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TODAY! Meek Mill, Van Jones, Headline Hakeem Jeffries Congressional Black Caucus Forum On Criminal Justice And Music In Washington D.C.

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Today at 2:00 p.m., U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), in coordination with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, will host a panel discussion on music, criminal justice and racial equality featuring activist and platinum rapper Meek Mill, author and CNN host Van Jones, author and professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Universal Music group general counsel Jeffrey […]

House Of Representatives Pass Bill To Remove “Negro” Label From Federal Regulations, Trump Opposes Bill

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A voice vote in the U.S. House of Representative on Tuesday approved a bill to remove antiquated racial labels in two federal regulations, according to media reports. “Words definitely matter. They can cause great harm and division, particularly when they are embedded in federal statute,” New York Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who authored the bill, […]