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Black and Brown youth united in fighting to end violence in our cities. We call for more resources for our communities and to abolish police! #GoodKidsMadCity
Mar 26 4 tweets 3 min read
We’re really excited & nervous about getting youth out to the polls to #Vote because after speaking with over 100 teens about voting we’ve seen striking similarities. 1. Barriers to voting like not having bills in their names, $ to get a State ID, having no home address 🧵👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾 ImageImage It’s beyond difficult to get your social security card & birth certificate when you’re houseless &/or estranged with your family. 2. Where’s the Pop Ed/Political Education for youth? A lot of youth didn’t know about the candidates or their platforms. 🧵👇🏾 ImageImageImageImage
Sep 3, 2020 7 tweets 7 min read
A Suntimes reporter quoted our tweet, where we basically called CPD a state sponsored & protected gang. CPD has shot & jailed #LatrellAllen & shot & killed #MiguelVega!

Yesterday a Sheriff & a off duty cop shot people in 2 separate incidents!

Thread:… #LatrellAllen fortunately survived being shot in the back by CPD & like #JacobBlake he was handcuffed to his bed in the hospital while getting treatment for his injuries. They criminalized him & sent him straight to jail!…
Aug 17, 2020 9 tweets 6 min read
Hey y’all we’re still going through a journey of learning & we want to thank everyone who has contributed to our knowledge.

Please read this thread about State sanctioned violence & political prisoners! In #Chicago we have 4 political prisoners being held hostage by the State! We learned about the Furgeson uprising that happened in 2014. It was a military style response to protesters. The cops beat & tear gassed residents with no regards for their lives or justice. The State convicted #JoshuaWilliams to deter further rebellion!…