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Vanessa Williams
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Rachel Hatzipanagos 5h
I'm suspicious of people who don't feel at least a little down these days ...
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Vanessa Williams 16h
Replying to @teresawiltz @politico
Congrats, !
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“Democratic insiders have raised illogical concerns that appear to be manufactured to mask the real problem some seem to have but won’t state publicly: They believe it is too soon for a Black woman to be president.” By ⁦
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Vanessa Williams Aug 5
A WNBA owner dismissed player protests. Now they’re campaigning for her Senate opponent. By
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Yamiche Alcindor Aug 5
Pres Trump on a tear on Fox. He says Black Lives Matter is a “Marxist group” & that it’s wrong for the group to have gained “respectability.” He is bashing athletes for kneeling during the anthem. “If I’m wrong, I’m going to lose an election. OK? And that’s OK with me,” he says.
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Vanessa Williams Aug 5
"Right now it resembles a prickly reality show where the women who might make history must first walk head high through a rain of fists from aging men 'critiquing' their talents by speaking sideways to the dudes in the political press." --
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Vanessa Williams Aug 4
Replying to @WaPoVanessa
" Black Americans have always carried both the political sword and shield, deploying tactics and strategies based on historical and political conditions."
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Vanessa Williams Aug 4
Replying to @WaPoVanessa
"Integrationists marched alongside black nationalists, and advocates of self-defense at times strategically joined nonviolent demonstrations."
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Vanessa Williams Aug 4
"Clinton’s remarks failed to comprehend the complexity of a Black freedom struggle that, despite the illusions of White people and politicians, has always been multilayered."
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Vanessa Williams Aug 4
Replying to @Prof_WCByrd
Awww, thank you, Carson!
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Vanessa Williams Aug 3
“Part of that ambition is driven by our innate ability to survive and be on the vanguard of democracy and social change,” says . By
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Vanessa Williams Aug 3
Excited to be a part of this discussion, which just happens to fall on the exact day that the Voting Rights Act was signed into law 55 years ago.
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Advancement Project National Office Aug 3
Are you a journo covering voting and/or politics? Don’t miss this session on uncovering . Join us 8/6 @ 11:30 a.m. ET w/ & veteran journalists & !
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Amy Gardner Aug 3
Republican fears that Trump is discouraging his own voters from voting by mail are no longer theoretical. Polls, ballot request data and strong skepticism on the ground and in social media make it clear that a GOP turnout crisis is building, w/:
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Vanessa Williams Aug 3
Some longtime Biden allies worry the process has become “messier than it should be,” pitting women, especially Black women, against one another. By ⁦
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Vanessa Williams Jul 31
NEW: Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner earned at least $36 million in outside income last year, new disclosures show By :
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Reis Thebault Jul 31
It's a milestone we weren't supposed to hit. But 6 months in, shutdowns have been lifted & reimposed, projections surpassed. There've been no miracles. The virus hasn't disappeared. Now it's killed 150k people in the US. w/
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Jose A. Del Real Jul 31
You may not heard of Rep. Karen Bass, who is on Biden's VP shortlist. Read my latest, about her time as a community organizer in South LA and how those activist instincts came into conflict with her job as Assembly speaker during the Great Recession.
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Vanessa Williams Jul 31
In today's About US: on efforts to awaken the electoral might of Latinos in battleground AZ; on the life of activist Mimi Jones, whose protest in a FL swimming pool helped win support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Plus more!
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Rachel Hatzipanagos Jul 31
In this weeks' newsletter, on whether Latinos can make Arizona turn blue, remembers Civil Rights activist Mimi Jones and more:
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