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Africa: Liberia’s Vice President Jewel Taylor Calls for an African Industrial Revolution in an Interview With Africa Renewal, Ms. Taylor Also Discusses Liberia’s Development Priorities.

May 27, 2021
Jewel Cianeh Taylor is one of few women in top political leadership positions in Africa. In this interview with Africa Renewal’s Kingsley Ighobor, she discusses Liberia’s COVID-19 response, post-pandemic priorities, women’s empowerment in Africa, youth unemployment and other issues. These are the excerpts: How is Liberia dealing with COVID-19? As you know, Liberia is a

Cori Bush says Republicans mistook her for Breonna Taylor

November 14, 2020
Missouri Representative-elect Cori Bush said her Republican colleagues mistakenly called her “Breonna” after she wore a face mask with the name “Breonna Taylor” on it during her debut in Congress. “A few of my Republican colleagues have called me Breonna, assuming that’s my name. It hurts. But I’m glad they’ll come to know her name

Ex-cop in Breonna Taylor case accused of sexual assault

November 11, 2020
A former Louisville police detective involved in the botched raid that ended in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor has been accused by a woman of sexual assault after offering her a ride home from a bar in 2018, according to a report. Margo Borders, an attorney, accused Brett Hankison of “willfully, intentionally, painfully and

Former DHS Employee Miles Taylor Says Trump Wanted to “Maim” and “Pierce the Flesh” of Migrants

August 25, 2020
Miles Taylor, who served as chief of staff to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, says President Donald Trump would think up ways to “maim” and “pierce the flesh” of migrants in conversations about his proposed border wall along the United States-Mexico border. The president also suggested tearing families apart and gassing migrants altogether. “This was a