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BREATHE Act–Contact Your Representative to Support

The BREATHE Act, the 21st century Civil Rights Act, is “proposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation’s criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug Enforcement Administration and the use of surveillance technology” that…

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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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