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Caris Adel @CarisAdel Charlottesville, VA

american & religious studies. liberal episcopalian. studies whiteness in evangelical pop culture. older than I look. infj. 5w4. UVA BA ‘20/MA ‘21🩸🦷

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Joined Twitter 6/13/11


@maraleia @eve_ettinger CharlottesvilleProtest works. Keep going. https://t.co/7YPyvbJmsg
Retweeted by Caris Adel“Why are our mayors turning this over to the police to manage? Why are we using curfews instead of having conversat… https://t.co/y61yCrqgkm
Retweeted by Caris AdelDC @MayorBowser just came up to this line. She said that having troops in the streets is “unconscionable.” The patc… https://t.co/uHzeOuR8Hb
Retweeted by Caris AdelRichmond mayor Levar Stoney to propose removing ALL Confederate statues from Monument Avenue https://t.co/GWavMrXL8N
Retweeted by Caris AdelFBI are also knocking on doors in TN, and have arrested activists in MO. HUAC and COINTELPRO never died, they jus… https://t.co/p7WSqkyhyv
Retweeted by Caris Adel @ZekeJMiller We should however build a bunch more statues honoring the black union soldiers who kicked those racist confederate’s asses.
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe @nytimes does not play both sides. It only plays one and that one is power.
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe protesting AND the rioting got us here. Sometimes you got put a little...fire under people's asses. 🔥
Retweeted by Caris AdelRICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia governor to announce removal of iconic Richmond statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Retweeted by Caris AdelREMEMBER HES FRIENDS WITH IVANA AND JARED AND CALLED THEM GOOD FRIENDS. https://t.co/W0SJ6AMJkr
Retweeted by Caris AdelBREAKING NEWS: Today, @HarvardDivinity @HarvardGSD @hgse @HarvardChanSPH @Kennedy_School and @Harvard_Law announced… https://t.co/9ue0DpoZSa
Retweeted by Caris AdelMSNBC will air President Obama live at 5pm #takeobamalive
Retweeted by Caris Adel @SarahJAskins Yeah I’m worried that a lot of people are going to settle for scraps and symbols instead of really investigating themselves.Um.... https://t.co/o7b2C6n5zY
Retweeted by Caris AdelALL COPS ARE BAD COPS. NONE of the police are speaking up about why they are setting traps and kidnapping us. FUCK ALL OF YALL
Retweeted by Caris AdelNo. Haiti would be better off if after independence France didn’t extort them for millions, and if the US and UN di… https://t.co/aYlUZWOJLV
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe administration right now is bringing in more and more military police to watch over an Episcopal Church group l… https://t.co/YsSaI89vc3
Retweeted by Caris AdelMSNBC and CNN are showing President Obama's address to the nation at 5pm (I assume eastern).
Retweeted by Caris AdelI see a lot of people being like “where are the Democrats right now???” The answer is that they’re in power all ove… https://t.co/9d2Kwf7ci9
Retweeted by Caris AdelOn the news, an attorney general is talking about how hard it is to convict a police officer of murder. Saying it w… https://t.co/8I6CORfBew
Retweeted by Caris AdelThere is a lot of use of the term "solidarity" from corporations. Capitalist corporations cannot stand in solidarit… https://t.co/In38DhFkqk
Retweeted by Caris Adel0 OFFICERS CHARGED FOR BREONNA TAYLOR 🚨🚨🚨
Retweeted by Caris AdelOur growing list of followers-come-lately will not be pleased to learn that we are an academic department/ research… https://t.co/w1ay3vB4A2
Retweeted by Caris AdelWE'RE A LITTLE BUSY RIGHT NOW https://t.co/JUTPbmAb4Z
Retweeted by Caris Adelconservatives a month ago: “why should we listen to the government and stay home? you are all sheep, this is a free… https://t.co/WJmoknHEsV
Retweeted by Caris AdelI have a new piece out on what Cedric Robinson has to teach us the relationship between our current racial order an… https://t.co/oRmwUC5jPq
Retweeted by Caris AdelSteve’s doing a bang up propaganda job today. https://t.co/888ZwZVYVP
Retweeted by Caris AdelWOW. A Minneapolis city councilmember is proposing disbanding the police dept completely and starting over from scr… https://t.co/mUt5lGZBZL
Retweeted by Caris AdelIt decades for took for South L.A. to recover from the ‘92 riots. So what you see now is no accident. “We want to… https://t.co/EaEIBlxRIN
Retweeted by Caris AdelFull story here: https://t.co/hzUUFuEViG
Retweeted by Caris AdelAfter cops tackled & arrested me, & after I identified myself as a journalist, they refused to give me my phone, le… https://t.co/5zIv3APEh5
Retweeted by Caris AdelThat the Minneapolis PD is under investigation for human rights abuses is helpful, but isn't really the goal. The g… https://t.co/DxPerGBSQC
