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artist - grassroots organizer - free black woman - scaled 30ft flagpole & removed sc confederate flag in protest on june 27, 2015 - Isaiah 54:17

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Trump lost the popular vote by millions & yet the post-election discussion never centered on his obligation to ackn… https://t.co/8VVNbNZNPsTONIGHT 1/21 9pET/6pPT Will be speaking virtually at Washington State University. Link to register below: https://t.co/JPgtfChz9eI don’t know what society folks grew up in that they claim to not be aware that women receive social privilege base… https://t.co/C2GeQDJIe6A lot of y’all would learn so much if you would actually listen to Black women instead of just loudly proclaiming t… https://t.co/3MSVGPTnmWPeople swear they’re ready to tackle racism but everything gets so quiet when the topic is colorism 🙂We have to stop entertaining any level of gaslighting around anti-Black racism & how it functions most fundamentall… https://t.co/MwtdH4kAhbPpl claiming they don’t know difference b/w race, nationality & ethnicity is fake too. Ppl pretend to not understan… https://t.co/4D94CRSED6...I don’t know what stage this is we’re at in the crisis of structural whiteness where ppl are obsessed with being… https://t.co/e7yT4H5avjI’m so, so tired of folks pretending there’s no such thing as phenotypical blackness when it comes to definitions o… https://t.co/IP4LcOvWT0Exactly https://t.co/t8koWmrBrDPerhaps there’s a connection between militarism, policing & racism https://t.co/YOBD7DEWEX“Our hair is strong & can take all the heat” is the language of someone who’s internalized racist stereotypes about… https://t.co/7X5W8T1ReDI saw that video & feel compelled to say— if you encounter any hairstylist saying you need to straighten your hair… https://t.co/SNFCrgC4j0Pay very close attention to the language people use, especially when they choose to use the passive v active voice.… https://t.co/e3DpHJUfHGI talked about this with @ZerlinaMaxwell on @peacock yesterday. “Racial justice” requires stitching that policy len… https://t.co/idVUgHyc4V
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedWe’re described as being “vulnerable”, “susceptible”, “at risk”, “pre-disposed”... all terms that imply a flaw in o… https://t.co/BBxngzTalCScapegoating Black people for our own suffering under racial oppression is such a ubiquitous activity in white supr… https://t.co/ypYlxqMyfRThat’s why I’m saying it’s not enough to figure out how to distribute the vaccine without demanding longterm soluti… https://t.co/getFE2inA9The earliest talking points centered on Black & brown folks “being vulnerable” to Covid instead of addressing forth… https://t.co/GznMlDOLONFrom the start of the pandemic, too many folks were focused on running racist PR campaigns instead of addressing ho… https://t.co/00J99zEekpThis is exactly what I was speaking to when I was critiquing all of the emphasis the political & media establishmen… https://t.co/16Oq2PNG5kWe also need to be more scrutinizing of what it means for someone to be “friendly” toward others in their same soci… https://t.co/4lN9s16EWVI’m just glad we have general consensus on day 1 that “back to normal” is not it. That’s a good start.Folks pointing out Carter’s age like this pattern just started last year & George HW Bush wasn’t a major figure in… https://t.co/p0Z7yX2jynTHAT is a recipe for authoritarian disaster more than social media platforms reserving the right to deplatform elec… https://t.co/0X5BZ4RdlBNothing prevents governments from creating their own state-controlled social media platforms, but they know few peo… https://t.co/OsI4BK7QYjAgain, all these think pieces about social media & censorship are motivated by concerns over access for the most po… https://t.co/6lY0URQGq0This is nonsense. Just because they are subject to some regulation by Congress, Google, Facebook and Twitter don't… https://t.co/h5xhWrbavO
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedHousing is a public health issue, as pandemic makes clear, which is why it must be included along w/ plan to guaran… https://t.co/PnUmcTesNaGuaranteeing housing/eliminating homelessness has to be a baseline policy for addressing poverty. Housing, like hea… https://t.co/czTrBj8WtcPres Biden will sign 10 more executive orders related to COVID-19 today including directing agencies to use the Nat… https://t.co/goUzKXIqAD
