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The intersectional think tank behind #SayHerName and #BlackGirlsMatter. Led by Kimberlé Crenshaw (@sandylocks). Support our work: https://t.co/u6Zmv2kxOO

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You're not going to want to miss our next installment of #UnderTheBlacklight. "Black Men for Trump? The Overdue Co… https://t.co/IF3KiTWMqW
10/24
2020
Announcing our next #UnderTheBlacklight, next Wednesday at 8pm: 'Black Men for Trump? The Overdue Conversation abo… https://t.co/xYVOZOwnbERead anything @sandylocks writes. Period. https://t.co/T9p7Ze3Bbf
Retweeted by African American Policy Forum @wilshipley We wish it were shorter!"The perfect storm of denial has gotten us to a point where this election is not the surefire refusal of neo-fascis… https://t.co/Qd71eWgH4S
Retweeted by African American Policy ForumRep. Higgins has never voted against funding ICE, a federal squad that quite literally breaks into people's homes a… https://t.co/AnjnEzywxQThis is the first time the Senate has gone into a closed session since 2010. It's only happened three times in the… https://t.co/8aL8SkuRMOThe Senate has met in closed session only three times in the past twenty years. There's no way of knowing if this m… https://t.co/3x0E0FMSWmSen. Schumer just moved the Senate into a closed session to discuss the Barrett's nomination stating “Before we go… https://t.co/2AQ4SIDll2Eight months of President Trump's selfishness, cruelty, and science denial catalogued in this thread. ⬇️ https://t.co/yVGNi5lwYh"Even without the vaccine, the pandemic’s going to end. It’s gonna run its course. It’s gonna end. They’ll go crazy… https://t.co/OKaYxs9yru"The vaccine will end the pandemic. But it’s ending anyway. I mean, they go crazy when I say it. It’s going to pete… https://t.co/32L3xcRaXH"But it’s going to disappear. It is disappearing. And vaccines are going to help, and the therapeutics are going to… https://t.co/5b4XxvJpcW"It is gonna disappear. It’s gonna disappear. I still say it." September 15, 2020"Well, once you get to a certain number — you know, we use the word herd, right. Once you get to a certain number,… https://t.co/gyhKQoiJMk"It’s all coming back so fast and you’ll see it, and the pandemic goes away. The vaccines are going to be, I believ… https://t.co/wt2fPeJvse"And as soon as the plague is gone — we have vaccines coming, we have therapeutics coming, and it’s going to be gon… https://t.co/njEZCDKryI"Think of it, we’re almost back to where we were, and we’re still in the pandemic, which will be going away, as I s… https://t.co/chfEPZOkEb"It’s going away. No, it’ll go away like things go away. Absolutely. No question in my mind. It will go away. Hopef… https://t.co/XnY0h0J9Jb"This thing’s going away. It will go away like things go away." August 5, 2020"We’re gonna beat it, yeah. We’re going to beat it. And with time, you’re going to be it — time. You know, I say, i… https://t.co/c5EWnfpxP8"Well, the virus will disappear. It will disappear." July 21, 2020"I’ll be right eventually. I will be right eventually. You know I said, ‘It’s going to disappear.’ I’ll say it agai… https://t.co/OHX4zNgxL6"And I think we are going to be very good with the coronavirus. I think that, at some point, that’s going to sort o… https://t.co/rPJxwDMpPt"And it is dying out. The numbers are starting to get very good." June 18, 2020"But I will tell you, we’re very close to a vaccine, and we’re very close to therapeutics, really good therapeutics… https://t.co/mABKORNudb"[I]f you look, the numbers are very minuscule compared to what it was. It’s dying out." June 17, 2020"I always say, even without it [a vaccine], it goes away." June 16, 2020"So I think that’s — but even without that [a vaccine or therapeutics], you know, at some point this stuff goes awa… https://t.co/YuxftoDGrG"And if we don’t, we’re going to be like so many other cases, where you had a problem come in, it’ll go away — at s… https://t.co/2vuflrDx6e"It’s going to go away, and it’s — we’re not going to see it again, hopefully, after a period of time. ... We’ll be… https://t.co/1DRnDxD9dG"Because, you know, this virus is going to disappear. It’s a question of when. Will it come back in a small way? Wi… https://t.co/8nJjMSp2di"And I think we’re doing very well on the vaccines but, with or without a vaccine, it’s going to pass, and we’re go… https://t.co/9eo3VfP2fm"It’s going to go. It’s going to leave. It’s going to be gone. It’s going to be eradicated. And it might take longe… https://t.co/jFKsGVvIaE"But I think what happens is it’s going to go away. This is going to go away. And whether it comes back in a modifi… https://t.co/dO0g0uGQsg"It did go — it will go away." April 7, 2020"It is going to go away. It is going away." April 3, 2020"It’s going to go away, hopefully at the end of the month. And, if not, hopefully it will be soon after that." March 31, 2020"Stay calm. It will go away. You know