The Citistates Group presents

Thank you for reading Citiwire.net. This website is no longer being updated, as of October 2013. We invite you to visit our new site at Citiscope.org.

Welcome to Citiwire.net – January 31

Welcome to Citiwire.net! What will be the legacy of America’s first black president in the long struggle for justice for black Americans? To date, President Obama’s been disappointingly silent on that topic, Neal Peirce writes, offering a suggestion: Take a serious look at the criminal justice system and its inequitable treatment of African Americans. … From guest columnist Doug Henton we get a look at how California is emerging from its deep recession. A blend of spending cuts and a tax increase is working – but a divide is emerging between coastal metro regions clearly in recovery and inland regions being left behind.