Category: claimed

Abrams Claimed Poor Voter Registration Empowers White Conservatives
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Abrams Claimed Poor Voter Registration Empowers White Conservatives

Former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams claimed in June 2014 that poor voter registration totals among people of color across the South only served to empower a “minority white conservative coalition.” Abrams, then the minority leader of her state’s House of Representatives, made the remark while discussing the importance of registering minority voters at…

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Mike Bloomberg Claimed Young Men of Color ‘Don’t Know How to Behave’
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Mike Bloomberg Claimed Young Men of Color ‘Don’t Know How to Behave’

Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg once claimed during a television appearance that an “enormous cohort” of young black and Latino males “don’t know how to behave in the workplace.” Bloomberg, who at the time was in his final term as mayor of New York City, made the remarks at the launch of his multimillion dollar Young Men’s…

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Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating
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Vape lung has claimed its first victim, and the CDC is investigating

A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, described by the CDC as “severe unexplained respiratory symptoms after reported vaping or e-cigarette use.” No information was provided about the deceased other than that they…

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