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‘No, It’s Not Business As Usual’ Members Of Congress Take A Stand Against Recent Police Killings

Elijah Cummings

The world watched in amazement as members of The Congressional Staff walked out of their offices’s to protest the recent verdicts in the police killings of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner of New York.  Thousands of people have been protesting across the nation over the lack of indictments and Thursday afternoon members of the congressional staff took to the steps of The U.S. Capitol with their hands raised in the “hands up don’t shoot” position.

Elijah Cummings

“We’re coming out here to let them know, no its not business as usual,our lives matter,we’re asserting our humanity and dignity. Even though we go to work in these prestigious buildings  among prestigious people, we go home and we’re still profiled , we still are part of these statistics,”reports one of the members of the staff to Huffington Post during a brief interview. 

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This powerful movement is making big news and it”s amazing to see American people  unite for the greater good of our country!

To read more on this story head over to The Huffington Post.

Ebony Allison attended The Art Institute of Atlanta where she studied Fashion/Retail Management. She is currently the Fashion Editor for Bombshell by Bleu. Follow her @ebonyaalayah

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