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COMMON @common Chicago, IL

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Joined Twitter 11/4/08


This is inhumane. 44 years?! https://t.co/BgpiCGVYqmBeautiful time back home in #Chicago for a special event that I did around my new book, Let Love Have The Last Word… https://t.co/JxoxTN16Kr
5/20
2019
Inspiring! https://t.co/PvZmzWamlXWishing a very Happy Birthday to the great Malcolm X today! Much Love! https://t.co/LQ0VWZzW74ATL! Come by @Bloomingdales today at Lenox mall to get your book signed and get new merch. #LetLove https://t.co/u3VoNtb9m2
5/19
2019
Remember, we are Gods children. Act accordingly. #LetLove https://t.co/jd8qwSMsaQ
5/18
2019
.@Common drops the mic on Alabama's new abortion ban: https://t.co/UZZSawk4RY
Retweeted by COMMON“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, tempor… https://t.co/Migo2xTs3C"While America bills itself as the land of the free, the receipts show that the U.S. has incarcerated approximately… https://t.co/b0TiYZfMOo"People sometimes forget that love is at the root of our resistance. My love for my people serves as the fuel that… https://t.co/RmkZb43buW"Stay In Your Lane. Stop Swerving" https://t.co/jh0SwNzimlThese are the moments! To be able to connect with people in moments like these are why I wrote the book. #LetLove https://t.co/9DPeojj5SYThis is so beautiful! The power of Love is boundless. https://t.co/Dpe07bPh72"It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have" James… https://t.co/7Uyxi7dXuN
5/17
2019
Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with the amazing @JemeleHill again for her special @Spotify Podcast. L… https://t.co/vCuKmNGF56"We are never assured of justice without a fight" Dr. Angela Davis. Watch our special panel with Dr. Davis,… https://t.co/8dSuTRXBsTChicago! I'll be back home this Friday for a free event I'm doing at Trinity United Church of Christ where I'll be… https://t.co/El1KEo3Axr
5/16
2019
It was a pleasure sitting down with you. Thank you for the enlightening and inspiring conversation. Love. https://t.co/oaPXVd3luGThank you @WatergateHotel for always being so gracious and hospitable. #LetLove https://t.co/0oQvM3asPC
5/14
2019
It's official! I'm excited to announce I'll be hosting a special free community concert in Stockton on June 7! Join… https://t.co/KizucM4THNMy current mood is sponsored by this little young lady! She put dude on a poster! #LetLove #ballislife #nba https://t.co/fRMx6l2uhLExciting! Join me tonight at the historic @KenCen for a special event that I'm hosting! It'll be a beautiful evenin… https://t.co/7RQJCdS1PO
5/13
2019
Congratulations to my phenomenal and dynamic daughter. It lit my heart and spirit to see you graduating from the… https://t.co/hxUQOzNoZ5
5/12
2019
Love as always been the theme of my career https://t.co/5Cjr5BwH5L https://t.co/uFJVarImPZGo check out the podcast I did with my girl @jemelehill #LetLove https://t.co/0fKyGpozjF
5/10
2019
🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 https://t.co/eLGh7oS4zY
5/9
2019
Exciting! I’m proud to be part of the team opening a creative arts school, Art In Motion, on Chicago’s South Side!… https://t.co/Z1BnowVw04I’m live now at https://t.co/eSF1rJ0XulToday is National Receptionist Day. I’ve been knowing this sweet lady affectionately known as “Momma” for years. S… https://t.co/HxnjgjjsTAI hope being open about my childhood trauma can give others the strength to do the same and help them on their heal… https://t.co/g4Hefg41DxI talked about being molested because, as a Black man, many men have hidden that. Many people have hidden that. And… https://t.co/DuIW6gKO0Q
5/8
2019
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. RIP Sandra Bland. God Bless. https://t.co/43Dnkt5dA2Mental. Health. Matters. https://t.co/rwLpCfOAvkMuch Love @StephenAtHome! Always a pleasure stopping by your show and hanging with you. God Bless. https://t.co/9U9iM5evhm“I’m talking about a love that is more radical. A love that really takes hard work. I’m talking about a love that’s… https://t.co/jnUAwbmgHR
Retweeted by COMMONThank you @RobinRoberts for taking the time! It was a pleasure sitting down with you! Much Love! https://t.co/kWO5s8hob6Last night, we celebrated the release at Riverside Church in Harlem. The celebration continues today in NYC where I… https://t.co/WgAU5CfUKzIt’s here! I’m thrilled to share that my latest book, Let Love Have The Last Word, is now on sale!… https://t.co/kulI6jrsiiWhat @common looks for in a lover: Caring & loving 📝 Intelligent 📝 Treats others well 📝 Someone who challenges… https://t.co/rfljToDZAb
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5/7
2019
The Doctor is in the house! https://t.co/aKIQPc0XzB
5/6
2019
I'm excited to share a great new opportunity for 7th & 8th-grade students in Chicago! Art In Motion, a student-cent… https://t.co/3MWMKGVE40
5/4
2019
What if all boys were created equal? @Ava DuVernay's @WhenTheySeeUs arrives 5/31, only on @Netflix https://t.co/bgq4VLpA3z
5/3
2019
Book Tour Dates! The book tour dates are available on https://t.co/bO1JJbt5r9 see you there! https://t.co/fwufsV2GJZ
5/1
2019
Not only did John make movies for us and our culture, he made one of the most iconic videos ever! It showed the wo… https://t.co/CF6ebWIYhNWe're just about 1 week away! Pre-order now. #LetLove https://t.co/5Cjr5BwH5L
4/29
2019
You can’t help others if you don’t help yourself first. You at 50% is not as helpful as you at 100%. Take care of y… https://t.co/a6CqyNcG9SCherish the Present. It’s all we got. https://t.co/xwC10CGDT2Black. Girl. Magic. Is. Real.Let. Love. Lead. The. Way.
4/27
2019
