DC Statehood is Racial Justice

DC Statehood is Racial Justice

Session Type(s): Panel

Starts: Thursday, Oct. 7 3:45 PM (Eastern)

Ends: Thursday, Oct. 7 4:45 PM (Eastern)

Long tied to voting rights and representation, the issue of DC Statehood is rooted in racism. Throughout the history of the District, white politicians have worked to reduce and eliminate black power in the District of Columbia. For activists and allies interested in dismantling systemic racism, Statehood for DC is an achievable solution with immediate impact. Our panel of national and local leaders will lead a conversation on the issues throughout history and present in proposed alternative solutions to Statehood.