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Russell Simmons

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  • 🚨🚨🚨MN Attorney General has increased charges against Derek Chauvin to 2nd degree murder and now ALL the officers have been charged and arrested in the murder of #GeorgeFloyd. We do not yet know what the other 3 have been charged with. This is NOT enough, we need CONVICTIONS. Do not let anyone tell you that protest and organizing does not work. It works. Stay loud. This is a marathon folks, stay focused. We are winning, together. We are feeling grateful for all the organizers, protesters, organizations and supporters in every corner of this country - especially our Minneapolis fam. George Floyd’s murder will not be in vain. Back to work. The officers who murdered #BreonnaTaylor still have not been arrested or charged. Repost: @tamikadmallory @untilfreedom
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    🚨🚨🚨MN Attorney General has increased charges against Derek Chauvin to 2nd degree murder and now ALL the officers have been charged and arrested in the murder of #GeorgeFloyd. We do not yet know what the other 3 have been charged with. This is NOT enough, we need CONVICTIONS. Do not let anyone tell you that protest and organizing does not work. It works. Stay loud. This is a marathon folks, stay focused. We are winning, together. We are feeling grateful for all the organizers, protesters, organizations and supporters in every corner of this country - especially our Minneapolis fam. George Floyd’s murder will not be in vain. Back to work. The officers who murdered #BreonnaTaylor still have not been arrested or charged. Repost: @tamikadmallory @untilfreedom

  •  4,000  133  20 hours ago
  • There is only one major demand ,that police be held accountable.. that means that independent prosecutors should be able to act to charge and convict bad cops  I have worked this issue for 30 years and everyone whose got any insight into this knows that we need to fix this  They have resisted this NOW !!!! it’s time  Ps  Thank God that Keith Ellison is working as special independent prosecutor on this one case  but this needs to be the norm
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    There is only one major demand ,that police be held accountable.. that means that independent prosecutors should be able to act to charge and convict bad cops I have worked this issue for 30 years and everyone whose got any insight into this knows that we need to fix this They have resisted this NOW !!!! it’s time Ps Thank God that Keith Ellison is working as special independent prosecutor on this one case but this needs to be the norm

  •  2,000  68  1 day ago
  • Repost @brotherhas - Case and point: This is what happens when you turn a NEWSFEED into an ART WALL. A lesson on algorithm: In less than 3 hours the #blacklivesmatter hashtag had over 1 million BLACK screens posted that effectively silenced a destination where people get good peer-to-peer NEWS information on the protest. Keep your black image up, but DELETE hashtags in your captions. Better yet, delete all words in your caption because the algorithm scans words, even without hashtags, then promotes to your peer audiences based on keywords.
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    Repost @brotherhas - Case and point: This is what happens when you turn a NEWSFEED into an ART WALL. A lesson on algorithm: In less than 3 hours the #blacklivesmatter hashtag had over 1 million BLACK screens posted that effectively silenced a destination where people get good peer-to-peer NEWS information on the protest. Keep your black image up, but DELETE hashtags in your captions. Better yet, delete all words in your caption because the algorithm scans words, even without hashtags, then promotes to your peer audiences based on keywords.

  •  2,000  122  1 day ago
  • Repost @brotherhas : If you want to learn a lesson in how movements are co-opted and suppressed then carry on and black out your screen. Use history as a lesson. After you show solidarity by posting black screen then KEEP POSTING YOUR CONTENT. Your peers get their NEWS media from you more than mainstream media. Lessons from my mentor @drbenchavisjr
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    Repost @brotherhas : If you want to learn a lesson in how movements are co-opted and suppressed then carry on and black out your screen. Use history as a lesson. After you show solidarity by posting black screen then KEEP POSTING YOUR CONTENT. Your peers get their NEWS media from you more than mainstream media. Lessons from my mentor @drbenchavisjr

