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House Passes Anti-Lynching Bill After 120 Years of Failure

New York Times: “A measure to add lynching to the United States Criminal Code passed in the House. The Senate passed a version of the bill last year. Once the bills are formally reconciled, the legislation can be sent to…

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House Judiciary subcommittee is debating H.R. 40, a bill that would study reparations

Listen to the hearings by clicking here. Come to the July 1 Continuing Conversation to participate in the discussion about reparations.

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Three Black Senators Introduce Bill to Make Lynching a Federal Hate Crime

Anne Branigin reports that the three African American Senators “Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.), introduced a bill Friday that would make lynching a federal hate crime.  The bill is similar to one introduced earlier this…

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Call to demand oversight

BONNIE WATSON COLEMAN Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225-5801 Fax: (202) 225-6025 I just called my representative (who serves on the House Oversight Committee, full list here: https://oversight.house.gov/subcommittee/full-committee/) to support the call for a bipartisan review of Trump’s financials and…

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