Unlike Trump, Republicans must strongly, fully denounce racism

On July 17, the nation lost a giant who stood 5 feet, 6 inches tall. Rep. John Lewis risked his life to ensure basic rights for all Americans. He was known as the “Conscience of Congress.” I knew him as a respected colleague.

And while he has left us, his work to form a more perfect union remains in our hands.

Start with the brutal killing of George Floyd, the latest example of police overreaction in our urban communities. From Eric Garner to Breonna Taylor, the list of unarmed black citizens being met by deadly force has grown too long. Even Attorney General William Barr has admitted it.

One person who is not convinced is President Donald Trump.

When asked by a reporter why so many African Americans are dying from police interactions, he took offense: “What a terrible question to ask.” He added that “more white people” are killed

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Fox News ‘Strongly Condemns’ Behavior of Former Tucker Carlson Writer

Fox News on Saturday sent a memo to staff condemning the “horrific racist, misogynistic and homophobic behavior” of Tucker Carlson’s former top writer, Blake Neff.

Neff resigned on Friday after CNN Business discovered that he had been posting racist and sexist material in an online forum under a pseudonym.

“Neff’s abhorrent conduct on this forum was never divulged to the show or the network until Friday, at which point we swiftly accepted his resignation,” FOX News Media CEO Suzanne Scott and FOX News Media President & Executive Editor Jay Wallace wrote in the memo. “Make no mistake, actions such as his cannot and will not be tolerated at any time in any part of our work force.”

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Neff disparaged Black and Asian people and derided a woman for being a “megashrew” in multiple pseudonymous

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