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Brilliantly devastating. Poignant. Heartbreaking. I am sobbing. @nytimes this is the most powerful #OpEd I have ever seen. I hear these words from the mouths of immigrant children in my clinic weekly and it’s so hard to describe what that feels like. This is what it sounds like.
I have heard nearly every phrase read in this piece. From children. Adolescents. Mothers. Fathers. Today. Yesterday. The day before that. Most days I lack the words to describe what I see and hear. The outrage. The sadness. The disbelief. The enormous systemic wrongdoing.
With the sobbing mother who tells me “mi hija ya no es la misma niña.” My daughter isn’t the same child she was. It was cold. There was no hot food. They treated us like animals. “Mami te extrañaba mucho.” Mommy, I missed you so much. Just one of many stories. This week in clinic
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JUST IN: New #OpEd from @Sifill_LDF sheds insight on the busing debate.

"The history of how we became a nation separated geographically by race has been conveniently forgotten. It is this history that made busing essential to [school] desegregation." slate.com/news-and-polit…
"[B]using has long been presented as an independent evil worthy of bipartisan resistance in both white and black communities represents the triumph of a false narrative packaged to excuse one of the ugliest and most destabilizing realities of American society..." -@Sifill_LDF
"The history of how we became a nation separated geographically by race has been conveniently forgotten. It is this history that made busing essential to the desegregation of our schools."- @Sifill_LDF #CivilRights slate.com/news-and-polit…
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URGENT: PROTEST IT: Kavanaugh's confirmation is the most important development since the US presidential election of 2016. If confirmed, SCOTUS, as Trump's court, will stop Mueller's investigation, change the constitution and extend the presidential term.
1. While the public is distracted by fabricated scandals, Trump is taking over the legislation system, judicial system and enforcement apparatus, following Putin's scheme of usurping the power.
2. Kavanaugh's nomination timeline speaks for itself.
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