There are many – so, so many tweets about the impeachment trial underway that it was hard to stop at two, but here you go. Also, saying hello to Mars, Ida B Wells and Shirley Chisolm have something to say, Whitewashing history, requiring ties and creating a working vaccine website for $50.
The Senate trial begins with a graphic video showing the events of January 6th. Some GOP senators turned away and would not watch. You should.
House impeachment managers began the Senate trial by showing a lengthy video of the deadly Capitol insurrection, depicting acts of violence committed by pro-Trump extremists.https://t.co/LgcbDMMnTW
A wide array of Senate Republicans harshly criticized former President Trump’s defense team on the opening day of his second impeachment trial, arguing that Trump attorney Bruce Castor had delivered a rambling and unfocused argument https://t.co/wEsea7fktH
Unafraid to exercise her rights & fight against black oppression, Extra Mile Honoree Ida Wells-Barnett led the Anti-Lynching Movement. Involved in many civil rights causes, she played leadership roles in the women’s suffrage movement & in founding the NAACP. #BlackHistoryMonthpic.twitter.com/ROiZ9D9Hzq
Shirley Chisholm: “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”
Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman in Congress (’68) and the first woman and African American to seek the nomination for president from one of the two major political parties (’72). She has inspired many to bring their own seat to the table. #BlackHistoryMonthpic.twitter.com/QbcmlU7XjW
“By suggesting their triumphs stemmed from their having partial white ancestry, white critics attempted to rob [Frederick Douglass and Antonio Maceo] of their status as exemplars of Black genius.” #BlackHistoryMonthhttps://t.co/Y4W843VtGF