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David J. Leonard
Professor. Father. Writer. Author of Playing While White ()
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Bree Newsome 7h
"# of women raped in Jim Crow South were staggering. In danger for their lives, they did not report crimes & their stories went hidden. Not Recy Taylor...she spoke up, & w/ the help of Rosa Parks & legions of women spreading the word, they worked to get Recy Taylor justice."
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Israel Bayer 7h
In five years, 359 humans have died on Portland's streets. Eighty last year. Eighty! Yell fire! Housing is human right. Everyone deserves a safe place to call home.
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Jamelle Bouie 11h
next stop should be replacing alabama’s secretary of state.
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Richard Deitsch 15h
The @BostonGlobejust dropped a big story on ESPN, calling the company an "entrenched locker room culture."
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ChuckModi 8h
Kaepernick on Alton Sterling murder: ‘What lynchings look like in 2016’
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David J. Leonard 9h
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Gabrielle Union 9h
truly moved by the stories these brave children shared with and , in partnership with , about what it’s like to have a parent in prison or jail during the holidays.
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David J. Leonard 12h
Replying to @monaeetaylor
YEP!!! While I am tired and need a "break," I am ready for both classes!!
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Raquel Willis 12h
To be a Black trans woman in this world and to be relatively conscious is to be in a state of rage and mourning almost all the time. Brandi, the 28th known trans person murdered in 2017.
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taylor crumpton 23h
My latest for on how you can support because if Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free since our freedom would necessitate the destruction of all the systems of oppression.
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Saru Jayaraman 13h
While the headlines focus on Hollywood & the media, low-wage workers--especially women of color and immigrants--are on the frontlines of workplace sexual harassment. Join them in fighting back:
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David J. Leonard 13h
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David J. Leonard 13h
Seriously, I cannot say it enough but it is my honor to teach alongside of each of you and many others (cannot list you all!!). This is place ... it is what it is because of YOU
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David J. Leonard 14h
Replying to @ChuckModi1
We see this same sort of argument when people say "it's just a joke," "its just a mascot"or "Its just a movie." Easy to dismiss the political dimensions, the real harm, when protected and empowered, when stay cashing in on privilege
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Jessica Luther 14h
We'd love to make it to 50 patrons today for the feminist sports podcast I co-host, . We are at 47. For only $2/month, you get access an extra segment of the show every month.
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David J. Leonard 14h
Replying to @ChuckModi1
Yet, they are very comfortable with their STATE universities (among other things) being in the business of sports at the cost of core educational mission
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David J. Leonard 14h
Replying to @drdavidjleonard
"In all, between 2009 and 2014, schools and conferences were left on the hook for more than $92 million in unsold tickets, not to mention the litany of other expenses required to go bowling"
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David J. Leonard 14h
Replying to @drdavidjleonard
"Whereas universities are quick to overhaul underperforming football programs, they have not taken on academic shortcomings with any similar gusto"
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David J. Leonard 14h
Replying to @drdavidjleonard
"Division I athletic spending over the past 11 years totaled an estimated and jaw-dropping $171.3 billion, a fortune larger than the GDP of over 130 countries."
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David J. Leonard 14h
This article sounds very familiar. "College Football Spending Is Out of Control This Bowl Season"
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