on holding law enforcement accountable, protecting the right to vote, fighting employment discrimination, and increasing equity to housing and education for marginalized communities.
Georgia’s two U.S. Senators made the difference. With this vote, the Civil Rights Division will be run by a Black woman for the first time in its 54 year existence. @KristenClarkeJD has been an ally on the ground in GA for voting rights and we look forward to working with her https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1397272506411757572
Reuters: U.S. SENATE VOTES 51-48 TO CONFIRM KRISTEN CLARKE TO LEAD THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT'S CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION
“What we’ve seen over the last few days is an unprecedented response from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party, standing up to the Biden administration.” JVPA government affairs manager @bethavemiller https://twitter.com/AJInsideStory/status/1396377992335663105
What's next after Gaza ceasefire? https://www.aljazeera.com/program/inside-story/2021/5/22/whats-next-after-gaza-ceasefire
Police manage the exclusion of people from labor markets, education, and quality housing— all of the things we need to reduce harm, and all of the things that cities and the feds choose not to fund when we can afford it. They choose police, and we cannot keep letting them
Poor and working class communities, homeless people, disabled people get police to manage them in their neighborhoods so they won’t disrupt the flow of capital in other places in the cities and suburban. That’s not simply a crime issue, it’s a wealth concentration one