@Lin_Manuel @eveewing @kafine @MiggstaC09 Welcome back my brother! Enjoy your time in the Chi! https://t.co/2B3d42h6Df
4/26
2019
Happy #WorldBookDay! What is a book that you have read that has changed your outlook on life?It's a Beautiful morning! I hope everyone has a Blessed day. Much Love!“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this u… https://t.co/rF9qN5GKK8Celebrate #EarthDay today and watch this powerful video from @AOC! https://t.co/g2wZ47O9xcYou deserve Love, Kindness and Compassion from yourself and others.
4/23
2019
"Abolition means not just the closing of prisons but the presence, instead, of vital systems of support that many c… https://t.co/3nIxL5I4mh“The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.” Proverbs 29:7… https://t.co/B1F9zHRwIH
4/22
2019
It's going to be a beautiful night at the historic Riverside Church in Harlem! I hope to see you there. https://t.co/4rMOYD6n8B
4/21
2019
“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good” Romans 12:21#LetLove: Join me for my free special event where I'll be performing live, doing a fireside chat and more to celebr… https://t.co/JuVHh3Ugad
4/20
2019
This is a dream come true! Give it, live it, RESPECT! Loved working with @sesamestreet to rap about how… https://t.co/Asyli8AWNu"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about what matters" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/ew6kyjYW9gI’ve finally collaborated with some musicians that I’ve always dreamed of working with! New music and video at 12… https://t.co/CG3kHLYAkj
4/19
2019
Exciting! I’m looking forward to @CityYearChicago’s Ripples of Hope Awards Dinner! One of the honorees is my favori… https://t.co/e1O3yrXpU1Your truth, your word and your love is greater than any amount of money #LetLove“What a person desires is unfailing love better to be poor than a liar.” Proverbs 19:22 @common @BrooklynNets @NBA Ladies n Gentlemen can someone get 2 tickets for Scott McKnight former Nets player...
Retweeted by COMMONCan someone tell the @BrooklynNets that me, a former player, need 2 court side seats for tonight’s game. @NBAhttps://t.co/8DUxnspptO“This program saved my life. I always thought I’d be a statistic, either dead or in jail. They actually care; they… https://t.co/huPQMDQTBRJoin me in supporting these three Black Churches that were burned down recently in Louisiana. Together, we can make… https://t.co/19GXO7oSNFI'm excited to have you all as a cohost on this. It's going to be a special night! https://t.co/hoZlNqMI3r
4/18
2019
Our dialogue on mass incarceration must include women, the fastest growing prison population. https://t.co/jrKKQk0Ek2We recently met with CA Governor @GavinNewsom to discuss ways we can bring more meaningful change to our criminal j… https://t.co/0wlM0u1xSZ“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about what matters” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. https://t.co/xYbkDkoO2o“Those who are kind benefit themselves, but the cruel bring ruin on themselves” Proverbs 11:17
4/17
2019
It's official! I'm thrilled to announce that I'll be celebrating the release of my upcoming book, Let Love Have The… https://t.co/mptemPQGPD
4/16
2019
"GOD's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance" Romans 2:4"Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity, and honor” Proverbs 21:21
4/12
2019
“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced” James Baldwin https://t.co/lLbTTzaoxzPre-order now and receive a signed bookplate from me. #LetLove https://t.co/EahPustlDYHey, Y’all! This is my nephew @_jordanburgett first project, PINK PALACE NIGHTS. He’s bringing back the element of… https://t.co/gNfrcfEbBY
4/10
2019
I’m da captain now! #LetLove pre-order at https://t.co/bO1JJbt5r9 https://t.co/8Gu3eeQE4h
4/7
2019
BLACK. LIVES. MATTER.“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed" Dr. King https://t.co/rzxJrogXg5"Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is… https://t.co/AWCfVTVTT0
4/5
2019
Heartbreaking! Dr. King was only 39 years old when he was assassinated. https://t.co/OiJbh63zlS"The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good" Proverbs 15:3
4/4
2019
Let's take care of the people who can't do anything for us and who don't have a job, money, popularity or anything… https://t.co/bG3z7PQDos“The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern” Proverbs 29:7“Love does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking” 1 Corinthians 13:5
4/3
2019
Life is a Process and Progress. I'm beginning to work on self as much as I work on everything else."Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always." Psalms 105:4
4/2
2019
"You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom" Malcolm X https://t.co/nqFdq2ZrBG"They won't even admit the knife is there" Malcolm X https://t.co/nqFdq2ZrBG"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced" James Baldwin https://t.co/uEZS44h1XO
4/1
2019
Happy 19TH Birthday to my fourth studio album, Like Water For Chocolate! It’s crazy to believe it has already been… https://t.co/XChha03P2K"Please try to remember that what they believe, as well as what they do and cause you to endure does not testify to… https://t.co/EeoZMGqGGp"These folks come into this country with only their dreams of doing better and the clothes they got on their back.… https://t.co/qVChZENsrA"If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, a… https://t.co/q9iKjhtluW#TheBurialOfKojo is now playing in select theaters and premieres on @Netflix on 3/31. Together, let's support this… https://t.co/WDkv1UZwcs
3/28
2019

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