Congressman Cleaver refuses to vote for Financial Stability Improvement Act and demands answers for African-Americans (2009)

Press release detailing Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s (MO) refusal, along with nine other CBC colleagues on the House Financial Services Committee, to vote on the Financial Stability Improvement Act (H.R. 3996). The protest was an effort to draw attention to the lack of investment in African American communities. December 8, 2009

Date: 12/8/2009

Creator: Emanuel Cleaver

Location: Website of Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II [Accessed April 9, 2014]

Access Conditions: Fair Use

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