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Inside Sex Workers Fight for the Next Ocasio-Cortez: Theres an Awakening Happening

This rainy Sunday, sheltered by trees and surrounded by a circle of supporters, Julia Salazar gave a short speech that covered a number of her core concerns, from labor rights to stable and affordable housing. Salazar, whos challenging incumbent Democrat Martin Dilan for the New York state Senates 18th district seat in North Brooklyn, related all of these issues back to the cause of the day: sex workers rights, and the fight for decriminalization. At the end of her remarks, Salazar heralded the historic meet-upa canvassing event to talk to…

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Mom Gets Bad Feeling as 3 Strangers Stare At Her DaughterThen She Hears Say Bye to Mommy

It started as a conversation about “how cute her daughter is.” Seconds later, she saw what they were really up to… In a viral Facebook post byAmanda Cropsey Florczykowski, oneconcerned mom is aimingto raise awareness about the dangers of sex trafficking that could be lurking in your own neighborhood. The near abduction that she experienced with her toddler in a local store exemplifies how these scams are often happening in the most unsuspecting places. Her post reads: My name is Amanda and I’m a Longview, Texas resident. I’m convinced that…

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