American, Latino, Native American communities to start businesses to sell legal marijuana rather than let a few corporations to control the market.”
Sanders: 'We're gonna provide help to the African American, Latino, Native American community to start businesses to sell legal marijuana, rather than let a few corporations control the legalized marijuana market.' #DemDebate
New York just decriminalized possession of less than 2 oz. of marijuana, saying existing laws "disproportionately affect African American and Latino communities." It will also create a process to expunge an est. 600,000 convictions.
Check out the diversity of new House: - Women: 89 Dems, 13 Republican - African-American: 52 Dems, 1 Republican - Latino: 33 Dems, 5 Republican - Jewish: 24 Dems, 2 Republican - Asian-American: 14 Dems, 0 Republican - LGBTQ: 8 Dems, 0 Republican - Muslim: 3 Dems, 0 Republican
Under , we have lowest African-American unemployment rate in history, lowest Latino unemployment & more job openings than people out of work. This is a drastic change from the Obama years but if Left wins in November, all this progress could be erased.
Tillerson's State Department has fired or demoted most African American and Latino diplomats: report