Keeping the inauguration outdoors in DC despite the ongoing threat is having a huge effect on the hundreds of thousands of people who, yes, actually LIVE in this largely Black city, and I feel like that’s not getting enough attention.
A thread. 1/x
2/ Violent white supremacists are coming (back) to town. Last week, 3 Black women were attacked by Trumpers.
“This time there’ll be way more cops though!”
Well, last week there were cops too. **All 3 women were arrested while the attackers were not.**
On a Facebook live tonight, @RepSherrill just said she saw members of Congress giving “reconnaissance” tours on Jan. 5, the day before the attack.
Here’s the clip.
Full video, which also includes an intense description of her first-hand experience during the attack. She helped @RepJayapal, who’s recovering from knee surgery (and now COVID), make it to the safe room: facebook.com/RepMikieSherri…
There is no unity without accountability.
We will build the country of our dreams by uniting forcefully and without apology against treason and white supremacy.
We swept both under the rug after the Civil War in the false name of “unity” and that got us exactly HERE. No more.
2) @LasAmericasIAC is in the courts at the border every day getting ppl out of concentration camps, getting families reunited. They are tireless. They need money. Please follow and donate. las-americas.org/how-to-help