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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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Elijah Cummings, Respected Maryland Rep. and House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Dies at 68

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Thursday morning from “complications concerning longstanding health issues,” according to a statement from spokeswoman Trudy Perkins. He was 68. #Breaking from @RepCummings his office says he has passed away @wbalradio pic.twitter.com/CHRRR6QNo6 — Anne Kramer WBAL…

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Three Men Are Suspected of Killing Joshua Brown, Two Arrested

According to the Associated Press, Dallas police Tuesday identified three suspects in the murder of Joshua Brown. Brown was killed 10 days after he testified against Amber Guyger. He was a key witness in Guyger’s trial which stemmed from the murder of Botham Jean, an unarmed Black man who lived…

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Amber Guyger Found Guilty of Murdering Botham Jean

Disgraced former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was convicted of murder for killing Botham Jean, her unarmed neighbor, and could be sentenced to up to 99 years in prison. The jury, made up of a diverse group of people according to a tweet from attorney S. Lee Meritt, took less…

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Mario Wood’s Execution Led To Colin Kaepernick’s Activism

In a candid interview with Paper Magazine, former San Francisco 49ers superstar Colin Kaepernick disclosed what sparked his activism against injustice, racism, and police brutality. According to the magazine, the caveat which ushered him further into activism was Mario Woods’ execution by officers in the San Francisco Police Department in…