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Abuse survivors speak out about domestic violence allegations against John Thompson while Black activists struggle with double standards. Progressive legislators? No comment.

A traffic stop has led to waves of allegations against the DFL representative from St. Paul. Activists see a double standard in the media coverage and the calls for Thompson’s resignation. Approached by Sahan Journal, all 21 legislators in the POCI caucus—progressive legislators of color—offered no comment.