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Kudos to @LastWeekTonight for getting to the nitty gritty of how this panic over CRT is an old trick out of a very old racist playbook.

Here’s the gist of it (1/5):
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K. Crenshaw at @AAPolicyForum: While celebrating historical wins in Georgia we braced for an existential threat to democracy at the Capitol. The refrain "Our country is better than this" weaponizes denial & reconciliation. How do we step back from the abyss? #UnderTheBlacklight January 13 at 8 pm ET: If Hindsight is 2020, Why Are We Stil
@ProfCAnderson: The "Republican heroes of democracy" is a script that needs to be kicked back. Raffensperger & Kemp still engaged in voter suppression--they just weren't cruel enough. The mob was about the addictive power of white supremacy #UnderTheBlacklight 4 hour line of Black votersNews broadcast of billboard that says "Traitor Kemp & T
@davidwblight: "Lost causes" have patterns; they always prepare people for violence. They're rooted in big lies that become big myths that people hold as beliefs in search of history. They need iconography & heroes but this one doesn't have a martyr quite yet #UnderTheBlacklight White man carrying Confederate flag while walking in Capitol
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In 2015, AAPF launched the #SayHerName campaign. #SayHerName calls attention to police violence against Black women and girls, and demands that their stories be integrated into calls for justice, policy responses to police violence, and media representations of police brutality.
We continue to lift up the names and stories of Black women and girls who are killed by police.

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