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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…

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…

Democratic Party: Racially Charged Infighting Intensifies

And so, the fight continues and expands. On Saturday, racially-charged conversations and tensions within the House Democratic Caucus reached new heights. At the liberal Netroots Nation conference, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) said the Democratic party doesn’t need “any more black voices that don’t want to be a black voice.” Rep. Ilhan Omar…

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says 10 Words at Drag Show, Crowd Loses It

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) gave a surprise appearance at a drag show at the McKittrick Hotel in New York City this past Friday night. Ocasio-Cortez was there for Bartschland Follies, a drag and burlesque show produced by NYC legend Susanne Bartsch that features many LGBTQ performers — including drag queens, drag…