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Tag Archives: Karen Bass

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Named For Frederick Douglass Introduced

Chris Smith, Ken Morris

Congress is taking new steps to combat human trafficking by introducing a bill named after abolitionist Frederick Douglass. On September 3rd, descendants of Douglass and Congress members announced the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2021­. The date coincides with the anniversary of Douglass’ self-emancipation in …

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George Floyd’s Family Meets With President Biden

George Floyd Family

The family of George Floyd was in Washington D.C. to meet with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Karen Bass, and other top congressional leaders. It is the first anniversary of Floyd’s death. “I stand here to renew the commitment that we will get this bill on President …

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House Passes ‘George Floyd Justice In Policing Act’

The House voted 220-212 on Wednesday evening to pass a police reform bill named for George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis last year led to nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice. “The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act fundamentally transforms the culture of policing with strong, unprecedented reforms,” said Speaker …

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