Arguing "a nation is both its credits and its debts - if Thomas Jefferson matters, so does Sally Hemings," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates offered searing testimony at the House hearing on possible reparations to black Americans long and still confronted by state-sanctioned violence for simply trying to be equal citizens of this country. Until we reckon with a past that's of a racist piece - slavery, Jim Crow, incarceration, poverty, violence - he says, "America will never be whole."
"When workers stand together, fight back, and demand an end to corporate greed—they win," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.
"While Democrats play by the rules, Republicans are shredding the rule book,...
"How long do you think McConnell would give it. A week?"
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