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Mara Averick
tidyverse 🥑 , 🏀 hoop head, gnashgab, blatherskite, lesser ½ of 🦇🐽, she/her
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Mara Averick 5h
Replying to @hspter
Obama: elite improv partner
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Mara Averick 5h
Thx for sharing! I just ran into some of and 's respective works for the first time today!
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John Sheffield 5h
have a feeling you and lots of other rstats folks might appreciate this
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Chris Holdgraf 10h
To those who suggest that tech folks should "stick to tech" and avoid politics: Open source is political, it's deeply intertwined with societal systems of power. It's also an opportunity to balance some of that power. Politics is why many get into open source in the first place
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Tatiana Mac 10h
"diversity and inclusion" needs to be upgraded to "anti-racism and dismantling white supremacy"
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Edwood Brice 7h
TY for spreading the word about , !! Pls consider donating to them if you can, y'all. They leverage data science to work with the very data that has been historically used against Black people to produce measurable change for Black people. 💪🏾👩🏾‍💻👩🏿‍💻👨🏾‍💻👨🏿‍💻
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Hilary Parker 8h
So inspired by moderating the "My Brother’s Keeper Alliance" town hall, AND I see that she's behind . I'm going to follow the example set by , , & others -- I'll match donations up to $2k!
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brittany packnett cunningham does not do remixes. 11h
Today, we launched . Together, these 8 use of force policies decrease police violence by up to 70%. No act of Congress or executive order needed. Mayors just need to do the right thing. Our lives are at stake. Visit to demand action NOW ❤️✊🏾
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Mara Averick 8h
💥 Great project!
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Mara Averick 8h
No prob! I also could've worded my lede differently! "The story of how police came to look like storm troopers..." world nicely! 😂
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Mara Averick 8h
Yay! So glad to introduce more people to their work!
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Mara Averick 12h
Oh, I'm not saying, "Haven't heard of 1033? Shame on you!", I'm saying "check out the programs that make this go round…"
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Mara Averick 12h
Replying to @jonmummolo
and (still quoting from 's abstract here) 2. "…militarized policing fails to enhance officer safety or reduce local crime." So, lose-lose…
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Mara Averick 12h
Replying to @jonmummolo
Worth checking out the study by on the effects of “militarized” policing, too: 1. "militarized police units are more often deployed in communities with large shares of African American residents, even after controlling for local crime rates."
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Mara Averick 12h
Haven't heard of the 1033 program? gives a quick rundown here… "The Pentagon’s Hand-Me-Downs Helped Militarize Police. Here’s How"
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Mara Averick 12h
Replying to @no_reply @radleybalko
Here's one excerpt I've been thinking abt a lot (it's a gist bc I'm the worst). Wherein the (resigned) police chief during the Battle for Seattle sees the storm-trooper-cop precedent it set and calls it "the worst mistake" of his career…
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Mara Averick 13h
Thanks for your help, Dariya!
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Mara Averick 16h
Thanks for chipping in (also, genius use of volume 😂)
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Mara Averick 16h
Never too late to help! Thanks, Ryan!
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Mara Averick 16h
Thanks for helping, Frank!
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