Inequality

Historic Dark Day
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January 15 marks a tragic anniversary 195 years ago when the executors of Thomas Jefferson sold 130 enslaved people from Monticello.

Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. monticello.org

This is how they advertised the devastation they would bring on scores of families.

The Bronx Fire Victims

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These are the victims of The Bronx apartment fire that ranged from 2 to 50 years old and many were West African immigrants.

This deadly blaze in The Bronx was the second such tragedy at low-income housing in the USA this month. The first was in Philadelphia, PA.

RIP: Desmond Tutu

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The archbishop, whose powerful voice helped slay apartheid in South Africa, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 is dead at 90.

The South African anti-apartheid campaigner, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was one of the world’s most revered religious leaders, died in Cape Town. This loss will be felt all over the world. A peacebuilder and a humble person; a joyful sense of humor and one who experienced and helped his nation confront a serious problem.

Support Voting Rights

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It is Tuesday morning, do you know how to immediately reach your Representative in Congress and your two US Senators?

Senators meet every Tuesday for a weekly caucus luncheon, where they discuss and set their legislative priorities. It’s imperative that they hear from all Americans about the need for structural democracy reform legislation before they go into these important meetings.

Call your Senators on Tuesday before lunch and let them know you want them to fix the filibuster and fix democracy. 

GOP COPOUT
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The ancient proverb “see no evilhear no evilspeak no evil” was popularized in the 17th century as a pictorial Shinto maxim, carved in the famous Tōshō-gū Shinto shrine in Nikkō, Japan.

Three Wise Monkeys illustrated the idea of protecting oneself self from unsavory or challenging behavior, thought, or language.

Political Refugees Unite

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The empathy many political refugees from Cuba, Vietnam, and other Americans feel toward Afghan refugees evokes them to action.

The political refugees cry for freedom acknowledging that t is a jungle out there. As a child of parents who left everything behind for freedom, liberty, and to participate in the American democratic process, I feel for any and all fellow refugees who find themselves in a similar predicament. The images online are alarming, but we can't verify all of them. 

3 Strikes Out?

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The folks who are fully vaccinated,may be excited about gathering with their family and friends again. They might even be planning a vacation. But there are still nagging questions about how long protection from the coronavirus vaccines will last. For instance, will your shot wear off gradually or suddenly? Will you need a booster

Vote The GOP Out

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The American people are mad as hell and will not allow the Republicans to continue lying, denying, and delaying our needed progress.

#twiceImpeached #OneTerm #LameDuck Donald Trump's political groups continue spending thousands at his properties, long after the campaign has ended, according to new filings.