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Press Release 03.22.21

Henderson to Congress: DC Residents Must Have a Voice in our Democracy

WASHINGTON — Wade J. Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, will testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform today on the urgent need for D.C. statehood. In his testimony, Henderson emphasizes that the continued disenfranchisement of D.C. residents before Congress stands out as the most blatant violation of the most important civil right Americans have: the right to vote.

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