On Tuesday, Might 8, the Congressional Black Caucus will be hosting a Twitter town hall centered on group policing and police accountability, for the duration of which members will be responding to inquiries and remarks from constituents, celebrities, activists and advocates alike.
In the wake of the modern law enforcement shootings of Diante Yarber, Saheed Vassell and Stephon Clark—shooting deaths that, at the very least at the outset, seem to be sanctioned by the state—people are searching for responses and remedies to the pervasive problem of police violence towards black people.
This is a great chance to voice your considerations and have them read. CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) and other customers of the caucus will acquire over the CBC’s official Twitter account for a full 8 several hours May 8, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. ET.
To inquire a query or make a remark, simply just use the hashtag #CBCDemandsJustice or @ the CBC’s Twitter account.
Below are some sample tweets:
- When will law enforcement be held accountable, @OfficialCBC? #CBCDemandsJustice
- #StephonClark must continue to be alive #CBCDemandsJustice
- What sort of federal laws can be put in spot to make sure police are held accountable @OfficialCBC?
Tweeting in any of all those formats will make confident your tweet is observed, but using the hashtag in all tweets applicable to the city corridor is greatest.
So be confident to take part in the city hall on Tuesday, May well 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.