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NAACP @NAACP Baltimore, MD

Founded 1909, the NAACP is the nation's first and largest grassroots–based civil rights organization. Over 2,000 volunteer-run branches nationwide.

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#Primetime https://t.co/RRLluDmNUfIn 1930, the @NAACP fought Herbert Hoover’s nomination to the Supreme Court and won. 90 years later, we are fighti… https://t.co/8AIfFKUUN4Tomorrow is #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, a great time to answer these questions. Are you registered to vote? Is e… https://t.co/gOHIWw3xQKICYMI: @EmperorMovie Producer @reghud and star actor @DayoOkeniyi joined us at the 111th #NAACPConvention to discus… https://t.co/YORmQEnL1J
9/21
2020
#EmperorMovie, is a riveting story based on the life and journey of outlaw slave turned freedom fighter, Shields "E… https://t.co/fivDAYMv7gThe #2020Election is the most important election we’ve seen and it will take all of our efforts to get a desired ou… https://t.co/NofSZdfacd
9/20
2020
ICYMI: @EmperorMovie Producer @reghud and star actor @DayoOkeniyi joined us at the 111th #NAACPConvention to discus… https://t.co/2BWCUNjWgh#EmperorMovie, is a riveting story based on the life and journey of outlaw slave turned freedom fighter, Shields "E… https://t.co/IBEizjPmnN.@LindseyGrahamSC consider this notification that your words are now being used against you. If a President is in… https://t.co/U2aPGcr4csThere’s still time to #BeCounted! The #2020Census decides the disbursement of over a trillion dollars of government… https://t.co/4gXJcMxzBZJustice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was second civil rights lawyer to serve on Supreme Court, after Thurgood Marshall. Tr… https://t.co/zgieG8DXhe
Retweeted by NAACPA major loss in the fight for justice and the push for equal and equitable representation in this country. #RIPRBG https://t.co/BRx9Lpz7DM
Retweeted by NAACPWe are devastated by the passing tonight of Supreme Court Justice #RBG. Justice Ginsburg was an incredibly accompli… https://t.co/RCF6Cc6Ft4
9/19
2020
The nation has lost a great hero in the fight for equal justice & a legal legend for the ages—on & off the Court. T… https://t.co/67olADMyv3We Are Done Dying ✊🏾 #NAACPConventionThis concludes day 6 of the #NAACPConvention! Thanks for tuning in for our imperative conversations around voting.… https://t.co/3DS1mBgx8M“We have to manage our success, successfully and start owning all of who we are. We have overcome tremendous odds,… https://t.co/zinayK8LCw“We need is a community centric approach to address the systems that are against us.” – @DerrickNAACPhttps://t.co/mCvpyxrXGo“I’m not entitled to an office, but as an American, I am entitled to a vote.” - @StaceyAbrams #Allinforvotinghttps://t.co/qzLmFzusz3“We have 41 states that currently will you to vote by mail with no excuses. We have 40 states that will allow you t… https://t.co/GN5L2OySo1“Politicians respond to three things: money, peer pressure and attention.” - @StaceyAbrams #Allinforvoting #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying“Voting does not fix anything, but voting is the only way you get to be a part of the solution.” - @StaceyAbramshttps://t.co/3zHh7zp99l“We have to be honest with people about the fullness of their power and their worth.” @Angela_Rye #Allinforvotinghttps://t.co/dhP23xzgIo“We as African Americans must take our destiny in our own hands to define the path forward. Political parties are o… https://t.co/NxaFbqoeMI“If we go backwards, this democracy will not look the same. It may not be able to survive.” - @DerrickNAACPhttps://t.co/FJ2XtnOmrs“We also need to be vigilant and hopeful. We need to think ahead, make a plan and mobilize.” - @misscorteshttps://t.co/2xM43vQhte“We have to push forward a value proposition and speak for those who cannot speak for themselves.” – @DerrickNAACPhttps://t.co/9Nng73QeuVThe last day to fill out the census is September 30th. Online at https://t.co/cxkMlLWHkJ By phone: 844-330-2020“Filling out the census is how you get what you deserve.” - @StaceyAbrams #Allinforvoting #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying“If you under count black and brown communities, those dollars don’t disappear, they just get redirected to wealthi… https://t.co/Ji2CD6rMM4“…because Black folks were under counted in 2010, we got less of the resources we needed in 2020.” – @StaceyAbramshttps://t.co/MZ2v7r1g9R“The census is the one way we have consistently gained access to power and