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Historian studying survivors of racist violence. Author of They Left Great Marks on Me. Co-ed of Charleston Syllabus. Reader. Binge-watcher. DOS.
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Gaiutra Bahadur 18h
For The New York Review of Books, I write about a Met exhibit of African-American portraits found at flea markets and other resting places for the forgotten. “Though salvaged, the images remain tinted by this history, their anonymity like a kind of sepia.“
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aleiabrown Sep 21
Replying to @CollardStudies
Here are a few books that trace the history of Black museum professionals & public historians. Also, the last issue of the Public Historian traced the historiography of Black museums. We’ve actually been out here. Stop erasing us!
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Ph.Demetri Sep 21
Hey Grad Twitter, and I are thinking about doing a podcast on the financial troubles graduate students face. Anything from waiting for travel reimbursements, to insurance, to living expenses. Please share your story with me, and RT for exposure.
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Detroit Inst of Arts 16h
Beginning Sunday, see internationally renowned Ghanaian fantasy coffin artist Joseph Ashong, known as Paa Joe, for a month-long art residency at the museum, where he will create a figurative coffin in the shape of a Ford Model T.
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Michael Hobbes Sep 21
Replying to @RottenInDenmark
Everyone wants to play Doogie Howser, Junior Endocrinologist when it comes to the existence of metabolically healthy fat people. But no one has remarked upon the huge number of metabolically UNHEALTHY skinny people.
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Michael Hobbes Sep 21
Replying to @RottenInDenmark
We know that losing weight is extremely difficult. The vast majority of diets fail and lots of people gain back more than they lost. There's complicated biological reasons for this but to put it colloquially, your body goes into starvation mode.
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Lamont Lilly 17h
"In 1865, African Americans had to develop a city that was resilient to both flooding and the mob violence of white people who were dead set against the formation of a Black metropolis." ~
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Longreads 20h
"It is staggeringly clear that formal debate is failing to stop white supremacy."
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The Hummingbird 🐦 19h
HE. MUST. BE. EXPOSED --> Republican governor of Maine, Paul LePage has said that people of colour were the enemies of his state, and appeared to suggest they should be shot.
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NPR Books 20h
Lorraine Hansberry: Radiant, Radical — And More Than 'Raisin'
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Colored Conventions 18h
“She wrote, she spoke, she traveled, she challenged the racist/sexist norms of her time that often involved violence and terror. . . she endured enormous criticism + threats to her life, she never shut up. She never gave up.” ⁦
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Hannah Giorgis Sep 21
everything i would write about Nappily Ever After, i already wrote three years ago 🙃
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Elizabeth Bruenig Sep 21
After Amber Wyatt's story was published some students came forward to apologize to her for how they had treated her. And some came forward to say they had experienced the very same thing. An epilogue:
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Laurence Tribe 17h
I’m inclined to agree with here. Seems to me the got played. I even sense the little hand of one Donald J. Trump behind this story . . .
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Keith Boykin 17h
A white Army veteran who confessed to the sword killing of Timothy Caughman, a 66-year-old black man, told police the murder was "practice" for a larger racial terror attack and his goal was to kill young black men in the company of white women.
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Gretchen Whitmer Sep 21
Because I was 18 I was scared I didn’t think I’d be believed I didn’t know where to go I knew my assailant I couldn’t break my parents’ hearts I didn’t want to be defined by someone else’s violent criminal act
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IanShapira 18h
Four WashPost colleagues and I spent the last several days talking to friends of Christine Blasey Ford and her husband Russell Ford. They initially wanted to flee the country once they thought Kavanaugh might get named to the Supreme Court. Our new story:
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Jessica Valenti Sep 21
For those saying Christine Blasey Ford should have reported the attack, a quick primer on what 1982 was like:
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Khalil G. Muhammad 17h
⁩ cites ⁦⁩ important research on how black youth are seen as many years older than they are and quotes me on racial double standards in misogynistic ‘boys-will-be-boys’ defense of Brett Kavanaugh.
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m Sep 20
It’s crazy how you have to avoid making eye contact with random men so they don’t take it as an invitation to talk to you
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