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Charles Booker @Booker4KY Louisville, KY

💪🏾 Husband. Father. Son. Community Advocate. State Rep. (He/Him) Fmr. Candidate for U.S. Senate. 🏃🏾‍♂️Founder @HoodtotheHoller • This is a movement! ✊🏾

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Joined Twitter 5/26/15


This interview was hard for me, but I know that the pain I feel is exactly why I have to keep leading. I love my ho… https://t.co/YDcnZotJsB
8/7
2020
Gun violence is a public health crisis.Our family has suffered another murder. Another young light taken away. @CoriBush thank you for the inspiration.Damn right. We coming. https://t.co/xRRiGKPmLAIt is crushing to see a family evicted and thrown on the street. It’s a traumatic and common visual in my hood. Cou… https://t.co/dpcbA2g9z2
8/6
2020
@AndrewIsPiano @universityofky Email me and I will follow up. Charles.Booker@lrc.ky.govSpent time volunteering at the pop-up unemployment office today. With historic unemployment in KY, these sites prov… https://t.co/hUhpQXGHLnThe fight for human rights is critical now more than ever. To break down barriers, ensure justice, and uplift all p… https://t.co/WplGPQuSbmStarting the day on a picket line. Standing for worker’s rights. Standing with the people. It’s what we do. Good morning.This is absolutely incredible. This is happening. @CoriBush, step into your purpose. Congratulations, Congresswoman!✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾
8/5
2020
I want racism to end. I want poverty to end. My goals are constant.Praying for Beirut.🙏🏾Donald Trump genuinely does not understand the meaning of per capita.The United States Senate needs to pass real COVID relief legislation now. Americans on the verge of losing it all… https://t.co/ypiSPce4VpLet me help you. As Americans’ health care costs continue to rise, it is clearer now more than ever that we need M… https://t.co/H5jw9exfET
8/4
2020
We remember El Paso. We remember the pain. We remember the devastating loss. We remember the hate. We also remem… https://t.co/6jb4hDD71MRacism is a pandemic. Racism is a public health crisis. Our fight for justice and equity is a fight for healing.The power is in the PEOPLE. Just in case anyone forgets.
8/3
2020
It’s always a special moment when I’m on my old block cutting mom’s grass. Neighbors who watched me grow up will s… https://t.co/ws3Ylz8RcO“You always told me it takes time... How much time do you want—for your progress?” James Baldwin 🙏🏾No one should have to decide between paying the rent, keeping the lights on, getting their prescription, or feeding… https://t.co/hegIsIhfE7
8/2
2020
@AyannaPressley Thank you, Congresswoman. We salute you, Queen.In KY, this wkend is huge. In normal times, we’d all be together for fellowship, good food, and fiery political spe… https://t.co/4QJy3rfGY5This work is hard. Hate and racism are real, and they are relentless. We are too. We are ready for this moment. We… https://t.co/KNz4FHPGma @CinciHattie It was texted to me! Thank you so much for capturing this. Honored to tag you and highlight your art! Much love!Put your mask on, and resign. https://t.co/IUPJLkYPcKI always knew my dad moves would break the internet. My apologies.🙃 #tiktokban #girldad https://t.co/F7s4rmncsjMitch, please. https://t.co/BcRHKQqLja
8/1
2020
I was told I couldn’t get statewide support in Kentucky because I am Black. I always smiled when I heard that, beca… https://t.co/apuZS934TS
7/31
2020
We must protect the United States Postal Service.Today is Grandad’s birthday, the first one we must celebrate without him. I am especially reverent, as another warr… https://t.co/1aE1ZrgyikCOVID-19 is not a hoax. It is not a partisan scheme. It is real, it killed my uncle, and now it has also taken the… https://t.co/fwhfCwyQdKTrump’s racist tweet about a “Suburban Lifestyle Dream” is exactly why we must lead on a new Southern Strategy. The… https://t.co/fBhNpNmTS4
7/30
2020
Imagine tweeting this and knowing the devastation Americans are facing is literally all your fault. Takes some rea… https://t.co/FROWtuzWiPThis evil clown knows exactly what he is doing. He knows he is stoking racism. He knows he is weaponizing hate. H… https://t.co/6C9JhH6MPIUniversal Basic Income.
7/29
2020
I’ve been fighting for this in Kentucky, and I wholeheartedly agree. We need federal leadership to get this done.… https://t.co/FGBExzZmXqWilliam Barr shouldn’t have been confirmed, should have already resigned, and he certainly should be impeached now.William Barr does not understand nor does he care that structural and institutional racism are real and present. H… https://t.co/YcWtXLNJkpPeople are losing it all. Critical benefits are being cut. Livelihoods are falling apart. For Mitch, the solution… https://t.co/V1T6nFPFvoMedicare for All.
7/28
2020
The Voting Rights Act must be restored. Instead of empty words, Mitch McConnell has the responsibility and opportun… https://t.co/mG5LTAfYSWGet in the way. Stay in the way. Bend the arc. Never back down in the face of injustice and racism. It is our d… https://t.co/fmoJHuGLWiMy ancestors were enslaved. I’d love for @TomCottonAR to look me in the eyes and say it was necessary. We can’t u… https://t.co/tI4hagrhKLThis is why we need structural change. This is why we cannot stop. This is why we must continue to cry out Breonna’… https://t.co/gUG4y2A96x
7/27
2020
This terrible virus (the guy below) is still with us. Kentucky, wear a mask, and vote his ass out. https://t.co/uaffuzgJ6SGood Trouble.🙏🏾I haven’t said this in a while, but I think about every time I take my insulin... No one should die because they d… https://t.co/IsNDN102Tf
