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How Bernie Sanders Evolved on Criminal Justice Reform~~Shaun King

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Shaun King, on Social Media & Bernie Sanders' Campaign SHAUN KING, Speaks about Bernie Sander's Campaign at the Media & The Movement workshop, @ the People's Summit. 06/18/16.
Shaun King, on Social Media & Bernie Sanders' Campaign SHAUN KING, Speaks about Bernie Sander's Campaign at the Media & The Movement workshop, @ the People's Summit. 06/18/16.
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Shaun King: I think Sanders feels obligated to carry Erica Garner’s baton on criminal justice reform. She gave so much of her energy campaigning for Sanders that he seems to see his fight for justice as a real way of paying her back.

He’s made a good start.

So I violated my basic rule of not engaging politicians face-to-face, but in this case, I’m glad I did. I saw the sincerity and growth in a man that I’ve heard others say was too stubborn to change. With those sorts of changes, with people like Sanders taking up the mantle of criminal justice reform, hopefully our struggle can grow so that this country can change, too.

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Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)
 

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