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Andrew Gillum Sep 15
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Leana Wen, M.D. Sep 14
We know that the disproportionately affects people of color & perpetuates existing disparities. Addiction is not a moral failing, but a disease that requires evidence-based treatment.
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Mr. President❄️ Sep 15
“Our problem in America isn’t that we don’t have enough money, it’s that we don’t have enough moral capacity”- Rev. William Barber
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Derrick Johnson Sep 14
“People should not just talk about the vote, we need to talk about power. And the only way to gain power is to vote.” -
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Elizabeth C. McLaughlin Sep 15
I am astonished (and not) by how little of white America seems to have any idea of what's been happening in DC this week. It's not just about talking the talk, it's also about (not centering yourself while) walking the walk. Education:
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Derrick Johnson Sep 14
At the core of activism is DOING and getting past theorizing. The folks who need help aren’t looking for someone to lead them, but to support them. If you’re doing the right thing, people will follow and if you’re not, be willing to adjust.
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The Root Sep 13
Replying to @MaxineWaters
., AKA ‘Auntie Maxine,’ had a few words about Rev. Jasper Williams’ eulogy at Aretha Franklin’s funeral.
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NAACP Sep 14
“This election this year, is the most consequential election in the history of the United States of America.” - Congressman James Clyburn
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Ben Jealous Sep 13
My mom grew up in the housing projects and I became a Rhodes scholar. You can’t explain that without the good union jobs that lifted my mother out of poverty and the public education that allowed my grandfather to attend law school for $200.
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The Root Sep 13
. says the story of Michelle West, who is serving life in prison as a result of harsh minimum sentencing guidelines, needs to be heard. Listen to her explain why Michelle West needs to go free.
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The Root Sep 14
. tells why black people should care about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation.
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Elizabeth C. McLaughlin Sep 12
I know everyone was busy watching the Apple announcements this a.m., but let me tell you, what is happening in DC at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference deserves your attention a hell of a lot more. Big, important, and powerful.
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MARA PHATS Sep 14
Replying to @common @YbnCordae
. says gave him chills as he showed he know his history talking about influences such as Nas 🙏🏾
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Congressman Al Green Sep 13
Please join me today at 1:30 PM ET in Room 140A at Washington Convention Center for “Impeachment: A Necessary Remedy for Bigotry in Policy” w/ constitutional scholars Ron Fein & Allan Lichtman. Not in D.C.? Join us via live stream at
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The Root Sep 13
Replying to @KembaSmith
. on the harshness of mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines that got her 20+ years in prison in connection to her ex-boyfriend’s drug dealing—even though she never sold drugs. And how black folks need to stop taking scraps from politicians.
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rolandsmartin Sep 17
How can we bridge the gap between Black economic power & Black wealth in an increasingly hostile political environment? Check out the panel from on ...
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The Root Sep 13
.’s interviewing Florida gubernatorial candidate at the . Stay tuned!
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Stacey Abrams Sep 15
On my way back from an exciting weekend at , I ran into the Atlanta Harlequins Women’s Rugby Football Club (). Great meeting all of you and congrats on your decisive 51-12 win today!
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Terrell J. Starr Sep 13
Replying to @BenJealous
I also interviewed Maryland gubernatorial candidate at .
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Chandelis R. Duster Sep 14
Replying to @MeekMill
. on Colin Kaepernick: ‘They won’t lynch him by hanging him from a tree. They lynch his bank account.’
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