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Your Congresswoman. Proudly representing the MA 7th. Here to break concrete ceilings & shake the table. Personal account. She/hers. #ChangeCantWait

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Although we are worshipping virtually, we still dressed for the #BostonGospelFest as if we were on City Hall Plaza.… https://t.co/UkwUWerFHAI am always amazed at the caliber of talent in our Boston churches: vocalists, musicians & choir directors alike. S… https://t.co/QAk8UoyfDVThank you @CityOfBoston @marty_walsh & all who labored to make sure this City tradition was honored. As a family we… https://t.co/zXlH7AFrQfThe gospel artists & worship leaders at the 20th Annual #BostonGospelFest are delivering such a powerful & necessar… https://t.co/ZEEutqbJZZBehind every one of these stories is a grieving family. Ju'Niyah Palmer has been tirelessly dedicated to her sister… https://t.co/uaJCKs8P8f
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWe face an uphill battle to heal this nation, rebuild our economy, and create a government that works for all of us… https://t.co/IJQXVyPPpB
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8/9
2020
Don’t let the occupant of the White House distract you. He just unilaterally cut Social Security and your unemploy… https://t.co/5oGkzIRufUWere we not in the midst of a pandemic, the line for today's homegoing would've been around the block. She poured i… https://t.co/uaJwTY6ahzI find some solace knowing they've been reunited. I know my Mom & the Kinkeads are dressed to the nines, laughing,… https://t.co/SAWc4dx6kUMrs. Kinkead's joy, laughter & activism, could not be contained. She proved there is no shelf life when it comes to… https://t.co/pwEnsx4hTwSo many of our beloved elders have transitioned to ancestors in recent wks. Today was the homegoing for Mrs. Annie… https://t.co/0QlVeshJC6Ok. It is almost 1AM, can't sleep, reading. My neighbor is blasting Tracie Spencer throwback, Tender Kisses. I'm no… https://t.co/yUtXCTFaI1Ayanna Pressley calls for full remote learning across Massachusetts this fall https://t.co/jO7ULFPGI7 https://t.co/B857GnL2Q0
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThe residents of Chelsea deserve to breathe clean air. I’m encouraged the EPA quickly acted on demands from… https://t.co/uqlgAymz6W
8/8
2020
Media and the rest of us need to stop repeating Trump’s language about the “radical left.” This is just Republican… https://t.co/b8hfRtW0m9
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleySo much truthtelling on Twitter today & I am here for it. The criminalization of Black & Brown students & a growing… https://t.co/vTrhjcSWTEThat part. https://t.co/YUjsBgGGYzWear a mask & do what it says. https://t.co/ZxmtPbsO5fMy father, Martin is a writer. His first paid job as a writer was as a teenager, he wrote obituaries for the local… https://t.co/YgQbinHHxuTY @alexjgoldstein. A damning commentary on the criminal negligence and science denials of the Trump Administratio… https://t.co/NH1Pu3sfB6How often have we read the words, "the brainchild of @juliaforboston" the last 6 mos? TY Councilor for actively lis… https://t.co/QgZii3VxEvOld enough to remember when 2,100 people died on 9/11 and the country came to a standstill. Now 1,400 people die… https://t.co/vjFocx0nRu
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThanks for always having my back, sis @AyannaPressley! Let’s keep fighting for bold, transformative change and a mo… https://t.co/1IkSSQ7sOY
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8/7
2020
55 years ago today, the 1965 Voting Rights Act was signed into law. 55 years later, the struggle to affirm and prot… https://t.co/9ZY5yLNo15Super proud of Emanuelly Fernandes. Everett was well represented at the #StudentSpeaks MA-7 School Reopening Forum… https://t.co/IM1V6kUPI8
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyMassachusetts students worry coronavirus will spread if they return to school but feel remote learning lacked struc… https://t.co/Pq0nQhxKe8
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThat’s right. Back for round two with a mandate from the people CONGRESSWOMAN 💜 Show them how it’s done RT aka Ma… https://t.co/pnOBjBiTXs @Andy_Levin Congrats brother. Proud to support you. Well deserved vote of confidence from the people of the Michigan 9th @RashidaTlaib That’s right. Back for round two with a mandate from the people CONGRESSWOMAN 💜
8/6
2020
I spoke with Congresswoman @AyannaPressley about school reopenings and she said, teachers shouldn’t have to be mart… https://t.co/VJWrC4VEig
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyCongresswoman, you are going to be exceptional. Looking forward to serving with you @CoriBush https://t.co/8uWSAybJUdDon't boo...VOTE 🗳 Register to vote at https://t.co/zXnPqmFZQ7 #Vote2020 https://t.co/4yMmEqgXMS
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8/5
2020
"Low income, Indigenous, Black and Brown women cannot wait for one more budget cycle." Listen to @AyannaPressley!… https://t.co/dSnQyV2T0H
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyToday’s the day Michigan @RashidaTlaib has been a truth teller, a table shaker and a courageous warrior for justice… https://t.co/T8aRwWaYvHHappy Tuesday! Cancel student loan debt.