7/26
2020
His name is Rand Paul. https://t.co/oWqQi0WaIII have a Mitch McConnell joke, but it’s in Russian.The power is now, where it always has been...in the PEOPLE!✊🏾 https://t.co/pydzpDRhIiJust want to encourage you. If you are taking a stand for justice, don’t quit. If you are speaking up for healing a… https://t.co/n8TjSELpn1 @ThatEricAlper If my row has 3 seats, I’d love to sit next to @lalahhathaway and @missjillscott 🙌🏾A few weeks too late. Americans are losing everything. Kentuckians are plummeting off the cliff. Mitch McConnell… https://t.co/GGPoXbaDVUIt is painful, exhausting, and deeply traumatic to see protests against police violence being met with even more po… https://t.co/DHnqwwHhvk
7/25
2020
Mitch doesn’t care about the human consequences of his actions. He only sees politics as a game of power for himsel… https://t.co/K2O1IUDUrSPerson. Woman. Man. Black. Lives. Matter.
7/24
2020
I am a very proud husband, son, and father. That does not, nor will it ever excuse me from treating a woman with… https://t.co/GvYm2KAeHIBreonna Taylor still needs justice. WE still need justice.I want to say this can’t be real, but of course it is. Praying for our country. https://t.co/9c63QmfEqg
7/23
2020
Don’t be a Yoho.We’re falling off the cliff, and he’s putting his foot in our back. Our livelihood is going up in flames, and he’s… https://t.co/7D76LbCE0L @TheDamageReport @hoodtotheholler Thank you! Let’s make it happen!My name is Charles Booker, and I’m fighting to end poverty. I’m so committed to this, that I have launched a non-p… https://t.co/gcoloVt5mP
7/22
2020
Grim Reaper https://t.co/Nwirmi0agqThe abomination is having the ability to lead, but running the other way while people lose their livelihood and the… https://t.co/Vkhl3a5rq9As @AOC understands, we suffer from mass incarceration and mass criminalization in this country, and it is largely… https://t.co/U9xTlIyZ43A brilliant voice. A truth teller. A devastating loss. Prayers going up right now.🙏🏾 https://t.co/O4xCYXmpwoLet’s go back in! Tell your favorite elected official to holler at us! 😂😂😂 #prettyveechallenge #girldad https://t.co/tQJyurF9KP
7/21
2020
@AndrewGillum, I am proud of you Brother. Stay strong, and keep pushing through. We all fall down, but the testimo… https://t.co/DSFc4DWduLThe first pic is from a few years ago, when the statue of Jefferson Davis still stood in the Capitol rotunda. The… https://t.co/LRh85INthnWe are standing against out of control government because of our love. We love Breonna, we love our home, we love o… https://t.co/HCK48GtRqUTo honor John Lewis’ life and legacy, I’m calling on Mitch McConnell to immediately bring the Voting Rights Advance… https://t.co/0bwUe3dfv0One of my archive videos I have of ⁦@repjohnlewis⁩. His words are just as pressing now as they were then. https://t.co/bU2zfIJAZF
7/20
2020
@NatashaA0823 I have just launched a non-profit to continue our work of breaking down barriers to democracy and bui… https://t.co/5EZNLmJAG6Every single interview Donald Trump does should be like the one he just did with Chris Wallace.Whose streets? Our streets. ✊🏾 https://t.co/wTzASunMUd
7/19
2020
Yes, I saw Mitch’s words about Rep. John Lewis. Yes, they’re the peak of hypocrisy. We’ll come back to that. Today… https://t.co/O0x3HMVr0lI touched his shoulder, and thanked him for letting all of us rest there. I told him I’m a Good Troublemaker too, a… https://t.co/nxYdtzAU34Congressman John Lewis is gone. I don’t have the words right now.What’s happening in Portland is absolutely outrageous. We all should be infuriated. Trump is taking a torch to the… https://t.co/QTJovkbaTJ
7/18
2020
@ombudsman4truth @jordansconfused They are more connected than you might think. This is an important conversation a… https://t.co/5IzVmVPJNEBreonna’s door was busted in with a battering ram. She was killed in her home by the agency she paid to protect and… https://t.co/8Nj4fMgIH5I stand with the people of Kentucky.I am proud of US. So damn proud. We are redefining politics. We are taking our power back. Wherever you are right… https://t.co/9fhOp8CziEI do not care about politics. I want us to stay alive. I want you to stay safe. Wear a mask. Let’s look out for on… https://t.co/tZrauiW8Wz
7/17
2020
They see us now.We showed up. We made our voices heard. We shocked the world. But we were just getting started. We are fired up t… https://t.co/NMIV4TvcaJ
Retweeted by Charles BookerWe shocked the world. We inspired hope to not only beat Mitch, but transform our future. Our work isn’t done. T… https://t.co/vzhvqZ7J3wToday is a big day. A very big day. Good morning.It’s been a wild day on Twitter, so let me confirm the following... I support Medicare for All, UBI, a Green New D… https://t.co/6INM0iAWqgDamn right. https://t.co/d4X8oWt7Vc
7/16
2020
The Democratic nominee for President of the United States had his Twitter account hacked. This is not a joke. Rega… https://t.co/1t6wtNNPKbIt’s time for a new Southern Strategy. One where love, unity, and truth ignite people to realize our collective p… https://t.co/3pPJHfD2ulWe are the movement. We are the change. We are unavoidable. We are coming. We ready. ✊🏾Fight the power.
7/15
2020
Kentuckians and other concerned allies calling for justice in front of AG Cameron’s home have been arrested. Justi… https://t.co/dejJ1oVRqZWe talked about the incredible run, transforming politics in Kentucky, what’s next for me, and some other topics yo… https://t.co/QxnzRXZQWk @BeaERobinson Happy Birthday!!! Cheers to you as well!
7/14
2020

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