Mitch Landrieu 22 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 3:01pm Don’t turn away from this. Be open minded and well read. It really helps. https://t.co/srmLcVmsHh Mitch Landrieu 23 hours ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 2:41pm So true ! https://t.co/btblCAZSau Mitch Landrieu 1 day ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 9:43am Freedom. New Orleans style!! Thanks Jon https://t.co/NcjlvuUybs Mitch Landrieu 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 6:41pm All of my NOLA krewe. #nolaproudhttps://t.co/bm5Pp7qd8l Mitch Landrieu 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 6:40pm Our democracy remains at risk. The same Republican Senators who blocked an investigation into the deadly attack on our Capitol today blocked legislation that the majority of Americans across the political spectrum are demanding to protect our freedom to vote. #ForThePeopleAct Mitch Landrieu 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 4:09pm Someone asked me the other day why anyone would question decisions of the Bishops🤔🤔. Think this one was a big miss. https://t.co/ZhaRrpo0RB Mitch Landrieu 1 day ago:   Tuesday Jun 22 - 4:06pm RT @staceyabrams: Republicans are afraid of our power, so they're doing everything they can to silence our voices & deny our freedom to vote.
We need our U.S. Senators to do everything in their power to protect the right to vote. Senators, we are counting on you to support the #ForThePeopleAct.https://t.co/NtO1AqGl0f
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 1:00pm We had an insightful conversation with @BofA_News CEO Brian Moynihan and @NASCAR President Steve Phelps last week. Check out the full @unumfund conversation here. https://t.co/8OYafGs1Fe Mitch Landrieu 3 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 12:20pm RT @CoreyRForrester: I was voted worst dressed at the MTV Movie and TV awards because I’m the most misunderstood (and titillating) man in show business, because discrimination against geriatric millennials is real, and also because YALL ARE JEALOUS OF MY SWAG https://t.co/PG85iUqDkz
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 days ago:   Monday Jun 21 - 10:57am RT @mcpli: Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Mickey Schwerner went missing in Mississippi 57 years ago today.
To put in perspective how recently that was, Goodman and Chaney - had they lived - would be the same age as Joe Biden today. https://t.co/vPXvPzdZNM
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 12:00pm We must ensure that this nation’s commitment to advance racial equity is both in word and in deed. Mitch Landrieu 4 days ago:   Sunday Jun 20 - 10:54am Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there. Mitch Landrieu 4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 7:58pm RT @mariashriver: Amen to that 🙏🏻 @JamesMartinSJ@Pontifexhttps://t.co/7eTlJhxyBN Mitch Landrieu 4 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 2:00pm As Pres. Biden noted in his proclamation declaring today a federal holiday: “Juneteenth is a day of profound weight and power.” This designation means the history & meaning of Juneteenth will be talked about and taught about in a way that it has never been across the country. Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 11:10am RT @ShaunDonovanNYC: There are fathers and there are father figures.
Happy Birthday Bishop Youngblood! 🎈 https://t.co/AWDwbxHCyx
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 10:00am Centuries-old wounds remain raw, because they were never permitted to heal correctly. We may not all be at fault for what happened, but we all have a responsibility to help our nation heal. Recognizing #Juneteenth as a federal holiday is a small but important step. Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 9:49am Don’t look away from this. https://t.co/6eVd4vgj0W Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 9:48am Let me suggest a gathering of elected and former elected Catholic officials and the Bishops to talk openly about our respective roles as both private and public people. Would be a great learning experience and fruitful. How about it Bishops? https://t.co/RpJL8sjuR0 Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 9:45am Joe Bidens public policies are more consistently in line with church teaching than many conservative politicians who claim to be right on abortion but are so dead wrong on everything else. How will the Bishops handle this conundrum. https://t.co/RpJL8sjuR0 Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 9:42am Joe Biden is not at odds with his faith or his church. Some Bishops, no matter how loud or wrong are not the faith or the Church. They are entitled to there opinion but they don’t get to decide who gets into heaven. Just consider prayerfully how many times they have been wrong. https://t.co/Naf7nY803s Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Saturday Jun 19 - 9:38am RT @WhipClyburn: On #Juneteenth, we pause to commemorate news of the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation reaching slaves in Texas in 1865. It marks the realization of a dream deferred.
