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A new documentary about the FBI's surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr. illuminates how paranoia about Black activism is foundational to American politics, @ethiopienne  writes:

Brenda Gayle Plummer traces the history of African American international activism, dating back to the early 19th century, and how this work seeded the global solidarity witnessed in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police:

Read Brenda Gayle Plummer on how nearly two centuries of African American outreach and activism overseas shaped the international response to George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police:

Read Brenda Gayle Plummer on how generations of African American intellectuals have engaged international audiences in the civil rights struggle, and how their activism shaped the world’s understanding of racism in the United States:

In Trump v. Biden, Native American voters played a crucial role. It's time to recognize that, writes @jnoisecat . Key battleground states, like Arizona, Wisconsin and North Carolina, experienced the power of Indigenous activism and ballots.

"As a uniquely American, often expensive, and typically alcohol-soaked meal, brunch has become a stand-in for complacency and centrist indifference, for the insular mindset of Trump-era liberal activism," says @terrygtnguyen . Brunch Democrats, explained:

"As a uniquely American, often expensive, and typically alcohol-soaked meal, brunch has become a stand-in for complacency and centrist indifference, for the insular mindset of Trump-era liberal activism," says @terrygtnguyen . Brunch Democrats, explained:

Americans know Social Security was the product of F.D.R. and the New Deal. “Missing from this story is how much the law owes to the activism and agitation of the American left,” @jbouie  writes.

"As a uniquely American, often expensive, and typically alcohol-soaked meal, brunch has become a stand-in for complacency and centrist indifference, for the insular mindset of Trump-era liberal activism," says @terrygtnguyen . Brunch Democrats, explained:

One of Britain's biggest listed property groups is facing demands from an American hedge fund to break itself up and hand over a board seat in the latest example of shareholder activism targeting a major UK company

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This summer’s protests weren’t a “reckoning” for young Black people. It was a continuation of a grander Black American tradition of resistance and activism.

I will say, I genuinely did not expect to see an Indian American major party candidate in my lifetime. Grateful for what that represents for a community that has too often told its young people to reject political activism or to avoid claiming power.

2. Joe Biden refuses to release a list of his potential Court candidates to the public.  Why?  Because he knows most American would be repulsed by the radical ideology and destructive activism of the individuals he's nominate.

More from my 2017 #AxeFiles  on @CNN  conversation with @repjohnlewis ⁩, an American hero who died yesterday at the age of 80. Here he speaks about the philosophy of non-violence at the core of his courageous activism for civil and human rights. May his memory be a blessing.

🚨 MASSIVE 🚨accomplishment for President@realDonald Trump. Trump has brought Constitutionalism BACK to the bench and kicked judicial activism to the curb! These appointments will have a multigenerational impact on American jurisprudence. 🙌🏼 #MAGA  US

No real change in American history—not the labor, civil rights, women’s, gay rights, environmental, nor any other movement for social justice—has ever succeeded without grassroots activism, without millions of people engaged in the struggle for justice.

This dark day in American history has a light that shines brighter than the cowardly men and women who will put Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. That light is Fannie Lou Hamer. Born on this day in 1917, her love and activism looms larger than their hate and treachery.

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This Thanksgiving I'm deeply grateful for all of you – for your resistance, activism, and true patriotism in this dark period of American history.

What did today will be remembered as one of the most powerful moments in the history of American activism

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Today’s #TrumpCare  failure would not have happened if not for the energetic activism of the American people! ?

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