Category: Financial Markets

Accountability in Action: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Challenges Banks at Town Hall Meeting in Inglewood

On Saturday, December 2, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, representing California’s 43rd District, led a discussion at Inglewood High School to tackle the pressing issue of banking accessibility within the community. This town hall meeting served not only as an open discussion but also as a call to action for residents to actively participate in shaping the financial landscape of this underserved community.

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Conservative Group Files Lawsuit Against Venture Capital Fund That Offers Help to Black Women-Owned Businesses

With the white sheets removed, the hoods now off, and the dog whistles as overt as they were during Jim Crow and the struggle for civil rights in the mid-20th century, a conservative group that spearheaded the Supreme Court’s overturning of affirmative action now has set its sights on Black women.

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Ranking Member Waters Urges Fortune 100 Financial Services CEOs to Remain Committed to Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Despite Republican Threats

 Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, sent a letter to the CEOs of the nation’s Fortune 100 financial services companies urging them to continue their diversity and inclusion practices, particularly following threats from Republican Attorneys General pressuring them to divest from these practices, which Congresswoman Waters slammed them for in a recently released statement

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