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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."

Sanders Supporter Rosario Dawson: ‘We’re Not Feeling the Unity’

Actresses and staunch Bernie Sanders supporters Rosario Dawson and Shailene Woodley aren’t necessarily prepared to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, even after the Vermont senator endorsed her and called for unity at the party’s national convention earlier this week.

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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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Bernie Sanders Defiant: ‘We’re Gonna Win California!’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) held one of the last rallies of his California primary campaign in the Bay Area on Monday, where he defied the Associated Press projection of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee regardless of Tuesday’s result.

Bernie Sanders in SF (Scott Olson / Getty)

Bernie Sanders: ‘I Think We’re Going to Win Here in California’

CARSON, California —Bernie Sanders told a crowd of over 8,000 supporters Tuesday evening at Cal-State Dominguez Hills: “I think we’re going to win here in California.” Sanders was speaking after winning the Oregon primary and falling just short of rival Hillary Clinton in the Kentucky primary.

Bernie Sanders rally in Carson (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Danny Glover Suggests Doing Away with the Oscars

Veteran actor Danny Glover told industry publication Variety on Tuesday that the film industry might find it beneficial to move away from “subjective” awards shows, such as the Academy Awards.

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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.

Lauryn Hill (Theo Wargo / Getty)