Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-cortez

AOC celebrates a victory in Among Us during her Twitch stream

AOC Livestreamed ‘Among Us’ on Twitch to Encourage Everyone (but Particularly Young People) to Vote

New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is stepping up Democratic efforts to make sure young voters are prepared when heading to the polls on Election Day, especially in light of COVID-19. On Oct. 21, 2020, AOC livestreamed on Twitch to engage with the younger demographic that frequents the video game-centric…

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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty Grills Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Civil Rights Practices

Facebook has been in headlines frequently lately, and the press has not been positive. After claims of unfair working conditions, retaliation and pandering to right-wing figures, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s name is in the news again. He attended a congressional hearing on Wednesday to discuss Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra. Instead,…

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Freshmen Democratic Congresswomen Omar Endorses Bernie Sanders, AOC Expected to Follow Suit

Freshmen Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar has given 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders her endorsement. The 78-year old senator from Vermont received the endorsement from Omar in on Tuesday night in a video that she released on Twitter. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, is expected to endorse…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls out Mitch McConnell for Photo of Men in ‘Team Mitch” Shirts Choking and Groping Cardboard Cutout

A photo of seven young white men wearing “Team Mitch” shirts and pretending to choke a cardboard cutout of Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez surfaced on Twitter Monday. Mitch McConnell and the men faced backlash — including from Ocasio-Cortez herself. The photo was originally shared on Instagram with the caption, “break me…

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Louisiana Police Officers Fired for Threatening AOC, But Chief Refuses to Call Comment a Real ‘Threat’

A small bit of justice was doled out on Monday when two Louisiana police officers from Gretna, Louisiana were fired after one of them wrote a violent Facebook post threatening Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and another officer “liked” the post. Now, former officer, Charlie Rispoli wrote on Facebook: “This vile…

Trump's 'Go Back' Tweets Against Congresswomen of Color Would Be Considered Workplace Discrimination

Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Tweets Against Congresswomen of Color Would Be Considered Workplace Discrimination

If the United States government were a company and President Trump an employer, his tweet in which he told four congresswomen of color to “go back” to their home countries would constitute as workplace discrimination. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex (D-N.Y.), Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) were…