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Dear Black people, we have to 🛑 caping for those who haven’t been there for us the days of the White Saviors are over. We need someone with an actual record of doing the work & that person is @KamalaHarris #poc #Blacktwitter #BlackLivesMatter #woke #ados #kamalaharris #KHive
Dear black people, #KamalaHarris is not a cop 👮‍♀️she never jail innocent black men, never prosecuted anyone for smoking weed, never kept anyone in jail for longer sentencing these are lies spread by #gop #bernie supporters #maga #foxnews etc. this is what she really did #wakeup
Dear @KamalaHarris, you have everything stacked against you as a #BlackWoman this is not the time to pretend that the #media doesn’t have a #racialbias against you. In the climate that we’re in we need you to #SpeakTruthToPowerBy calling it out. This isn’t new ask #HillaryClinton
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Friends, sister survivors and #twitterstorians: If you've read or know about the history in "At the Dark End of the Street" please help me out: In 1959 Betty Jean Owens was kidnapped and brutally raped by four white men in Tallahassee, Florida. She testified in a Jim Crow court..
in front of an all-white, all-male jury. She was a student at #FAMU & her fellow students rallied to her defense & demanded justice. It was a major campus movement BEFORE sit-ins. She spoke out decades before women took back the night or said #MeToo Defense attys accused her of..
being a stereotypical jezebel & claimed the assailants were just having fun. She was bound & gagged & assaulted for hours. She resisted, but they were armed. Her testimony secured life sentences for her assailants. It was the first time white men got life for raping a black woman
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