“The 2020 election is another reflection of the crossroads. We’re trying @RaceForward to fire up the imagination for what America can become. To move us away from genocide, domination & white supremacy to an equitable, multiracial & sustainable country” https://t.co/OpU0EPlCra
Teachers Double as Tech Help for Hispanic Families: Nearly half of Chicago school district students are Hispanic, yet families say help for Spanish-speaking families has not gone far enough. https://t.co/OmEVnSxEgU
On this day in 1930, a white mob attacked Filipino farmworkers in Watsonville, California, killing 22-year-old Fermin Tobera and injuring others. The attacks soon spread to nearby cities and Filipinos became targets of racist violence amidst growing anti-immigration sentiments.
"Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever. The yearning for freedom eventually manifests itself, and that is what has happened to the American Negro. Something within has reminded him of his birthright of freedom."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Letter from a Birmingham Jail"
Reminder that @stripe@PayPal@Square ignored our demands to cut off hate groups from their payment processing services and spent years profiting from these tainted business dealings. These steps were important but long overdue. https://t.co/Ay4UVLh4tm
Timely dialogue!! The work & fight continues! This event is a series of town hall conversations that centers community power, starting w/ the vote, developing movement strategy, and finally organizing for policy change. Thx @RaceForward for convening this space for dialogue!
Racial justice work does not end with winning the elections. We need to continue organizing and transforming policies and institutions so we can truly advance racial justice in this country. Join us for #RaceAnd The Movement Forward. Register: https://t.co/m2rYHaRNN3
"Despite desperate pleas from residents holding jugs of discolored, skunky water, the Snyder administration took no significant action until a doctor reported elevated lead levels in children about 18 months later." https://t.co/donLXtnYtg
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was charged yesterday with willful neglect of duty for his role in the Flint water crisis.
The charges, revealed in an online court record, are misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
It was not magic at the heart of Georgia wins. It was relational organizing, in small towns and big cities, and Black and Brown communities who have been doing the work for a long time.
@parishatcher w @RaceForward#RaceAnd