U.S. President Joe Biden, while visiting the site of one of the most brutal attacks in the country in Oklahoma, Tulsa, has called for a narrowing of America’s ethnic wealth gap amid a debate over Republican efforts to curb nationwide voting rights. The black community in U.S. history.
Tuesday’s trip to Biden’s Greenwood, Tulsa neighborhood known as “Black Wall Street” before a white mob was destroyed in a two-day riot in 1921, highlighted the White House’s efforts to heal America’s racist wounds in protest of the Live Matter Increased a year ago.
It also comes at a time of increasingly tense political battles over Republican efforts to block voting access in several states, including Georgia, Florida and Texas, which critics see as a campaign to limit electoral participation among blacks and Hispanics.
On Sunday, Texas Democratic lawmakers walked out of the state House of Representatives late at night to block a bill. Limit voting. Biden slammed the law as “un-American,” while national party chairman Jaime Harrison called it “Jim Crow 2.0,” referring to discriminatory laws and policies once in place in the southern states.
But Texas Republicans are hoping to save the fight and move again in favor of an election oversight bill in their special session of state legislature.
On A. At the national level, Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a bill that would enforce restrictions on state-level voting. But it has stalled in the Senate, where Biden’s party does not have the necessary supermarket to take it forward under the rules of the upper chamber.
As Republicans have become enthusiastic in their efforts to impose a ban on voting, Biden has called for a change in Senate rules by many in his party that would allow Democrats to reform the franchise without any Republican support.
Ahead of his visit to Tulsa, Biden issued a declaration calling on the American people to “reflect the deep roots of our nation’s racist terrorism and to refuse to work to eradicate systemic racism across our country.”
An attack on Greenwood 100 years ago killed 300 black people and left thousands homeless. Biden plans to meet with community leaders and genocide survivors during his visit.
The White House has called for new measures to bridge the racial divide in the United States, including a crackdown on discrimination in home appraisals and a বাড় 100 billion increase in federal contracts for small businesses in disadvantaged communities. অংশ 2.3tn as part of it Infrastructure planning, The White House has tagged 15 billion to rebuild transportation grids that divide black and white communities by contributing to racial inequality.
The White House said in a statement that “following the devastation in the Greenwood neighborhood and its families, it followed laws and policies that made recovery almost impossible,” the White House said in a statement. “And the long-term restructuring by the federal government of black entrepreneurs and small businesses has denied a fair shot at rebuilding Black Wall Street.”