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5 Takeaways On The New Biden-Harris Presidential Ticket

Sen. Kamala Harris at the U.S. Capitol after a vote in March. Joe Biden picked California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice presidential running mate. It’s a historic pick. But there’s a lot more to it than that. Here are five takeaways: Biden picking Harris is a statement on what it means to be…

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Filing suggests Manhattan DA is investigating Trump for possible fraud

A new federal court filing Monday from the Manhattan district attorney suggests the prosecutor’s office may be investigating President Trump and his company for bank and insurance fraud. The filing, from District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., argues that Trump’s accountants must comply with a subpoena to turn over eight years of corporate and personal tax returns, citing…

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Rep. John Lewis taken across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma

7:52 Rep. John Lewis makes final crossing of Edmund Pettus Bridge in SelmaHundreds of mourners watched the procession escorting the congressman’s casket across the 1,284-foot bridge. More than five decades after he was slammed in the head by a white state trooper’s billy club while he led a march on behalf of Rev. Martin Luther…

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US election: Biden pledges billions to improve racial equality

In a speech in his home town of Wilmington,  Biden promised to boost opportunities for Black, Latino and Native American businesses. He accused President Donald Trump of stoking the flames of racism. He also accused Trump of failing to protect people from coronavirus. Biden holds a clear lead over the president in national polls. He…

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Donald Trump Says He Is Looking at Banning TikTok

President Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. is considering banning the social media app TikTok amid fears that it could be used by China to spy on Americans. ‘We’re looking at TikTok, we’re thinking about making a decision,’ he told reporters in the South Lawn before departing the White House for a day trip to…

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Video of Plainclothes NYPD Cops Arresting Protester Ignites Concerns of Police Tactics

In the video, plainclothes police can be seen grabbing the person, who appeared to be ahead of the other protesters, and forcing the individual into an unmarked van Video of plainclothes NYPD officers grabbing a young woman from a protest and putting her into an unmarked vehicle has ignited questions about police tactics, but the…

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House Seeks Ways To Honor John Lewis

Lawmakers are seeking ways to honor the legacy of the late civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), from possibly lying in state in the Capitol to pushing for an expansion of voting rights that he spent his lifetime defending. Democrats returning to Washington on Monday three days after Lewis died from pancreatic cancer were at turns…

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‘I Stood on His Shoulders’: Barack Obama Remembers and Tributes John Lewis

President Obama presents John Lews with the Presidental Medal of Freedom in 2011 Last Saturday, former President Barack Obama gave props to now late Congressman and civil rights legend John Lewis and his “enormous impact” on America’s history. Obama recollected that his election as the first Black president was possible because of the sacrifices of John Lewis. “I first…

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Kanye West criticizes Harriet Tubman at his political rally

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — Kanye West, in his first event since declaring himself a presidential candidate, ranted against historical figure Harriet Tubman on Sunday, saying the Underground Railroad conductor “never actually freed the slaves, she just had them work for other white people,” comments that drew shouts of opposition from some in the crowdand people walking out….

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