Netroots Nation stands in solidarity with all people seeking human rights

Netroots Nation stands in solidarity with all people seeking human rights

Posted by Mary | July 18, 2015 | NN15

Netroots Nation stands in solidarity with all people seeking human rights.

With today’s Town Hall, our aim was to give presidential candidates a chance to respond to the issues facing the many diverse communities represented here.

Although we wish the candidates had more time to respond to the issues, what happened today is reflective of an urgent moment that America is facing today.

In 2016, we’re heading to St. Louis. We plan to work with activists there just as we did in Phoenix with local leaders, including the #BlackLivesMatter movement, to amplify issues like racial profiling and police brutality in a major way.

It is necessary and vital to continue this conversation. We look forward to doing so in the coming year.

About The Author

Mary

Communications director of Netroots Nation and Netroots Foundation.

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