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Congressmember Bass @RepKarenBass Los Angeles & Washington

Representing California's 37th District, which includes Los Angeles, South LA, & Culver City. Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus. https://t.co/XHzgMSAQAc

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Join us today for Living While Black in America. COVID-19 stopped everything, except racism.… https://t.co/DyLwBkkGkO
Retweeted by Congressmember BassThey will be. They have to be. https://t.co/Gyc3n3aMRKCongresswoman Karen Bass tells the @TakeoutPodcast police reform bills will be about "accountability" https://t.co/hP3XyvD1AZ
Retweeted by Congressmember BassFederal law prevents the U.S. Census Bureau from sharing your information with law enforcement. Fill out yours toda… https://t.co/mACuAM0jV6
6/5
2020
Breonna Taylor was murdered 83 days ago. Every single one of the officers who were involved still roam free.We are hosting a nation-wide town hall meeting tomorrow to discuss what it is like to live while Black in America.… https://t.co/ESldDD3hHA.@TheBlackCaucus will be introducing legislation to change policing in this country. https://t.co/pSOvUDGVfMThere are protests happening all around the world against what is happening in the United States. As we fight for… https://t.co/2nxoKoGu6VOur nation needs Congress to act. https://t.co/V6uxtFM6OwIn the wake of the death of George Floyd, hear from a Michigan Sheriff who stood in solidarity with protesters. And… https://t.co/APC1JgakFh
Retweeted by Congressmember Bass.@RepKarenBass: “Members of the Black Caucus have been working on police accountability issues, I’m sad to say, for… https://t.co/3Auy7dOBPb
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6/4
2020
Thank you to my former @theblackcaucus colleague, now the AG of Minnesota, @keithellison for doing the right thing… https://t.co/IUmzq4d2mL.@HispanicCaucus Endorses Resolution to Condemn Police Brutality Led by @TheBlackCaucus Members Reps. @RepPressleyhttps://t.co/teStjKvrpj
Retweeted by Congressmember BassGeorge Floyd was murdered 9 days ago. Three police officers who helped facilitate his murder still roam free. B… https://t.co/SjfYCcyIf0How were you scared for your life as a police officer if you shot someone in the back as they were running away fro… https://t.co/LWeIv6QpgOGeorge Floyd was pinned with a knee on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds. That’s about as long as it took Don… https://t.co/I0knNIBC4u
6/3
2020
We are in a moral moment. Congress must act. https://t.co/Sy91tl4tY4Why fill out the census? Funding for low-income schools. https://t.co/Lv6ko4FvDb https://t.co/Y6no3RpGYwFound one. https://t.co/I500gVyDt1 https://t.co/WnMupTLVSWWe want to end the careers of abusive law enforcement officers so that in the rare instance they actually do lose t… https://t.co/qQFGiKLDz2We will also address the structural conflict of interests of relying on DAs to charge officers from police departme… https://t.co/KHkpMssKyu.@TheBlackCaucus will be introducing legislation to address laws that shield police officers from ever being accoun… https://t.co/X9a0LzT5Ht
6/2
2020
It feels like it's open season on Black folks not just because of the police murders, but because of the police bru… https://t.co/83sVDW8Mx7.@TheBlackCaucus will be hosting a nation-wide town hall on Friday. COVID-19 has stopped everything except for ra… https://t.co/npRMYMtnTH
6/1
2020
If you’re mad, if you’re distraught, if you’re angry, if you’re hurting: fight back against the system that killed… https://t.co/XgmYmggaa7To the white allies and supporters of this movement in the streets: Thank you. To the white rioters and agitators… https://t.co/ABN4tZjElh
5/31
2020
George Floyd's death at the hands of a police officer was caught on video. @RepKarenBass and Allissa Richardson (… https://t.co/saRCPNSBwV
Retweeted by Congressmember BassHow many times do we have to see a Black person killed on video for there to be an immediate arrest? https://t.co/7HTTSVJokA"That is not sufficient..." @RepKarenBass, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, says the 3rd degree murder arr… https://t.co/78hdksvSw5
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5/30
2020
Those who beat Rodney King never paid the price for their violence, but the violence that happened in LA in 1992 wa… https://t.co/zetvW6HNPDEvery officer involved in the murder of George Floyd should be immediately arrested. I understand the despair and… https://t.co/hpXJlUmCEdNo words... https://t.co/HD1jXVbyCAJoin @RepKarenBass Chair of the @TheBlackCaucus for a conversation with @StacyBrownMedia of @NNPA_BlackPress on the… https://t.co/TxcRYsO40X
