Summer Thunder Part 1: The History of Policing in America
“Out of the stillness of the shutdown, the voices of protest have roared like summer thunder. An overwhelming majority of Americans, of both parties, support major reforms in American policing.” –Jill Lepore
With a global population nearing 8,000,000,000 people, approximately 2,362,489,747 women will be brutalized by someone who is meant to care for them.
By the People, For the People
The time is ripe for Congress to enact H.R.1 so that our right to vote is valued and administered as it was intended to be.
Sleep For Today, But Tomorrow We Fight
There is a lot of work to be done and a short time in which to do it. The Biden-Harris administration has promised us a lot, and we mean to hold them to it.
Statehood for Puerto Rico
On the question of "should Puerto Rico be immediately admitted into the Union as a state," on the November 2020 ballot; 623,053 voted yes, or 52.34% of voters.
A Riot is the Language of the Unheard
It is time to stop killing people of color. It is time to do away with legislation that causes yet more suffering for communities of color.
We have the opportunity to make voting in this country a more just exercise. Let us seize the moment.
When Will Their Sentences End?
If incarceration is part of paying a debt to society, for America’s 6.1 million people with felony convictions, disenfranchisement can mean that the debt is never fully paid.
The Times They Are A Changin'
Come gather ‘round people, wherever you roam, and admit that the waters, around you have grown — Bob Dylan (1964)
Beauty [and the Beast of Uncertainty]
My stylist and your barber need to keep their lights on and roofs over their head just like you and me.
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You + Us = Community
As we celebrate our 4th anniversary, we're reflecting upon all that we've accomplished, taking pride in the community that has grown up around us, and we're fired up for year 5.
Contact Chief Election Officials
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