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By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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U.S. Congressmen John Lewis and Bennie Thompson set for Grand Celebration at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

U.S. Congressmen John Lewis and Bennie Thompson will be in Jackson, Miss., on Feb. 23-24 for the first annual Grand Celebration and Gala at the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. The diverse Friends of Mississippi More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Sheila Jackson Lee says Trump’s NFL comments are racism, takes a knee in Congress

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) stated that President Trump’s comments about NFL players protesting and kneeling during the national anthem as undisguised racism during her speech from the House floor Monday More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Rand Paul says John Lewis is a ‘civil rights icon’ but not immune to criticism

Sen. Rand Paul praised Georgia Rep. John Lewis Sunday as a civil rights icon, but said he’s not “immune” to criticism from political opponents. The remarks come in response to then President-elect More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Keith Ellison calls for Democrats to unite, evoking Civil Rights era, hypocritical stance on ‘divisiveness’

TIME Magazine published an article by Keith Ellison yesterday where the Minnesota evokes Civil Rights language in his call for Democrats to unite. Ellison’s strong attack on President Trump and the GOP is More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Tom Cotton calls out Cory Booker’s 2020 Presidential bid preview as Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing

Sen. Cory Booker’s testimony against the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general was widely reported as a “History in the making” as the New Jersey Senator broke with Senate tradition, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Despite voting against two gun control bills, Democrats continue ‘sit-in stunt’ and ignore Chicago gun violence

photo donkeyhotey [email protected] Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) rallied the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday and staged a “sit-in” on the House floor in order to force a vote on gun control. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton on annivesary of the Emancipation Proclamation, ‘racism is far from over’

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on Juneteenth Independence Day, recognized as the historical end of slavery, and a day of national celebration: Confederate flag cake from a Virginia baker photo/ More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Cecile Richards equates Planned Parenthood, abortion industry to fight against racism

The president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, compared abortion advocacy as women’s rights to the fight against racism during her speech on at the nation’s oldest Catholic university, Georgetown. More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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John Lewis says ‘stains of racism are still deeply embedded in American society’

Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) reacted to Rudy Giuliani’s remark last week that President Obama does not love America and explained how it is connected to race in America in an interview with USA Today‘s Susan More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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Freedom to Marry Launches $1 Million Marriage Campaign in South

PRESS RELEASE: Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, today launched a $1 million multi-state campaign to build majority support for marriage in the South. The new effort, called Southerners More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Obama flag makes a comeback at 50th anniversary of March on Washington, thousands rally to ‘make some noise’

A new Old Glory, another Obama flag, was seen during the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Saturday, via Twitchy.  Thousands rallied in Washington DC to commemorate the anniversary. It was on Aug. 28, More...

By deskofbrian On Sunday, December 5th, 2010
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Who stood by Charles Rangel, voting against censure

CrainsNew York.com writes: “On the darkest day of his four decades in Congress, Rep. Charles Rangel found a friend in Republican colleague Peter King of Long Island, who crossed party lines last week to vote More...


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