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Rashida Tlaib
Unbossed Congresswoman for Michigan's Mama working for justice, social worker at heart, Detroiter, Palestinian American, proud Muslima.
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Rashida Tlaib 11h
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Wesley 16h
Replying to @WesleyLowery
I'd encourage all of you to read -- actually read -- the reported essays in the . If these ideas or facts are new to you, if they upset you or make you uncomfortable, if they challenge your idea of America, ask yourself: why?
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Rep. Debbie Dingell 16h
From Michigan to Texas to Florida, we're making it known we're sick and tired of gun violence. We speak for the mother scared to send her child to school. We speak for those afraid to attend their place of worship or go shopping on their day off. Because enough is enough.
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Rashida Tlaib 13h
Absolutely ! Right here in the filed a lawsuit on . The court’s cavalier approach to “justice” violates thousands of people’s constitutional rights to due process & equal protection.
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Deadline Detroit 13h
We take "the pain of oppression here at home and abroad" as referring to the overall African American experience, historically and not solely in Detroit. As it happens, has valuable context today in articles, essays, poems & fiction.
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Kary Moss 20h
Of the many lessons to be learned from , the loss of democracy - of checks and balances — of elected official accountability at the most local level — should stand out among the most important.
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Bernie Sanders 23h
We spend $80 billion a year locking up 2.2 million people, more than any country on Earth. That is outrageous. As president my goal will be to cut the incarcerated population in half.
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Ilhan Omar Aug 17
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Deadline Detroit 21h
"My black teachers in Detroit Public Schools taught me about the pain of oppression here at home and abroad." --
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Jehad Abusalim جهاد أبو سليم Aug 17
Meet Fatma. She witnessed the 48 war, 56 occupation of Gaza,67 reoccupation of Gaza,78 invasion of Lebanon, 82 invasion of Lebanon, 1st & 2nd Intifadas, 3 major Israeli attacks on Gaza, & 13 years of blockade w/6 hours of electricity a day. She still smiles🙂
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Gloria Steinem Aug 17
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Ilhan Omar Aug 17
is trending and I am overcome with emotions realizing how we are finally humanizing one of the world’s most dehumanized peoples.
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ameer al-khatahtbeh Aug 17
survived the Deir Yassin massacre, the first village that was ransacked before the Nakba strikes with the purpose to set an example for other Palestinian villages if they didn’t surrender. Out of 600 villagers, over 200 were murdered. We will never forget.
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Diala Shamas Aug 17
In true fashion, a precise play-by-play of the convoluted stages of Israeli authorities’ (internationally unlawful) dispossession of ’s grandmother’s village lands. The backdrop to what her Sity teaches her and what was prevented from witnessing.
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Diana Fakhouri Aug 17
—my Teta Selma—and me, and the home in Jaffa she never got a chance to return to.
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Rashida Tlaib Aug 17
One day and I will see Bethlehem and InshAllah it will be free when we do.
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Jinan Deena Aug 17
This is how I always remember - smiling, singing, and bringing joy to all around her. Unfortunately, because of my strong Palestinian activism, I may also be barred from entering Palestine to see her. But she is proud of all I do, every day ✊🏽🇵🇸❤
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