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Senator Kamala Harris on Nipsey Hussle's Legacy



A millennial has taken the stage and he is extremely impressive.

We have a millennial making waves as he campaigns to be the next Presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. It really is exciting and he shatters every myth that millennials have been unfairly tagged with, as a whole. Some of the most amazing people I know hit early adulthood at the turn of the century.

Buttigieg is wonderful in so many ways. He is mature beyond his years and a great reflection of what I feel is going to be a great generation that will fight to make the US a better country than they were raised in. We are already seeing some of it in Congress.

Millennials unite. I think Mayor Pete is someone who can get them to the polls. I also think he is someone who will drive them back to the polls after Harris wins the primary. He is going to be amazing for our Democratic coalition in the decades moving forward.

Go Mayor Pete.

Joe Biden honors late Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings

Former Vice President Joe Biden is delivering the eulogy of former South Carolina Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings at his funeral services Tuesday at The Citadel in Charleston. Hollings died earlier this month at 97.


The funeral caps off three days of mourning for the former governor and longtime senator, whose body lay in repose Monday at the North Carolina state Capitol.

Biden has been tapped several times to provide moving speeches honoring his late friends in Congress. Earlier this year, Biden delivered a thoughtful and entertaining eulogy of former Michigan Rep. John Dingell. Last year, he honored his longtime friend former Sen. John McCain during his funeral services in Arizona.


CBS

There is no hypocrisy when it comes to personal wealth and calling for higher taxes.

To put it into perspective.

Bill Clinton: My Life 15 million The top income tax rate when he took office was 28%. Under his leadership it was raised to ove 38%.

Hillary Clinton: Hard Choices 14 million One of her common themes was raising taxes on the wealthy.

Barack Obama: Dreams From My Father over 6 million. He made more than that from the combination of Audacity of Hope and Of Thee I Sing: A Letter To My Daughters. Obama and Democrats in Congress raised taxes on the wealthiest Americans almost immediately after he took office.

I don’t see any hypocrisy. I would point out the massive difference in demand.

Additionally, these individuals also received substantial income from other areas.





In a bit of irony, Sanders millions can be attributed to two strong women.

I would like to thank Clinton and Warren for him. They have set the stage for him to head off into retirement in a cozy waterfront home. He deserves it.

Bernie Sanders Released His Tax Returns. He's Part of the 1%.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/15/us/politics/bernie-sanders-taxes.amp.html

Kamala Harris: Superhero's Are Everywhere



Superheroes Are Everywhere

By KAMALA HARRIS

Illustrated by MECHAL RENEE ROE

ABOUT SUPERHEROES ARE EVERYWHERE

From Senator Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us–and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller!

Before Kamala Harris became a district attorney and a United States senator, she was a little girl who loved superheroes. And when she looked around, she was amazed to find them everywhere! In her family, among her friends, even down the street–there were superheroes wherever she looked. And those superheroes showed her that all you need to do to be a superhero is to be the best that you can be.

In this empowering and joyful picture book that speaks directly to kids, Kamala Harris takes readers through her life and shows them that the power to make the world a better place is inside all of us. And with fun and engaging art by Mechal Renee Roe, as well as a guide to being a superhero at the end, this book is sure to have kids taking up the superhero mantle (cape and mask optional).

Praise for Superheroes Are Everywhere:

“This [book] offers a solid message: a superhero could be anyone, including you.” —Booklist


Penguin Random House



We will strengthen the middle class and ensure Medicare for All is a reality.

https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1117482651341004806

Kamala Harris: We will strengthen the middle class and ensure Medicare for All is a reality. We will fight for all Americans and make our democracy work for the people. Chip in today to join the fight.


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March 2018: The Black Press Honors Senator Kamala Harris with 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award

United States Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) received the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award, during a recent ceremony on Capitol Hill.

The NNPA is a trade group that represents more than 200 Black-owned media companies that reach more than 20 million readers in print and online every week. Dozens of NNPA member publishers traveled to Washington, D.C. to celebrate Black Press Week.

“The theme of this year’s Black Press Week is ‘Celebrating 191 Years of the Black Press of America: Publishing Truth to Empower,’” according to a press release about the gathering. “Black publishers, media professionals, civil rights leaders and lawmakers from across the country attend the annual event.”

Harris, a graduate of Howard University and the University of California Hastings College of Law, is the second African American woman senator in U.S. history.


Black Press USA

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