  •  9,000  775  2 days ago
  • ....in order to save lives we must change the culture in order to change the culture we need legal and systematic changes ....disclaimer...i have sent this to many many hip hop thought leaders and some have objections mostly because they have additional demands  so there is no full consensus  I’m not sure we can arrive at one on time to meet the demand for action  The thing in the center of this demand letter has been in the center of the problem of police accountability for the 30 years that i have fought against police brutality .:the lack of freedom for prosecutors to act without conflict or control by the police unions  Local Prosecutors are controlled gagged and made to back away from bad cops /...this is why no police are prosecuted or convicted for murdering innocent black men  We need independent prosecutors ....federal or state by state  intervention  Having the state prosecutor (keith ellison) brought in in this one case is great but it must be the new norm and it must be the LAW  @snoopdogg @50cent @troubleman31 @killermike @llcoolj @drbenchavisjr  @tamikamollery @captmuhammad58 @diddy @hiphopdx @allhiphopcom @djcassidy @fatjoe @kevinlileskwl @kimoraleesimmons @aokileesimmons @rizaislam @benx @ericaford_ilovemylife @michaelericdyson @congresswomenwaters @vanjones68 @congressmanmeeks @nurimuhammad @rasjbaraka @brohas  Ps i am counting on black  law enforcement “NOBLE” to lead the charge and push for the changes necessary
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    ....in order to save lives we must change the culture in order to change the culture we need legal and systematic changes ....disclaimer...i have sent this to many many hip hop thought leaders and some have objections mostly because they have additional demands so there is no full consensus I’m not sure we can arrive at one on time to meet the demand for action The thing in the center of this demand letter has been in the center of the problem of police accountability for the 30 years that i have fought against police brutality .:the lack of freedom for prosecutors to act without conflict or control by the police unions Local Prosecutors are controlled gagged and made to back away from bad cops /...this is why no police are prosecuted or convicted for murdering innocent black men We need independent prosecutors ....federal or state by state intervention Having the state prosecutor (keith ellison) brought in in this one case is great but it must be the new norm and it must be the LAW @snoopdogg @50cent @troubleman31 @killermike @llcoolj @drbenchavisjr @tamikamollery @captmuhammad58 @diddy @hiphopdx @allhiphopcom @djcassidy @fatjoe @kevinlileskwl @kimoraleesimmons @aokileesimmons @rizaislam @benx @ericaford_ilovemylife @michaelericdyson @congresswomenwaters @vanjones68 @congressmanmeeks @nurimuhammad @rasjbaraka @brohas Ps i am counting on black law enforcement “NOBLE” to lead the charge and push for the changes necessary

  •  3,000  193  2 days ago
  • We need systematic  change we have fought against police brutality for 30 years since ans what we have consistently asked for is special prosecutors  That’s what they have avoided that is why black lives have not been valued... because the police unions have never allowed for police accountability  Maybe we can push them to relinquish this one most important thing  To get the local prosecutors out of this awkward and impossible situation  Then we can move on  And finally we need additional legislation that makes police responsible for their partners action  Simple ....With these changes the culture changes
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    We need systematic change we have fought against police brutality for 30 years since ans what we have consistently asked for is special prosecutors That’s what they have avoided that is why black lives have not been valued... because the police unions have never allowed for police accountability Maybe we can push them to relinquish this one most important thing To get the local prosecutors out of this awkward and impossible situation Then we can move on And finally we need additional legislation that makes police responsible for their partners action Simple ....With these changes the culture changes

  •  1,000  61  2 days ago
  • Tonight 7pm ET...the unrest  What can we do ? the solutions and options  What is God asking from you ?
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    Tonight 7pm ET...the unrest What can we do ? the solutions and options What is God asking from you ?

  •  1,000  49  3 days ago
  • Let’s pass meaningful stimulus the real looting is hidden in the financial support handed out to big businesses through the stimulus packages  Amerika 👀
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    Let’s pass meaningful stimulus the real looting is hidden in the financial support handed out to big businesses through the stimulus packages Amerika 👀

