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Smith College employee calls cops on black student who looked ‘out of place’ eating lunch in cafeteria

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An employee at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts called on campus police to investigate a “suspicious black male” whom they claimed looked “out of place” in one of the school’s cafeterias.

However, as the Boston Globe reports, that “black male” actually turned out to be a black female student at Smith who was eating lunch in the cafeteria while taking a break from her summer job at school.

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Campus police investigated and found that there was “nothing suspicious about the student’s presence” in the cafeteria.

The student, who is not identified by name, angrily wrote about the incident on her Facebook page and accused whoever called the police on her of having racial biases.

“I am blown away at the fact that I cannot even sit down and eat lunch peacefully,” she wrote. “I did nothing wrong, I wasn’t making any noise or bothering anyone. All I did was be black… It’s outrageous that some people question my being at Smith College, and my existence overall as a woman of color.”

Amy Hunter, the college’s interim director of diversity and inclusion, sent out a message to students decrying the employee’s decision to call the police on a student for eating lunch.

“Such behavior can contribute to a climate of fear, hostility and exclusion that has no place in our community,” she wrote.

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‘The country got an education’: Nicolle Wallace explains why impeachment could move public opinion

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MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace offered her analysis after the day of televised hearings in the impeachment inquiry.

Wallace, who served as White House communications director under President George W. Bush, drew upon her experience as a top Republican strategist.

"Listen, I haven’t spent a nanosecond in a courtroom, but I’ve spent my career in the court of public opinion. And if you look at what the Democrats have set out to do and you look at why this has swung public opinion in a way the Mueller probe never did is that they have laid brick on top of brick on top of brick," Wallace explained.

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Room erupts in laughter as Democrat Peter Welch destroys Jim Jordan during impeachment hearing

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There was a moment of levity four-hours into the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the bombastic Freedom Caucus member who was added to the committee at the last moment by Republicans, had argued that the White House whistleblower started the scandal.

"There’s one witness, one witness that they won’t bring in front of us, they won’t bring in front of the American people, and that’s the guy who started it all, the whistleblower," Jordan argued.

Unfortunately for the wrestling coach turned politician, Jordan was followed by Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT).

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Constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe succinctly debunks Jim Jordan’s defense of Trump

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Constitutional law expert Laurence Tribe debunked the key defense of President Donald Trump that was offered by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) during the first televised hearing in the impeachment inquiry.

Jordan did not address the fact President Donald Trump solicited foreign election interference in violation of federal law, but attempted to debunk the additional charge that there was extortion/bribery.

The Ohio Republican argued that there could not have been a quid pro quo because the aid was eventually released.

But Tribe, who has taught at Harvard Law for half a century and argued three dozen cases before the United States Supreme Court, fact-checked the congressman who never passed the bar exam.

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