February 2001 Table of Contents

Martinez recognizes nation’s housing needs

After completion of his confirmation hearings, the U.S. Senate as well as various housing advocates seemed happy with President George Bush’s choice for HUD secretary, Melquiades Martinez. Read more

Excerpts from Confirmation Hearing of HUD Secretary Mel Martinez

At his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, HUD Secretary Mel Martinez expressed his desire to reduce homelessness, increase minority homeownership and take a lead role in the nationwide debate about managing growth Read more

Harlem Rennaissance

NEW YORK--“Duke” Ellington and Langston Hughes headlined Harlem’s first “renaissance” in the 1920s Read more

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