May we carry the lessons of our past with us in our continued pursuit of a fair and equitable future for all. https://t.co/ybbmuqS10D
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 6:41pm RT @mariashriver: Truth @BeschlossDChttps://t.co/O5uhpfi5AO Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 5:11pm RT @chenderson: Pretty amazing how a whole new federal holiday can get created AND *implemented* in 72 hours but we’ve been unable to fix the Voting Rights Act for 8 years now. Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 5:10pm RT @JamesMartinSJ: "Frequently, we act as arbiters of grace rather than its facilitators. But the Church is not a tollhouse; it is the house of the Father, where there is a place for everyone, with all their problems."
Pope Francis, "Evangelii Gaudium" (#47) Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 5:10pm RT @JamesMartinSJ: Re: the @USCCB: "The Eucharist, although it is the fullness of sacramental life, is not a prize for the perfect but a powerful medicine and nourishment for the weak. These convictions have pastoral consequences that we are called to consider with prudence and boldness...." https://t.co/anjSd9k7YI
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 5:10pm RT @JamesMartinSJ: It's notable that some of the same bishops who instructed their priests to obey the CDF's document preventing priests from blessing same-sex unions have ignored the CDF's letter to them warning against passing precisely the kind of document they just voted to draft. Mitch Landrieu 5 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 1:50pm RT @unumfund: LIVE:
NASCAR President Steve Phelps and Bank of America CEO & Chairman of the Board Brian Moynihan join us for a conversation on “Bold Corporate Leadership” https://t.co/xpbPbJYJkJhttps://t.co/zMg2kgCsVW Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 1:31pm Tune in NOW https://t.co/CTlgnYWZnK Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 11:14am RT @ClintSmithIII: One of the chapters in HOW THE WORD IS PASSED describes a trip I took to Galveston, TX to spend Juneteenth on the same land where enslaved Texans had learned of their freedom. It was a remarkable experience. You can read an excerpt in the @parisreview: https://t.co/V12QUonUHi Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Friday Jun 18 - 10:30am I'm excited to have a fireside chat with two big corporate leaders later TODAY. Tune in as @BofA_News CEO Brian Moynihan, @NASCAR Pres. Steve Phelps and I talk about how corporate leaders can advance #racialequity amid this racial reckoning. https://t.co/YelSWJ3nqLhttps://t.co/C3br6RCbPG
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 8:15pm Great timeline. Check it out. https://t.co/V36RGTQhFt Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 7:12pm Welcome back Wayne. Best in the business. https://t.co/bIz5XOdu2e Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 6:28pm RT @eji_org: On this day in 2015, a 21-year-old opened fire on a crowd of Black worshippers at A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine people. To overcome racial inequality, we must confront our history. https://t.co/bBpYil8X7b Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 6:01pm RT @WhipClyburn: Honored to be at the White House as @POTUS signed legislation to officially establish #Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
I'm grateful for those like Opal Lee, the Grandmother of Juneteenth, whose hard work paved the way for this monumental occasion. https://t.co/k7SwolYGf9
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 6 days ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 1:53pm RT @BarackObama: Today, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act. Again. This ruling reaffirms what we have long known to be true: the Affordable Care Act is here to stay. Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 12:19pm Amid the country's latest racial reckoning, this moment is calling for Bold Corporate Leadership. On 6/18, @unumfund & I will talk about what this looks like with @BofA_News CEO Brian Moynihan and @NASCAR President Steve Phelps. Join us tomorrow! https://t.co/XVh4J3nwYLhttps://t.co/6hQyfNQGS3
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 11:49am RT @votelandry: This is not a “deal.” It is cutting off needed money not only to the unemployed but to local biz - for $28 a week, starting *next* year. Louisiana would be in even more dire straits, but for last year’s unemployment benefits. It’s hard out there. #lalegehttps://t.co/04NWsuU8Ow Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 10:42am RT @helenprejean: While there is conversation happening about potential use of electric chairs, gas chambers, and firing squads in executions, it is important to always return to the core truth that there is no humane way to kill a conscious, imaginative human being who is rendered defenseless. Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Thursday Jun 17 - 8:23am RT @Bakari_Sellers: 6 years ago, our lives forever changed and hearts forever broke. Today we remember the Emmanuel 9, their families and the entire community. https://t.co/1e0BvGOo0b
