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Ijeoma Oluo
NYT & WSJ Bestselling author of So You Want To Talk About Race: Editor at Large: . Patreon:
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♈️☀️6'0 High & Rising🌙♌️ 1h
When I decided to study the Sociology of Deviance and Law at the University of Pennsylvania, I was fully aware in whose footsteps I walked. Honoring W.E.B. Dubois today, on his 150th birthday. Asé.
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Ijeoma Oluo 3h
Replying to @eromolizzy
Lolol yup! He had an interview set up for me and everything!
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Ijeoma Oluo 4h
This reminds me of when I told my uncle I was going to study Political Science and he said, "Okay-oh.... but also Pharmacy right? You can study your politics but also Pharmacy. Then you can still make money in life."
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Samuel Sinyangwe 21h
After Columbine over 10,000 school police officers were hired just in case a school shooting happened. Two decades later, they haven't stopped a *single* school shooting. Instead they've arrested over 1 million kids, mostly students of color, for routine behavior violations.
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George 4h
I love how every paragraph of "So you want to talk about race" by is the most elegantly and succinctly put treatment of her topic I've ever seen. Check out this bit on tone policing:
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Ijeoma Oluo 4h
Replying to @JenetAllDay
He is growing SO fast. He's so tall and he's getting this square jaw and every day I'm like "WHO ARE YOU?"
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Ijeoma Oluo 4h
Replying to @IjeomaOluo
To be fully transparent the teen then walked in and yelled "UGH STOP LISTENING TO MY CONVERSATIONS" 😂
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Ijeoma Oluo 4h
My 10yr old came into the kitchen while I was cooking to talk about his older brother, beaming with pride: "Mom- Malcolm is arguing with a guy about gun control right now. He's really telling him all about how bad gun violence is. I can hear him! That's MY brother. So awesome."
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Simone Willynck 5h
“You do not act because you are comfortable” - - Can’t wait to read this book
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DIANCA LONDON 5h
I curated a list of 9 necessary non-fiction titles by Black women for feat. Pearl Cleage, , , , , , Zadie Smith & more! 📚 You can check it out here: 👩🏾‍💻
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SPU Ctr for Prof Ed 6h
So thankful that CPE had the chance to attend The Equity and Inclusion Conference and hear challenging, powerful messages from and Robin DiAngelo.
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deray 7h
It’s fascinating to watch political leaders suddenly proclaim the importance of protest when just a few years ago they were literally saying that protest wasn’t the *right* strategy to employ for change.
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Elhae Stan Acct 22h
what if this bitch had a gun?
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Chris Hayes 6h
Look who’s discovering mass incarceration!
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Andy Richter 6h
Man, these people turned anti-law enforcement on a freaking dime
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AnaMariaArchila 6h
Ouch. Clear eyed analysis by young people of the reality behind gun-loving politicians like
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Christine Emba 7h
“In my day, children were seen and not heard. And if we shot them, they shut up and took it!”
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Emily Foley 6h
My book club at work talked about today and we had uncomfortable race-related conversations and gave each other space for whatever we brought to the table, and it felt so real and good! 10/10 Recommend to EVERYONE ❤️ thank you
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StormCloud🌩️ 6h
"You are choosing to climb up on a cross of archaic bullshit, and I certainly have no intention of climbing up with you. ... And also, fuck those dudes." - Yaaaaasssss...💅🏾
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Margit Detweiler 10h
"Well actuallys” are flung at those working for justice and equality like drive-bys of apathy." -
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