Retweeted by Congressmember BassFederal law prohibits the U.S. Census Bureau from asking about religious or political affiliation. Fill out yours t… https://t.co/D9ozBh0z3t
5/28
2020
100,000 people in the richest country in the history of the world have died because of COVID-19. If we had acted a… https://t.co/iAfZfY5OIlThe President votes by mail so why can't you? https://t.co/VFQTf9YGzJ
5/27
2020
We've extended our Congressional Art Competition deadline to this Thursday! Submit here: https://t.co/YnMKQLlcQt https://t.co/FWJSRAlf1l
5/26
2020
Today, we mark Memorial Day amid great loss and great sacrifice in our country. As we mourn those who have served… https://t.co/ws5KH3LY8TWhy fill out the census? Meals for child and adult day care programs. https://t.co/Lv6ko4FvDb https://t.co/dsuNqg1rta
5/25
2020
There should be a disproportionate amount of resources for geographic areas that have disproportionate death and in… https://t.co/fKVesEDZyPThe CDC’s new report on coronavirus racial disparities is only 2.5 pages & contains no new data: top Dems are calli… https://t.co/NBW7Nq61uv
Retweeted by Congressmember Bass.@HouseJudiciary @JudiciaryGOP Virtual Discussion on Coronavirus in Prisons & Jails - LIVE on C-SPAN… https://t.co/zjvx13sOqs
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5/23
2020
Access to Medicaid could’ve prevented Jasmine from being homeless. Sadly, that’s the case for many foster youth n… https://t.co/Br0L06wRvtNEW: House Democrats Demand @ICEgov End New "Binary Choice" Policy Amidst #COVID19 Pandemic https://t.co/yftIdq7nme
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5/22
2020
We must honor #DJaysLegacy. We must never stop raising #FosterYouthVoices. 5/5 https://t.co/8BeRmxS19pDJay’s death is a sad reminder that there is no time to waste to act on behalf of our nation’s foster youth. As thi… https://t.co/kH3e76WFDSLast week, DJay passed away due to complications with COVID-19. On Friday, @RepGwenMoore and I will be reintroduc… https://t.co/kHeuxseDuBHe was an advocate through and through – a champion for health care reforms for current and former foster youth and… https://t.co/D8WqbQoq13I first met DJay when he was in Washington, DC participating in our Foster Youth Shadow Day program. His smile lit… https://t.co/jXa0yEgG7MYou can fill out the 2020 Census online, by mail or by phone. Fill out yours today at https://t.co/Fcg3WPV10f https://t.co/wcLASatAQ2
5/20
2020
There are 90,000 dead from COVID-19 in the richest country in the world. There are 1.5 million confirmed cases of… https://t.co/Va6TiXxOA8The deadline for submitting art to our Congressional Art Competition is this Thursday! Find out how you can win a… https://t.co/16MmZ59qRV
5/19
2020
I wonder if the President knows that hydroxychloroquine can damage your heart. I wonder if he knows people have die… https://t.co/kb6OgRXp9KTomorrow, @TheBlackCaucus will be hosting a town hall with educators throughout the country. More info:… https://t.co/bPoN9Wj9d9
5/18
2020
The impact this pandemic is having on our nation's foster youth cannot be overlooked. We must raise… https://t.co/xovGtyrVoy
5/16
2020
Why fill out the census? Temporary assistance for families who need it most. https://t.co/Lv6ko4nUeB https://t.co/cz44CbqZjh
5/15
2020
Are you a teacher during this pandemic? @TheBlackCaucus wants to hear from you. https://t.co/RG4AHosKFa https://t.co/TQv0JR5JGZBreonna was sleeping. https://t.co/wn7bi5Jlx4Breonna Taylor was working as an EMT helping to save lives while trying to protect her own. She was shot 8 times… https://t.co/WjxMp7trly
5/14
2020
Census Data is not released to the public until 72 years after its collection. Fill out yours today at… https://t.co/kNGSwsfZ5zEbony's father has been in prison for 31 years. He told her men have been making masks out of underwear from the co… https://t.co/dlPgZJ7Yq1
5/12
2020
Join us tonight! #SpeakUpSpeakOut https://t.co/RG4AHosKFa https://t.co/8omlhleVoW
5/11
2020
On Friday, the Trump administration vetoed a United Nations resolution that called for a global ceasefire in confli… https://t.co/uZUKqlLzxI
5/10
2020
Under the leadership of this administration during this pandemic, the United States now has the most CASES of COVID… https://t.co/AVWAzNidUfYou can't tell the general public to do social distancing, wear masks and wash their hands and then have the exact opposite in a prison.Why fill out the census? Funding for school lunch for kids who can’t afford it. https://t.co/Lv6ko4FvDb https://t.co/zL8nQbl03F
5/8
2020
