117 Responses to “My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Leadership Forum”

  1. 1 Dudette
    June 7, 2021 at 5:31 pm

    Good Evening Everyone!
    Thanks for the new post, Nerdy! 😘❤️

  2. 2 Dudette
    June 7, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    Now more than ever!

    • 3 ggail44
      June 7, 2021 at 7:47 pm

      Thanks Dudette1 And like the Black Women that we are, we don’t need anyone to ask us to retweet and also post these tweets on our FB page to encourage our peeps to get ready and be in formation! Our lives and the legacy of those who came before us are on the line 👏🏾👏🏾✊🏾🙋🏾‍♀️

  3. 9 Dudette
    June 7, 2021 at 6:10 pm


  4. 22 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 7:45 pm

    Yup. And yup.

  5. 23 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 8:48 pm

  6. 26 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 9:15 pm


  7. 27 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    So all those much vaunted and much touted three lettered security orgs are crowdsourcing this serious seditious shit? Even after six fucking months? Pathetic.

  8. 28 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    I am with him.

  9. 29 Dudette
    June 7, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    This is the cutest thing! 😄

    My sister was throwing a tantrum over having to redo something she was working on for her dissertation. So my Pre-K teacher sister-in-law sent her this video for counting as sis slams her dammit doll. I love it!

    Grandma and Grandpa skating by in the background kills me every time! 😆

  10. 30 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    Boxing now reduced to wresting levels of canned goods.

  11. 31 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 10:26 pm


  12. 32 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    The radical extremism of rethugs has no limits. Time for blue states to secede from this lunatic states.

    • June 8, 2021 at 2:04 am

      Hundred of thousands of Americans are dead because of trump’s failure, denial, decision not to act.
      We know Dr. Fauci has saved countless lives.
      Today’s global death toll from Covid-19 is 3,752,207 (worldometer)…in reality much more.
      Maybe next, doom will try blaming the dead for his criminal neglect.
      –Do the trumpies think those who died were joking around?

  13. 34 marleysperson
    June 7, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    Heads up West Coast…PBO will be on CNN at 9…talking about fatherhood:)

  14. 35 amk for obama
    June 7, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    pathetic nyt. their own graph belies their hornswoggle click baity headline.

  15. 36 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 12:04 am

  16. 37 whenpamelawandered
    June 8, 2021 at 12:17 am

    G’nite all o’ y’all..

    Big hugs all around, and a special thank from the heart to Prince, he got it done, eh?


  17. 40 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 8:58 am

    testing, testing

  18. 41 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:01 am

    Why links are not posting?

  19. 42 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:04 am

  20. 43 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:04 am

    • June 8, 2021 at 11:53 am

      Activists Jane Fonda, Tara Houska, Battle Oil Pipeline:
      ‘This Is Theft Of Land’
      “The Line 3 pipeline protest against the new pipeline,
      which would carry oil across Minnesota’s environmentally sensitive tribal lands, is discussed by actor and activist Jane Fonda and activist Tara Houska, who joins The ReidOut live from the protest site.”

      • June 8, 2021 at 12:35 pm

        JANE FONDA:
        ”We are confronting a looming catastrophe.
        Climate scientists are virtually unanimous that we have 9 years to cut our fossil fuel emissions in half,
        in order to keep global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.
        No higher than that if we want to avoid catastrophe.
        Even the conservative International Energy Association, that usually supports new fossil fuel development is saying No, this is it. We cannot, cannot do any more development.
        No more drilling, fracking, or mining of new fossil fuels.
        We can’t even burn what we have already developed, because we’re going in the wrong direction.
        Fossil fuel emissions are rising and we have to cut them in half. Otherwise it`s a catastrophe.
        Otherwise we’re compromising the future of our children and grandchildren
        This pipeline would bring double the amount of tar sands oil from Canada, as Tara said,
        across pristine land, under water that is very, very precious and pure headwaters of the Mississippi.
        It has to stop.
        And President Biden has the power to do that.
        Because the permit was given as the Trump lame duck administration was on its way out, and the proper environmental impact work wasn’t done.
        They haven’t really studied the impact this would have on climate, the impact it would have on the water, and of course it flies in the face of environmental justice.
        3 things the Biden administration has said that they are in favor of. He wants to be the climate president.
        So he must, must call on the Army Corps of Engineers to pull the permit and take a second look at this.”

      • June 8, 2021 at 12:37 pm

        JOY REID:
        “And Tara Houska, the indigenous people have paid the price over, and over, and over again for hundreds of years. To the United States deciding: ‘We want more land to put people on, we want more land to build pipelines on, we want more land for whatever we want it for’. And now can you just speak from your point of view of the affront of taking this pristine land and attempting to run YET ANOTHER oil pipeline through it. Given what we have just heard regarding the risks of climate change?”

