Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/7/20

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • “The chief executive of the National Rifle Association and several top lieutenants engaged in a decades-long pattern of fraud to raid the coffers of the powerful gun rights group for personal gain, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday by the New York attorney general, draining $64 million from the nonprofit in just three years. … In her lawsuit, Attorney General Letitia James called for the dissolution of the NRA and the removal of CEO Wayne LaPierre ….” Washington Post
  • “The acting secretary of homeland security said on Friday that he had shut down an intelligence examination of the work of reporters covering the government’s response to protests in Portland, Ore., beginning an investigation into what he suggested was an infringement on First Amendment rights.” NY Times
  • “Nearly two dozen state attorneys general demanded Facebook do more to stop the spread of disinformation, discrimination and hate in an open letter on Wednesday, the latest volley in a growing campaign targeting the company’s civil rights record.” Washington Post [Ed. Shortly after this article was published, came the following development: Facebook, Twitter penalize Trump for posts containing coronavirus misinformation.]

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

Black Lives Matter:

Is This the Beginning of the End of American Racism? (Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic)

The Voting Rights Act was signed 55 years ago. Black women led the movement behind it. (N’dea Yancey-Bragg, USA Today)

The Michelle Obama Podcast [New]

Reckoning with Race in Journalism (It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, NPR)

What’s in a Karen? (Code Switch)