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Akwugo Emejulu
Professor of Sociology, University of Warwick. Working on women of colour's activism in austerity Europe. Texan, surprisingly.
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#WOMENSART 5h
The Bathers, 2015 by Amy Sherald
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Akwugo Emejulu 20h
Enjoying the sun and the gardens at Winterbourne House with 🌞🌺❤️
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 24
Christina Sharpe x Lorna Simpson = 🔥🔥 ’I take for granted and strongly have a sense of ownership of my own experience. And in the ownership of that experience...there is a universalism that I assume in what I’m doing’.
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 23
‘Borders...produce “illegality”: by declaring some categories of migrant illegitimate, they create groups of people who carry a label of non-status’.
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 22
Replying to @Chess_Ess
So proud of you, Dr. Sobande! ❤️🎉🙌🏾
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Judd Legum Jun 21
Trump signed an executive order yesterday in the hopes that people would move on: There are still babies in cages There are still 2500 kids who have been separated from their parents There is no plan to fix any of this Things are as bad today as they were yesterday.
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Alex Seitz-Wald Jun 20
(L) The Onion. (R) Not the Onion.
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Glasgow Women’s Library Jun 20
. spoke to us about visiting GWL for the first time almost 20 years ago.
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Jesse Hawken Jun 19
2016: "Come on, you're talking like Trump's going to put people in concentration camps" 2018: "First of all, I think it's offensive that you refer to them as 'concentration camps'"
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Daniel Trilling Jun 20
If you are in the UK and worried by Trump’s immigration policies then one thing you can do is challenge similar trends here and in Europe. A thread of resources from last year:
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 19
This is child abuse as state policy: ‘Decades after the nation's child welfare system ended the use of orphanages over concerns about the lasting trauma to children, the administration is standing up new institutions to hold Central American toddlers’
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Ibram X. Kendi Jun 19
On June 19, 1865, Texas slaveholders could no longer economically profit off of separating children from parents. On June 19, 2018, Trump Republicans are politically profiting off of separating children from their parents. Past-Present of . Celebrate-Resist.
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 19
‘From the Black Belt in Alabama in the 1980s to the farthest reaches of the border fence today, the Sessions Doctrine is the endgame of a long legal tradition of undermining minority civil rights’.
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#Prisonculture Jun 18
Appeals to their conscience are futile. They only respect power which is what must be built.
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 18
Border Patrol reluctantly concede that children are, in fact, being kept in cages but ‘they are not being treated like animals’.
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 18
Some home truths: ‘Trump and Sessions, in their way, are uniquely awful...But it’s also true that the road to this fresh hell was laid...by previous administrations. Too many people looked away when it was their side in power’
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 18
Congratulations to , Emma Roberts and Hayley Egan for the hugely successful ! Thank you for all your hard work behind the scenes to make this happen. ❤️🙌🏾😘
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 18
Something’s brewing when the Southern Baptist Convention—the premier organisation for white evangelicals—argues that Trump’s family separation policy has gone too far.
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Benjy Sarlin Jun 17
"If you are smuggling a child then we will prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you as required by law. If you don't like that, then don't smuggle children over our border." -Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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Akwugo Emejulu Jun 17
Thread! Please, everyone, for the love of god, stop overthinking this.
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