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Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) is a forceful, progressive voice in the United States Congress. Focusing on matters of social and economic justice, international relations, and human rights, Lee speaks with Rev. Jim Wallis on how she finds the strength to speak out even when standing alone.
"This is not about personal responsibilities for the enslavement of Africans, this is about our system of government," Lee says. "The United States of America had a legal system that enslaved Africans, which through the ages, through the generations manifested in so many ways that are so deadly. And we will never get to the healing phase of this democracy until we tell the truth."