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Democratic candidate for Congress to represent #NY12. Housing & Voting Rights Advocate. Big Auntie Energy. Donate:
Oct 9, 2018 16 tweets 9 min read
@MichaelAvenatti 1/ Let me introduce you to the “long history” of fighters in the Democratic Party.
Take notes. @MichaelAvenatti 2/Rep. John Lewis (GA)
Organized student sit-in demonstrations. Freedom Rider, challenging bus and rail segregation laws. Keynote speaker at the March on Washington. Helped organize a voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery. Won the presidential medal of freedom from Obama. Rep. John Lewis
Aug 28, 2018 13 tweets 5 min read
1/ If anything “good“ came out of the 2016 election (besides the wonderful emergence of black, WOC, women lead political & activist groups) it’s that we no longer have to be forced to buy the lies coming from decades of Republican leadership: 2/For example, Lie #1: “That cutting taxes benefits everyone.” We know that the tax cuts don’t benefit everyone! The data has shown that the republicans #TaxScam is just that. We know that it only truly benefits the very rich.…
Oct 12, 2017 8 tweets 5 min read
1. Today many were rightfully disappointment at #WomensConvention pick of Sanders to speak. So, I wanted to share @theAWParty intro video. 2. We're a direct action advocacy group galvanizing women & marginalized groups in the Democratic party, making sure their voices are heard.
Oct 4, 2017 6 tweets 3 min read
1. Charles normally I agree with you but Democrats are working very hard for @GDouglasJones just because @dscc put out a bungled statement 2. You are completely discounting the work of @aldemocrats @AlaYoungDems @ALCollegeDems and @theAWParty