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Justice for Tyre King

November 2, 2016
While the Presidential election has been dominating the headlines, unjust tragedies are happening in our nation that need our attention. Losing a child is the most devastating experience a family can go through. Yet imagine losing them to the actions of the very people who are sworn to protect and...
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Child Watch® Column: "Inaction Cannot Be An Option"

June 16, 2016
Inaction is not an option. In the wake of the worst mass shooting in American history we can and must do everything in our power to end this scourge of terror, hate and bullets that fly across our land killing and maiming and breaking hearts and traumatizing communities with ever increasing frequency.
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Two Black fathers shot dead for nothing.

September 23, 2016
Keith Lamont Scott of Charlotte, North Carolina, had been waiting in his car for his son to arrive home from school, and Terence Crutcher, of Tulsa, Oklahoma had been waiting at the side of the road after his truck stalled. Both men are now dead, wrongfully gunned down by police. Both are Black men...
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MomsRising on the Police Murders of Keith Lamont Scott, Tyre King and Terence Crutcher

September 21, 2016
No mom or dad, no son or daughter, should ever have to fear a loved one could come to harm at the hands of those charged with protecting them. Yet look at the headlines. Thirteen-year-old Tyre King, as well as Keith Scott and Terence Crutcher, both fathers, were killed by police just this week...
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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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