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Congressional staffers walk out to protest deaths of Garner, Brown
Congressional staffers walk out to protest deaths of Garner, Brown

Dozens of congressional staff members walked off the job Thursday afternoon in Washington to protest the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. “We are gathered here today so that we can be the voice for the voiceless,” Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black said on the steps of the Capitol, with congressional staffers standing beside and behind him. “Today, as people throughout the nation protest for justice in our land, forgive us when we have failed to lift our voices for those who couldn’t speak or breathe for themselves,” he continued. “May we not forget that in our national history, injustice has often been maintained because...

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