Retweeted by Caris AdelOh yeah for the white christians out there - or those who grew up in it (evangelical esp), this is a foundational b… https://t.co/aoMM4llD9QA conversation between José Martí and Stokely Carmichael on revolutions. https://t.co/YycojHyw9l
Retweeted by Caris AdelImagine being a Black player on the Saints & hearing the supposed leader of yr team completely fail to acknowledge… https://t.co/8eNhypkMDA
Retweeted by Caris AdelWe want everyone to be able to read @DruHart's book Trouble I've Seen, so today we've made the eBook version FREE o… https://t.co/zlWrmb8fXx
Retweeted by Caris AdelIf you’re against property damage and breaking the law, this one’s for you. https://t.co/4h5Vhw07kH
Retweeted by Caris AdelWe don't know who is patrolling the streets of the nation's capital. We don't know under whose orders or authority.… https://t.co/2vHeYrSxiB
Retweeted by Caris AdelBREAKING RIGHT NOW: Minnesota AG Keith Ellison will elevate charges against officer to 2nd degree murder of George… https://t.co/1UbmYSAEcO
Retweeted by Caris AdelHOLY SHIT DID YOU HEAR WHAT HAPPENED IN BOSTON? #BlueLivesMatter https://t.co/AArGx0Gl2L
Retweeted by Caris AdelLaw enforcement has an obligation to identify themselves when they are acting in an enforcement (as opposed to, say… https://t.co/uBGpchJ6LH
Retweeted by Caris AdelSo embarrassing as to what city is not listed in this thread.... https://t.co/HjRqtTcQIWIf you've been following this thread: I spoke to some of the people who organized & participated in these marches a… https://t.co/AbJme1GwKP
Retweeted by Caris AdelAmerican policing is set up to reward officers who commit abuses, and punish those who report them. It’s not a syst… https://t.co/WYnWcbbpTF
Retweeted by Caris AdelA black woman in Texas got 5 years in prison for voting while on supervised release & her ballot wasn’t counted whi… https://t.co/YRzaAzL6Ke
Retweeted by Caris Adel.@elizabhinton on what is required to really transform this country...and the failures that have led to this moment. https://t.co/HiHs9YjqQV
Retweeted by Caris AdelToday the Minneapolis Park Board is meeting to determine whether to "change the uniforms of the Park Police so that… https://t.co/qdHQRO1WIt
Retweeted by Caris AdelWe know what to do, but we lack the political will to do it. These are the recommendations from @BarackObama’s 2015… https://t.co/VYRlGRVvs7
Retweeted by Caris AdelThinking about how border patrol regularly does this in the desert for the food and water people/organizations leav… https://t.co/RAHncPjUnk
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe goal is to have companies that don't have to carefully craft Black Lives Matter posts when ppl like George Floy… https://t.co/tAgwekP6Wf
Retweeted by Caris Adelhello writers, journalists, and reporters, can we please stop saying cops are taking a knee without saying “cops ta… https://t.co/SyCjHyIjWa
Retweeted by Caris Adelall these white & nonblack poc swarming in for books & content, as if learning the material is an easy process of t… https://t.co/NhHbl3VW5v
Retweeted by Caris AdelHorrible. A Cinncinnati protester with Type 1 diabetes begging police to return her bag - or at least keep it withi… https://t.co/LfIISF4Cop
Retweeted by Caris Adel“Identifying the right actions in times of crisis requires reflection, and it’s in that spirit that I’m offering a… https://t.co/pORZfSLpvi
Retweeted by Caris AdelIf I was running for president I would try to hire her at ANY COST and just make these my commericials. Nothing els… https://t.co/iNgoZ3Sslq
Retweeted by Caris Adelthere was no violence on the streets of LA yesterday but the curfew remians because the curfew is about silencing us, not about safety
Retweeted by Caris Adelbudgets are the state’s way of displaying investment in what they deem as a “social good”; what is needed for socie… https://t.co/zDkmUjZ46f
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe world lost more than 9 million acres of tropical forest in 2019. It was the third-largest total loss of old-gro… https://t.co/kHjy14CkJq
Retweeted by Caris AdelThis is where your taxes are going. Not schools. Not hospitals. Not infrastructure. Not social safety nets. https://t.co/6R2sNHLUE0
Retweeted by Caris Adel“Zyahna Bryant, a second-year UVA student, resigned from a committee convened by President Ryan to address communit… https://t.co/8MHDStf5AK
Retweeted by Caris Adel @DanielJCamacho .....yeah, probably. 😬. I think the desire to do it perfectly also is part of that.While such resources aren't always a bad thing, I wonder how much white peoples' desire for formulaic "how to be an… https://t.co/ohKarI0Zby
Retweeted by Caris AdelWhy are people scared of the riots and looting? The flu kills way more people every year.
