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Campaign Zero creators launch tool to show you how to fight Trump’s agenda in your state

  • The young minds behind the anti-police violence resource Campaign Zero launched an online tool on Monday that shows activists how to resist President Donald Trump’s agenda at the local level. 
  • Our States,” a website that Mic previewed exclusively, gives users a state-by-state breakdown of bills that, if enacted, would strip civil rights and other legal protections from communities of color, women and LGBTQ people.
  • As Trump stumbles through his first months in office, Republican-controlled state legislatures are considering laws that would criminalize protests, restrict protections against LGBTQ discrimination and limit women’s access to safe and legal abortions, among other proposals.
  • “The purpose of Our States is to ensure that citizens know the legislation being proposed in their respective state, so that they can mobilize to either support or oppose it,” activist and Campaign Zero co-founder Deray Mckesson said in a statement to Mic. “The stakes are high.” Read more (3/27/17 10 AM)

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@katrinalaw: What do you celebrate today? Day 23 of 365. Today I celebrate my fellow half Asians of Hollywood! Too often people (& studio execs) see us and have no idea “what we are,” but our Asian parents still raised us respecting the culture and speaking the language. We are a rare breed and I am so happy to share stories & laughter with beauties like Chloe who have walked the same path and experienced the same struggles. There’s a beauty in being who you are and living that truth loudly and proudly. @chloebennet #appreciate #celebrate (x)