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley.@AyannaPressley is right – preventing an onslaught of evictions is a matter of public health and racial justice. C… https://t.co/hb0gsqV9dX
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8/4
2020
@SylviaObell @MsPackyetti @kidnoble @BritishVogue A masterpiece. The inevitable byproduct when there is so much gen… https://t.co/wMF1okkqcrPolice don't belong in our schools, social workers and nurses do. https://t.co/qt1YiQa2E8Preventing the eviction tsunami is a matter of public health. 🔹 Extend federal unemployment benefits 🔹 Cancel rent… https://t.co/ZeNDwQD3bZ
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyReally love what @AyannaPressley had to say about @katieporteroc: “When she says, ‘My hair is frizzy, the kids ar… https://t.co/ojX3zvOKwx
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley"This is what you do @IlhanMN: you lead from the front. In March you started advocating for rent cancellation and a… https://t.co/bcajdwPkjG
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8/3
2020
This is the result of tireless advocacy from thousands, including all who signed @ColorOfChange’s petition to… https://t.co/nZPbc94wux
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyIf we don't provide targeted relief, 41% of Black-owned businesses will remain shuttered after this pandemic. Tha… https://t.co/gCjqr3Ptiw
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyIt’s critical that we listen to the voices of our educators. I’m proud to have the support of @massteacher, and t… https://t.co/j5krq1LCFsWe've taken on corporations that put profit over people. A campaign system fueled by corporate cash. A justice syst… https://t.co/eoDoOuncbP
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWith four more #FederalExecutions scheduled...we must act immediately! Passing #HR4052 is urgent! Please tag and… https://t.co/ojunLtewZv
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThank you @ChrisMurphyCT @AyannaPressley for introducing the Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act (S. 4360… https://t.co/6b43TWVvEf
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @edvotes | Thanks! @ChrisMurphyCT @AyannaPressley introduce #Counseling #Not #Criminalization in Schools Act (S. 43… https://t.co/g3oVyLQyra
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8/2
2020
@MsPackyetti Thx Sis' I know you know this song. Btw, we are all eagerly awaiting your album drop for the saints & the movement!Happy Int'l #Alopecia Day! Hummin' a song my grandfather often sang, "This joy that I have, the world didn't give i… https://t.co/FLDJeijMrvWhen you cast your ballot, you are voting for healthcare justice. For education justice. For economic justice. For… https://t.co/W5qKTVlgPq @DrSubini thank you for your partnership on this Dr Subini and for the work you do everyday on behalf of our Black girls with disabilitiesDon’t forget to sign up for our campaign’s August Day of Action — get out the vote and join a special live stream w… https://t.co/dhqkWMDvEG
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8/1
2020
Eid Mubarak to all of the families celebrating #EidAlAdha  Wishing you a blessed and peaceful holiday.Please fill out the census. It takes five minutes.
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyTune in now & enjoy this celebration of local Black poets, singers, musicians, dj's & the broader creative communit… https://t.co/KKodLEsJwnPres. @BostonNAACP1911 @attorneytanisha, the Exec. Cmte, mbrs & vols have done an extraordinary job in transitionin… https://t.co/i9KCup1mMUBREAKING Grace has been released and reunited with her family We will keep fighting for all of our Black and brown… https://t.co/gmoo7fIjOX
7/31
2020
A 15-year-old child was locked up in the midst of a pandemic for not completing online learning. The federal gover… https://t.co/ZRA8V9pSBG"Even the age of 8, I remember sitting on a telephone book at the beauty shop getting my hair pressed & I had a loo… https://t.co/sEfzhXJ0K5
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyGood night Mr. Lewis, the conscience of our Caucus. #GoodTrouble #JohnLewisMemorial https://t.co/7OGHPrg1Sn
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley“I want you to know that in the last days and hours of my life you inspired me,” wrote Representative John Lewis, w… https://t.co/vRE8YaAu7a
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyThat’s right. Black staffers matter. As a staffer for nearly 15 years I walked in their shoes. I stand in solid… https://t.co/J488CWL9fz
7/30
2020
@CartelFreedom No..@AOC @AyannaPressley @JanSchakowsky and @RepBarbaraLee just filed an amendment to repeal the Hyde Amendment — and… https://t.co/d1zFaUzSvx
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWear a mask. https://t.co/gvHn7OxIcpYou can't poll transformation. https://t.co/W2x8tQLiJ0TY @RepWilson @CedricRichmond @RepJeffries @RepLucyMcBath for your righteous vigilance, & TY @titojackson for your… https://t.co/1uwRhMD3RXFinancial scams targeting seniors have skyrocketed amid this pandemic. We have a moral obligation to hold perpetra… https://t.co/bcZKGOgaWc
