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Dr. Kidada E. Williams
Historian of uncomfortable truths ab survivors of racist violence. Author of They Left Great Marks on Me. Co-ed of Charleston Syllabus. Reader. Binge-watcher.
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Adam Serwer🍝 Jun 15
This is correct, and yet Comey, who twice publicly broke protocol in order to damage one major party candidate while keeping it secret that the other was under investigation, has no place lecturing anyone on this subject, ever
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Sam Sanders Jun 15
Y’all, it’s not the avocado toast. Or even the lattes.
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miss luscious Jun 10
there’s an entire online economy built around sharing the deaths of black trans women & i refuse it. it’s routine. we call it news. or trauma in cycles we cannot escape. it’s frightening to witness how much value is added to black trans life in death & entertainment; but living?
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Tradition of African-American quilt-making by the women of Gee's Bend community, Alabama
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Amy Sherald, Girl in Purple Dress, 2016
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Jason Herbert Jun 15
Every now and then a take it so bad that makes you literally shake your head in disbelief. Such seems to be the case among those who would tell you Andrew Jackson is getting a bad rap and is, in this case, been "unfairly smeared." Pull up a chair. 1/
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Dan Berger 14h
Here’s Playboy—yes, Playboy—with a more thoroughly reported article about prison abolition than what appeared a couple days ago in a publication ostensibly dedicated to prison issues. 🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️
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John Edwin Mason 14h
To be a black person in America is to know that there's a good chance that every cop you meet will be looking for an excuse to shoot you.
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Mehdi Hasan 20h
She’s a white nationalist, anyone who says otherwise is in severe denial or gaslighting you.
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Black Latinas Know Collective Jun 14
« I am the director of the Black Studies Program at The City College of New York-CUNY. Born and raised in New York City to Black Puerto Rican parents, I am a graduate of Yale and Vanderbilt Universities. » Read more about and her work here:
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Jason 🏳️‍🌈 11h
Sending love on Father’s Day to all of us who are still grieving our dads, whether it’s your first, second, third or tenth Father’s Day without him. Hope this day can be spent remembering him in the ways you see fit. ❤️🌹🌹🌹
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Soledad O'Brien 10h
Dear Lord, Grant me the misplaced confidence and lack of self-reflection of James Comey. Amen.
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Lisa Abramowicz Jun 14
The U.S. Treasury saw a 31% drop in corporate tax revenues last year, almost twice the decline official budget forecasters had predicted. Receipts were projected to rebound sharply this year, but so far they’ve only continued to fall.
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MSparck 18h
At a White House luncheon, actress Eartha Kitt would not let the president or the first lady avoid the issue of the Vietnam War. She paid a heavy price for her boldness.
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Nancy Wang Yuen Jun 15
"At least during the internment of Japanese-Americans, I and other children were not stripped from our parents. We were not pulled screaming from our mothers’ arms." -
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NCPH Jun 15
Amy Sherald, who painted Michelle Obama’s portrait, designs a mural that turns a Philly teen into her own inspiration
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ConversationEmporium Jun 10
Why Time is a Social Construct | Science | Smithsonian
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Legal Defense Fund Jun 15
“In Alabama, sheriffs are the law beyond city limits, ruling over small towns, unincorporated farmlands and suburbs. Unlike police chiefs appointed by mayors and beholden to city councils, sheriffs answer to no one but the voters who elect them.”
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Alexis Hoag Jun 14
"There is no evidence that the death penalty deters. It costs hundreds of thousands of...dollars per prisoner. It is steeped in caprice, arbitrariness & racial bias. It is fallible - & when it fails, it undermines the legitimacy of our judicial system."
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Hansi Lo Wang Jun 14
THREAD: I've compiled the emails President Trump has blocked the House Oversight & Reform Committee from seeing in full & completely unredacted by claiming executive privilege, setting up another potential legal fight👇
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