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CEO, @CNN Commentator, @HarvardIOP Fellow, Former @JoeBiden campaign/transition @civilrightsorg, Obama White House, NYC school teacher
Jul 2, 2021 5 tweets 1 min read
For the entire week, there have been new attacks towards VP @KamalaHarris, her chief of staff, and her team. Those attacks are riddled with misogyny and racism.

A thread… Women leaders, and especially Black women leaders, face unacceptable attacks and disrespect that are often too hard to even go into.
Feb 28, 2020 51 tweets 96 min read
Congressman John Lewis once said “Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic.”

What makes you hopeful? Seriously. Share it!

If you’re like me, you could use a few reasons to keep your head up.

Here are 50 reasons to stay hopeful from the past 3+ years. 50. On Jan. 28, 2017, thousands showed up to airports in support of Muslim families impacted by Trump’s unconstitutional #MuslimBan.

That night, a federal judge in NY issued a stay allowing people stranded in airports to temporarily avoid deportation.

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Dec 31, 2019 11 tweets 5 min read

We fought like hell this year… 2020 will be even harder so I’m acknowledging some of the good work accomplished this year. 10. The Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s efforts to include an illegal citizenship question on the #2020Census.…