This is the perfect example of how institutions - in this case, policing and mainstream media - connect and reinforce one another’s institional racism to create structural racism. https://t.co/idqOmglulz
"They have different structures & functions, but anti-Black racism and anti-Asian racism support each other in terms of building white supremacy" Laskey said. "It's important to understand these complex dynamics & to stand in solidarity with one another" https://t.co/ggJDWLFaed
tonight is the first night of Ramadan. a lot of Muslims, most of us Black, will be going out for Taraweeh prayer tonight. we’re supposed to be exempt from the 7pm curfew but ask yourself how Metro Police will respond to a bunch of Black Muslims on the streets after curfew...
Some addt’l info:
- Death certificate must list COVID as primary or contributing cause. If COVID wasn’t listed for your loved one (as many were early on), you can have the cert amended by the hospital
- Documented people can apply for lost loved ones who were undocumented
It’s taken a lot of work, but I’m proud to announce that FEMA is launching our funeral assistance program.
Starting TODAY people can apply for up to $9k in COVID funeral reimbursements. Universal program.
The hotline # is 844-684-6333. Please share w/ those who could use it. https://t.co/13TsEBriZ5
Will Smith and the director Antoine Fuqua said on Monday that they were pulling production of their upcoming film, “Emancipation,” out of Georgia because of the state’s new voting law — the first major production to do so. https://t.co/YJ6EMsnQYo
If you listened to our story on how bananas the ORIGINAL vaccine rollout was in Philly -- spearheaded by a bunch of grad students who took vaccine for themselves -- this is a really excellent post-script. The local Black doctors group seems to have really turned things around https://t.co/DiBvdCt8DE
A young man named #DaunteWright is dead after being shot by police during a traffic stop on Sunday in the Twin Cities suburb of Brooklyn Center.
A large crowd gathered at the scene Sunday evening to protest the shooting https://t.co/Ee1gIS464L