Despicable. I want to punch things. pic.twitter.com/zUQGQXAMXo
— Amy Berg (@bergopolis) September 23, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) September 22, 2018
— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) September 23, 2018
South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham says he doesn't expect to be swayed against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh even after he hears from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault https://t.co/mAwUpo46v3 pic.twitter.com/KRgISsgtGm
— CNN (@CNN) September 23, 2018
As hearing on Kavanaugh assault allegations loom, senators seem unwilling to budge https://t.co/oZvhFjqXzc
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 23, 2018
— Slate (@Slate) September 23, 2018
27 yrs ago 1600 black women ran a full-page @nytimes ad to support Anita Hill. Today I, along with 1600 men, follow their lead & stand behind Prof. Hill & Dr. Blasey Ford. Join me & donate to fund the ad: https://t.co/rGrMrblhOk. #1600men
— W. Kamau Bell (@wkamaubell) September 23, 2018
Hate crimes can be prosecuted by both the federal and state governments, but these cases don't always make it that far. The state of Utah, for example, has never prosecuted a hate crime. https://t.co/44m7l3BLMB via @news21
— Documenting Hate (@DocumentHate) September 2, 2018
A white fisherman in Texas was tired of competition from Vietnamese immigrants — so he invited the KKK to Galveston Bay.
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) September 2, 2018
Muslim leaders are calling an incident of vandalism against Austin's largest mosque a hate crime. This is the second time the mosque has been vandalized in recent weeks. The mosque's front doors and windows were smashed weeks ago. https://t.co/LtWoklW1ja
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) September 14, 2018
White supremacist Jake Lasky gets prison in Oregon knife-slashing case. On ADL radar since Lasky, a self-avowed white supremacist, admitted he sought to commit acts of violence against Jews, African-Americans & members of other ethnic and racial groups. https://t.co/R8KQRS3tFI
— Joanna Mendelson (@jo_mendelson) September 12, 2018
“Without sentencing justice, people—primarily poor people and people of color—will continue to be locked up and released in a vicious cycle that fails to address the root causes of systemic issues such as trauma, poverty, and racism.” @bravenewfilms
— ~P~ (@ItsMsPortia) September 6, 2018
THREE YEARS AND NOT GUILTY. https://t.co/NXJNWo4kgM
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) September 6, 2018
Opinion: Report says wrongful convictions have stolen at least 20,000 years from innocent defendants https://t.co/X40hdzrHvr
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) September 10, 2018
Kalief Browder was in Rikers for 3 years as a teen without a trial. He endured beatings & solitary—where he attempted suicide. After his release, he took his life. In a recent debate, a Queens prosecutor tried to minimize the role Rikers had in his death. https://t.co/LPYBOIxoI7
— The Appeal (@theappeal) September 10, 2018
BLOG is up….if we don't say it, it won't get said. Please share far and wide.
— BlackLivesMatter Sac (@BLMSacramento) September 10, 2018
Latina shot and killed by police in California https://t.co/pQsWayGPbB
— glenn robinson (@glncv) September 2, 2018
Former police officer, Betty Shelby, who fatally shot unarmed Black man, #TerenceCrutcher, in #Tulsa now teaches a course on how… other cops can 'survive' controversial shootings! – https://t.co/5uvK0VUMfw
— DcSlumdog (@DcSlumdog) September 2, 2018
The wife of Keith Lamont Scott, who witnessed a plainclothes cop kill her husband and father of their 7 children, filed a wrongful death lawsuit asserting police needlessly escalated an unconfirmed marijuana possession incident into a fatal confrontation. https://t.co/PCx7v2ZTIb
— The Appeal (@theappeal) September 2, 2018
They MURDERED this father. They broke these babies’ hearts forever by killing their Daddy. THIS IS INTERGENERATIONAL STATE TERRORISM!
GUN VIOLENCE BY POLICE SHAPES BLACK FUTURES!
— BlackLivesMatter Sac (@BLMSacramento) September 2, 2018
— glenn robinson (@glncv) September 11, 2018
I want you to see what Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger is doing.
Her new story is that #BothamJean's door was unlocked & she yelled for him to put his hands up.
But look at her first story. The door was locked. She kept trying to unlock it. Put down items in her hands, etc. pic.twitter.com/aOvdk15O7g
— Shaun King (@shaunking) September 10, 2018
Let me better explain this to you.
Hours after a stranger shot #BothamJean IN HIS APARTMENT, police got a search warrant to search HIS APARTMENT.
