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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, CBC, Donald Trump, Featured, Maxine Waters, News, Politics -

During a speech in a manufacturing plant in Cincinnati, Ohio, President Donald Trump called Democrats “treasonous” for their reactions to his State of the Union address. Democrats largely remained seated and didn’t give Donald Trump the standing ovations that the Republicans did, even as the president frequently gestured to the Democrats while saying something he thought […]

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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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Barbara Lee, Black lives matter, News, Police Shootings, Police Violence -

Congresswoman Barbara Lee brought toys to use as props on the floor of the U.S. Congress to illustrate the absurdity in America concerning police killings.

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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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Barbara Lee, black male unemployment, Inner Cities, Paul Ryan, Politics, Poverty, Racial Insensitivity, Racial Remarks, Republicans, Unemployment -

NBC News - Rep. Paul Ryan said Thursday that his comments about the 'culture' of inner cities were 'inarticulate'...

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