Senators Booker and Harris Speak on Senate Floor During Passage of Anti-Lynching Bill (Photo: Screencapture – YouTube)(Photo: Screencapture – YouTube)
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African American Senators Push First Federal Lynching Bill Through U.S. Senate

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “HISTORIC NEWS: the anti-lynching bill I introduced with @CoryBooker & @SenatorTimScott just passed the Senate unanimously. Congress has tried and failed nearly 200 times to make lynching a federal crime,” wrote Senator Kamala Harris from her twitter account on December 20. […read more]

Official photo of United States Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).Official photo of United States Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).
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Senator Kamala Harris Statement on Confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The Judge Kavanaugh the American people saw before the Judiciary Committee does not have the character, the temperament, or the judgment to sit on the highest court in our land. His own partisan, evasive, dishonest, and aggressive testimony demonstrates that we cannot trust him to be a fair and unbiased jurist. He is simply unfit. The Senate should have put partisanship aside and demanded better. […read more]