They began their investigation into HIS MURDER by searching through HIS belongings. https://t.co/XMx5r6k8uc
— Shaun King (@shaunking) September 13, 2018
A powerful moment from the funeral for #BothamJean:
"Botham Shem Jean was not a silhouette. Botham Shem Jean was a godly man…and Botham Shem Jean belongs to Jesus Christ." – friend Dane Felicien. pic.twitter.com/0GHFQoijwj
— WFAA (@wfaa) September 13, 2018
This is Mariee Juárez. She was 18-months-old when she entered ICE detention in Dilley, TX.
When she fell ill, ICE treated her with honey packets, vapor rub, and ibuprofen. They never hospitalized her—not with a 104 fever or after losing 20% of her body weight.#justiceformariee pic.twitter.com/p0sRnDPtc0
— Stephen Black (@stephenablack) September 6, 2018
“We have to fight for Mariee because she is no longer here,” said Rosa Lopez of Make the Road New Jersey, an immigrant rights advocacy group which organized the vigil. “The death and detention of Mariee are a result of cruel & inhumane policies of this country. #JusticeforMariee https://t.co/oLkRtYLWmE
— MaketheRoadNewJersey (@MaketheRoadNJ) September 6, 2018
We’ve warned that ICE detention centers are spreading disease due to overcrowded, unsanitary conditions and substandard medical care. Baby Mariee got sick in #ICE detention and died 6 weeks later. https://t.co/cWbvYXgY6Y @cbsthismorning #JusticeForMariee
— MamásConPoder (@MamasConPoder) September 6, 2018
18 month-old Mariee fell sick at the country’s largest #ICE detention center. She died six weeks later. We demand #JusticeForMariee so this doesn’t happen again. https://t.co/rX4Yy2SbFs pic.twitter.com/wRVyD07nqL
— MomsRising (@MomsRising) September 6, 2018
We will not stop covering this story as long as there are kids in custody who have been ripped from their parents. https://t.co/VdI3ODe0Cm
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) September 6, 2018
As we celebrate @AndrewGillum's major win tonight, let's remember that 1.4M ppl in Florida are permanently excluded from voting because of a prior felony conviction.
Florida is one of only 4 states with a lifetime ban on voting.
We change that in Nov:https://t.co/KkQCCjbMYs
— Shaun King (@shaunking) August 29, 2018
Georgia disproportionately incarcerates black people.
— Christopher Mathias (@letsgomathias) August 24, 2018
Commentary below from @angela_rye
No, Jeffrey Epstein. You were actually treated like a white person. You weren’t tased or shot for resisting arrest. BUT you saying “you’re treating me like a f—cking Black person” speaks volumes. https://t.co/HfyFUj8SYW
— Shaun King (@shaunking) August 17, 2018
BREAKING: The Florida gunman who fatally shot a man over a parking spot dispute has been the accused aggressor in four road rage incidents. One involved the same Clearwater parking spot, one involved a shooting threat, and during two he showed a gun. https://t.co/pyYJZshJxI
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) August 13, 2018
The Light of Truth
"All my new FBI agents visit the Holocaust Museum to better understand what happens when law enforcement becomes a tool of oppression, or worse.”
—Robert Mueller, April, 2013
*goosebumps hearing his voice* pic.twitter.com/IxhGyBiBYm
— ᘜεɱ Ꮛℓεαɳσ૨™💎 (@Lady_Star_Gem) August 9, 2018
A Border Patrol agent made a detained Mexican immigrant clean the agent’s truck and then shut him inside it with the air conditioning at full blast as the shivering immigrant broke down in tears. After being arrested, an agent menaced them with a Taser. https://t.co/bvDEypvf7B
— The Appeal (@theappeal) August 14, 2018
Hours before we'd be in court to argue on their behalf, the government pulled two of our clients — a mom and young child — out of their detention rooms and put them on a plane to El Salvador, where they had fled horrific sexual violence and death threats. https://t.co/Z0m6p0Lgf5
— ACLU (@ACLU) August 9, 2018
Israel withholds money from African migrants' paychecks and returns it only if they leave the country. https://t.co/jzPho3SFaZ
— AP Africa (@AP_Africa) August 15, 2018
Lawsuits, arrests, doxxings & financial difficulties plague leaders & attendees of last year’s deadly rally in Charlottesville. But the racist so-called “alt-right” is still a threat: even if it falls apart, its violence will continue. #ConfrontingHate https://t.co/4SYGCB9mID
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) August 13, 2018
1/ We've been documenting hate incidents around the country for 18 months with partner newsrooms around the country. We've received more than 5,000 tips so far.
Here's what we've found this year. https://t.co/MykDN6DJTv
— Documenting Hate (@DocumentHate) August 10, 2018
"I don’t think my classmates and teachers really grasp the pain we feel."