  •  9,000  342  3 days ago
  • Same shit different day  Here with my brother @captmuhammad58 we are at the NOBLE convention (National Organization for Blacks in Law Enforcement)  Talking about the same shit  Maybe 10 years ago My short history of fighting police brutality in America goes back 30 years  since before NWA “fuck the police “  and back then the song and the revolt was centered around the exact same kind of instances that we face today.: we protested and pushed .:/what did we get “nothing “  What were ,are the problems and some basic solutions ? 1......Police not being held accountable ?  The reason police aren’t charged and convicted is because of the unfair,  difficult conflict and or impossible position put between local prosecutors and the local  police ...police unions have prevented this most basic and critical change  We need OUTSIDE  prosecutors to be responsible for looking at these cases  2) Police are not charged for participation in or turning a blind eye to their partners criminal behaviors.:: The example in this case is the other 3 policemen are not charged or held responsible for upholding the law when it comes to their partners or other men in blue #bluewall  Every time there is an up rising these changes are discussed but never executed  Family it’s time to push for sustainable systemic change NOW  Ps  all over the country for years they have hired my brother to do “sensitivity training “ in part to pacify the community with town halls and a few meetings  Until things “get back to normal” in  he communities but systematic change NEVER ever comes  Let’s please not let this moment come and go without change
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    Same shit different day Here with my brother @captmuhammad58 we are at the NOBLE convention (National Organization for Blacks in Law Enforcement) Talking about the same shit Maybe 10 years ago My short history of fighting police brutality in America goes back 30 years since before NWA “fuck the police “ and back then the song and the revolt was centered around the exact same kind of instances that we face today.: we protested and pushed .:/what did we get “nothing “ What were ,are the problems and some basic solutions ? 1......Police not being held accountable ? The reason police aren’t charged and convicted is because of the unfair, difficult conflict and or impossible position put between local prosecutors and the local police ...police unions have prevented this most basic and critical change We need OUTSIDE prosecutors to be responsible for looking at these cases 2) Police are not charged for participation in or turning a blind eye to their partners criminal behaviors.:: The example in this case is the other 3 policemen are not charged or held responsible for upholding the law when it comes to their partners or other men in blue #bluewall Every time there is an up rising these changes are discussed but never executed Family it’s time to push for sustainable systemic change NOW Ps all over the country for years they have hired my brother to do “sensitivity training “ in part to pacify the community with town halls and a few meetings Until things “get back to normal” in he communities but systematic change NEVER ever comes Let’s please not let this moment come and go without change

  •  3,000  103  3 days ago
  • Happy bday to the coolest young man on the planet ,Kenzos Lee , ..I’m praying that you grow up in a world that is safer, more equal , loving and compassionate then the one you are currently faced with .. in the end the world is 100% what you make of it .. So remember this.. you already have all of the special qualities and talents that the world needs... So no matter what the world throws at you ....YOU ARE PREPARED... You are off to a great start,  so feel safe , loved and keep growing,  I’m always here for you always and forever Uncle Russell ❤️ #kenzolee  @kimoraleesimmons @mingleesimmons @aokileesimmons  #godson #love
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    Happy bday to the coolest young man on the planet ,Kenzos Lee , ..I’m praying that you grow up in a world that is safer, more equal , loving and compassionate then the one you are currently faced with .. in the end the world is 100% what you make of it .. So remember this.. you already have all of the special qualities and talents that the world needs... So no matter what the world throws at you ....YOU ARE PREPARED... You are off to a great start, so feel safe , loved and keep growing, I’m always here for you always and forever Uncle Russell ❤️ #kenzolee @kimoraleesimmons @mingleesimmons @aokileesimmons #godson #love

  •  15,000  287  4 days ago
  • I’m always so proud of @aokileesimmons  God knows.. that we are all calling each other out ,calling for our better angels to prevail  let’s use this moment to uplift humanity, do our best as individuals to make choices that “uplift” rather then pull down  My reminder and mantra is that in this instance we should keep reminding everyone that police should be held responsible for their partners actions ? What’s yours  break the #bluewall
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    I’m always so proud of @aokileesimmons God knows.. that we are all calling each other out ,calling for our better angels to prevail let’s use this moment to uplift humanity, do our best as individuals to make choices that “uplift” rather then pull down My reminder and mantra is that in this instance we should keep reminding everyone that police should be held responsible for their partners actions ? What’s yours break the #bluewall

  •  19,000  414  5 days ago
  • Police must police police  You are not a good cop if u allow your “partner” to do evil  You are responsible ...And  police policy must state and promote this kind of responsibility
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    Police must police police You are not a good cop if u allow your “partner” to do evil You are responsible ...And police policy must state and promote this kind of responsibility

  •  7,000  277  5 days ago
  • @untilfreedom  We have been oppressed for hundreds of years  But many of us live under the illusion of a free and fair America  While these instances of violence and abuse continue and we do nothing  Thank you @tamikadmallory  for showing up  over and over
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    @untilfreedom We have been oppressed for hundreds of years But many of us live under the illusion of a free and fair America While these instances of violence and abuse continue and we do nothing Thank you @tamikadmallory for showing up over and over

  •  16,000  812  5 days ago