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Juneteenth has always been a symbol of freedom deferred.
An amendment to end felony disenfranchisement failed in the House of Representatives. But the measure shows how far the fight has come in a short number of years.
U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, D-Missouri, on Feb. 4 announced her subcommittee assignments for the legislative session.
As a leader in the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in St. Louis after the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown, Cori Bush was used to showing up at protests and seeing police, often fully decked out in riot gear, already waiting for them. Those memories came back to her as she watched videos of rioters, including one toting a Confederate flag, break into the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.
Cori Bush is a renaissance woman.