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Amina Akhtar @Drrramina Trapped in a vortex

Human of the coyote vest pup. Former fashion editor. Author of #FashionVictim ("profoundly unsettling" —Kirkus) in stores now! Agent: @deborschneider

1,752 Following   15,146 Followers   26,228 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/21/10


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Retweeted by Amina AkhtarARE YOU KIDDING ME? Hey, @wordsthatannoint Targeted advertising like this is harassment, @Twitter @Jackhttps://t.co/Lzg3pJQHcD
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarLA PROTESTERS: If you've been arrested or injured by police while protesting, you can complete this form, and the N… https://t.co/kZGt8OAX71
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarHow dare you? I was marching next to you. I heard you ask the cops to hold off on arresting people until 830. I hea… https://t.co/F0SJAbIRkB
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWe need your voice! SinC has extended the deadline for the Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Awar… https://t.co/v7B5rRiPt9
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarY'all notice how all of your "libertarian" friends on social media ain't been saying shit? Like, they should be ant… https://t.co/jDpj9VxMbC
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarFuck JK Rowling, fuck that TERF shit, what a lovely time to send a few dollars to black trans women in need https://t.co/G3bZ8RQYuY
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarThis man who trains San Jose police about bias bravely, calmly tried to get cops to stop shooting rubber bullets at… https://t.co/SB8UgMBaU3
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar @kaitlinwillow Welcome to a new anxiety!It doesn't seem to be widely known yet that one of the cops who entered Breonna Taylor's home and killed her as she… https://t.co/odgteUTr9C
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarLess than two weeks ago, an unnamed #NJ state trooper shot and killed Maurice Gordon, 28 years old. He was not un… https://t.co/6vp0HZbIXQ
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWhy are the police attacking people when they know they’re on camera? Because they want you to know that they can.
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarHey book agents, I do not have a book agent. I would like one. Hey speaking agents, I do not have a speaking agen… https://t.co/RD1vTUQI3B
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarIF BREONNA TAYLOR CANT SLEEP PEACEFULLY IN HER OWN BED THEN NO ONE WILL!!!!!! WAKE UP GREG FISCHER!!!!!! https://t.co/QEiC5pmgZp
Retweeted by Amina Akhtarcops caught this kid listening and dancing to music in headphones...then beat him to death for 15 minutes https://t.co/4K7ojduvjg
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar @TylerAKing Bean is always attached to me but when she ramps it up for no reason I start to worryJust a warning for Orlando protestors, the police department knows you probably won’t know what this is when you se… https://t.co/uPyQWM8bGp
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarNovel and Novella Submissions Open for POC Writers https://t.co/ZiykdHwHYZ
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarY’all ever wonder why your dog is extra cuddly with you and then think, shit I must be dying? No? Just me? @EdwardLorn 😂😂😂A contender for the most wtf headline ever https://t.co/Ii7fOIUJCCThey had me in the first half not going to lie https://t.co/tKkD3GlRdJ
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarScanner: NYPD will use the LRAD (long range acoustic device) if protestors go near bridges. Reminder that LRADs are… https://t.co/N7LnIKtr45
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarOkay Chinatown is really taking a stand with this https://t.co/A6Gl8grs5c
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarRest in peace and power and freedom Kalief. No human being should have ever gone through what you did. https://t.co/x9i2OcEaE4
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarTrans authors to support instead of She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named: @aidenschmaiden @cndwrites @MarkDoesStuff @taysalionhttps://t.co/5PDTzJsNLU
Retweeted by Amina Akhtarimagine being the most famous children’s author in the world and coming on here to say that
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarIf you grew up in Texas anytime in the last 50 years, you’ll know what a big deal this is. https://t.co/t4hBTdHkaw
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarEveryone not just trans women should be furious at the notion that menstruating=womanhood!!!!!!!!!!
