#FreshVoicesRise
#DemVoice1
#ONEV1

Most of you can talk back at cops
Ask them questions and demand your rights
Without fear of being brutalized or worse killed
Most of us, can’t do that you see
Most of us, are black, that’s all they see
From your movies and your books
Depicting us all as gangsters or addicts
You’ve sown fear into all minds
That most of us are a danger
That most of us are violent
Most of you can jaywalk and shop
All in perfect freedom and innocence
Without fear of being arrested
Most of us, can’t do that you see
Most of us, are black, that’s all they see
From your schools to your institutions
Treating us all as uneducated or uninformed
Biases have been implanted deeply
That most of us are lazy and no good
That most of us expect a free pass
Most of you isn’t most of us
Most of you never encounter the police
Most of us have a story to tell
Most of you, will never understand
That most of us are living in hell

Muriel Vieux
May 4th, 2021
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5 May
#FreshVoicesRise #DemVoice1 #OneV1

1 of 7 - You have not put party over country
You have put a man over party
A man so flawed he once disgusted all of you
You’ve chosen loyalty to that man
Instead of upholding your oath
But perhaps loyalty isn’t the right word
2 - You’ve watched him drop follower like flies
Crush his friends without second though
And instead of standing together
Of backing your fellow officials
You’ve chosen to squash your morals
Silenced the voices raging within
3 - You’ve turned against your own party
Forsaking not only every one of your ideals
But rising up against those who spoke reason
Against anyone who fought for the truth
All to pay fealty to a man
Who has never paid it to anyone
Read 7 tweets
4 May
#FreshVoicesRise #DemVoice1
#ONEV1

1 of 12-
Are you willing to listen?
Are you ready to hear us?
I’m talking to you white America
We’ve been talking for a long time
We’ve been shouting for a while
But our message has not gone through
2- You’ve not been willing to listen
You’ve covered your ears
And shut your eyes
Because the truth is ugly
And the truth is hard to face
3- You want us to forget our past
You want us to give you a pass
To let things slide
To let them ride
You want us to shut up
To make it easier for you
Read 12 tweets
2 May
#FreshVoicesRise
#DemVoice1

@RickSantorum
Every time I hear this "speech" of yours, I can't help but wonder, if your lack of intelligence is a birth defect, or if it's something you've cultivated.
The sheer amount of stupidity in 3' is astounding.
1- You actually believe that American "culture" has not changed over the years and you present that thought as a "good" thing.
Let's just say that slavery was part of your culture... well maybe to you that hasn't changed, that would actually explain a lot of your actions.
2- The settlers were the first who ever settled somewhere and 'birthed" a nation, nobody had ever done this before...
Were you channeling your orange idol?
The US is one of the youngest nations just saying
Read 6 tweets
2 May
#FreshVoicesRise
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1 - How dare you preach about bipartisanship
When you’ve spent years tearing us apart
When you actually censure
Any republican that dares to show dissent
That dare to vote as their conscience dictates
When even a fist bump is a cause for outrage? Image
1 - How dare you preach about unity and bipartisanship
When you’ve spent years tearing us apart
When even to this day you actually censure
Any republican voice that dares to show dissent
That dare to vote as their conscience dictates
When even a fist bump is a cause for outrage?
2- How dare you talk about lies, lies, lies
And keep telling us that dems, leftist, socialists, etc..
Want us to believe this or that,
are lying to us left and right
But everything that comes out of your mouths
Can be debunked by research and statistics?
Read 15 tweets
19 Apr
We always knew…

We knew about the resentment brewing
From affirmative action to special needs
We saw the bitterness rising in their hearts

We knew about the racism that was concealed
Only coming out under cover of darkness
Expressed where no one could see it
We knew about the rage that was suppressed
Lurking in shadows just waiting and waiting
For the opportunity to lash out and bite

We knew about the steaming hatred
Couched in seemingly benign actions and words
Carefully hidden behind bogus smiles
We knew America hadn’t really changed
Despite the laws, and the policies
Worthless words written on worthless papers

We knew because every single day
Thousands of us lived inside the reality
Thousands of us felt the sting of racism
Read 4 tweets
19 Apr
Why would you be outraged?
Your life isn’t being affected
Your heart doesn’t skip a beat
When you see the men in blue
You don’t break out into a sweat
When face to face with the police
How could you be outraged?
You have a certain peace of mind
You don’t have to instruct your child
Drill into his childish still developing mind
All the possible ways things go wrong
When his path crosses with the police
Why are you not outraged?
You are blinded by your own platitudes
You hide in your bubble of personal reality
Blissfully unaware of your privileges
Content to put on your rose-colored glasses
Annoyed to have to deal with our issues
Read 4 tweets

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