Retweeted by Caris Adelyes. 54 percent. of the entire city budget. is designated for LAPD https://t.co/jbgZ3NxkTz
Retweeted by Caris AdelHes literally the music genius no one compares haha the ending tho 🤣 https://t.co/5AFFQ43mR1
Retweeted by Caris Adel @chrisnickels @DruHart Oooooooh the title of that second one!!!! I can’t wait.I highly recommend this book by my friend @DruHart. Get this copy today, and pre-order his next book too: "Who Will… https://t.co/ilDb7vWquM
Retweeted by Caris Adel'getting political' is a hilariously useless phrase. everything is political, motherfucker! from the quality of th… https://t.co/ouLbIwF23l
Retweeted by Caris Adelreally loving every city's unique local flavor of protest right now: https://t.co/RTmxkrxdYy
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe first and last rule of leading any team of people (large or small) is that you praise publicly and criticize pr… https://t.co/wccf6yWAfn
Retweeted by Caris AdelWow this guy really is the jackass everyone has said he is. https://t.co/z0P6VugPSPIncredibly damning report by Eric Lipton and others on the failures of the CDC. https://t.co/nHwgTqAAlK And a despi… https://t.co/MrDKNCxkLs
Retweeted by Caris AdelIt was beyond inspiring. Reflected on it here: https://t.co/kcCbMmx4hk https://t.co/Eq8jL3oWOr
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe point of talking about how cops assault legislators and press isn't to say "omg how horrible that they'd treat… https://t.co/od0uQGpFED
Retweeted by Caris AdelPublic sends resounding message in marathon Nashville council hearing: Defund police https://t.co/5DfqcrHoFN via @tennessean
Retweeted by Caris Adelremember, every dollar that goes into your local police force is a dollar taken away from a city service that doesn’t shoot kids.
Retweeted by Caris AdelA thread currently 163 videos deep of absolute police brutality and power abuse https://t.co/u2RscWABK4
Retweeted by Caris AdelJSTOR has compiled a syllabus of (free!) readings on institutionalized racism in the US https://t.co/niSQH6YAEj
Retweeted by Caris AdelThese stories about war vets “never expecting” to see these conditions in the US ain’t it. They normalize it in oth… https://t.co/xDpayvStCc
Retweeted by Caris AdelPolice don’t follow their own rules and regulations. They don’t even follow the law. You can make all the new rules… https://t.co/fB9HTm8Ar5
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe long tail of war: Irene Triplett, the last person receiving a V.A. survivor pension from the U.S. Civil War, as… https://t.co/vxCI4mQsNM
Retweeted by Caris AdelNEW: In secret recordings, police officers in Mount Vernon, NY say their colleagues framed innocent people again an… https://t.co/18dz1gbmTS
Retweeted by Caris AdelSurvival. Rats know when to abandon a sinking ship. https://t.co/lDczoGInFb
Retweeted by Caris AdelBREAKING: Mayor Kelly Girtz announced tonight that the Confederate Memorial in Downtown Athens will be removed. We… https://t.co/TnV6Ofb1j0
Retweeted by Caris AdelAnd last night in DC, my colleagues @MarquardtA & @Joshrepp were pepper sprayed while live on the air: https://t.co/pYOZ5eDbrb
Retweeted by Caris AdelWhat type of facist regime are we living under? We can’t do anything after 6? Y’all ain’t do this much for the quar… https://t.co/HrV4to7QNP
Retweeted by Caris AdelBREAKING NEWS: nation that has continuously bombed the middle east for 19 years claims violence isn’t the answer
Retweeted by Caris AdelTrust me… If we didn’t have cameras… This would ALL be denied.
Retweeted by Caris AdelGood morning. A reminder: Sometimes looting is the act of protest for a dispossed people. Stop using the categories… https://t.co/wh0vibBbk2
Retweeted by Caris Adel"[T]he site of many of New York’s most contentious public demonstrations, its current layout makes mass protest nex… https://t.co/NS9Iw631TO
Retweeted by Caris AdelRiots are good, actually
Retweeted by Caris AdelI cannot get over the irony of the fact that so many of the white COVID conspiracy theorists I know are suddenly so… https://t.co/zRafpaaceP
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe words 'I Can't Breathe" are spelled out by 433 candles by First Nation campaigners in Brisbane's Musgrave Park.… https://t.co/g0xQS9f7SF
Retweeted by Caris Adel“Miserable is exactly how the white people who want to help should be feeling right now, and then they should sit w… https://t.co/PAhNL5r9Qt
Retweeted by Caris AdelThis should be bigger news https://t.co/f3RXznl8XT
Retweeted by Caris Adel @RedwoodGirl @pyrrhl "Wow, maybe healthcare is really important?" "Wow, maybe we don't need to be crammed into off… https://t.co/66n5rXTmgS
Retweeted by Caris AdelThe clouds of tear gas that U.S. authorities are sending through protest crowds may increase the risk of the corona… https://t.co/da6cc5ogtq
Retweeted by Caris AdelThere are 108,083 Americans dead and counting in the Trump pandemic. (That's 27,020 Benghazi units to any Republica… https://t.co/t2FknrCi0F
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