        TARA HOUSKA:
        “Defenders all over the globe led by indigenous people. We are 5 % of the population globally.
        Native people. We’re holding 85 % of its biodiversity.
        They’re coming for the LAST sacred places on Mother Earth.
        And we are defending them. We’ve been defending them.
        And more and more allies and folks of other walks of life recognize this is the one home that we have.
        The one shared place we have. This is more than just an affront to climate science.
        It`s an affront to future generations that have a right to live.
        It`s an affront to tribal nations who have been here since before the United States.
        It’s an affront to all of us who are no longer going to be treated as sacrifices. This is theft of land…and it’s time for a different time…new era of justice and equity.”

    • 55 ggail44
      June 8, 2021 at 2:26 pm

      We are so proud of Simone Biles! 👏🏾👏🏾
      Thanks JER for posting this 💖

    • June 8, 2021 at 2:52 pm


  21. June 8, 2021 at 11:48 am

  22. June 8, 2021 at 12:30 pm

  23. June 8, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan,
    June 7, 2021

    National Security Advisor Mr. Sullivan:
    “So, as you all know, this week President Biden will head off to Europe on the first foreign trip of his presidency — certainly not his first foreign trip, but the first one as President of the United States.
    And the trip, at its core, will advance the fundamental thrust of Joe Biden’s foreign policy: to rally the world’s democracies to tackle the great challenges of our time.
    We believe that President Biden goes on this trip from a position of strength:
    dramatic progress against the pandemic at home; strong, projected growth that will help power the global economic recovery as well; renewed American power and purpose; and a rock-solid foundation of alliances that will serve as force multipliers for our global agenda.”

    Details: (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/press-briefings/2021/06/07/press-briefing-by-press-secretary-jen-psaki-and-national-security-advisor-jake-sullivan-june-7-2021/)

  24. June 8, 2021 at 1:11 pm

    “Opinion: Joe Biden: My trip to Europe is about America rallying the world’s democracies”
    “On Wednesday, I depart for Europe on the first foreign travel of my presidency.
    It is a trip stacked with meetings with many of our closest democratic partners — including the Group of Seven nations, our NATO allies and the leadership of the European Union — before concluding by meeting with Vladimir Putin. In this moment of global uncertainty, as the world still grapples with a once-in-a-century pandemic, this trip is about realizing America’s renewed commitment to our allies and partners, and demonstrating the capacity of democracies to both meet the challenges and deter the threats of this new age.”

  25. June 8, 2021 at 1:16 pm

    “Poll Shows Manchin Wildly Out Of Step With West Virginia Voters On Voting Rights Bill”
    “Rachel Maddow shares details from a new poll that shows West Virginia voters of all political stripes are very supportive of the For The People Act to protect voting rights, which makes it all the more odd that Senator Joe Manchin, who represents West Virginia, does not.”

  26. June 8, 2021 at 1:26 pm

    D.O.J. must get on with taking down Trump and his machine.
    No matter what Manchin does…we have to be proactive…we cannot be sidelined for any reason at all.

  27. June 8, 2021 at 1:36 pm

    “Brennan Center For Justice:
    Congress Must Pass the ‘For the People Act’
    SUMMARY: Bold legislation introduced in the House (H.R. 1) and Senate (S. 1) would ensure that our democracy works for everyone.”

    “The right to vote is at the heart of effective self-government.
    In the Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton and James Madison laid down a standard for our democracy:
    “Who are to be the electors of the federal representatives? Not the rich, more than the poor; not the learned, more than the ignorant; not the haughty heirs of distinguished names, more than the humble sons of obscurity and unpropitious fortune. The electors are to be the great body of the people of the United States.” footnote1_27g3u082 For over two centuries, we have worked to live up to that ideal, but have consistently fallen short. Many have struggled, and continue to struggle, for the franchise. The For the People Act would expand and protect this most fundamental right and bring voting into the 21st century.”

  28. June 8, 2021 at 2:03 pm

    Joy Reid to Nancy McClean, American historian:

    “And you talked about the Koch brothers.
    There was a great piece in The New Yorker about how the Koch brothers have gone all out to stop this bill,
    to stop the For the People Act. Not just because they don’t like voting rights – and you can explain to us why these super rich, mega rich don’t like people to vote – but they don’t like the end of Dark Money.
    Dark money is in this bill too. Explain what these super rich people really want.”

    “What these super rich people really want is something so frightening,
    that they understandably do not ask for it by name, but instead they have operated by stealth for years now.
    Steadily rigging the rules of our democracy until we are at the point now where I think about it almost as a noose.
    There are so many threads in the noose on our democracy now that it’s almost impossible to count them.”

