Bernie Sanders Uses Pamela Turner’s Police Shooting In New Campaign Ad

The only presidential candidate to seemingly even acknowledge last week’s police shooting that killed an unarmed Black grandmother in Texas has made that controversial death the centerpiece of a new campaign ad. Bernie Sanders released his new commercial on Facebook this week, but it was unclear if he was using Pamela Turner’s death for political gain or to express genuine concern for Black lives — or both. Turner was gunned down in suburban Houston by Baytown Police Officer Juan Delacruz on the night of May 13 under suspicious circumstances. The…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 24th May 2019

Only 11 of Nigeria’s 774 LGAs are free from open defecation – UNICEF. WHO begins rehabilitation of healthcare facilities in North-east. 14 States Yet to Access N55bn Basic Healthcare Fund, Says Minister. Certificate of Standards: FG begins quality assessment of tertiary health institutions. Police Accused of Raiding Family Planning Clinic. Polio vaccination: Lagos debunks allegation of sabotage. Ex-health minister denies complicity in alleged N300m constituency project fraud. Kebbi Gets New Head Of Contributory Healthcare Scheme. Poor Patronage Hits Anambra Health Insurance Scheme. LUTH resident doctors, management disagree on strike. READ…

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