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Ida Bae Wells
Reporter covering race in the U.S. from 1619-present//AKA The Beyoncé of Journalism//Co-founder //smart and thuggish//
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Ida Bae Wells 30m
Also, in shouting out for supporting our efforts to distribute for free copies of the in communities that may not otherwise get it, seems a good chance to highlight this excellent piece by
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NYT Customer Care 35m
I’m sorry to hear you couldn't locate a paper copy of The 1619 Project! Please DM us for further assistance.
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Ida Bae Wells 35m
NO.
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Ida Bae Wells 36m
Yes! Working on it!
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Ida Bae Wells 37m
Replying to @ReignOfApril
Thank you SO much, sis. I feel it. ❤️❤️❤️
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Ida Bae Wells 37m
Because of free copies were distributed in Benton Harbor and we will be in Detroit Sept. 4. has copies to distribute in Oklahoma. and have copies going out in several cities. Thank you so much.
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Ida Bae Wells 41m
We know many of you have not been able to find a copy of the to purchase and please understand we are working on that and will have an announcement soon on how and where you will be able to get copies. In the meantime, please know how grateful I am. 🙏🏾
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Ida Bae Wells 43m
Replying to @Esantschi @nytimes
Not in NY what?
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Ida Bae Wells 43m
The has produced an entire school curriculum that educators can download and use for free so that perhaps, we do not have to reteach this history in the future because we have taught it to our children right in the first place.
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Ida Bae Wells 45m
These amazing people/organizations believed in the #1619 project and donated to make sure that we could print extra copies and give them to schools, museums, churches and other community groups:
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Ida Bae Wells 48m
I want to highlight some very imp aspects of the . To ensure this project didn't just reach people who could afford a subscription, we printed more than 200K extra copies that we are distributing for FREE and I want to thank the folks who made that possible.
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Ida Bae Wells 53m
🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾
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Ida Bae Wells 53m
Replying to @farajijones
❤️❤️❤️
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Ida Bae Wells 57m
Replying to @hennacee1
If you actually read the project, then you would know Native people are not rendered invisible. This project is about chattel slavery, but they are not ignored.
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Ida Bae Wells 58m
Maybe read a single story in the project.
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If anyone’s still looking for a copy of this shop on 4th av still has like 10 copies 🔥
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Ida Bae Wells 1h
Replying to @jflier @DeirdreMcClosk
No one caste slavery as the requisite for wealth except the enslavers. Of course wealth could have been acquired without the labor of the enslaved. That's just not what America chose.
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Ida Bae Wells 1h
Replying to @StameringGadfly
There is a piece on this in the project? Don't tell me you didn't read the project before commenting!
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Ida Bae Wells 1h
I would love it if would have *me* on to comment on instead of folks who have not even bothered to read it.
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Jason Patterson 📚🎨 1h
Replying to @jason_patterson
Here is another thread on how pro-slavery proponents in the 19th century had heard, in the 19th century, virtually every modern argument against slavery that we make today.
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