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On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced in a tweet that investigators from the Atlanta Police Department were traveling to a lab in Salt Lake City that works with old DNA evidence. Her hope? That the lab would be able to uncover evidence that would provide some answers for the families of the victims.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces New DNA Examination in ‘Atlanta Child Murders’ Case
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  • October 20, 2021

Grisham replaced Sarah Huckabee Sanders as press secretary in July 2019. She was noted for never having given a press briefing, unlike the other 35 people who had been in that position before her. The Washington Post noted that she “was infamous for being invisible.”

Former White House Press Secretary, Who Never Gave a Press Briefing, Suddenly Has a Lot to Say

For The Root, I wrote about how the press secretary who never gave the American people a press briefing suddenly had so much to say when her tenure was over and wrote a “tell-all” book.

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  • September 9, 2021

Bass then asked her question even more directly than she did the first time: “Is there a term or a report on white identity extremists? You mentioned you are familiar with black people who identify with their racial identity.”

Rep. Karen Bass Ate Jeff Sessions for Lunch and It Was Delicious

For The Root, I gave a play-by-play commentary on a video that showed the time then-Congresswoman Karen Bass grilled former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about an FBI report that indicated “Black Identity Extremists Likely Motivated to Target Law Enforcement Officers.” No, seriously. That was the name of the report.

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  • November 15, 2017