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 6:01pm RT @SenatorWarnock: The overwhelming bipartisan support to make #Juneteenth a national holiday is a reminder of what America is capable of when we don't allow divisions to censor our past or stymie our march toward progress. I’m so proud the Senate came together to pass this important legislation. https://t.co/LEknNAtbZ4
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 11:22am RT @ClintSmithIII: I’m so grateful for the way that HOW THE WORD IS PASSED has been received in the world. This book is only possible because of the historians whose scholarship has transformed my understanding of slavery in America. Here is a thread of some of their books. I hope you buy them 🧵: Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 5:49pm RT @CoreyRForrester: An important PSA... https://t.co/XU4WdAoMN9
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Tuesday Jun 15 - 2:15pm RT @WhiteHouse: Nine years ago, the Obama-Biden Administration created the DACA policy. Dreamers are a vital part of our nation — and they’re already home. Dreamers, farm workers, and TPS recipients deserve a path to citizenship. https://t.co/ePdlK0kMJb
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 12:15pm The fight for #racialequity cannot be treated like a diet; it requires a lifestyle change, which can be challenging to make at first. Corporations need to make sure their steps in the right direction follow through.
https://t.co/7qXhjgcwQ8 Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 10:24pm RT @Inc: The world will change in 2 ways, according to Malcolm Gladwell. @MindaZetlinhttps://t.co/TuB6H7xgV6 Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 11:23am Happy to be in NYC this weekend campaigning for my friend @ShaunDonovanNYC. No way New Orleans would have recovered the way we did without the leadership he provided at HUD & OMB. He cares about people. And he’d be a great mayor for all New Yorkers. https://t.co/Ei28U3WmbK Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Saturday Jun 12 - 9:19am 🤦♂️You can't make it up! https://t.co/GVmipssOhN Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 8:41pm RT @CapehartJ: We interrupt our regular Soul Train day reminder to bring you "Little Man" Friday! https://t.co/D7Bk8yW9wI Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 7:25pm Voting rights must be a priority at all levels of government. This is an important step by the Biden administration. https://t.co/1kBKtNmjBR Mitch Landrieu 1 week ago:   Friday Jun 11 - 12:30pm .@unumfund hosted a thought-provoking conversation on the "Power of Motherhood" this week. They cover everything from how to tap into motherhood in our racial justice work to the obligations that white parents have to raise anti-racist children. More: https://t.co/wSjqOmu57z Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 10 - 1:37pm What a powerful, smart & innovative leader! During a conversation with @unumfund, @ZyahnaB told us that one of her proudest accomplishments is passing the baton to the young leaders who come after her. Thank you for your leadership, Zy! https://t.co/AOkYOYjbkh Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 7:20pm RT @JudyWoodruff: and "I've never been in a situation where I've had to use my weapon, the only reason I didn't, is 'this is a 4 alarm blaze and if I use my weapon, it's like pouring kerosene on it'..and I probably wouldn't make it out alive." Capitol Hill Police Ofcr James Blassingame @NewsHour Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 7:20pm RT @JudyWoodruff: "I'm 39 years old, never before called a N_____ to my face, & was called 'traitor,' various epithets...as bad as it looks on film, believe me it was worse, much worse in person than anything you see on film." Capitol Police Officer James Blassingame on Jan 6 @LisaDNews@NewsHour Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 9 - 4:42pm RT @unumfund: LIVE: Nefertiti Austin, Margaret Hagerman and Megan Underhill join E Pluribus Unum for a conversation on the "Power of Motherhood"