it — you know it is going away, and it will go away. And we’re going to have… https://t.co/VMuUDGT9YQ"You know, we need a little a separation until such time as this goes away. It’s going to go away. It’s going to go away." March 12, 2020"We’re prepared, and we’re doing a great job with it. And it will go away. Just stay calm. It will go away." March 10, 2020"I don’t think people are panicking. I said last night — we did an interview on Fox last night, a town hall. I thin… https://t.co/vNVue7HQfH"It’s going to disappear. One day — it’s like a miracle — it will disappear. And from our shores, we — you know, it… https://t.co/YNiXESVYde"[W]hen you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that’s a prett… https://t.co/50y0qDJsD8"[China] — they’ve had a rough patch, and I think right now they have it — it looks like they’re getting it under c… https://t.co/P4q4zvD6S8"You know, a lot of people think that goes away in April with the heat — as the heat comes in. Typically, that will… https://t.co/nYErBmHfGNIt didn’t have to be this bad. https://t.co/Nkz6bqPOGCThe 2016 election kicked off a four-year national nightmare. But it didn't come out of nowhere. For @newrepublic,… https://t.co/Ya3WiS49Rc
Retweeted by African American Policy Forum#SayHerName: Breonna Taylor and Bearing Witness to Black Women’s Expendability by @SandyLocks. https://t.co/SDDtermGpP
Retweeted by African American Policy ForumA play in two acts https://t.co/6gTFKQjJCvLess than three hours after the WSJ editorial page published this article, the WSJ news side published an article d… https://t.co/7aRbQq8Py2"I won't rent to Black people" "Bring back the death penalty" "Bring back our police" "Black guys counting my mo… https://t.co/z8Uf4ghlQOTrump's attacks on Black Lives Matter and Critical Race Theory are rooted in the belief that there's something dang… https://t.co/4LkzXnWglx"I ran because of Barack Obama." Yeah, it's not exactly a secret that your hatred of the first Black president is… https://t.co/lBLESCCK0GTrump wanted them lynched. https://t.co/WzOMQizKgb https://t.co/M5IOCfNmoT"No one has done more for Black people than I have" says the man who called for five Black kids to be lynched. https://t.co/NrvhsiHnHfMore than 200 Black women have been killed by police. Will you learn their names? Will you remember their storie… https://t.co/EBz10gJgg3FAMILY SEPARATION IS KIDNAPPING FAMILY SEPARATION IS KIDNAPPING FAMILY SEPARATION IS KIDNAPPING FAMILY SEPARATION I… https://t.co/OERFGdRISPThis is racist and offensive."I’m here, where’s my child? Give me my child back." The sheer inhumanity of what the Trump administration did by… https://t.co/GYDJGZResUWhat will it take for Donald Trump to understand that people who live in "blue states" or "blue cities" are Americans?The House has passed multiple COVID-19 relief measures. Mitch McConnell's Senate hasn't taken them up. #Debates2020Health care is a human right. That shouldn't be controversial.The full opinion (which concerns whether someone convicted of a felony can prohibited from owning a firearm), as we… https://t.co/zFSmprIe4yAt a time when the right to vote is under extreme attack, we should be critical of those who endorse outdated notio… https://t.co/hPX5zEl5SYUnsurprisingly her opinion makes no mention of how such "virtuous citizen" restrictions were used after the Civil W… https://t.co/vQFaXLhF8wThis is as good a time as any to remind people that, in a recent dissent, Amy Coney Barrett wrote that the right to… https://t.co/MnsVleRhrqKristin Welker's professionalism and ability to control the room and cut through the noise is very impressive. Rega… https://t.co/W4xJxpAIO4Okay, even we didn't have "Trump brags about talking with Obama for 15 minutes" on our debate bingo card. #Debates2020Who amongst us does not have a $400 million loan from China? It's nice to see the president finally connect with average Americans.This debate is already insufferable and we aren't even at the point where Trump and Biden are going to treat Black… https://t.co/DXY9OkeJbbJanuary 28, 2020: "Elizabeth Warren releases plan to prevent and contain infectious diseases amid coronavirus outbr… https://t.co/Tw65hSPMvuDonald Trump tried to enrich his friends while letting hundreds of thousands of Americans die.This man posted a tweet about Tony Fauci not being good at throwing out a ceremonial first pitch and now wants to c… https://t.co/6NPQFfMIEbIn the middle of the worst pandemic in the century, the Trump administration is backing a lawsuit to take away heal… https://t.co/s6IrswYpqLWe're less than two minutes into the debate and President Trump is already spreading dangerous lies, suggesting tha… https://t.co/sYnUn7FBxr16,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 since the last debate. What could be more disqualifying than that? Yet mi… https://t.co/pR5lOypQpdBlack people spending hours in line waiting to vote isn't inspiring. It's voter suppression. Pass it on.