    • 66 0388jojothecat
      June 8, 2021 at 2:42 pm

      The ONLY thing the rich elite know is $$$$$!!!
      It’s only when we stop BUYING their goods they will stop and pay attention. Workers, voters, Dems, people who hate what they are doing need to be inconvenienced and uncomfortable with stuff. We need to buy the barest amount to survive and we can’t or won’t do it.

  29. June 8, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    Great Point…we shall see what we see

  30. June 8, 2021 at 2:08 pm

    CongressmanJamaal Bowman
    to Joy Reid:

    “Joe Manchin and others are no longer beholden their constituents.
    They’re beholden to the Koch brothers.
    They’re beholden to the Chamber of Commerce.
    And they’re beholden to the wealthy elite overall who have control of our democracy.
    THIS is why we can’t pass the $15 minimum wage.
    THIS is why we can’T pass common sense gun control laws.
    THIS is why we can’t pass common sense immigration reform.
    We are not allowed to evolve into the multiracial democracy that we are,
    because white supremacy has its tentacles around Congress
    in the form of wealth inequality
    and the wealthy elite controlling our Congress.”

    • 69 No Child Left Behind
      June 8, 2021 at 7:10 pm

      Good Evening TODVille,

      I see how much Joe Manchin is enjoying his minutes of fame and power. I am praying that he doesn’t turn Republican completely. What a nightmare!

      Peeping to say hello to everyone and wishing you to be safe. The pandemic is not over yet.

      • 70 0388jojothecat
        June 8, 2021 at 9:09 pm

        I was listening to Randi Rhoades today. The Koch Brother is spending money in WVA on what great man Manchin is and its all about re-election for him. He knows he’ll get attack ads if he votes with the DEMs .

  31. June 8, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    Michael Cohen to Chris Hayes:
    “But they come with so much pressure. They come with so much force. That no matter who you are it makes no difference. You can`t oppose it.”

  32. 73 0388jojothecat
    June 8, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    The ONLY thing the rich elite know is $$$$$!!!
    It’s only when we stop BUYING their goods they will stop and pay attention. Workers, voters, Dems, people who hate what they are doing need to be inconvenienced and uncomfortable with stuff. We need to buy the barest amount to survive and we can’t or won’t do it.

  33. 74 pkayden
    June 8, 2021 at 6:05 pm

  34. 75 jer44
    June 8, 2021 at 6:46 pm

  35. June 8, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    VP Harris speaking in Mexico City…now press conference.
    Important work is underway on addressing the root causes of migration. She repeats that people tell her that primarily they just want to be safe at home.
    (Also think she just said U.S. GDP is projected to be 6.9%.)!!!
    –Women and economic independence….
    –marvelous to hear VP Harris engaged on foreign and domestic policy.

  36. 77 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Doug Jones should be brought in as AG. At least, he knows how to fight. Garland doesn’t cut it at any level.

  37. 78 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:31 pm

    So 3/5th of thugs voted against us of a and for china?

  38. 79 Dudette
    June 8, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    Good news in Virginia!

  39. 80 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:43 pm

    LOL. Whoever it was, nailed it.

  40. 82 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:54 pm

  41. 83 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    And the climate will win. Good riddance.

  42. 84 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    if you have a corrupt asshole for pm ….

  43. 85 amk for obama
    June 8, 2021 at 10:41 pm


    • June 9, 2021 at 9:11 am

      It is a Circle⭕ now ..no end and no beginning….the only way to change that ?…..is to break open the circle🚫

      • 87 amk for obama
        June 9, 2021 at 10:19 am

        I only wish their entire circle circles over the sewer drain, where they belong.

        • June 9, 2021 at 10:25 am

          …i wish we could break thru…but it is hard to do when so many of these theories play into their racist belief systems…that is why they fight so hard to keep their young from being educated about the real happenings in America…aka 1619 Project…

          • 89 amk for obama
            June 9, 2021 at 11:05 am

            Innate racism cannot be so easily unlearnt.

            • June 10, 2021 at 7:22 am

              Indeed….that is why teaching anti-racist information to the young can be pivitol…they still will be influenced because that is how systemic racism works..but knowing a different truth will challenge the racist paradigm

  44. 91 Dudette
    June 8, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    Mucho Gusto!

  45. June 9, 2021 at 12:01 am

    Damn, turned on my teevee briefly & thought I’d time traveled! There was Chris Matthews. Then realized he was Brian Williams’ show. Why are all these talking heads wording stuff we already know? It’s exhausting. 😠

  46. 94 amk for obama
    June 9, 2021 at 1:04 am

    And the dems signed off on it cuz “bipartisanship”. Pathetic.

