In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns. https://t.co/DlvwqwQ5GA
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) February 17, 2018
FBI admits it did not investigate Nikolas Cruz despite being warned of stockpiled guns and desire to kill SIX Weeks before massacre https://t.co/iyd0w0J3C0
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) February 17, 2018
Parkland shooting survivors claim 'blood of 17' is on GOP's NRA enablers: 'They left us to people like Nikolas Cruz' https://t.co/dWhMPR1Fxq
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) February 17, 2018
— POLITICO (@politico) February 17, 2018
These are the 17 people who lost their lives in the Parkland shooting pic.twitter.com/EaGwRdoPOt
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) February 17, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) November 25, 2017
In case you missed it >> Senate Democrats offered an amendment to require corporations to use their tax savings to increase employee wages at the same rate they increase executive pay, dividends to shareholders, & stock buybacks. Every Republican Senator voted against.
— Steven Greenhouse (@greenhousenyt) November 30, 2017
Robert Mercer was a tech bro at IBM. Now he’s bankrolling much of the white supremacist ecosystem. https://t.co/DtMaU0vZI0
— Samuel Sinyangwe (@samswey) December 1, 2017
— The Hill (@thehill) December 7, 2017
Ben Carson to allow segregation to continue, unchecked, until 2020. https://t.co/7LPMcWJB2H
— Samuel Sinyangwe (@samswey) January 5, 2018
We can't ignore the connections between forced migration, xenophobia, and climate change.
The US creates climate refugees and then locks them out of the country.https://t.co/vUAbanbXNd
— CultureStrike (@CultureStrike) January 8, 2018
1. You falsely accused 5 young boys of rape in New York and called for them to receive the death penalty. They went to prison for over a decade.
2. Your staff members beat, burned, maimed, punched, and choked women.
They were given restraining orders. Photos were taken. https://t.co/F5AGfYozuC
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) February 10, 2018
BREAKING: U.S. official in charge of protecting American elections from hacking tells NBC News that Russians successfully penetrated voter registration rolls of several U.S. states prior to 2016 presidential election. https://t.co/QXnaa0zdBd
More tonight on @NBCNightlyNews.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 7, 2018
It is worth noting that the Russians believed that the best way to damage America was help elect Donald Trump.
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) February 16, 2018
Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw sided with a citizen oversight board today, agreeing that a police sergeant should be disciplined for threatening to arrest @bkerensa — an activist who was legally filming cops during a protest. https://t.co/kd34FSGWWZ by @dougbrown8
— pdx law grrrl (@pdxlawgrrrl) January 17, 2018
Thomas Yatsko, a completely unarmed Black man w/ no criminal record was just shot and killed by police in Cleveland.
Earlier today a white man shot 4 cops. He’s still alive.
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) January 17, 2018
A Baltimore cop has been indicted on charges of misconduct and fabricating evidence. He was caught on video planting evidence in a drug case. After the video was found, a man who was jailed for months on charges related to the incident was released. https://t.co/CSUeCT25za
— pdx law grrrl (@pdxlawgrrrl) January 27, 2018
Still fighting for #Justice4PatriciaHill@SacPolice @sacsheriff @Chief_Hahn @SheriffSJones we still want to know why this woman was ABUSED while being FALSELY detained & further ASSAULTED during intake by your employees? Why has no info been released?
We’re waiting.. pic.twitter.com/iaTjDWahja
— BlackLivesMatter Sac (@BLMSacramento) January 30, 2018
A life taken away too soon!
— The Root (@TheRoot) February 5, 2018
— Charles M. Blow (@CharlesMBlow) February 5, 2018
Trayvon Martin would have turned 23 today. https://t.co/eFKnVI1r1F
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) February 5, 2018
Trayvon Martin should be celebrating his 23rd birthday right now, but instead, we're uplifting his memory and pressing forward with our movement for justice in his honor. RIP, Trayvon. We will never forget. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/awWuLtNIy8
— ESSENCE (@Essence) February 5, 2018
Today should have been Trayvon Martin's 23rd birthday.
