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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
Remembering the great Althea Gibson today. On May 26, 1956, she became the first Black tennis player to win a major singles title, defeating the U.K.’s Angela Mortimer 6-0, 12-10 in one hour, 45 minutes in the women’s singles final of the French Championships. #RolandGarros
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
BREAKING: The Senate confirmed civil rights lawyer Charlotte Sweeney to the federal bench. Sweeney is the first LGBTQ federal judge in Colorado & first openly LGBTQ woman on a federal district court west of the Mississippi River – bringing much-needed diversity to the judiciary.
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We mourn with Uvalde and with the Latino community.
19 children. Two teachers. These are the victims of the shooting rampage at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. nbcnews.to/3GlBVNK
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
Remember their names. #Uvalde
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Call your senators today and tell them it is urgent that they pass responsible, common sense gun laws: 202-224-3121
Journalist: “Why [are mass shooting] just an American problem?” A visibly upset Ted Cruz: “Stop being a propagandist.”
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
The head of the U.N.’s World Food Program is telling billionaires it’s “time to step up” as the global threat of food insecurity rises with Russia's war in Ukraine. abcn.ws/3MQ0jd4
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
As people across the country mourn after the shooting at Robb Elementary School, here's what parents, educators and students who lived through past school shootings are saying in the wake of what has become a national epidemic. cnn.it/3PGTHQ3
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
Stop weaponizing mental illness to excuse inaction regarding common sense gun legislation.
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
In Judaism, if you say a prayer over something, then fail to do the requisite action that follows, like blessing bread and not eating it, it’s a bracha levatla - which is a sinful act. If you pray for victims of gun violence but do nothing, it is a sinful act.
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
Alithia was killed yesterday. Her parents welcomed me into their home today. Balloons from Alithia’s 10th birthday were still up as was her amazing art. They want the world to know what a beautiful, talented, happy girl she was. They never want this to happen to another kid.
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Streaming here TODAY, 6pm ET. What is #RACISM? How is it grown and how can we shake its grip? Join us as we provide critical education and insight on the truth about, consequences of, and strategic work to eradicate racism.
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
Schedule to be in conversation at @TheKingCenter about racism and MLK’s legacy in the 6pm ET hour. 2/3
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Carrying a gun is not a “God-given right.” And a desire to do so without accountability and restricted access reflects little to no moral responsibility. Congress must pass gun reform legislation with a sense of urgency. @SenSchumer @SpeakerPelosi @LeaderMcConnell @GOPLeader
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“Before his name became a hashtag, #GeorgeFloyd was a human being who mattered. A brother, a father, a friend. A person. I’m praying for his family today.” @BerniceKing
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
We are mourning. Black people sought and slaughtered in #Buffalo. Children and teachers gunned down at school in #Uvalde. Persistent racism and gun violence throughout the nation. And today, we remember #GeorgeFloyd, who should be alive raising his daughter. 🎨: @4NIKKOLAS
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
My town has announced that in light of yesterday's tragedy there will be an increased police presence at the schools. As a black father I now have two potential threats to be concerned over.
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center retweeted
I don’t have a lot of words today, except to say that there is a concerted effort right now to convince you that “nothing can be done.” It is designed to make you give in to the exhaustion of this moment. Don’t believe it. It’s a lie. We have power if we mobilize it.
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