https://t.co/xpbPbKgkchhttps://t.co/feDsNBcEKK Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 4:57pm RT @JayJurden: I think I won. Stop the steal. I demand a recount! https://t.co/c6FusEbK7v Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 8 - 11:58am 🤔How can we draw on the powerful role of mothers as educators and behavior models in our work toward #racialjustice? What obligations do white parents have to raise #antiracist children? Find out tomorrow @NefertitiAustin@MaggieHagerman@soc_seeker
https://t.co/yfPLknfgdghttps://t.co/WNC1suGdse Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 10:01pm RT @JamesMartinSJ: From Fr. Bryan Massingale: "Black Catholics are leaving the church. Why?" https://t.co/K5lhX9QOMG Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 6:50pm RT @Sifill_LDF: MT. Right now. https://t.co/J9CRKgYRH9 Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Monday Jun 7 - 5:47pm RT @jmpalmieri: So good. https://t.co/B5YtLuUFiM Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 6 - 12:51pm RT @Bakari_Sellers: Thank you to everyone supporting #MyVanishingCountry in paperback at @target and @Walmart! Please keep sending your pictures. So dope! https://t.co/h2Xw2QFIMW
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Jun 6 - 10:30am Did you know? @unumfund surveyed Southerners and found that there is broad support across racial groups for requiring officers to step in when other officers are using excessive force. Learn about other key findings here: https://t.co/HgbV7uBg3Jhttps://t.co/rspinySQC2
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 5 - 3:19pm RT @Bakari_Sellers: Always amazes me how many companies are complaining about government paying $300 a week in jobless aid, but then took PPP and EIDL (that was/is ultimately forgiven). Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Saturday Jun 5 - 1:07pm "Spatial racism" plays an enormous impact on how people of color lead their daily lives in America. Practices like redlining and inequitable housing policy continue to dictate where people of color can live, and physical separation continues. https://t.co/NT6fEy23xy Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 7:10pm RT @mariashriver: Today’s #NationalGunViolenceAwarenessDay, & I’m wearing orange because it’s the color Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot & killed. Those who #WearOrange today promise to honor the more than 100 lives cut short by #GunViolence every day in America. https://t.co/L2vldSkEaJ
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 4:30pm Being in this fight for racial equity and justice requires getting there early and staying late. It cannot be treated like a diet; it requires a lifestyle change. Our democracy deserves no less. #racialequity#racialjustice Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 12:00pm In @unumfund’s new survey, we found that there's a great deal of common ground on a range of policy proposals to reform policing. The strongest reforms center on addressing use of force, holding police accountable, and increasing their funding & training.
https://t.co/HgbV7uBg3J Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Friday Jun 4 - 9:28am RT @Sifill_LDF: The Tulsa massacre and denial of tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones: the whitewashing of American history continues | COMMENTARY - Baltimore Sun https://t.co/n4XfYsfLAw Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 5:13pm RT @CapehartJ: Another video you didn't realize you needed to see! #prouddad#gitithttps://t.co/Sk8oEUjA6I Mitch Landrieu 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 5:11pm RT @Anne_S_Kim: This 2019 survey by @MitchLandrieu@unumfund has turned out to be incredibly prescient. The gap in perceptions between Black and white Americans is *the* biggest obstacle to equity. Reupping @monthly as a reminder of what last summer didn't change. https://t.co/zQD1VevRYX Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 12:08pm RT @Sifill_LDF: Just read this piece, please. It’s not long. We owe it to ourselves to be better informed than elected officials who refuse to educate themselves about our political history. https://t.co/8r72TZaV72https://t.co/DjlbSXAwOX
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 11:33am RT @ClintSmithIII: Went on @CBSThisMorning to read a short excerpt from HOW THE WORD IS PASSED and to discuss how in order understand the contemporary landscape of inequality we have to develop a deeper understanding of how slavery shaped it. Thanks so much to everyone on the show for having me. https://t.co/bse5aoqNPt Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 10:10am The #racialwealthgap and the racial housing gap are real-life consequences of decades-old decision making. #Systemicracism in housing policy and practices has exacerbated racial inequality for decades.