We will never stop saying his name. pic.twitter.com/fTpuvJpZ1b
— Women's March (@womensmarch) February 5, 2018
Trayvon Martin would've turned 23 years old today. May we raise our fists and stand up in the face of the same racism and injustice that cut this child's life short in 2012 and continues to wreak havoc today. #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/fjtGILl2Nl
— HuffPost BlackVoices (@blackvoices) February 5, 2018
"Punishing Native Hawaiians for speaking our native language invokes a disturbing era in Hawaiʻi’s history when ‘Ōlelo Hawaiʻi was prohibited…" https://t.co/8PCgjyp3ka
— Nanea Kalani (@NaneaKalani) January 25, 2018
A Maui judge issued an arrest warrant for a man who refused to address the court in English. The complete story on Island News at 5, 6 and 10. pic.twitter.com/YpxSiz19ng
— KITV4 (@KITV4) January 25, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) January 18, 2018
I really don’t think it can be overstated how scary this is for trans people. Again, this isn’t just for transition-related procedures, but for the ability to refuse treating trans people for *anything* (broken leg, strep throat, cancer, heart attack) https://t.co/pzQAvM2xKA
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) January 18, 2018
"Trump’s presidency and administration have now adopted a broad anti-LGBTQ agenda — one that has gone after LGBTQ workers, troops, and even patients." https://t.co/OUuXhlzRSW
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) January 23, 2018
Via @shaunking: This happened New Year’s Day in Harker Heights, TX. A Harker Heights Police Department cop did this to a 5’1 110lb 22 year old college student. She left a NYE party after a fight broke out. At least five people have given… https://t.co/mk8vc2cfc6 pic.twitter.com/EyecG6r1KX
— KnowYourRightsCamp (@yourrightscamp) January 6, 2018
City of Seattle agrees to pay $85,000 to settle a civil rights suit over cop using a racial slur and excessive force during the arrest of a #BlackLivesMatter activist. https://t.co/Eh0hlHeqtS by @sydbrownstone via @TheStranger
— pdx law grrrl (@pdxlawgrrrl) January 6, 2018
Being Black in Trump in Country: At a birthday party, nearly 100 young people were arrested, almost all Black, when police claimed they found less than 1 ounce of weed…total.
This is an exclusively Black experience.
A crazy story….https://t.co/rFSYWTWDM8
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) January 4, 2018
Gary Merchant swallowed razor blade to get medical care in an Idaho prison. Prison health care contractor, Corizon Health, finally took him to the hospital where his leg had to be amputated because a flesh-eating infection had been left untreated. https://t.co/dBqpOcW7PS
— pdx law grrrl (@pdxlawgrrrl) December 27, 2017
— 🎄merry🎀hombres🎄 (@merryhombres) December 21, 2017
Being denied the right to vote even after completing a criminal sentence is another cruel construct of our criminal justice system. We must #RestoreTheVote in Florida. https://t.co/EFLEAzIDCh #flapol #njpol
— LWV of the US (@LWV) December 16, 2017
Most people jailed in NC pretrial are there because they can't afford bail, but it costs them $10 a day to sit in jail before they're even found guilty.
A group of Mecklenburg Co. judges are banding together to change how the courts impose fees & fines. https://t.co/OEVcuXEOug
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) December 26, 2017
— Sloppy Steve (@DcSlumdog) January 4, 2018
The story here:
One call of duty player threatened to call a fake swat team report on another. The other gave a false address. The swat was called.
Swat arrive, get in position. Man walks out the door, police kill him. https://t.co/cv33nQcogg
— Farhad Manjoo (feat. Drake) (@fmanjoo) December 29, 2017
Lisa Finch talks about her son, Andrew, who was killed by police during what some are saying was a swatting call between two online gamers not involved with Andrew.
He didn’t play video games, she said. https://t.co/WyIt25oQDl
— Nichole Manna (@NicholeManna) December 29, 2017
I'm working on a follow-up to what happened last night when a Wichita PD officer fatally shot a 28-yo man after receiving a false call of a homicide and hostage situation. When I asked if this was "SWATing," WPD said they're looking into everything. Bkgnd: https://t.co/0H1Jb9zXTe
— Nichole Manna (@NicholeManna) December 29, 2017
Another awful thing about this death from swatting in Kansas is that there are now multiple reports that the man killed wasn't even part of the dispute that prompted the swatting. https://t.co/Uy5WPh33Jv
— briankrebs (@briankrebs) December 29, 2017
What is #privilege?
You can do everything you're supposed to do, yet still live in dire #poverty.
You can screw up in every imaginable way, and still end up a multi-millionaire*
The difference is whether or not you were born to rich parents. https://t.co/l5FHOWdZVi
— Danielle Muscato (@DanielleMuscato) December 29, 2017
Most homeless LGBT people end up on the streets before their 18th birthday. https://t.co/GJmE5TYHsO
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) December 1, 2017
The United States has the highest child poverty rates in the developed world.
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) December 24, 2017