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SURJ NYC
We are the NYC chapter of . Organizing white people to break white silence, confront racism & dismantle white supremacy.
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Coalition to #FreeMasonique 5h
Columbus Police killed 16-year-old Julius Tate Jr. in December and are pinning their murder on his 17 year old girlfriend Masonique Saunders. We believe that these charges are unjust, and demand that and Call Ron O'Brien: 614-525-3555
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ColorOfChange.org 22h
Today the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether to uphold the discriminatory citizenship question on the . Let's fact check the reasons Trump's administration has used to defend this thinly-veiled attack on immigrant families. Learn up, then share far and wide!
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SURJ NYC Apr 23
Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019
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BAJI Apr 22
The deportation of has increased at an alarming rate under the Trump Administration. Here is one of the many cases of Black families and communities losing our loved ones to deportations. Coach Fofo is facing deportation to .
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#CLOSErikers Apr 22
It's been 3 years since we first stood on these steps and demanded NYC . Today, we are renewing our call on to close that torture island and reinvest in the communities most harmed by its very existence. We must & NOW!
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Ilhan Omar Apr 20
Cannabis criminalization disproportionately impacts communities of color. We must finally legalize cannabis nationwide and expunge records for those incarcerated for cannabis-related offenses.
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Felipe De La Hoz 📰 Apr 20
Hi all! As you’re celebrating 4/20, keep in mind that the federal government just announced that any involvement in the growing marijuana industry will bar a legal immigrant from naturalization
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Make the Road NY 🦋 Apr 17
: NY Office of Court Administration prohibits ICE from arresting immigrants in courthouses without a judicial warrant or order, via new directive! BIG win for NY advocates who've pushed for for 2 years! Now time to pass bill! /1
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VOCAL-NY Apr 16
Rikers Island is not going to close itself. Please join us on April 22nd to remind New York City of the urgent need to Close Rikers ASAP.
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carve her name... Apr 15
, 15 Apr 1960, Ella Baker convenes a conference of 126 independent student protest groups in the US. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee forms as a result.
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SURJ NYC Apr 15
The Human Costs of Cash Bail in NYC -
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Dr.Debbie Almontaser Apr 12
Yemeni Americans held a 1,000 bodega strike against the , tonight we just declared a boycott of the racist NY Post! Starting tomorrow morning Yemeni American merchants will be rejecting the sale of the NY Post! NY Post take your papers back!
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Make the Road NY 🦋 Apr 11
PACKED Church of faith leaders, tenants and allies ready to take the streets of Harlem and fight for ! 🗣”The tenants united will never be defeated!”
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SURJ NYC Apr 11
Tonight! Moral March for Housing (5:30-8:30pm, Abyssinian Baptist Church, 132 W 138th St, Manhattan) Tenants' rights in New York expire in just 11 WEEKS! Join community, faith, & labor leaders to fight evictions. Learn more here:
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AAANY Apr 10
Our ESL classes are unlike any other, providing basic English literacy skills to immigrants while offering an empowering community for them. However, longstanding sources of funding have dried up & we need your help to make up the difference. Donate today!
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blackwomenradicals Apr 10
Happy Birthday to Johnnie Tillmon! (1926-1995)🎈 A welfare rights activist, in 1963, she founded the Aid to Needy Children Mothers Anonymous, one of the first grassroots welfare mothers’ organizations. She was the founder of the National Welfare Rights Organization.
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Kassandra Frederique Apr 10
Women of Color deserve bodily autonomy when accessing services in an institution that has great power over their bodies and lives. These practices should require enthusiastic and informed consent. The current practice contribute to the historic exploitation of WOC bodies.
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CPR Change the NYPD Apr 9
Replying to @changethenypd
REMEMBER to find your elected representatives - Assemblymember and Senator - and urge them to support police accountability and transparency by supporting the . Find your rep here:
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SURJ NYC Apr 10
Join us for a Calling-In workshop on Saturday to explore with others how to identify, respond to, and prevent the spread of white supremacy & learn tools for talking about it with fellow white people. Learn more here:
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Joo-Hyun Kang Apr 9
So much appreciation for these lovelies, part of the team in Albany today. They lobbied & rallied to call on NYS legislature to pass police accountability bills incl: ✅ ✅ Perry/Bailey Special Prosecutor
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