Deitra Stover Matthews, MPA - Public Policy Profile picture
Daughter of Christ ▪ 19 + Years as an Active Duty Military Spouse ▪ Mom ▪ AKA 🩷💚 ▪ Authentic Living Believer ▪ Lover of KINDNESS & SOLUTIONS ▪ JOY Seeker
Feb 2, 2023 4 tweets 2 min read
1. I've seen this photo several times now. What folks don't know is that this captured encounter would have been just as sincere -- even if the cameras were not there. I'm saying this from experience.

I've tried so hard to remain quiet about the terrible narratives that's been 2. pushed about our Vice President of the United States. I can not remain quiet anymore.

Those who have pushed or continue to push awful stories about her are doing it with darkness in their hearts. YOU KNOW YOU ARE LYING.

You talk about how she speaks or how she shares her
Oct 19, 2019 7 tweets 2 min read
1. SOUTH CAROLINA has the 15th largest African American population in the United States - with Orangeburg having the largest population by city. I was shocked to only see 3 presidential candidates (Harris, Booker, Steyer) show up to Betty Henderson's annual cook-off in Orangeburg 2. It is no secret that it will be extremely difficult for anyone to win the democratic primary without SOUTH CAROLINA.

The absence of the other presidential candidates is insulting, and I believe that it means one of two things:
Oct 11, 2019 5 tweets 2 min read
#DayoftheGirl 1. I thought for sure that the media would be spotlighting Sen. @KamalaHarris's presidential presence at last night's #EqualityTownHall on a loop this morning. They're not. Are we lying to our daughters when we tell them that they can be anything they want? 2. Honest questions: What am I supposed to tell my black daughters? Do I *really* continue to tell them that hard work and preparation will always be recognized? Must I continue to defend the *opinions* of those who appear to not recognize the power of their voices?