Source: Scott Morefield

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Friday to critics who accused her of using a fake black accent during her speech at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network convention.

“Folks talking about my voice can step right off,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “Women’s March & Kavanaugh speech, same. Any kid who grew up in a distinct linguistic culture & had to learn to navigate class enviros at school/work knows what’s up. My Spanish is the same way.”

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