Bush Aide Promises To Seek $3 Million For U.N. Race Conference
Posted: Sunday, July 1, 2001
WASHINGTON (NNPA)--At a packed and heated forum that scorched two of her White House colleagues, a Black U.S. State Department official said she will ask the Bush administration for a $3 million allocation toward the World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance (WCAR) in Durban, South Africa from Aug. 31 to Sept. 7.
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Debra Carr, chair of the U.S. Interagency Task Force on the conference, made the commitment during a heated Congressional Black Caucus roundtable last week, chaired by Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.), who heads the CBC task force on WCAR. More
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