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Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Her Electability in 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Kamala Harris can't forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state's 2008 caucus. "I remember her saying to me, 'They're not going to let him win,'" Harris rec...
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What Kwanzaa Means for Black Americans

On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There will be daily ceremonies with food, decorations and other cultural objects, such as the kinara, w...
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Trump Wants Prison Reform. Can Sen. McConnell Deliver Votes?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is supporting the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation, but it remains to be seen whether the proposal can pass Congress. Trump said earlier this month that the bill "will m...