It’s Official!

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“I am thrilled and delighted that Jane Dittmar is going to be our next Representative in the U.S. Congress from the Fifth Congressional District. Jane has an outstanding record of accomplishments in public service and the private sector, and is dedicated to serving the citizens of the Fifth District. She has been building a strong … Continue reading It’s Official!

Obama thanks Olivia Ferguson McQueen for her help desegregating Virginia schools

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On election night in 2008, Olivia Ferguson McQueen held her breath. It wasn’t about politics. She watched the numbers anxiously all night, then gasped, shocked and elated to see an African-American elected president of the United States. It felt personal, and communal, for her, an all-but-unknown civil rights pioneer. As a young girl in Virginia … Continue reading Obama thanks Olivia Ferguson McQueen for her help desegregating Virginia schools