Articles by Sarah Jones

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DA Fani Willis

The Deliberate Attempt to Humiliate Fani Willis with Racist Stereotypes

The hearing into Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has been conducted in a way that is very familiar to women in power and even more so to women of color: It has been focused on humiliating her by delving into her romantic life to portray her in a manner consistent with a racist stereotype of Black women as a Jezebel, with a focus that has nothing to do with the Trump RICO case.

Trump Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, being questioned by Rep. Katherine Clark

Trump’s Labor Secretary Once Cut Jeffrey Epstein a Sweetheart Deal Then Proposed Slashing Sex Trafficking Victim Funding By 79%

In 2007, then Miami U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta, who would later be appointed by then President Donald Trump to his Cabinet as Labor Secretary, made a non-prosecution agreement with Jeffrey Epstein that barred even his victims from learning about it. Under Trump, Acosta tried to slash funding for sex trafficking victims by 79%.

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