Swastikas. The N-word. "Go back to Mexico." @educationweek found hundreds of reports of hate and bias in schools. (In partnership w/@ProPublica's @DocumentHate project) https://t.co/vRNKx7dXAk pic.twitter.com/i5M4eOl1rk
— Hyon-Young Kim (@hyonyoungkim) August 7, 2018
Research Shows That White Mass Shooters Are Treated More Sympathetically by the Media — https://t.co/DZJ3Yj59nd
— DcSlumdog (@DcSlumdog) August 21, 2018
#DonnaDalton, a mother of two and sex worker, was shot to death by a Columbus police officer inside of his cruiser after she allegedly stabbed him in the hand.
Because she wasn't handcuffed, her family thinks that the officer was forcing her into sex acts until she fought back. pic.twitter.com/N0nvl5aWUY
— 𝕄𝕀𝔻𝕎𝔼𝕊𝕋 𝕌ℕℝ𝔼𝕊𝕋 (@MW_Unrest) August 25, 2018
Andrew Mitchell, a Columbus police officer who was working undercover in a prostitution sting, attempted to take Donna Dalton into custody in his unmarked vehicle when she fought back and stabbed him in the hand. He then shot and killed her. https://t.co/niqcSOBWZ6 #DonnaDalton
— The Appeal (@theappeal) August 26, 2018
Cross-cultural violence always affect black women first and the most.
When's the last time you seem them do this to a white woman? https://t.co/zSAGYKkcAh
— Search4Swag (@search4swag) August 13, 2018
No, she did not hit him first.
He stalked her out of the store, berated her non stop, and as she walked away and put her hand up to get him away, he punched her from behind with a closed first.
He bloodied her mouth. She required stitches. https://t.co/md9vvpGt4U
— Shaun King (@shaunking) August 13, 2018
1/ Jacksonville is reeling from three murders of black transgender women in the city this year. The crimes remain unsolved and the way the cops are handling the cases may only be making matters worse. https://t.co/SqDC6vfiUy
— ProPublica (@ProPublica) August 10, 2018
DOJ held a forum in Ocala, Florida about abuse at the Lowell Correctional Institution for women. But there's no criminal investigation, leaving some frustrated that "it will not hold officers…responsible for inmates who have been beaten, raped or died." https://t.co/RXqNgQxuDg
— The Appeal (@theappeal) August 22, 2018
Black woman got arrested for not pulling out her ID fast enough. Metro Transit Police officer brutally twisted her arm, dragged her to the ground. She was clearly unarmed & not resisting and another officer still tased her.
Please RETWEET, these cops need to be held accountable! pic.twitter.com/ZZzwtgWvIB
— Together we rise 🙌🏾 (@Matsamon) August 24, 2018
Health equity for Black women can only happen if we recognize and address persistent biases in our health system. My new bill is a step toward addressing the implicit biases in our system. https://t.co/Dhe7Xu5eFj
— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) August 24, 2018
Misogyny: hatred of women
Noir: French for black
Misogynoir: the specific hatred, dislike, distrust, and prejudice directed toward Black women, coined by queer Black feminist Moya Baileyhttps://t.co/fwvWzxwZ4u via @claudiakoerner
— Mona Eltahawy (@monaeltahawy) August 24, 2018
We need #MedicareForAll.
It's absurd that we spend so much on healthcare for so little. Every other major country has done this. It's not rocket science. https://t.co/ZyfgvbelpO
— Shaun King (@shaunking) August 14, 2018
There are currently thousands of prisoners fighting wildfires in California for pay of $2/day and $1 extra for every hour spent on an active fire line. These firefighters are barred from working in civilian fire departments after release from prison due to criminal records.
— Sister Helen Prejean (@helenprejean) August 8, 2018
The Homestead Acts gave 10% of all the land in the US to white people *for free.* Racist employers and laws kept most black people from participating. Today 1 in 4 white people owe part of their wealth to this program, the largest handout in history. https://t.co/K1LHL4Ajm4 https://t.co/Nuzk99WUnS
— Samuel Sinyangwe (@samswey) August 7, 2018
Also important to note that the Homestead Acts were passed after the US military removed Native Americans from this land and forcibly moved them West. And then they gave this land away to white people for the price of an application fee.
— Samuel Sinyangwe (@samswey) August 7, 2018
This is a clear example of the racist, classist and anti-democratic practices of white political figures to deny the black vote. We must all raise our voices and decry this horrible planned action! @itsgabrielleu @cthagod @johnlegend @shaunking @common https://t.co/xHxAB0pKBZ
— Michael Eric Dyson (@MichaelEDyson) August 16, 2018
Let me be clear: class warfare goes on in the United States right now. The richer are getting much richer, the poor are getting poorer, and the middle class is disappearing. https://t.co/3gbSH1nq3i
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) August 14, 2018