My sister @IlhanMN said it best: We must begin with dismantling the whole system of oppression wherever we find it.
Pass it on.
— Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) July 8, 2020
“The mortality rate for black Minnesotans to COVID is twice as high as it is with other races…” Omar stated in a Tuesday press conference addressing “systemic racism.” “I see the pain and the havoc it is wreaking on the black community in Minneapolis.
“We must recognize that these systems of oppression are linked. As long as our economy and political systems prioritize profit without considering who is profiting, who is being shut out, we will perpetuate this inequity. So we cannot stop at the criminal justice system. We must begin the work of dismantling the whole system of oppression wherever we find it.”
“My sister @IlhanMN said it best: We must begin with dismantling the whole system of oppression wherever we find it,” Tlaib tweeted. “Pass it on.”
Today’s Democrats: the party of dismantling America.
In July 2019, Tlaib and fellow Democrat John Lewis co-sponsored a House Resolution supporting the BDS movement and comparing Israel to apartheid South Africa and Nazi Germany. Introduced by Ilhan Omar, the Resolution called on House members to oppose “unconstitutional legislative efforts to limit the use of boycotts to further civil rights at home and abroad,” a reference to resolutions that had been passed in several states to prohibit the granting of government contracts to companies that backed BDS.
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