America has long lived by this dictum, that our union depends on collective acts of amnesia — ex obliviis unum. Indigenous genocide, the subjugation of women, the enslavement of Africans, the plantation regime, coerced “free” labor, the mine wars and anti-union terror, the criminalization of sexual minorities, nativist violence, lynching, and Jim Crow apartheid: all of these, at various times, have been consigned to common oblivion — ennobling omissions that undergird a vague but encompassing national pride. — Behind the CRT Crackdown
Please share this quote from my father through #MLKDay2022:
“I think the tragedy is that we have a Congress with a Senate that has a minority of misguided senators who will use the filibuster to keep the majority of people from even voting.” — Twitter
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Manchin & Sinema are no moderates. They’ve embraced the 19th-century extremism of John C. Calhoun, who championed “minority rights” in the Senate to try to preserve slavery. They can side w/ extremists vs. democracy if they choose to, but no one should pretend they are moderates. — Twitter
Prexy Nesbitt marched with King in Marquette Park
“There were no banks operating on the West Side, schools were getting the worst teachers and the least amount of appropriations, stores were closing up altogether. You couldn’t get insurance.” — Sorrow, Then Rage (WBEZ)
There are politicians who will be quoting MLK while simultaneously pushing to ban his life’s work from being taught in schools. — Twitter
Rebecca Parson for Congress, WA-06
2019 Democrats: there’s nothing we can do to stop the President. His power is limitless.
2022 Democrats: there’s nothing the President can do. His power is limited. — Twitter
California Gov. Gavin Newsom
“With respect, we'd have 40,000 more Californians dead if we took [DeSantis's] approach.” — Yahoo News
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