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Kamala Harris Visits Historic Woolworth's Lunch Counter Where Sit-In Movement Began

17 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

In Greensboro, North Carolina, the vice president takes a seat Rosa Parks once occupied after the counter became part of a civil rights museum.
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VP Harris sits at counter where Greensboro Four made history

VP Harris sits at counter where Greensboro Four made history

17 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

Vice President Kamala Harris took a detour while visiting North Carolina on Monday to sit at the same lunch counter where four Black college students known as the Greensboro Four conducted a peaceful sit-in 61 years ago that became defining moment in the civil rights movement.
Harris, who was in North Carolina to plug President Joe Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, made the unscheduled visit to the International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro. The museum contains the “whites only” Woolworth's counter where students Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, Jibreel Khazan and...
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How Trump is hunting down the GOP's leading families

How Trump is hunting down the GOP's leading families

In the civil war between Donald Trump and the GOP's waning establishment, no Republican has crossed the former president and come out ahead. Yet as Rep. Liz Cheney's likely... Read more ...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second... Read more ...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump, indicted in tax case

Summary List Placement Brian Kolfage, the cofounder of a failed and fraudulent crowdfunding effort to build a wall along the US-Mexico border with Steve Bannon, is facing a new... Read more ...

Broadband Companies Faked Anti-Net Neutrality FCC Comments, Report Says

Broadband Companies Faked Anti-Net Neutrality FCC Comments, Report Says

Of the 22 million comments submitted during the public comment period, around 18 million were not genuine, a state attorney general's office says. Read more ...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

Summary List Placement A member of Facebook's Oversight Board said its decision not to rule on how long former President Donald Trump should stay suspended had more to do with... Read more ...

Donald Trump's latest attempt to return to Twitter ends a day later with a...

Donald Trump's latest attempt to return to Twitter ends a day later with a suspension

Summary List Placement Twitter suspended former president Donald Trump's latest attempt to get back on the social media site. The new account, called DJTDesk, on Thursday... Read more ...

DeSantis gives Fox 'exclusive' of him signing election bill

DeSantis gives Fox 'exclusive' of him signing election bill

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, continuing his ongoing feud with most of the “corporate media,” on Thursday signed into law a contentious election bill during an event... Read more ...

‘He was packing up his hangar': Jenner says wealthy Californians are moving...

‘He was packing up his hangar': Jenner says wealthy Californians are moving to avoid the homeless

Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican candidate for California governor, lamented on Wednesday that her wealthy friends were leaving the state in droves, recounting the story of one man... Read more ...

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power...

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Summary List Placement Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around 80 French boats gathered there to demand greater access to the... Read more ...

Rep. Liz Cheney says House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy 'changed his story' on...

Rep. Liz Cheney says House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy 'changed his story' on the Capitol riot

Summary List Placement Rep. Liz Cheney said House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy has "changed his story" on the US Capitol riots in an op-ed for The Washington Post published... Read more ...