I’m pretty sure that we can all agree that shit has been well out-of-hand in the United States of America for some time now. Children are being taken from their parents and held in deplorable conditions. Folks are murdered for the color of their skin. Gun violence… yeah. It’s bullshit. So, it should come as no surprise that a number of nations including New Zealand, The Bahamas, Germany and Japan have all issued travel advisories to their citizens, warning them that traveling to the U.S.A. could result in very bad things. One could argue this away as politics. Amnesty International, however, hasn’t got a nationalistic horse in this race. Today, they came out swinging with a statement as well, chatting up the fact that maybe visiting the ‘States ain’t such a great idea.
From Amnesty International:
Let’s be honest: there’s not a damn thing in there that isn’t true.
Images via Amnesty International
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Elizabeth Warren has a plan to reform “Heirs’ Property,” which allows wealthy white property developers to steal Black family homes
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