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6/7
2020
Really sick of one of the richest and most influential white women in the world being lauded as some great crusader… https://t.co/LmY21Jn7IT
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI don't get the need to shit on trans folks and inclusivity. If that's a rich white lady hobby, count me out.If you, like me, feel like JK Rowling is being pure Voldemort & you want to expelliarmus her v bad energy, how abou… https://t.co/OyAb5oYJg1
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarBREAKING NEWS: @PhillyInquirer Executive Editor Stan Wischnowski resigns! https://t.co/QZ43jjKeSQ
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarListen, I get you all read and/or watched and enjoyed Harry Potter at some point in your life but there’s no reason… https://t.co/uyxYsVUe7Y
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarNo one is saying biological sex doesn't exist, you fucking creep. We are saying gender is a construct and can be pe… https://t.co/YUrh8nIzj7
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarMe sitting here looking at this #PublishingPaidMe hashtag https://t.co/GnyNYwACdq
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarHappening in 21 minutes!! https://t.co/cVIFn2E8wG
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarMe looking at #PublishingPaidMe and laughing cryingget military recruiters out of low income high schools say it with me
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWhite friends... I’m not here to console you about your white guilt rn. I’m really not. I’m black and traumatized a… https://t.co/SJwFoOEIzA
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarDear allies, Now would be a good time to learn about and support the National Association of Black Journalists.… https://t.co/GsnrPkXl4h
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar.@texastribune has found **seven more** GOP county chairs in Texas who shared George Floyd conspiracy theories or r… https://t.co/WUPcygqkN2
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarIt’s my birthday and I’m raising money for the @NAACP. We are almost at $2k! Join us and donate here ❤️https://t.co/Ge1vlPGGd9
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarHey everybody, can we make a pact to promote black creatives two months from now as well? A lot of us are too busy… https://t.co/HeQElFt2I5
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar @sam_aye_ahm Yepppp! Anti-blackness in our communities is a HUGE problem!Asian-American fam. This goes for us, too.👇🏾 https://t.co/izYQwgppyP
Retweeted by Amina Akhtarthere is no 'regular' to go back to. we either goin 2 establish some new systems or the old one is gonna come more… https://t.co/y57qQY0QTs
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar @MPMtheWriter I need a fainting couch because I'm so shocked @morninggloria Intersectional is the key word. Far too many pussy-hat wearing white feminists are complicit in raci… https://t.co/XOC0TGGypOWhy is ending racism a debate?
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarTwo more weeks to revise and submit! https://t.co/mHQrmRkekp
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWhite feminism full of racism? I'm shocked. Just so, so shocked. https://t.co/QoAYihB10H#8cantwait is based on faulty data science and harmful. None of the statistics are credible. It’s likely to serve a… https://t.co/0QmfjdIOod
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarAlameda is the city right next to Oakland & predominantly white. I couldn't even get through the video of the offic… https://t.co/nyEEhJyMMx
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarLet's make it longer than 24 hours https://t.co/firFlT782nSaturday night, Dallas PD shot Brandon Saenz in the eye w. a rubber bullet. He lost his left eye, several teeth, an… https://t.co/V1OEUsbDbb
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWhen Joshua Williams was 18, he stole a bag of chips and lit a trash can on fire during the Ferguson protests in 20… https://t.co/zGRscKuCqn
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWe've all got open spots left! DM if interested! https://t.co/jT6CpCoQ5e
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarIf you’ve followed me >5 mins you can guess that I diverge ideologically from the framing presented by #8cantwait.… https://t.co/ED3gz5AYVV
Retweeted by Amina Akhtarhey guys the hand signal she did signifies domestics abuse. you may not need this, but someone might so please share https://t.co/rdVBvMqjhq
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarThis is just 100 photos of the same exact guy from different moments in his life all photoshopped together. https://t.co/kw7T5YXksJ
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarSo, would anyone who was present at any of the protests when during much of the looting and fires be willing to come onto my podcast?
