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"Some of us are told to shut up and just be quiet, and you call that peace. But peace is the presence of justice. You can’t tell us to shut up and suffer. We must speak up when there is an injustice," @TheRevAl  says, eulogizing 20-year-old Daunte Wright.

US Senate votes 94-1 to pass hate crime bill responding to wave of violence against Asian Americans after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“We have to make progress all the time. When it comes to cutting emissions by 50% by 2030, it means every year counts, every ton of pollution counts. What we lost was time over the last 4 years,” Dr. Leah Stokes says about fighting climate change.

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WATCH: Rep. Omar presents Daunte Wright’s parents with a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol in honor of their son.

WATCH: NASA satellite images show how California’s ground water supply has depleted from 2002 to 2014, prompting a growing issue of water scarcity and access to water in parts of the state. @annenbcnews : “Where rivers ran, only dust.”

Opinion | @transscribe : The proposed bans are targeting a minuscule percentage of student athletes while also introducing archaic barriers to all female athletes. - @msnbc_breaking 

"What is central to this moment is accountability. Qualified immunity has been the most significant barrier to accountability that faces communities of colors who suffer disproportionately at the will of police," Janai Nelson says about police reform.

Sen. Young says he believes "there is a bipartisan way forward" on infrastructure legislation, saying negotiations get "hung up" over "how we pay for it."


White Americans aren’t afraid of the cops. White Americans are never afraid of the cops, even when they’re committing an insurrection,” @JoyAnnReid  says about the Trump supporters rioting the US Capitol.

Andrea Jenkins, vice president of Minneapolis City Council, says George Floyd and Officer Chauvin worked at restaurant near Third Precinct. "They were coworkers for a very long time."

Sen. Sanders: "Some people ask: Why would you impeach and convict a president who has only a few days left in office? The answer: Precedent. It must be made clear that no president, now or in the future, can lead an insurrection against the U.S. government."

Dr. Fauci says Americans will likely need to stay home for at least several more weeks: “I cannot see that all of a sudden, next week or two weeks from now it's going to be over. I don't think there's a chance of that."

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: “I think what the president needs to do is, frankly, put his big boy pants on."

The Trump presidency has ended. Joe Biden is president of the United States.

Rep. Connolly during House Oversight and Reform Cmte. hearing: "You can talk all you want about whether the poor Border [Patrol] is overwhelmed that makes no excuse for how we are treating children...Is there no limit to what you will justify in this administration?"