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Senate passes bill to make Juneteenth an official federal holiday

Gillibrand backs bill that would stop people proven guilty of hate crimes from owning firearms
S.475, a bill that would make Juneteenth a nationally-recognized holiday, was unanimously passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. A date for the vote in the Democrat-led House of Representatives has not yet been announced, ... more

‘LET FREEDOM SING’: Protests in big, small US cities highlights calls for systemic change

‘LET FREEDOM SING’: Looking at DC march after Daniel Prude protests in Rochester
It was Labor Day. Typically a time of leisure, marking the end of the summer. However, this year it was filled with effort and hard work in Washington D.C. on the outskirts of Black Lives ... more