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Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a giant of the Civil Rights Movement who called on our Nation to live up to the highest ideals of our founding. We pay tribute to the incredible life & accomplishments of Dr. King & his memory will inspire us for generations to come.
You stormed out of an NFL game because players peacefully took a knee.
How to honor MLK's legacy:
Guarantee jobs, housing, & health care
End US imperialism
Defund the Pentagon
Restore the Voting Rights Act
End felon disenfranchisement
Radically redistribute wealth
Overturn Citizens United
A thread of #MLK speeches and sermons in which he speaks truth to power, shares about his philosophy of nonviolence, and expounds on issues of injustice and what our righteous, rigorous response should be. Relevant. Revelatory. Revolutionary. #MLKDay #BelovedCommunity
Please don’t act like everyone loved my father. He was assassinated. A 1967 poll reflected that he was one of the most hated men in America. Most hated. Many who quote him now and evoke him to deter justice today would likely hate, and may already hate, the authentic King. #MLK
Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, choosing a strong consumer advocate aligned with Elizabeth Warren.
The Trump administration made an absolute mockery of the CFPB. Rohit Chopra is a fantastic pick who will return the agency to its days of actually fighting for consumers.
Wealth of 400 richest Americans:
Dear politicians/political influencers:
When you tweet about my father’s birthday, remember that he was resolute about eradicating racism, poverty & militarism.
Encourage & enact policies that reflect your birthday sentiments.
Here’s the authentic #MLK:
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