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Talia Buford Reporter The Center for Public Integrity Georgetown University Law Center, M. S. L. Hampton University B.A. Talia Buford reports on environmental and labor issues for The Center for Public Integrity where she co-authored a series of investigative stories on the Environmental Protection Agency’s lackluster enforcement of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. “As…

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Abby Phillip National Political Reporter The Washington Post Harvard University, B.A. Abby Phillip is a national political reporter for the Washington Post. During the 2016 election, Phillip is focused on the Democrats and Hillary Clinton’s presidential run. Before joining the Post’s political beat, Phillip was a general assignment reporter there. Phillip gained considerable experience covering…

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Grammy- and Oscar Award-winning singer John Legend has launched a campaign to end mass incarceration. Last week Legend announced a multi-year initiative called Free America that seeks put an end to mass incarceration by helping to ensure that excessive penalties are not given for minor offenses. On April 16 Legend performed at an Austin, Texas, correctional…

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According to Politico.com, when GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain served as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, he was accused of sexual harassment by at least two female employees. According to sources, the women  told colleagues and organization officials that Cain’s sexually suggestive behavior made them angry and uncomfortable. Both women reportedly…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson says that President Barack Obama should have been “tougher” with Republicans and less compromising in debt ceiling negotiations. “He has a propensity to be trusting, on the side of reconciliation,” Jackson told POLITICO July 29. “He kind of underestimates how ideological these guys are and how determined they are to destroy him.” The activist…

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