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Barbara Lee, Nancy Pelosi, News, Politics -

After a group of House Democrats expressed their disappointment over the lack of representation of women of color in leadership positions in the party, some much-needed progress is now underway.  Following Rep. Barbara Lee’s narrow loss (10 votes to be exact) in the race for caucus chair this week, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has created […]

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Barbara Lee, Betsy Devos, Discrimination, Disparities, Education, News, Politics, Segregation, Video -

It’s probably safe to say California Rep. Barbara Lee isn’t a big fan of Betsy DeVos. Tuesday, Lee slammed the Education Secretary for what she alleges is a lack of concern for the civil liberties of students of color. READ MORE: Betsy DeVos sorry for not condemning racism when speaking to HBCUs DeVos was specifically called out […]

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anti-Semitism, Barbara Lee, Danny Davis, democrats, Gregory Meeks, Louis Farrakhan, Nation of Islam, National, News -

Three Black members of Congress have been dubbed “sellouts” for their denouncement of Nation of […]

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Barbara Lee, Featured, Kamala Harris, Marcia Fudge, Maxine Waters, News, Nina Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Politics -

If we don’t consider Oprah, rest assured these women can lead us to victory in 2020

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Barack Obama, Barbara Lee, Iraq, Iraq War, ISIS, Military Action, Opinion, Politics -

OPINION - In 2002, President Bush and his Administration misled the American people by claiming Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction and posed a threat to U.S. national security...

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