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Bernie Sanders condemns ‘starvation’ pay at rally to raise US minimum wage


By Ben Jacobs

“Sanders, who also faced criticism from Black Lives Matters protesters at the Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix this weekend for not sufficiently talking about African Americans in his stump speech, was careful to discuss minority groups before an audience that was almost exclusively black and Latino. ‘Today, more than half of all African American workers and nearly 60% of Latino workers make less than $15 an hour,’ Sanders thundered. ‘That is unacceptable.’”

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