Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

Under Fire From ACLU, New Jersey Reverses Ban On Book About Mass Incarceration

Monday, January 08, 2018

Critics said New Jersey puts black residents behind bars at a rate 12 times the rate of white residents and it's unconstitutional to deny those inmates access to information in the book.

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Judge Rules That Black Lives Matter Cannot Be Sued

Saturday, September 30, 2017

A federal judge in Louisiana has ruled that Black Lives Matter is not a person, not a company and not a formal entity. And that means the social movement can't be sued.

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Trump Embroiled In 2 Controversies About Professional Sports, Race And Culture

Sunday, September 24, 2017

In remarks Friday night in Alabama, Trump took issue with NFL players who have knelt in protest during the national anthem. And on Twitter Saturday, he targeted Stephen Curry of the NBA.

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Trump Ends DACA, Calls On Congress To Act

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The Obama-era program will expire in six months, the administration said on Tuesday. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals granted legal protections to roughly 800,000 people.

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What The Ba-kaaaawk? Activist Behind #TrumpChicken Isn't Done Yet

Friday, August 11, 2017

A giant Trump-look-alike chicken appeared behind the White House on Wednesday, created a television and Internet sensation for a handful of hours, then disappeared. Now we know why.

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Immigrant Advocates Prepare For Threats Against DACA Program

Friday, August 04, 2017

A coalition of activists, lawyers, faith leaders and lawmakers are doing what they do best — protesting, filing legal briefs and drafting legislation — to ensure that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program remains in place. They're spurred by the threat of a lawsuit that could end legal protections for so-called "Dreamers" that could be heard in court as early as next month.

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He's 11, A Business Owner And Just Landed The World's Most Famous Client

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The White House continues its letters-from-forgotten-people series with a business opportunity from 11-year-old local entrepreneur.

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For Some, GOP Women Deserve Slow Clap Ending After Killing 'Skinny Repeal' Bill

Saturday, July 29, 2017

The drama on the Senate floor early Friday morning was the culmination of months of opposition — and concerns expressed — by moderate Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.

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With Speeches And Bright Dresses, Quinceañeras Protest Texas Sanctuary City Ban

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

With bright skirts flouncing, 15 young women ascended the steps of the Texas State Capitol in Austin. "We will not meet this law on its hateful level," declared 17-year-old Magdalena Juarez.

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Teen Girls In Quinceañera Dresses Protest Texas Immigration Law

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Teen girls celebrating their quinceañera are protesting on the steps of the Texas capitol Wednesday against a law allowing local police to question the immigration status of anyone they detain.

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Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Veteran attorney Ty Cobb is leaving private practice to join the president's staff at the White House and help the administration coordinate its response to the investigations into election meddling.

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Bill Clinton And George W. Bush Bond In Conversation About Leadership

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The former presidents discussed life in and out of the White House in an event celebrating the 2017 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars. They both recommend long life as a former president.

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First Lady's Day in Paris Includes Children's Hospital, Church And An Awkward Moment

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Melania Trump speaks five languages and is known to have conversations with young patients in their native tongues.

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FBI's 'G-Man' Image: From Comic Books To 'The X-Files' And 'The Silence Of The Lambs'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The early years of the FBI coincided with the start of the comic book era, which inspired J. Edgar Hoover to take advantage of the new medium, according to the author of The Secrets of the FBI.

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The FBI In Pop Culture

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

If confirmed, Christopher Wray will take over a vast agency with more than 30,000 employees and a myriad of departments that the public has come to know through depictions in popular culture.

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Ivanka Trump Isn't Just Any White House Staffer But How Much Influence Does She Have?

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Some progressives and women hoped Ivanka Trump would be a moderating force on her father. But, five months into his new administration, there is limited evidence that it's working out that way.

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On 'Fox & Friends,' Ivanka Trump Quashes Progressive Hopes

Friday, June 30, 2017

When Ivanka Trump took an unpaid White House post, it raised eyebrows and cries of nepotism, but many progressive women saw proof someone would be on their side. NPR checks in on the special adviser.

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What Would Human Resources Do? Some Advice For Trump As He Recruits And Staffs Up

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Between President Trump being a newcomer to D.C. and a swirl of chaos, the White House is lagging behind other administrations in hiring. But experts NPR spoke to have some tips.

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Julius Caesar Production Closes, But Debate Over Art And Politics Likely to Rage On

Sunday, June 18, 2017

A production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar has drawn the ire of conservatives for its depiction of President Trump as the ill-fated Roman politician.

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Q&A With The 'Sassy' Teacher Of The Year About That Fan And Going Viral

Friday, June 16, 2017

"I have been visibly gay my entire life," Nikos Giannopoulos told NPR.

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