Rep. Marcia Fudge attends a service at Mt. Zion Congregational Church in Cleveland on a recent Sunday.
“I know they’ve hired some African-Americans lately, that’s the best I can tell you,” Fudge said. “It’s wonderful that they’ve engaged a lot of young people, a lot of young energetic people. But I think there has to be someone there who understands the soul of African-Americans.”
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.