Black lives lost for no reason. Years ago you weren't prosecuted for lynching Black people. Today, the noose has b… https://t.co/ne71qJIdk2Trayvon was walking home. Oscar was riding the train. Tamir was playing outside. Charleena, Atatiana, Aiyana and Bo… https://t.co/qQ1nZXfwEWThis Monday, the @TheBlackCaucus will be hosting a town hall to hear the needs of essential workers throughout the… https://t.co/QFgw571NsH
5/7
2020
The disproportionate impact this pandemic is having on our communities will be exacerbated in states opening before… https://t.co/XJQxnZYMtGTomorrow at 9:30 AM PT, I'll be joining a virtual town hall with experts and service providers who will be reviewin… https://t.co/h41VDDjhqXWe're in a pandemic. No one should be in jail because they violated parole by missing a meeting. No one should be i… https://t.co/OnnaEZ8uDN
5/6
2020
The Census counts everyone living in the U.S. regardless of immigration status. Fill out yours today at… https://t.co/ffvrj7P8kd
5/4
2020
You answered the call to serve, now we're answering to you. The @TheBlackCaucus is hosting a virtual town hall tom… https://t.co/XgDdavszMU
5/3
2020
No one's 18 year-old daughter should have to go every day wondering if her mother is going to die from COVID-19 whi… https://t.co/EErcrCgENPWhy fill out the census? Funding for higher education. #2020Census https://t.co/dfYwaRGkmZ https://t.co/hxjm6Y8UyIThis May, we come together to celebrate the experiences of the youth who are in, or have been in, the child welfare… https://t.co/qdFfojPxtlThe @TheBlackCaucus is hosting a virtual town hall on Monday with first responders throughout the country. You an… https://t.co/xpZdkmGUQWMissing my friend Mischa who passed away last year. https://t.co/EAJJA1dWjI
5/1
2020
Pregnant women who are incarcerated should not be in tiny prison cells during a global pandemic. Andrea Circle Bea… https://t.co/ewxN59vvcA
4/30
2020
Thank you @RepThompson @RepStephenLynch @GerryConnolly @RepBarbaraLee @RepKarenBass @BennieGThompson for demanding… https://t.co/wWgXyuv0NV
Retweeted by Congressmember Bass"My partner is serving 12 years for a drug charge. He needs your help so this doesn't become a death sentence." A… https://t.co/9mgftlMy1m
4/29
2020
Join me at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT for a virtual briefing w/@RepKarenBass, chair of @TheBlackCaucus, and Dr.… https://t.co/7ksxxZWvZF
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4/28
2020
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the deadline to fill out the census has been extended to October 31st. Fill out yours… https://t.co/atLo5nm1oqOur event for small business resources will be starting shortly! Check out https://t.co/xvPEn4TXUM for more informa… https://t.co/nLq2G7qaijThe Paycheck Protection Program will reopen tomorrow morning at 10:30 AM ET with new funding that Congress allocate… https://t.co/ff3McFO7gy
4/27
2020
Congress just allocated additional funds to relief for small businesses and non-profits. I'll be participating in a… https://t.co/olURQZdkjfToday marks the 105th anniversary of the Meds Yeghern and the first since Congress officially recognized the Armeni… https://t.co/GRcQtbP9nhAfrican Americans make up 14% of this country but 33% of the reported deaths due to COVID-19. That’s wrong. https://t.co/rr8Lc4Xm35
4/25
2020
For Muslim communities across the country, tonight marks the beginning of the Holy Month of Ramadan—a time of fasti… https://t.co/yymFn6JqG0
4/24
2020
The bill passed today begins the process of addressing the disproportionate impact COVID-19 is having on Black Amer… https://t.co/mxrlAxgvcsGiven health issues faced by African Americans, I wonder how Black folks fair when these decisions are made? This… https://t.co/8BabSl8sI6Hospitals give priority to healthy people who are in better condition to recover. 2/ https://t.co/XAIHHvveUnWhy are we sending ventilators overseas when hospitals in the US are making decisions to prioritize who gets ventil… https://t.co/zrczcwACYK
4/23
2020
If a house is on fire, the fire department doesn't go visit every house in the neighborhood -- they go to the house… https://t.co/aMcqxj5Y4VAs we saw last night, earthquakes do not wait for pandemics to be over. Now is the time to prepare: https://t.co/CjMrbvjiiuWhy fill out the census? Infrastructure. https://t.co/dfYwaRGkmZ https://t.co/aZhjJ2cGDNYou can't socially distance in a prison.
4/22
2020
Our population without homes, our population in the child welfare system, our population in prisons -- they're inte… https://t.co/XpTOVAEeNlOn Yom HaShoah, the world comes together in grief and remembrance for the millions of Jews murdered in the Holocaus… https://t.co/hu7HiE099a
4/21
2020

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