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Where have "Women's Waves" gone in the past?

These women were in positions of power - responsible for crimes vs humanity, wars, ethnic cleansing & more!

Know yr history. DON'T repeat it!

We don't need another #WomensWave. We need #revolution!
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.@HillaryClinton's crimes are many. Just a few:
-massive assaults on poor people
-labeled Black youth "super predators"
-carried out US wars in Middle East as Senator & Sec'y of State
-backed the coup in Honduras
-preached abortion should be "safe, legal, & *rare*"
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Golda Meir, PM of #Israel
-supported the 1947-48 #Nakba
-backed war against #Syria & #Egypt
-refused to recognize the right of 350,000 #Palestinians to return to the homes they had been driven from during the 1967 war
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The View's Megan McCain once lost it when people assumed most Trump voters are racist. She used her dad as an example of why she couldn't be racist, but never cited his vote against MLK day and against the Civil Rights Act.
The root of it is a simplistic view about racism and bigotry. Which makes sense, considering she's not ever at the gun barrel's end or bank's end of daily racism from every corner. It's even understandable.
And the other root of it is Tamika's is not so simplistic, because of the impact Nation of Islam had being, often, the only groups able to protect Black folks in cities under siege by state powered racism.
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Planned Parenthood is sticking with the national Women’s March organization, despite all the controversies surrounding it — which includes allegations of anti-Semitism and financial mismanagement.

refinery29.com/en-us/2018/12/…
During an interview with Dr. Leana Wen, @toreyvanoot asked whether Planned Parenthood would be involved in the 2019 Women's March. This was before that damning @tabletmag piece. refinery29.com/en-us/2018/12/…
After we asked for an update following the @tabletmag report, a spokesperson said: "Planned Parenthood is proud to once again, join our progressive partners for the #WomensWave mobilization."
refinery29.com/en-us/2018/12/…
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Can’t make it to DC for the 2019 Women’s March on Washington? The #WomensWave is flooding streets at at sister marches across the nation.

THREAD with all the sister marches to follow!
ARIZONA: The #WomensWave is coming to Payson, AZ, on 01.19.19!

Register here: actionnetwork.org/events/womens-…
CALIFORNIA: @womensmarch_ca is organizing 10 sister marches, and they’re all ready to speak #TruthToPower.

First up: If you live in LA, follow @wmnsmarchla and RSVP here for the LA Women’s March! actionnetwork.org/events/3rd-ann…
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On January 21, 2017, we organized the largest single-day protest in US history. We came together as women, femmes, and allies to speak out, and we set the stage for the resistance movement that continues today.

YOU did this. YOU made this happen.

📸 @TheAlexArbuckle
On January 28, 2017—just one week after the first Women’s March—we flooded airports nationwide to protest the Muslim Ban.

Women who marched together went to airports together. People who met at women’s marches came together again to say #NoMuslimBan.

📸 Stephanie Keith | Getty
On January 31, 2017—just 10 days after the March—we went back to DC to voice our outrage of the nomination of Jeff Sessions. We continued our call to #StopSessions for over one year after that.

📸 Lauryn Gutierrez | Rewire
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We were planning to shut down the Capitol Building but the authorities were so scared of this #WomensWave that they shut it down for us.

1000+ women, survivors, and allies have gathered in the Hart Senate Building.
Every hallway. Every floor.

#CancelKanavaugh #BelieveSurvivors
The entire building is echoing with chants of “BELIEVE SURVIVORS”
We believe ALL survivors.

#BelieveSurvivors #CancelKavanaugh
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