Barbara Smith (@TheBarbaraSmith )

Barbara Smith

Bio #Bernie2020
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005 🌹

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Android : We lose people in the hands of police. It’s not a slogan but a policy demand. And centering the demand for equitable investments and budgets for communities across the country gets us progress and safety. twitter.com/thehill/status…

Android : 87% of state-level history standards fail to cover Native people in a post-1900 context...78% of Americans want to learn more about Native people, cultures, and contemporary stories. A look at what people can do. buff.ly/3fKtIFA

Android : Every marble is an American who died from COVID-19. Each second is 6 days.

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Android : What if we heard this from Pres. Biden.
"I now understand that what we face is not merely racial discrimination or even systemic racism, but institutionalized white supremacy." Barbara Smith imagines those words in a piece for The Boston Globe for his first (or any) speech. twitter.com/TheBarbaraSmit…

Android : The stock market hitting 30,000 points for the first time ever on a day where 2,216 people died from COVID-19 and in a week where people will be starving on Thanksgiving tells you everything you need to know about our broken system. twitter.com/CNBCnow/status…

Android : Surviving in America, coming from a Tibetan refugee community where we had so little yet our hearts were so big, taught at such a young age to share, care, put others before ourselves. It has been an incredible struggle navigating American individualism & narcissism.Yet here I am twitter.com/thebarbarasmit…

Android : And tragically all the rest of us will pay the price. Hospital systems are already over capacity. Infection rates are exploding. Just imagine the hell after this mammoth super spreader event. U. S. individualism and selfishness at its worst. #UglyAmericans Chris Hayes twitter.com/allinwithchris…

Android : My best Thanksgiving/Thanks-taking as an adult was in 1980 when I attended the #NationalDayOfMourning in Plymouth. Read the thread. #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth twitter.com/nickwestes/sta…

Android : “As we seek to rekindle the flames of mass based feminist movement, reproductive rights will remain a central feminist agenda. If women don’t have the right to choose what happens to our bodies, we risk relinquishing rights in all other areas.” - bell hooks.

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