privilege over time.” – @StaceyAbramshttps://t.co/n6hXdC29QP“There is an intentionality to exclude our voices in this democracy.” - @DerrickNAACP #Allinforvoting #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"The right to vote is what under girds everything you have in a democracy. It is the key to our power.” –… https://t.co/dIcMtcT3UP“Don’t let anyone steal your voice.” – @lizgarbus #Allinforvoting #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying“What we wanted to do with this film is trace our history to let people know that what they’re facing are features… https://t.co/GyRQHIAmZ0“It’s going to be the people who saves us. This is the time now to be educated about the issues, make a plan and mo… https://t.co/gSc1rRi7G4Watch at https://t.co/GKU1cynCwc https://t.co/eHTUwtZiLiTune in now for a special preview and discussion on the newly released documentary All In: The Fight For Democracy,… https://t.co/XzqbQNUi5y"If you see a good fight, get in it! This is a moment. You are needed." - @RevAlvinHerring, Faith in Action #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"Justice is what Faith should look like in public." - @RevAlvinHerring, Faith in Action #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"As you vote, make sure to adhere to the CDC rules to protect your health." - @Jamal_1978, VP of Civic Engagement,… https://t.co/9eYB52kfVK"A voteless people is a hopeless people. Vote." - @MarcMorial, CEO @NatUrbanLeague #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"You can be revolutionary and also takeover what presently exists." - @Jamal_1978, VP of Civic Engagement, NAACP… https://t.co/e5QHLFKEFr"It ain't cool to not vote." - @MarcMorial, CEO @NatUrbanLeague #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"If you are not at the table, you are on the menu." - @MarcMorial, CEO @NatUrbanLeague #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"We have to understand what our power really is as Black men while also upholding and applauding Black women." -… https://t.co/dyL0cBkJgj"Today is National Black Voter Day. We have to lift up what it means for our community to exercise our power." -… https://t.co/5lul9NGpEB"November 3rd is the marker, not the endpoint." - @Jamal_1978, VP of Civic Engagement, NAACP #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"We have to pivot from voting based on candidate and vote based on the issues." - @Jamal_1978, VP of Civic Engageme… https://t.co/Cfgpc4aAbJ"We cannot be tricked and bamboozled into not voting this year." @MarcMorial, CEO @NatUrbanLeague #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"Voter suppression played a role in the 2016 turnout." - @MarcMorial, CEO @NatUrbanLeague #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"If we are going to move the agenda for racial justice, voter turnout will have to be higher than 2000." -… https://t.co/aeGm9pV9kFWe're continuing our voting conversation with Where Do We Go From Here? Part 2. Tune now at https://t.co/GKU1cynCwchttps://t.co/Oru13SUP5b"Let's commit to you plus 2, in getting to the polls." - Debo Adegbile, Partner, @WilmerHale #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"Be hopeful and make a plan to vote as early as you can." - @vanitaguptaCR, President and CEO, @civilrightsorghttps://t.co/xx3BQqXSCh"We need to restore the Voting Rights Act." - @vanitaguptaCR, President and CEO, @civilrightsorg #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"Voting happens every year. Local elections are the ones that are the most proximate to the people in the community… https://t.co/GMLHkwcFOJ"If you care about criminal justice reform, it is critical that we use our voice at the ballot box."… https://t.co/sCD0FPuFT0"We're dealing with weapons of mass distraction."- @Gilda_Daniels, @adv_project #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"There are over 300 Covid, voting related cases in litigation."- @Gilda_Daniels, @adv_project #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"We need to ensure that people can cast their votes, safely." - @Gilda_Daniels, @adv_project #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"Everything is at stake for our communities." - @vanitaguptaCR, President and CEO, @civilrightsorg #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDyingAs AG Barr, continues to down play the #BlackLivesMatter movement we push forward #nonstoptonovember!