    • 95 tnmtngirl1
      June 9, 2021 at 9:31 am

      Agree. Pathetic! I think waaaay too many people who worked their/our asses off to get Dems elected are FED UP! Gillibrand was the only person who didn’t even show up for the equal pay for women vote. True, it would not have changed the outcome, but I thought that was her big issue. Geez……way to go Dems, keep taking the wind out of our sails. People are going to say “Screw y’all.” Even Garland and the DOJ appears to be continuing protecting trump and his crew and everything they did.

      Yes, I know the Democratic Party is the only Party giving us a snowballs chance in hell to keep this republic alive. However, as each day passes, this Party also seems to be on life support and getting closer to going over the edge too. I am open to anyone thinking differently.

  47. 96 amk for obama
    June 9, 2021 at 10:10 am

    a fucking corrupt traitor.

  48. 97 amk for obama
    June 9, 2021 at 10:11 am

  49. June 9, 2021 at 10:42 am

    Speaker Pelosi:
    Dear Colleague on Defending Our Democracy
    “H.R. 1, the For The People Act, advanced by Congressman John Sarbanes and passed twice in the House, is awaiting action in the Senate. It is my hope that the passage of S. 1 will create a legacy for all of us who want to strengthen our democracy by:
    Reducing the role of big, dark special interest money in politics
    Stopping the voter suppression and protecting the vote of tens of millions of Americans
    Ending political gerrymandering by establishing redistricting commissions.
    Our mission is to amplify the voices of the grassroots, as they vote, advocate for policy and choose to run for office. H.R. 1/S. 1 must become law in order to respect the sanctity of the vote, which is the basis of our democracy.”

  50. June 9, 2021 at 10:46 am

    “The ticking filibuster:
    How to stop ‘minority rights’ from becoming ‘minority rule’”

    “From March to June, Republican senators have relentlessly attacked the bill,
    offering no meaningful alternative or narrower proposal. Democratic senators, meanwhile, heard input from Republican and Democratic officials throughout the country and prepared responsive changes. Yet, when many of those amendments came to a vote in committee, Republicans rejected them too.
    Why? Because Republicans didn’t want to improve or narrow the bill; they wanted to kill it.
    In response, Manchin pivoted to another bill.
    Predictably, Republicans shot that down too.
    Why compromise when you can insist on your own terms?
    As Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) allegedly reported to constituents,
    “We think we’ve got [Manchin] nailed down.”

    The filibuster isn’t facilitating cooperation — it’s enabling minoritarian capture.

  51. 102 jer44
    June 9, 2021 at 10:55 am

  52. 103 amk for obama
    June 9, 2021 at 10:58 am

    and yet the treasonous traitor is still roaming free.

  53. 104 Dudette
    June 9, 2021 at 11:04 am

    Aww so sweet!

  54. 106 Dudette
    June 9, 2021 at 11:06 am

    Tell ‘em MVP!

  55. 107 Dudette
    June 9, 2021 at 11:08 am

    Yay Val Demings!

  56. June 9, 2021 at 11:10 am

    Eh no more ‘negotiating’.
    We didn’t need a crystal ball to see that GOPQ will never move…Monster McConnell keeps telling us. President Biden has to say ‘this is what the public wants’ on Infrastructure, let Dems go for the biggest possible package.

    On AG Garland: Is he letting ‘bygones be bygones’ re: trump and barr? That is not acceptable.
    As a former Republican, our new AG cannot give us more chills than we have. Am for giving him some time, but hardly any. We keep hoping some honest effer will finally come to the defense of the rule of law. The little russian made a mess of the DOJ and the US, but now he is a private citizen. Act now or…(the truth?)

  57. June 9, 2021 at 11:37 am

    Barbara McQuade, former U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Michigan,
    about AG Garland:
    “Nobody notices how fair you are if you lose the game.”

    • June 9, 2021 at 11:43 am

      Barbara McQuade to Rachel Maddow:
      “Merrick Garland came into this job with a mission of restoring the independence of the Justice Department and a commitment to be nonpartisan in all of his decisions. But I think maybe he’s overcorrected.
      He is reminding me of the Dad who coaches his own child in Little League and out of an abundance to show just how fair he is, benches his own kid even though he’s the best player.
      Nobody notices how fair you are if you lose the game.”

  58. June 9, 2021 at 11:49 am

    Trump corruption of DOJ lingers under Merrick Garland; risks setting dangerous precedent

    “Maddow reviews the abuse of the Department of Justice by Bill Barr in sacrificing justice to serve the political needs of Donald Trump, and notes that rather than cleaning the department with accountability for indulging that corruption, Attorney General Merrick Garland is apparently punishing none of it and even continuing some of it, risking a precedent that will surely be embraced by the next corrupt president.”

    Here: (https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-corruption-of-doj-lingers-under-merrick-garland-risks-setting-dangerous-precedent-114513989907)

  59. 116 jer44
    June 9, 2021 at 12:34 pm

  60. June 9, 2021 at 12:57 pm

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