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedThis will be a major theme of the post Trump era, combined with threats that forcing a reckoning on racism will onl… https://t.co/sV1ueMFhFrAs we face the prospect of ~120K people dying in the span of a single month, remembering where the national convers… https://t.co/rOOHk1suPI"A lot of people are out of work, because of COVID," Paulen said. "Just the risk of becoming unsheltered, during a… https://t.co/CqRIaguisCI was likewise encouraged by Yellen saying we need to focus on spending. Just have to keep scrutinizing where the $… https://t.co/t371cisfNYIn all the analyses of how neoliberalism & capitalism & imperialism led to the rise of Trumpism no one wants to exp… https://t.co/okQpKNGSy4Folks want to do *everything* but confront whiteness as a sociopolitical construct.Neoliberalism laid the groundwork for Trumpism but Trumpism is 100% about white supremacy. Can we please retire the… https://t.co/eKmW5Dxi75I’m so glad they deplatformed Trump on social media. It was 100% necessary.900,000 filed for jobless claims last week, a historically high level as Biden inherits the worst job market of any… https://t.co/hi5kaweT2D
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedThis post Trump period will be filled to the brim with the cognitive dissonance of the white establishment & people… https://t.co/OWjEMLTBL4I find it interesting how Jimmy Carter hangs back & doesn’t participate in the club of former presidents PR campaigns that muchIt’s now confirmed — as suspected, the Trump regime had no vaccine distribution plan whatsoever. Beyond the obviou… https://t.co/zm9f8ZpEcF
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedThe “return to normalcy” narrative is a call to settle for surface-level displays of civility & diversity in the af… https://t.co/fG2i0qTW46
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedMass incarceration, The Iraq War, Katrina, Occupy Wall Street, drone strikes, Standing Rock, Ferguson Uprising, Bal… https://t.co/BHQrxn7mDu
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressed🚨Beware the “return to normalcy” narrative. Normalcy was already killing us. Please do not be lulled into a state of complacency.
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedHey! Biden's DHS brought back their illegally jerry-rigged pesticide sprayer which they now use to coat entire city… https://t.co/6KWcbbZqjq
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedA former Army captain who ran for state office in Florida last year has been arrested in connection to the Jan. 6 a… https://t.co/MTUYmuPr7G
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedThis deserves more attention https://t.co/ZtJZnXjgeOThe “return to normalcy” narrative is a call to settle for surface-level displays of civility & diversity in the af… https://t.co/fG2i0qTW46Mass incarceration, The Iraq War, Katrina, Occupy Wall Street, drone strikes, Standing Rock, Ferguson Uprising, Bal… https://t.co/BHQrxn7mDu🚨Beware the “return to normalcy” narrative. Normalcy was already killing us. Please do not be lulled into a state of complacency.Like, they’re commenting & tweeting right now & I don’t understand why https://t.co/vQ9gpFX0uyConsidering that Republicans have crashed the economy each time they’ve been in power, can we please agree to just… https://t.co/mUQcMzd8TMThe deportation moratorium (https://t.co/nrh9OHUal7) *must* expand to stop ICE arresting/jailing people. Now, ICE… https://t.co/wWlbS681Dv
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedExactly. And the narrative that we’ve had an uninterrupted peaceful transfer of power until now is also debatable i… https://t.co/r9siJZVKZIIf you don’t understand why ASL users are happy rn, ask yourself if you ever saw a sign language interpreter at an… https://t.co/aNx79ZVDiP
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedAgain, we have to arrive at longterm solutions before end of March. We can’t keep kicking the can down the road. It… https://t.co/sJQuZ7SohFPer MSNBC, General Charles Flynn--brother of a certain Mike Flynn--was in the room when the Pentagon denied assista… https://t.co/kLByLiblAc