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarCheck in with @MPMtheWriter @pjvernonbooks and @SuspenseSiren if you're interested. These are free critiques they o… https://t.co/QQX65s2ZEn#BlackAuthors, if you need feedback on your draft/query, there are a few amazing writers and editors who are ready… https://t.co/W3H6BjVKKe @Drrramina @IAmLatanyaMIvey @SuspenseSiren @pjvernonbooks Looks like @pjvernonbooks 's got this one, but I also hav… https://t.co/vFcaMqKtUr
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI have no idea who did this, but if you know, find them and tag them. One of the best things I’ve seen on this app… https://t.co/XWv2CZSuH5
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarAt Antifa, we strive to reflect the diversity of America in our organizational leadership, but we know we still hav… https://t.co/tg2TKi7LIR
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar @IAmLatanyaMIvey @MPMtheWriter @SuspenseSiren and @pjvernonbooks are all offering free critiques to Black writers.… https://t.co/IxLYJEgZmlBlack Lives Matter march in rural Alpine, Texas this morning. Pretty sure this is the largest turnout for a protest… https://t.co/J9FpmYvCfA
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarSeeing tweets from white folks missing the days of January. Why? These protests must happen. A reckoning was always… https://t.co/Kx5UDU40cVI did this last week and ONLY 1 Black author participated, but it was shared by several white people. I'm going to… https://t.co/wPecS80nk2
Retweeted by Amina Akhtari saw a couple of these photos but never saw the artist statement and after reading it, they hit me right in my che… https://t.co/1QoTyZJGnk
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarIn 20 yrs of agenting, I've sold exactly FIVE books by POC. Not that I haven't tried to sell more; editors were ope… https://t.co/jqrDeQgJ6f
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar😈😈😈 https://t.co/fevwqW72eP
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI love #Philadelphia so damn much. Spotted at a #phillyprotest: “I said whoever through that gas canister, your mo… https://t.co/T1Vwb1eQ8Q
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarFor our Muslim friends going out to protest 👇🏽👇🏿👇🏾 https://t.co/30e7cbBdxw
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar @IAmLatanyaMIvey If you need feedback I know a few folks doing query and first chapter critiques! @IAmLatanyaMIvey Yessss!!!!! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽When you search your name on Twitter (we all do that right?) and see that your library has your back. I actually… https://t.co/zd7xUHh0Og
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarBan rubber bullets. Now. There’s no excuse for police to be firing any kind of rounds, lethal or not, at protestors. https://t.co/e6f3gwUEIQ
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI'm a DC licensed attorney. If you signed an NDA to protect a crooked racist homophobic senator and need an attorne… https://t.co/xJTbihltGb
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarYou heard the man https://t.co/FpaOQqdGnE
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI think it's really important that we share the fact that people in Atlanta somehow stole not one, but TWO tanks
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarWanted to wait til it came from a reputable source, but now, shout it from the rooftops: Anthony Brennan III https://t.co/81U4q4xwUC
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarBREAKING: NYPD suspends two officers without pay for violent acts against protests that were caught on video last w… https://t.co/WAqE5Luo1Q
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarA thread of positive change that is happening because of the protests:
Retweeted by Amina Akhtarfull moon tonight and you know what that means! time to fully defund all police departments
Retweeted by Amina Akhtarsince i've noticed the tl kinda going back to its normal routine - heres a thread of petitions that still need more signatures
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6/6
2020
The NFL should formally apologize to Colin Kaepernick.
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarAre you looking to donate to a #Black non-profit right now? The Bronx Book Festival could use your help! Donate to… https://t.co/sfmDQ7sgfx
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarSomeone asked me to do this before, so I’m doing it now. I will teach one tv pilot workshop to Black theater writer… https://t.co/kjDjjRrVys
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI will always say it. I am a black man first before anything! #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/E8a5ZmiIDR
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarThis BROKE me. We see you, @Khaled_Da_Juice. https://t.co/04eLYk7IAw
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarBREAKING: Hours after he praised police for their restraint, an officer struck Police Board President Ghian Foreman… https://t.co/nGBQqbt5wH
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarSpoke to @guardian about the importance of holding big brands such as @lorealparis accountable, when they seek to c… https://t.co/pgre6vuF7W
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarMore than 20 of Sonya Forte Duhé’s current and former students came forward with allegations during a State Press i… https://t.co/MQuHrMUi2n
Retweeted by Amina Akhtar⚠️ DONT SCROLL PAST THIS ⚠️ it only needs 70k more signatures. it takes like 30 seconds to sign. it’s so close!!!!! https://t.co/u7V89HH0tC
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarHey @PublishersWkly, this statement is like cool and all but to echo others, putting all the onus of diversity and… https://t.co/e6khdXmWkG
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarI wrote an essay for ⁦@GQMagazine⁩: “Sometimes, I can’t help but feel that our grief is all this country will let u… https://t.co/DC2oNMCI6G
Retweeted by Amina AkhtarOmg. Pakistan's first black elected representative speaks out on the murder of George Floyd. “George Floyd’s murd… https://t.co/veEdtiuC3u
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6/5
2020

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