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No Safety Here

August 8, 2016
A month and four days have passed and I’m still on edge. On July 4th my family and I traveled to Carowinds, a very popular amusement park that borders the line between North and South Carolina. As a Black American I have never believed in actively celebrating a holiday based on freedoms not...
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I Mourn, With Hope

July 21, 2016
Today I mourn. Yesterday I mourned. I mourned for the history that has brought us to these days. I mourned for slavery, for lynching, for Rodney King to Philando Castile and everyone in between. I mourn for the officers killed in Dallas last night. I mourn for the African-American man who's heart...
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Join MomsRising at the Disarm Hate Rally!!

July 21, 2016
MomsRising will be in Washington, D.C. on August 13th to rally for commonsense gun laws and LGBTQ equality. We hope you will join us at the Disarm Hate Rally!!
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Why I'm Rallying to #DisarmHate!

July 20, 2016
I'm rallying to disarm hate on August 13th in Washington, D.C. and here are the reasons I want you to join me!
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This Heartbreaking Week Compels Us to Address Our Nation’s Legacy of Structural Racism and Toxic Gun Culture

July 8, 2016
This has been a heartbreaking week for all Americans. We mourn the tragic killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and five Dallas police officers who were on duty during a peaceful protest. These deaths compel us to address our nation's legacy of structural racism and a toxic gun culture in...
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MomsRising Mourns Death of Philando Castile, Calls for Federal Action to Protect Civil and Human Rights for Everyone

July 7, 2016
With Cameron Sterling’s heart-breaking cry still ringing in our ears as he mourned the police shooting death of his father, Alton Sterling, we awoke this morning to news of yet another African American man being shot and killed by a police officer. His girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter were...
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MomsRising Mourns Death of Philando Castile, Calls for Federal Action to Protect Civil and Human Rights for Everyone

July 7, 2016
With Cameron Sterling’s heart-breaking cry still ringing in our ears as he mourned the police shooting death of his father, Alton Sterling, we awoke this morning to news of yet another African American man being shot and killed by a police officer. His girlfriend and her four-year-old daughter were...
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MomsRising Slams Senate for Vote Against Gun Safety Measures

June 20, 2016
Statement from Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, executive director and CEO of MomsRising.org , on the U.S. Senate’s failure today to pass common sense gun safety reform measures: "It's easy to think about giving up in times like these. But we can't. The current situation is simply not okay. More than 20,...
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#MilitaryMonday: A Mom’s Reflection After Orlando

June 20, 2016
In the aftermath of Orlando, I share my thoughts, concerns, and questions with you about gun violence in America.
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Congress votes on gun violence Monday: Take action NOW!

June 17, 2016
After 15 hours of filibustering in the Senate, they are finally going to take a vote on gun violence prevention legislation. But we still need YOU to make sure your members of Congress vote the right way!
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