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During a rigorous process that eventually saw a resolution of 232 to 197, the House of Representatives just voted to impeach Donald Trump for a second time. While there was plenty of pushback from a number of members of the GOP, ten republicans voted to impeach Trump in an unprecedented vote. The single article, “incitement…

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Congressman Hank Johnson is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia’s 4th Congressional District. He works to empower underserved minority communities and help ex-offenders reenter society after incarceration. Rolling out spoke with the congressman about the state of Black America during this global health pandemic, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security…

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U.S. Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, thundered away at the House podium on Wednesday as he declared his second and more pronounced formal call for Donald Trump’s impeachment. He promised the American people that he would bring the matter to a vote on the House floor sometime before Dec. 25, 2017. “Before Christmas, there will be a vote on the chief…

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While it sounded good in theory, Atlanta based rapper Killer Mike’s (almost) bid for seat in the Georgia House of Representatives never quite got off the ground. A day after announcing via his Instagram account that he wanted voters to write-in his name on the ballot to replace the disgraced Tyrone Brooks as representative of Georgia’s…

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Born into slavery on March 3, 1836 in Alabama to a slave, Jefferson Long was the second African American elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Long served less than three months—the shortest term of any African-American member. During the 1850s, his slave-holder family moved from Knoxville to Macon, taking Long with them. There, Long…

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