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"Our country will never ever be the same because of what happened on this bridge." — John Lewis On this anniversary of Bloody Sunday, to honor those who put their lives on the line, we must pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act.
President Biden is issuing a new executive order directing federal agencies to put together plans to "promote voter registration and participation." But expansive new federal protections for voting rights would still only come via a new voting rights bill.
The Myanmar junta’s “spiraling, brutal violence against protesters has shaken ASEAN’s stance that the crisis is purely an internal matter.” None too soon.
“It felt belittling. I wasn’t in shock because I had heard it before. I had watched other leaders in the organization take these mental health leaves and then disappear. It was clear that they weren’t going to take me seriously,” one Black Google employee said. (3/8)
*Shane Leedon Jenkins of Houston is arrested in the Capitol riot. *Video shows him using metal hatchet to break window. *”MAMA TRIED” tattoo on his neck. (Toward the bad I kept on turning.) *Charges: Assaulting officer; damage to federal property, etc.
#UPDATE Pope Francis held the largest mass of his historic trip to Iraq on Sunday after visiting war-scarred cities to comfort Christian survivors of the Islamic State group's reign of terror #PopeinIraq #Arbil