I Can’t Breathe...Marsha de Cordova MP (@MarshadeCordova )

I Can’t Breathe...Marsha de Cordova MP

Bio Shadow Women and Equalities Secretary @uklabour Member of Parliament for Battersea Email: marsha.decordova.mp@parliament.uk Call: 0207 924 1973
Location Battersea, London
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Account created 10-09-2010 21:22:34
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iPhone : It is deeply saddening to hear of the death of John Hume.

Life across the island of Ireland is peaceful and more prosperous today because of his courage, vision and determination.

He guided away from violence and towards justice, tolerance and democracy.

Twitter Web App : The PM nominating Claire Fox-who was a member of the Revolutionary Communist Party that defended the 1993 Warrington IRA bombings at the time & has not even given a full public apology-for a seat in the Lords shows terrible judgment and crass insensitivity to the victims.

iPhone : A beautiful obituary by Nick Stadlen. Andrew Mlangeni was a giant of the anti-apartheid struggle.
Two years ago I had the privilege of meeting him when he visited the UK for the Nelson Mandela centenary exhibition. theguardian.com/world/2020/jul…

iPhone : Today marks the first day that those who are high risk are advised to stop shielding. But the Prime Minister’s confusing communications have left many people unsure what to do next.
Here’s @VickyFoxcroft 🗣

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Twitter Web App : 186 years ago, slavery was abolished throughout most of the British Empire.
The end of slavery wasn’t the end of colonialism or discrimination though.
On #EmancipationDay, we celebrate our freedom, mourn for ancestors and vow to do better for our children.

Twitter Web App : Labour will fight for jobs, businesses and high streets.
Here’s how 👇 [Thread]
labour.org.uk/savejobs

Android : Eid Al-Adha is the festival of sacrifice: a time for family, celebration and worship.

During this pandemic, it is important we take care and protect one another. When our arms can’t reach those closest to our hearts, we can still hold each other with our prayers.

Eid Mubarak

iPhone : Metropolitan Police officers are four times more likely to use force against black people compared with the white population, new figures have suggested.

Restraint techniques are also more likely to be used on black people, according to force records.
bbc.com/news/uk-englan…

Android : Today marks the 15th anniversary of Anthony Walkers death - an 18 year old student with a bright future ahead murdered in a racist killing.
Racism is a diaease because what it does is kill Gee Walker.
Today of all days my heart is with you and your family.
#BlackLivesMatter

iPhone : Many children and families are struggling to stay connected and to keep learning during lockdown. If you have any spare devices under 5 years old with a compatible charger, a refugee family can make good use of them - please get in touch!

iPhone : The Government claim plans to require ID to vote doesn’t discriminate, but there’s no data to back this up.

Voter ID requirements come straight from the US-style voter suppression play book, and must be opposed by all who value inclusive democracy.
theguardian.com/politics/2020/…