Ricketts names African American Affairs commission members

The commission will coordinate programs related to Nebraska’s African American community related to housing, education, welfare, and employment.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has named 14 members to the state’s newly created Commission on African American Affairs. The commission was created through a state law passed in last year’s legislative session. Members will serve four-year terms. The commission will coordinate programs related to Nebraska’s African American community related to housing, education, welfare, employment and other issues.

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