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Last November, when Philadelphia citizens elected #LarryKrasner to be the city’s new D.A., it was with a hope that the candidate (who was backed by local BLM activists) would reform the justice system.
On February 15th, he took a step in that direction.
The victim’s sister expected officers to help take her sibling—who had schizophrenia—to the hospital.
But NYPD officer Barry reports that he shot #DeborahDanner in the torso 2 times because she charged at him w/ a baseball bat and he feared for his life. https://t.co/dIb70xm9OZ
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Harvard Library Acquires Angela Davis’ Archives:
The papers and artifacts that Davis sold to the Schlesinger Library include an FBI “Wanted” poster and a diary she kept while on trial
Did you know #DoraMilaje costumes in #BlackPanther were inspired by fusing African & Filipino artifacts?
A Marvel Sr Visual Development Illustrator, Anthony Francisco grew up in the Philippines, w/relatives who had African art and Filipino tribal decor
"The question for African Americans has always been what is education’s purpose? Who controls it? What is the relationship of education to the broader aspirations of our people?" ~K. Crenshaw (@sandylocks) TELL THEM WE ARE RISING Tonight on @PBS at 9pmET #HBCUrising