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Blacks, Minorities Encouraged to Apply for UDC Gardener Program

WASHINGTON INFORMER — The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, of the University of the District of Columbia, again will offer the D.C. Master Gardener Program. […read more]

Mike Espy

Espy’s Path to the U.S. Senate Includes Black, White and ‘Purple People’ of Mississippi 

Mike Espy, the first African-American elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi since Reconstruction, a former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, and now a practicing attorney, is running for a U.S. Senate seat against two Republican candidates in a special election. To win outright, a candidate needs 51 percent of the total vote or else the top two vote-getters will compete again in a run-off. […read more]