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    #VelshiBannedBookClub: “Two Boys Kissing” by David Levithan

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  • On 50th anniversary of Roe, abortion providers reflect on what’s changed since Dobbs

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  • #VelshiBannedBookClub: Grace Lin’s “A Big Mooncake for Little Star”

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  • Fmr. Estonian President on Estonia’s “more aid faster” approach to Ukraine

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  • Top Ukrainian Defense official says battle tanks are key to defeating Russia

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  • As abortion pills become easier to get, Republicans push back in draconian ways

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  • “The debt ceiling is going to have to be increased,” says GOP Rep. Bacon

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  • Debating the validity of the Electoral College

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  • Fmr. Rep. Fred Upton: ‘You’re not going to balance a budget overnight,’ debt ceiling should be raised

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  • Velshi: George Santos & the death of shame 

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  • Velshi: GOP is playing with U.S. prosperity in fight over debt ceiling

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  • #VelshiBannedBookClub: “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston

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  • Fmr Congressmen on House GOP’s score-settling and “narrative of grievance”

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  • Britain's PM condemns Iran's execution of British-Iranian national

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Velshi: The Declaration of Independence hides a dark reality

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Independence Day is a celebration of America’s freedom from the British tyranny. It’s cemented by the Declaration of Independence - a piece of paper declaring the inalienable right to life and liberty in America. But, that document hides a dark reality: in 1776 one-fifth of the American population was not free at all. The newly independent nation still held hundreds of thousands of African Americans in slavery. On July 5th, 1852, Fredrick Douglass asked the question, “What to the slave is the fourth of July?”