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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.

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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