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Police Detain U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore At Fast Food Protest In Wisconsin

Police Detain U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore At Fast Food Protest In Wisconsin

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WISN in Wisconsin is reporting that U.S.Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) was detained by police along with 26 other protesters near a McDonald’s in West Milwaukee. Moore was protesting with fast food workers who are seeking higher wages. Reportedly, Moore and others were “disrupting traffic.”

Moore’s communications director Eric Harris tweeted this from Rep.…

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Police Detain U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore At Fast Food Protest In Wisconsin

Police Detain U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore At Fast Food Protest In Wisconsin

Image courtesy of Wisconsin Jobs Now

WISN in Wisconsin is reporting that U.S.Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) was detained by police along with 26 other protesters near a McDonald’s in West Milwaukee. Moore was protesting with fast food workers who are seeking higher wages. Reportedly, Moore and others were “disrupting traffic.”

Moore’s communications director Eric Harris tweeted this from Rep.…

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Congressional Black Caucus Leaders Criticize Rep. Paul Ryan Over Poverty Remarks

Congressional Black Caucus Leaders Criticize Rep. Paul Ryan Over Poverty Remarks

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) (Courtesy of paulryan.house.gov)

The leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus criticized Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, for remarks he made during a recent television appearance belittling Americans who live in poverty. (more…)

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14 African-American Women Who Advanced the Fight for Civil Rights and Gender Equality | http://bit.ly/1LSYDZ1

• Angela Davis

• Florynce Kennedy

• Monica Simpson

• Kimberlé Williams Chrenshaw

• Alice Walker

• Shirley Chisolm

• Rep. Alma Adams

• Rep. Gwen Moore

• Charlene A. Carruthers

• Jessica Byrd

• Janet Mock

• Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi

• Renee Bracey Sherman

• Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman