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Thomas has been the most far-right extremist activist justice since his appointment by George H.W. Bush TWENTY EIGHT YEARS AGO to replace the brilliant jurist #ThurgoodMarshall. There is no one more extreme to replace him, so Trump is likely happy Thomas has no intent to leave.
Everyone who voted Trump or Trump proxy voted to put extremist justices like #ClarenceThomas, #NeilGorsuch and #BrettKavanaugh on the #SCOTUS and those of us who voted against fascism now face Trump for the next 30yrs, just as we have faced Thomas for 28 and likely 10 more.
There is no keener determinant of how elections have consequences than in the appointment of Supreme Court justices and federal judges. America will be living with the Trump courts for decades. D-E-C-A-D-E-S.
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Every day for the rest of the month we'll be bringing you a #FoldingChair #BlackHistoryMonth fact, celebrating a man or woman who created their own seat at the table.
#CreatingCommunityWhereverWeSit #BHM
Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm famously said “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” In 1968, Chisholm became the first black woman elected to Congress. She campaigned using the slogan "Unbought and Unbossed."
#BlackHistoryMonth #BHM
Psychiatrist Frantz Fanon was a foundational figure in postcolonial thought and decolonization struggles. His written works have become central in Africana philosophy, due to their commentary on anti-colonial cultures and national liberation.
#BlackHistoryMonth
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