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07/03/20
ICYMI: The MomsRising community was abuzz fighting for justice and demanding fast, effective solutions to the COVID-19 health crisis. Check out these 5 posts you loved, shared or might have missed for the week ending July 3, 2020. 1. INSTAGRAM: Today would have been Tamir Rice's 18th birthday Our...
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07/03/20
July 4th weekend is here, the official start of a summer unlike any other for many, and just four months away from the November election. JUST. FOUR. FAST. MONTHS. The clock is ticking and your voice, your action, your attention is needed more than ever. So for the #5Actions this week, we urge you...
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07/02/20
The speaker was a mildly porcine blonde classmate with thick glasses, braces, and a mediocre GPA. Tenth grade. Talking to his friend, about me, in front of me. At that point, I played it cool. The little comments always brought this twist in my stomach and tightness in my throat, but I don’t think...
07/02/20
MomsRising Logo Text Horiz Red.jpg All policies addressing this pandemic should center the growing racial disparity in COVID-19 morbidity throughout each issue area. Shocking new data has emerged that show African Americans, Latinx, and Native American people are dying at rates markedly higher than...
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07/01/20
We are living in extraordinary times. Nationwide mobilizations in the aftermath of too many police killings have renewed an important conversation about police accountability and the role police play in our lives. Even further this conversation has called into question the role police play in the...
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07/01/20
We’re hearing from moms every single day who are struggling with unemployment and questioning how they are going to pay their bills and continue to put food on the table for their families. Moms like Beverly, who writes: “When I was laid off from my job due to COVID-19, as a single mother I was...
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07/01/20
Elijah McClain -- a young Black man who loved animals, a violinist, a highly regarded massage therapist, and a person beloved by his community -- was simply walking home from the store after buying iced tea when police officers in Aurora, Colorado detained and murdered him nearly a year ago. The...
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07/01/20
Being pregnant and giving birth can be scary and raise lots of questions even in the best of times. At MomsRising, we’ve heard your concerns as you navigate this uncertain moment and your desire to make sure expecting families and providers are on the same page when it comes to ensuring positive...
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06/30/20
Infuriating. Baffling. Outrageous. I’m running out of words to describe the gross disregard the Trump Administration has had for human lives and the mind-boggling mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis. Just in the past week alone, in the middle of a pandemic—when millions are losing their health...
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06/30/20
From Juneteenth to Pride, this June has been marked by nonstop actions for justice by the MomsRising movement. From marching to calling to texting to letter signing, we have been raising our voices in our communities to call for justice and the end to police violence, to advance voter engagement,...
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