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Congresswomen Are Banding Together Seeking Racial Healing

This new legislation would examine slavery and institutional racism

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) speaks during a news conference with members of the Democratic Women’s Caucus prior to State of the Union at the U.S. Capitol on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Photo: Alex Edelman/Getty Images

As protesters across America march, shout, and kneel to demand an end to police brutality, and as the land of the free and the home of the brave grapples with racism, some believe the truth could set this nation free.




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Donna M. Owens

Donna M. Owens

Award-winning digital, print and broadcast journalist. https://www.linkedin.com/in/donna-m-owens-15627658

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