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyCongressman John Lewis lived to be 80, defying the statistical odds of life expectancy for Black men. While 80 yea… https://t.co/oIAEsZN9uR
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyEveryone: Somebody has to make it plain. @RepJayapal: You don’t have to ask twice. I got this. https://t.co/AXixfvoTEu
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyEvery #COVID19 relief bill must support the needs of people suffering from economic injustice — not those of corpor… https://t.co/wdm5P0CVWX
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyHBD to my CM @BColoyan! We don't have many pics together because you've always preferred to take on the hard work,… https://t.co/Y28bErmG6a
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7/29
2020
happy happy bday to the GOAT @BColoyan Watching you crush it as @AyannaPressley’s 2020 Campaign Manager has been… https://t.co/Slp8eGMxzy
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyHBD to my CM @BColoyan! We don't have many pics together because you've always preferred to take on the hard work,… https://t.co/Y28bErmG6aWe couldn't be more excited to have @RepBarbaraLee, @AyannaPressley, and @KimFoxxforSA on today's episode of Inters… https://t.co/ZiecdbZ1BT
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyTrue then, true now. https://t.co/nk2XrB6LaHThank you to @AyannaPressley for joining us just now for such a deep reflection on #JohnLewis. You can hear it to… https://t.co/IaHKSDXZqw
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley“Mimi did it because she thought it was something that needed to be done,” Shaw added. “She was not frightened. A… https://t.co/ZPRXn4wyG0
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyHousing is a human right, but it's also how we stop the spread of this virus. We are on the precipice of an evicti… https://t.co/WPcXAmHC5M
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley“Mimi did it because she thought it was something that needed to be done,” Shaw added. “She was not frightened. A… https://t.co/ZPRXn4wyG0 @TinaDuryea thank you for saying that. As someone who was 15 yrs a hill staffer that means a lot and I’m deeply proud of my teamJohn Lewis. You appealed to our better angels and now you are walking among them. We love you and miss you so muc… https://t.co/8hLZrLt0Ef
7/28
2020
Housing is a human right, but it's also how we stop the spread of this virus. We are on the precipice of an evicti… https://t.co/WPcXAmHC5M‘If Grace was a 15-year-old white girl, she would not be in jail’ — This teen girl has been locked in juvenile dete… https://t.co/iEdnQ4FcLF
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyWhile U.S. Senators are home for a long weekend, the federal moratorium on evictions during COVID expired, putting… https://t.co/agqbFTTjbM
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7/27
2020
*mic check* As we mark #ADA30 and fix our eyes on the continued struggle for disability justice, we uplift CBC Cha… https://t.co/B8T4dj7V7gRep. @AyannaPressley: Our GOP colleagues in the Senate, I'm not sure if they're cruel, callous, clueless or all thr… https://t.co/4zAQoWzwy3
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyEmmett Till should be 79 today. https://t.co/ULSVHt0GRK‘They dishonor the blood that he shed on that bridge’ —  Rep. @AyannaPressley called out the hypocrisy behind some… https://t.co/sC8RdZorpK
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7/26
2020
‘They dishonor the blood that he shed on that bridge’ —  Rep. @AyannaPressley called out the hypocrisy behind some… https://t.co/ifEA5RlPC0
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley#ADA30 alert! 🚨 Proud to have co-authored this piece with @MrDavidJohns to discuss the importance of cross-movemen… https://t.co/ZWP4gNk4rG
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley“Old fights, but this is a new day.” Thanks to @AyannaPressley for lifting up @RevDrBarber’s call for a Third Recon… https://t.co/fpyzgqd1YN
Retweeted by Ayanna PressleyHappy birthday to my sister @RashidaTlaib. You are bold & courageous. Unflinching & resilient. I am so thankful for… https://t.co/8JSbXuIYex
7/25
2020
@BardsFM @ArtyRichel @lservies How classless & immature of you. I've the autoimmune disease, alopecia, like 7 mill… https://t.co/qmmO0Skt1z"To our daughters: You are powerful. You are limitless. You belong at every single table where decisions are being… https://t.co/xZG1rGgLLH
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley"There are structures put in place with the intention of keeping people with disabilities poor, even at the most pr… https://t.co/4ifO48GQLx
Retweeted by Ayanna Pressley @DrKarlynB A Cong. seat I worked hard to win like everything else in my life. I was an unpaid intern in this ofc wh… https://t.co/hI1HjSDXQQ @DrKarlynB I acknowledge that progress & point specifically in my remarks if you watch the full video.Been bumping this all day 👑 cc: @IAMQUEENLATIFAH https://t.co/IoH7fTqVzn
7/24
2020

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