Racial Justice Plan

White supremacist violence has plagued this country and terrorized people of color — especially Black people — for generations.

With over 200 explicitly white supremacist organizations throughout the United States and more than 1,000 hate groups that include white supremacy as a significant part of their platforms, white supremacist terror represents an immediate national security crisis.

We must address this emergency by targeting systemic racism and provide its victims with the justice and protection they deserve.

Our District is one of the most diverse in the State. However, this diversity alone does not protect our communities from the ills of racism and white supremacy.

As a Black woman, I intimately understand the dangers of racism. I’ve experienced it first hand and I’ve seen it on a systemic level.

The first march I ever attended as a child was to protest a police brutality incident on my block. At just eight years old, I was called the n-word for the first, and certainly not the last, time. As a law student, I served as a Legal Observer during the Baltimore Uprisings following the violent murder of Freddie Gray by law enforcement.

As your Congresswoman, I will fully commit to eradicating white supremacy and bringing true justice to our District, our State, and our country. I will: