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WATCH: 2020 Democrats Lay Blame on Trump’s Rhetoric for Shootings
August 4, 2019
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates sought to lay blame Sunday on President Donald Trump following a pair of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, ... read more »
Senator Bernie Sanders Makes His Case with Ethnic Media Outlets
August 1, 2019
The Los Angeles Sentinel, along with other ethnic-based independent media platforms, met with Senator Bernie Sanders last Friday, to discuss issues affecting the communities they cover. From topics like the racial wealth gap and environmental racism, to gentrification, immigration and affordable healthcare — Sen. Sanders addressed it all. ... read more »
Black Advocate and Democratic Leader Darren Parker Dies
July 23, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Darren Parker, president of the California Democratic Party’s African American Caucus and a decades-long political activist and assistant to multiple Assembly Speakers, died Monday in the Los Angeles area after a battle with esophageal cancer. ... read more »
That Little Girl Was Me: Kamala Harris Rises in the Polls After Stellar Debate
July 4, 2019
In the crowded competition of presidential democratic candidates, Kamala Harris has managed to rise to the number two spot after the recent two-night Democratic presidential debate. ... read more »
Harris Lands 2020 Endorsement from 2 Black Caucus Members
July 2, 2019
Senator Kamala Harris courtesy photo BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency: Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida. ... read more »
Resisting the Ethical Imperative of Reparations: Seeking Artificial Refuge in Dishonest Denial
June 27, 2019
The recent hearing in the House of Representatives on reparations marks an important step on the long struggle for justice for Black people and accountability from the larger society for the horrendous and harrowing history of enslavement, Jim Crowism and racist oppression of varied kinds. However, in the spirit and speech of Amilcar Cabral, we know we must “mask no difficulties, tell no lies and claim no easy victories.” ... read more »
Bernie Sanders Sole Candidate to Address the Black Press at National Convention
June 20, 2019
However, of the 24 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the only one that has agreed to address key influencers of the African American community — the Black Press of America — at the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) annual convention later this month in Cincinnati. ... read more »
Harris, Colleagues Demand McDonald’s Improve Sexual Harassment Policies at Locations Across the Country
June 13, 2019
U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Tuesday called on McDonald’s to improve its protections against sexual harassment at locations across the country and do more to address allegations of workplace harassment, abuse and retaliation suffered by McDonald’s workers. In a letter to McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook, the Senators emphasized how the updated company policies McDonald’s recently announced are insufficient if franchisees – who own the vast majority of McDonald’s locations – are not required to implement and enforce them. ... read more »
Harris Continues Presidential Kick Off in Los Angeles
May 22, 2019
City and county elected officials, plus hundreds of Angelenos gathered at Los Angeles Southwest College on May 19 as Senator Kamala Harris continued her presidential campaign kickoff here in the southland. ... read more »
Senator Kamala Harris Reintroduces Legislation Addressing Black Maternal Mortality Crisis
May 22, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Wednesday reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (Maternal CARE) Act, legislation to address persistent biases and shortcomings in our nation’s medical system that have contributed to the ongoing crisis in Black maternal mortality. ... read more »
WATCH: Kamala Harris: We are Seeing a Breakdown of Responsibilities
May 13, 2019
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) talks to CNN’s Jake Tapper about whether she believes the United States is experiencing a constitutional crisis. ... read more / watch video »
For Kamala Harris, Memories of a Warrior Mother Guide her Campaign
May 12, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the  ...  for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. ... read more »
Kamala Harris, Colleagues Call for DOJ Inspector General and Office of Professional Responsibility to Investigate Attorney General Barr’s Handling of the Mueller Report
May 1, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) joined Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI), along with 10 of their colleagues, in urging Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and Director of the Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility Corey Amundson to investigate Attorney General William Barr’s conduct while handling Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and report. ... read more »
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