Slavery

Cory Booker: ‘My Roots Go Back to Slavery’

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) on Sunday emphatically said his roots “go back to slavery” and his roots rose up during the civil rights struggles in the 1960s, potentially previewing a major potential point of contrast between him and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as they court the party’s important black primary voters.

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Report: U.S. Company Bought Clothes Made in Chinese Muslim Concentration Camp

The Associated Press (AP) published a shocking report Monday night revealing that China is beginning to equip its prisons for Muslim ethnic minorities, referred to as internment or concentration camps by survivors, with large manufacturing centers where doctors and other highly-educated people are forced to learn to sew cheap clothing.

An inmate works on a sewing machine at a prison on March 7, 2008 in Chongqing Municipality, China. There are nearly 5,000 inmates in the prison. China is working to improve education in prisons and help prisoners return to society as law-abiding citizens, with measures to better protect the legitimate …

Watch: CNN’s Rye Likens ICE to Slave Traders

During a heated debate on CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” CNN political commentator Angela Rye compared U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the slave traders that she said brought her ancestors over to the United States. Former Trump campaign chief spokesman Jason Miller

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Kanye West Under Fire over ‘Slavery’ Comments

During a Tuesday interview with TMZ, Kanye West said, “When you hear about slavery for 400 years. For 400 years?! That sounds like a choice.” The blowback was immediate and Kanye is now trying to explain himself to those only interested in destroying him, even if it is with a “gotcha.”

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