… https://t.co/pvpG6hYMMY"We have to make sure that voters have confidence in our democratic process." @vanitaguptaCR, President and CEO,… https://t.co/t9iv2XLtHU"It's Russian interference targeting black voters and the sharing of misinformation that we are also fighting." -… https://t.co/FLFtR8sj4J"The Election Protection line is available for people to share their experiences: 866-OUR-VOTE."@KristenClarkeJD Pr… https://t.co/rcaGBRYQ6N"We encourage people to activate now with a plan for how they intend to vote."@KristenClarkeJD President,… https://t.co/hsSP2ukdB3"The challenges that we face are simply unprecedented."-@KristenClarkeJD President, @LawyersComm #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDying"This is a logistically complex election." - @Sifill_LDF President, LDF #NAACPConvention #WeAreDoneDyingIn recognition of National Black Voter Day we are hosting a series of conversations on voter suppression, voter eng… https://t.co/EgWeiAGbyDBut the question is, what can we DO to combat intentional efforts to make it harder for Black voters to vote?… https://t.co/dysB44PpUn
Retweeted by NAACPToday as we kick off #BlackVoterDay we also announce our partnership w/ @Snapchat in the effort to increase voter p… https://t.co/pfIvcMWRun"If this year has taught us anything, our vote or lack thereof has real-world consequences on our livelihood,"… https://t.co/vqznDFA1FrToday we’ve partnered with @BET to kick off #NationalBlackVotersDay, a day to ensure that you, your family and your… https://t.co/Aefz9ClQVs
9/18
2020
There was so much valuable information shared in our Black Health & Wealth conversation! Special thanks to our pane… https://t.co/z1h9guOmXn"The most critical consideration at this time is to vote." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"Health has to also include mental health. We have to put a priority on mental health." - President @DerrickNAACP #NAACPConvention"We need to use this pandemic to drive policy change. There has never been a public health crisis like this in my l… https://t.co/ORylArCNtp"Ultimately, what drives courage and determination is the heart." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"There is no center of gravity for facts anymore." President @DerrickNAACP #NAACPConvention"Freedom is a constant struggle. Nothing is perfect, but we all have the capacity to do extraordinary things." - Pr… https://t.co/Xsc8NR3c2K"Understanding the history of this country is essential to dismantling the systems of racial hierarchy." -… https://t.co/tb5dyZtFgn"The choices that you make often depend on the choices that you have." - @DrRichBesser, CEO @RWJF #NAACPConvention"We have to get beyond the political and social divisions that are being manipulated." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"There is so much racism embedded in our politics." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"The student loan crisis is debilitating to so many individuals." - President @DerrickNAACP #NAACPConvention"We talk about America like this land of opportunity, yet healthcare is dependent on employment." - @DrRichBesser,… https://t.co/tkdu1cB0ow"We have to provide economic opportunity, intentionally." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"We have to examine the why behind the disparities." - @SWestatWRF, CEO @wrfound #NAACPConvention"What is happening now against women, particularly Trans women is terrible and no one is talking about it." - @DerrickNAACP #NAACPConvention"Public policy is often shaped by how we see one another." - President @DerrickNAACP #NAACPConvention"Black lives matter. Not that other lives don't, but Black lives matter." - President @DerrickNAACP #NAACPConvention"Education, health and economics all weigh in a big way in terms of life expectancy." - @DrRichBesser, CEO @RWJF #NAACPConvention"We have to bring together a critical mass of people to re-imagine a new agenda for the health and wealth of Black… https://t.co/l8FZXEak5t"We have to have specific strategies to end separation." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"Self-compassion is a prerequisite to compassion." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"Overcoming bias and challenging our stereotypical perceptions is enabled through engagement." - @DrGCChristopher, NCHE #NAACPConvention"A recent study found, the infant death penalty was reduced by 50% when doctors were of the same ethnicity as the c… https://t.co/BXnAHG6KkF"The more fuel you give to fire, the bigger the fire gets. We have to acknowledge our past, heal from it and move f… https://t.co/Bre4v5eiki
9/17
2020

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