Sacramento – The Opportunity for All Coalition supporting ACA 5, Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber’s bill to allow voters an opportunity to restore affirmative action and equal opportunity in California, applauds the bipartisan approval of the bill by the Assembly’s Public Employment and Retirement Committee. ACA 5 will now be referred to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
One Brazilian family explained that the food they were provided in detention was cookies and chips.
There should be no talk of reparations in the United States unless it includes the ending of the historic and horrific crime against humanity: the death penalty.
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