The fight for District of Columbia statehood is all the more urgent now. On Monday, June 1, Donald Trump deployed the National Guard and U.S. Marshalls in DC neighborhoods to round up nearly 200 people protesting police violence in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and hundreds of other Black … Continue reading Sign and send the petition if you agree: DC should become the 51st state.
Emotional Senate debate as Rand Paul blocks bill to make lynching a federal crime – ABC News
Lynching is still not a federal crime in the United States, despite nearly 200 attempts by lawmakers to make it so. Now, as the nation grapples with the death of George Floyd, emotional debate broke out on the Senate floor as one lawmaker stood in the way of allowing the historic passage of a bill … Continue reading Emotional Senate debate as Rand Paul blocks bill to make lynching a federal crime – ABC News
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Memphis Sanitation Workers | Mining Awareness +
The name of Martin Luther King, Jr., is intertwined with the history of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s in the United States. The Montgomery bus boycott, the freedom rides, the Birmingham campaign, the March on Washington, the Selma march, the Chicago campaign, and the Memphis boycott are some of the more … Continue reading Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Memphis Sanitation Workers | Mining Awareness +