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Stop Asian American Hate!
The rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is appalling and we all must be in action whether through #bystanderintervention, #reporting, and/or #advocating for civil protections.   #racialjustice #asianamerican #stophate #stopracism #stopaapihate #stopasianhate
"The Hill We Climb" by Amanda Gorman
https://youtu.be/LZ055ilIiN4 When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade We've braved the belly of the beast We've learned that quiet isn't always peace And the norms and notions of what just is Isn’t always just-ice And yet the dawn is ours before we knew it Somehow we do it Somehow we've weathered and witnessed a nation that isn’t broken but simply unfinished We the successors of a country and a time Where a skinny Black girl descended from slaves and raised by a single mother can dream of becoming president only to find herself reciting for one And yes we are far from polished far from pristine but that doesn’
I don't think any of us have any doubt that peaceful protests lead by BIPOC communities are treated differently.  We saw this in the uprising this summer. Can you imagine if there was a violent storming of the Capitol? There's just no way there would be such a light law enforcement, no way there would have been a small number of arrests, no way it wouldn't have been met with law enforcement violence, no way folks would have been casually walking in and out of the Capitol. I'm glad the media are using appropriate terms like insurrection, mob violence, and domestic terrorism, and accountability is now required. #impeach and #convict #25thamendment
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Queensguard: Defending Gender Inclusivity and Literacy in Huntington Woods
Originally Posted on January 30, 2019.  All photographs provided by: The Larson Lens, LLC Prelude: For much of December and January, Huntington Woods Library's "Drag Queen Storytime" was under attack by forces of bigotry within, and without, the local community. It began with City Commissioner Allison Iversen, whose emails about the event included the following "I have been trying to get this stopped since it started. Please do get more people involved. I am one voice and we need many people to call this out for what it is." That leak prompted a City Commission meeting where residents of Huntington Woods showed overwhelming support for the program. "The results that have been achieved by Dra
Rainbow Warriors Drive Nazis Out of Motor City Pride
CW: Literal Nazis and what comes with it.Originally Posted on June 10, 2019Update 6/12/19: Features account and video footage of an NSM member assaulting a woman in front of multiple DPD officers.An oral history of Antifascist action in Detroit, collected and synthesized from accounts with on-site participants.  Preparations, Confrontations, and Mutual Aid On April 16th Burt Colucci, alleged "Commander" of the National Socialist Movement [NSM], levied a threat against Motor City Pride, stating they would be holding an armed demonstration to intimidate and harm Detroit’s LGBTQIA community. Word of the threat spread among leftist circles, and LGBTQIA rights organizers were rapidly alerted. Whe
Rep. Rashida Tlaib on White Supremacy
Rep. Tlaib speaks our mind on #whitesupremacy after we have seen more #racistviolence and #police making #excuses for #white #murderers in ways that they would never talk about #blackandbrown suspects.  Indeed, they would not likely be taken #alive.   #fuckwhitesupremacy #racialjustice #rashidatlaib #racism
Congratulations Deb Haaland, First Native American Cabinet Secretary
Deb Haaland of the Laguna Pueblo was confirmed as the firstr #nativeamerican #cabinet #secretary as Secretary of the Interior.
Stop Asian American Hate!
The rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is appalling and we all must be in action whether through #bystanderintervention, #reporting, and/or #advocating for civil protections.   #racialjustice #asianamerican #stophate #stopracism #stopaapihate #stopasianhate
Fight for $15 Minimum Wage
Let the Biden administration know that they have to keep fighting for $15 Minimum Wage Increase. #fightfor15 #economicjustice #fairwages #inequality #biden
Black History Month - Mary McLeod Bethune
"The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth." #marymcleodbethune #racialjustice #feminism #genderequality #civilrights #knowyourhistory #blackhistory #blackhistorymonth
Convict and Disqualify
#Trump #incited an #insurrection.   #convict and #disqualify from ever holding #federal office again.  If we don't, he could do it again or the next would-be #autocrat certainly will.
Sexually Liberated Women Intimidate Insecure Men
Originally Posted on March 20, 2019 In this society, women are expected to live up to a man’s standards of what a “real” woman is. As time goes on many women are defying these sexist standards. You would think that in 2019 people wouldn’t be so bothered by multifaceted women, but this is still an issue. Insecure and sexist men do not like to see women who are confident in themselves. They get their self esteem from being able to control the way women live. It’s the same way for women with internalized misogyny. They have been conditioned to think that their lives revolve around men. It bothers them to see that there are women who refuse to live that way. I noticed that the more popular Megan
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Originally Posted on December 5, 2018 Misogyny is so ingrained in our minds, that we think any challenge to it is detrimental to our way of life. That is the complete opposite. Feminism isn’t destroying our community. Our upholding of patriarchy is. Racism and misogyny is destroying our community. Mass incarceration is destroying our community. Lack of funding in our neighborhood is destroying our community. Assault and abuse is destroying our community. This idea that the black community should only focus on racism, not misogyny or homophobia, is not helping us move forward. If we want to liberate the black community, then we have to listen to everyone’s grievances. All of our issues matter
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Originally Posted on November 15, 2018 Misogynoir is the combination of sexism and racism towards Black women. This term was coined by Queer, Feminist scholar, Moya Bailey. I have only recently learned what misogynoir is. But it has been surrounding me my whole life. I learned about colorism from school and rap music. Boys in my class didn’t hesitate to sit in front of my face and say, “I only like light skinned girls.” Then I would go home, turn on the television and see rap videos where men were surrounded by lighter skinned women. All you would hear in the songs were, “redbone,” this and “yellow bone,” that. I remember being eleven years old, sitting in the car and hearing this line by Li
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R. Kelly's Single Ladies
Originally Posted on January 28, 2018 R. Kelly's fans are another example of celebrity worship gone too far. His fans have been camped out on the Mute R. Kelly event page for a week, posting gifs and arguing in defense of their "man". These fans are flocking to our page from a fan page called "R. Kelly's Single Ladies" which has over 11,000 members. Their ringleader, Curry Dynasty initiated this by posting the lead organizer of Mute R. Kelly Detroit on their Facebook page. These women hurled transphobic comments, insulted her looks, and made threats for her to stop the boycott. R. Kelly's single ladies eventually made their way to the event page and have also defended him under any Instagr
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