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Politicking (/ˈpɑlətɪkɪn/)
A group of Republican attorney generals now appear to support the idea of excluding witnesses in a trial. That’s the take from the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) that released a press statement this month slamming the idea of holding President Donald Trump accountable for his actions. After being impeached in the House, Trump is...
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Republican House Speaker Phillip Gunn is making a move to cut retired state employees, teachers and educators from legislative office. Up until the opening of the session, retired public employees were hopeful they could still draw their state pensions while serving in the Mississippi Legislature thanks to a rule adopted by the Public Employees Retirement...
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While police interaction with Black drivers is universally recognized as more invasive and violent by everyone from comedians and social critics, there were few hard numbers to substantiate the public suspicion. California legislators and residents demanded accountability from police after a chain of officer-involved murders, however, and passed the Racial and Identity Profiling (RIPA) Act...
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United States Rep. Ayanna Pressley, (D-Mass.), recently introduced a bill to slow the school-to-prison pipeline plaguing minority students, particularly in the South. Pressley’s PUSHOUT Act (Ending Punitive, Unfair, School-Based Harm that is Overt and Unresponsive to Trauma) follows a documentary released by filmmaker Dr. Monique W. Morris, PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,...
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Regardless of how you view former Democratic Presidential candidate and California Sen. Kamala Harris’ (D-Calif.) record on police body cams and legal marijuana, a fierce and intelligent Black woman had to bow out of the presidential race last month. It should also be noted two money-choked, white, male billionaires continued to cruise along in the...
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The U.S. Congress now has more minorities and women serving in it than at any point in its past, arguably thanks to a divisive, racist and sexist president. This month, those women took a stand against the U.S. war machine. On Jan. 3, President Donald Trump arbitrarily assassinated the appointed official of a legitimate foreign...
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Let me start with a few disclaimers. As a leadership team, we chose not to accept an invitation from another agency to submit a joint bid to provide creative and media placement support for the Mississippi Lottery. Even if we had chosen to participate, we recognize we may not have been awarded the contract. That’s...
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