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Reporter @nytmag //Slanderous & nasty-minded mulattress//Co-founder //smart&thuggish//Knight Chair @howardu //Creator #1619Project //

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Ida Bae Wells
a year ago
I am so honored to reveal the covers of the first #1619Project books: THE 1619 PROJECT: A NEW ORIGIN STORY, which dramatically expands the original project, & the children's picture book BORN ON THE WATER, both to publish by @OneWorldLit Nov. 16. Info at
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Margaret Sullivan
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Not just in Buffalo but everywhere, Its high time for local journalists to reckon with the racism we overlooked. My column. Read here; no paywall
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3 hours ago
“Black people posed a danger to the country’s idea of itself; they held up a mirror into which the nation preferred not to peer. So the inhumanity visited on Black people by every generation of white America justified the inhumanity of the past and the inequality of the present.”
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3 hours ago
Also, some facts:
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3 hours ago
Imagine feeling the need to both-sides a racist massacre. You lost it when you no longer have the ability to condemn a white nationalist murdering Black people and leave it at that. Just appalling.
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@notcapnamerica “Correct our population for race” is a hell of a phrase
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YES HE SAID THAT: Senator Bill Cassidy on the state of Louisiana having one of the worst maternal mortality rates in the nation: "We wouldn't be much of an outlier if you subtract the African American population from our numbers."
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19 hours ago
Tesla’s shares have declined more than 40% since April 4, vaporizing more than $400 billion in stock market value — and Elon Musk has not helped by turning his bid to buy Twitter into a financial soap opera.
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Sarah Kendzior
4 hours ago
A thread from a year ago
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Jane Mayer
23 hours ago
One additional detail: Clarence Thomas is The Godfather to Clint Bolick’s child, and Bolick’s wife is the AZ lawmaker who Ginni Thomas pressured to overturn the 2020 election. No conflicts of interest?
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