Just came back for a spell to say...

The continued fight requires multiple tactics on multiple fronts.

Let’s each play our part.
Yelling at activists that “Biden can’t act yet” isn’t helpful. It’s also incorrect. Transition teams are moving. Resumes are being reviewed. Teams are being built. Who occupies administration roles will matter GREATLY. Now is *exactly* the time to exert pressure. 1/20/21 is late.
There are policy transition teams and personnel transition teams. They are formulating strategies, hires, research and approaches *now.*

And this happens every transition. Sharing bc I really think many folks don’t know this process.

washingtonpost.com/politics/biden…
And, not but, we have two seats to win in GA.

Influencing the WH transition must be done simultaneously to this. The excellent news is Black organizers who already turned GA blue don’t need anything from us but to follow them. So far? They want support & to share their info.
Just a few in GA who we can support from anywhere:

- @NewGAProject
- @BlackVotersMtr
- @fairfightaction
Also-fighting all material effects of COVID? Still necessary. The same people dying disproportionately then are the same ones suffering disproportionately now: Black folks, BIPOC folks, folks in low income circumstances, the elderly, disabled people and housing insecure folks.
These folks still need us to mask up, stay distanced and be smart. Disabled activists like @Imani_Barbarin keep reminding us it is NOT ok to have basically said “this will only kill old people and disabled people” and then just basically...decide to be ok with that.
Another front of the fight?

The courts. We still have a lot of voter suppression cases being waged and Supreme Court rulings to fight. This didn’t end because the election did. Ask @LawyersComm or @NAACP_LDF or @civilrightsorg or @ACLU.
And police violence has not ended.

Just this weekend, @DMVBlackLives had to defend Black spaces from MAGA folks and white supremacists while @DCPoliceDept not only didn’t stop the MAGAs, they participated. They tore down signs that had been up for weeks or had replaced old ones
Not to mention: ol boy is STILL trying to steal this election. If he can’t win in the courts, he’s going to keep trying to win in the streets. You don’t take a victory lap through a crowd of your unmasked cult members after you’ve CLEARLY lost for no reason.
There’s plenty I didn’t even mention.

I say all this to say: arguing right now about what to do & when, when *all* of it matters is perhaps not the wisest use of our precious energy.

Those lanes we always talk about? Find yours. Work. Let others play their part. We gotta win.
Hope this helps. Y’all stay blessed!

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