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House to Hold Hearing on Slavery Reparations

A House Judiciary subcommittee will hold hearings on reparations next Wednesday, marking the first time in more than a decade that the House will discuss potentially compensating the descendants of slaves.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) held a press conference on Dec. 13 to announce that she will be chairing a new Congressional Jazz Caucus. To help accomplish this, on Dec. 12 Jackson Lee introduced H.R. 4626, "to preserve knowledge and promote education about jazz in the United States and abroad."

Susan Sarandon Rips ‘Disgusting’ DNC: Bernie ‘Army’ Will Continue

Hollywood actors Susan Sarandon, Shailene Woodley and Danny Glover joined more than 1,000 demonstrators at a rally in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention on Sunday to reaffirm their commitment to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ progressive campaign causes, with a focus on climate change issues.

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Lauryn Hill in Pro-Palestinian Video as Terror Hits Israel

As knife-wielding Palestinian terrorists waged a slew of bloody attacks on Jews in Israel, and five months after bowing to anti-Israel boycotts by canceling a scheduled concert in the Holy Land, recording artist Lauryn Hill appeared in a short video entitled, “When I See Them I See Us,” in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter and Palestinian movements.

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