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedI just feel like the last thing we can afford to do right now is let up in any way.The amount of change immediately occurring in the first 24 hrs of the new admin for me is a mix of feeling both rel… https://t.co/HVGeDYFthVThis is so much in such a short period of time. Wow. https://t.co/ROAFVbgIVFA major part of the neoliberal bipartisan establishment’s “get back to normal” narrative involves pretending the co… https://t.co/cLSft8ucpnI did another thread on this topic back in December: https://t.co/Tf5uwsy6hBNow that Trump has left those who remain in power in DC are trying to re-establish what they had pre-Trump, except… https://t.co/eIhEkAYFHNBut part of what happened with the Trump era is it exposed structural issues & corruption that long preceded Trumpi… https://t.co/gt2Cxp7yUmThe neoliberal establishment is still fundamentally invested in the police state, militarism, structural racism & n… https://t.co/daffbjLo5fPart of the PR campaign for this effort includes propaganda about “the peaceful transition of power” as represented… https://t.co/EJzlDDnBKv...Now that traditional neoliberal political establishment seeks to re-establish its power (aka “unify” & “returnin… https://t.co/HbmWM4xbb8For folks who are confused about what they witnessed today (or past ~40 yrs) the policies of the neoliberal biparti… https://t.co/zQ8sMuNr1eEvery time y’all see the Bushes, Clintons & Obamas publicly displaying their friendship as the club of former presi… https://t.co/X2fr6eAVBvWhew. The neoliberal bipartisan establishment is trying desperately to hold this thing togetherWelp, Fox News is continuing on with the insurrectionist narrative during inauguration festivities if folks are won… https://t.co/XdhG47tjyFYes, people are deeply invested in US imperialism & the belief we can all integrate into it under the stars & strip… https://t.co/nbeWkw1IzPIf you’ve ever attempted to organize people to do anything larger than a bake sale it shouldn’t surprise you that t… https://t.co/r2V7GDeB3FIt’s important imo to focus on the agenda and building a deep bench of advocates to advance that agenda over the ne… https://t.co/ElZ4VeLj1kThe right successfully outmaneuvered the left for most of last 40 yrs by being laser-focused on an agenda which the… https://t.co/GqnRiDC3pZWhew. I know folks are tired but I’m over here thinking about how we can not allow the GOP to retake the Senate or… https://t.co/tCMI8nta6pAlways remember 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾 https://t.co/FRpJTxU26e
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedTed Cruz can not be a US senator. This man is entirely unfit to hold office.omg please expel these violent fools now https://t.co/CX7s6I1W0pThread https://t.co/1Rd6XB9DhhAre y’all really ready to let go of white supremacy? Are you sure?The way folks have allowed W Bush to be rehabilitated as the fun-loving, hand-holding, breathmint-sharing friend of… https://t.co/tzuKW3nkZWhttps://t.co/otu2ORR4IH
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedI’m not sure what officially qualifies as “leftist twitter” but what I’ve witnessed is folks saying the same things… https://t.co/w7L6SsUgaBA note on hope: 1. It is a practice 2. If you see someone feeling it, don't try to take it from them unless it is t… https://t.co/wilPv5eLZI
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedThere’s no way to unify with white supremacists without sacrificing the interests of non-white people. Multiracial… https://t.co/hqPZSVYbONWe can’t integrate into a white supremacist system. A sprinkling of representation from marginalized identities wit… https://t.co/if49E7X016There is no way forward without confronting whiteness— how it came to be a sociopolitical construct here, how it re… https://t.co/CAULWCruwHTo describe the central conflict of the USA, racism, as though it’s a mere “disagreement” is to imply there’s a rea… https://t.co/AHq7aU8iZ6White supremacy/anti-Black & Indigenous racism is not “a disagreement.” People framing the division in the countr… https://t.co/CNJO34Ze6YFolks are not simply making appeals to elected leaders. They’re doing the daily work of saving lives that gov’t sho… https://t.co/ktdlvTCSR5A lot of folks confuse organizing to apply pressure on the power establishment with believing that the power establ… https://t.co/ykpacSuDcFdon’t forget that these policies began as fights in the streets and while they are not everything we want to win, t… https://t.co/IzmhSZsltT
Retweeted by Unite in justice for the poor & oppressedCan we stop using “extremism” as a euphemism for white supremacy now that Biden said it at the inauguration? 🥴
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I can’t emphasize enough how much the housing crisis being treated as a top issue right now is solely due to the re… https://t.co/CsLx19Xcf1I was born in ‘85 so maybe I don’t know what the conservative movement used to be, but I don’t understand how anyon… https://t.co/jd4TIXpoKkWe didn’t just live through four years of Black activists & organizers being proven correct for everyone to act bra… https://t.co/TyhBNtV6qYIt’s still defund & abolish the police.
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