Asked why she persisted in the fight for women’s suffrage, ratified August 18, 1920, Alice Paul said: “When you put your hand to the plow, you can’t put it down until you get to the end of the row.” With thanks to our forebears for all they've fought for, the work continues.
Two years ago in Charlottesville, a neo-Nazi drove a car into a crowd of people protesting white supremacy and killed Heather Heyer. May we honor her memory by speaking out against hatred, as she did, and working together to defeat it.
May we all stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong as they speak out for democracy, freedom from repression, and a world they long to see.
If you're heartsick over the images and videos of children in Mississippi whose parents were taken away by ICE, pitch in or spread the word to fund organizations that are providing legal aid and support services to impacted families:
"If there is a book that you want to read but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it," Toni Morrison said. We are all so lucky to live in a world where she took her own advice and shared it with others.
I stand with the people gathered across the country tonight defending our values & our Constitution. This is not who we are.
Seriously, you asked Russia to hack me on national television.