https://t.co/Qj6p1cbl9j Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jun 3 - 12:41am RT @ClintSmithIII: My new book HOW THE WORD IS PASSED is out today. It explores how different places across the country reckon with, or fail to reckon with, their relationship to the history of slavery. I gave this book everything I have. Here are the places I visited 🧵:
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 11:30am It’s clear that we need a total reformation of policing in America. One training module alone cannot counter deep-rooted conformity to culture, tradition, and an over-emphasis on street smarts and instincts that are still barriers to the progress of evidence-based policing. Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 10:51am RT @JayJurden: Right on time. 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾 https://t.co/elSfOHJUHI
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 10:25am RT @EmCollective: Congrats to Emerson Fellow at @NewAmerica@ClintSmithIII on his new book, How The Word Is Passed, which examines how historical sites reckon with––or fail to reckon with––their relationship to the history of slavery in the U.S. https://t.co/Yl3ctsIQeW Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 10:24am RT @ananavarro: Today, @JoeBiden signed a proclamation commemorating #PrideMonth2021.
And he visited Tulsa to shed light on a horrible race massacre, buried by history. Biden made it clear, Black Lives Matter, even those lost 100 years ago.
I admit, I like having a @potus who is not a bigot. Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jun 2 - 10:23am RT @davidaxelrod: Finally, the evidence of “massive vote fraud” surfaces. A PA man sentenced for casting a ballot in the name of his deceased mother.
https://t.co/Vic4vvxf62 Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 1:00pm TOMORROW join me and award-winning activist & organizer @ZyahnaB for @unumfund#HometownHeroes on @unumfund Instagram Live. We'll talk about Zyahna growing up in #Charlottesville, what the #South means, and how it influences us. More on the conversation: https://t.co/xumtm5h3tPhttps://t.co/JBdzfphkWj
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Jun 1 - 10:15am "Black people distrust the police because things like this teach Black people to distrust the police." Black Americans are taught to carry this "paranoia" around for police. We must demand accountability for the negligent police killings of Black Americans https://t.co/IDTb2RZtJc Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 11:48pm RT @LamarWhiteJr: "Today, outside of Central Louisiana, what transpired that night in Alexandria, in a part of town that was called 'Little Harlem,' has been either completely forgotten or entirely misremembered."
What happened on Lee Street that day wasn't a riot; it was a massacre. Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 11:48pm RT @LamarWhiteJr: "...when a white military police officer incited a riot that allegedly resulted in at least 10 and as many as 15 black soldiers killed and dozens more injured outside of a movie theater in the middle of downtown, on a street named in honor of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.... Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 11:47pm RT @LamarWhiteJr: I wrote this back in Sept. 2019, but it seems particularly relevant this Memorial Day.
"There were few places in the country that would have looked the other way like Alexandria had in the aftermath of the night of Saturday, Jan. 10th, 1942."
https://t.co/TFRRVdcwUH Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 9:25pm RT @jaketapper: #MemorialDayhttps://t.co/6QPG676u9B
Link to Image Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 2:25pm A good reminder from @POTUS. "America is unique. It's an idea. Unlike any other country in the world, it is formed based on an idea. Almost every other country is based on a creed, a religion, a geography, an ethnicity, but not us." https://t.co/E28YSwPt9n Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 12:30pm This is our history, America. It's becoming increasingly clear that this massacre has had a devastating, multigenerational toll on the Tulsa community & on communities across America. We have to be truthful about our past to create a more equitable future. https://t.co/0hcqDdqhqu Mitch Landrieu 3 weeks ago:   Monday May 31 - 11:23am RT @CNN: A flourishing Black community—destroyed twice. The first time through violence. The second time through politics. Uncover the injustice in the @CNNFilms Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street. Tonight at 9 p.m. ET #DreamlandTulsahttps://t.co/EOysEC04KE