10/23
2020
Every new detail that comes to light makes it more and more clear that after Breonna Taylor was murdered by Louisvi… https://t.co/pmgyr7Qq5U🚨NEW:🚨 A second grand juror in Breonna Taylor's case has come forward to confirm that the the grand jury was only a… https://t.co/36TN6OMkDhThere's nothing courteous about selfishly spreading a deadly disease to those around you. https://t.co/5O352S181IICE is a fascist organization. Forcing people to carry papers or face summary deportation (or abuse at the hands of… https://t.co/lJuctPDhzXMy GOAT wants you out there voting. Plan your vote today: https://t.co/W5F8BoCsOf https://t.co/jRszO7d1ui
Retweeted by African American Policy ForumLong lines, closed polling sites, rejected ballots, and voter ID laws are the result of John Roberts and the Suprem… https://t.co/UxSt3GPGRHHow it started How it's going https://t.co/apyqfq2WjfWe've heard from more than 300 people and institutions who've been affected by the administration's attack on diver… https://t.co/6T15ixzCEa“Building on #SayHerName and imagining safe futures for all Black women would be a firm step toward a new social or… https://t.co/e1l1r01k6w
Retweeted by African American Policy ForumThis you? https://t.co/uLUG6aAn6q https://t.co/z9UMlZgOo0This is the type of vote suppression that John Roberts and the Supreme Court blessed when they gutted the VRA. The… https://t.co/qShgVYnLlNRepublicans will break every rule in their effort to install an extremist on the Supreme Court. They're cramming th… https://t.co/a3zyozazJE
10/22
2020
Here's the interview. It's truly sickening to hear some of the things he has to say. https://t.co/JD4kCmuyHjDISGUSTING: In a new interview, Sgt. Mattingly, one of the men who murdered Breonna Taylor, said the only thing he… https://t.co/FvYzJK1f3QHow nice it must be for one of the men who murdered Breonna Taylor to sit down for high-profile interviews and comp… https://t.co/kybwHpfqn6This new Confederacy "is racial and undemocratic. It twists American history to its own ends, substituting “patriot… https://t.co/pbf0DkxgEGThe Republican Party is a new Confederacy. They exploit white grievance politics to subvert democracy and entrench… https://t.co/SX1oIFb3v1It's hard to do anything other than think about how cruel and evil the policy of family separation is. No person wh… https://t.co/oR0j4jgVaLWanted to share the podcast episode of my interview with visionary thought leader @sandylocks, Professor of Law at… https://t.co/RaKZYUtYse
Retweeted by African American Policy ForumFox, Trump, and the GOP think so little of Black people. It'd be funny if it weren't so sad. https://t.co/kpOtbXzp48As we keep seeing images of long voting lines, its important to remember there is nothing inspiring about people ha… https://t.co/4edYeRiCmD
Retweeted by African American Policy ForumA Supreme Court nominees refuses to acknowledge that masks and social distancing inhibit the spread of COVID-19.… https://t.co/0NqPBTzezX
10/21
2020

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