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Author of *Searching for Zion* and *The Professor’s Daughter*, Stuart Z. Katz Professor of Humanities and Arts at CUNY. How do you live with displacement?

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You know what I would like to see submitted, literary agents? At least one proposal about Black joy. Everybody’s go… https://t.co/VGWJKVxlOt
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7/12
2020
Nice to see this review of @BenEhrenreich 'Desert Notebooks'. Doesn't do it justice though, IMO. Ben Ehrenreich’… https://t.co/m9vihaM66J
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauNot everything that is collapsing needs to be saved.
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauExciting news! The climate crisis is chief among the urgent environmental and public health challenges facing human… https://t.co/YEHo5runwk
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau“We are already, today, at CO2 concentrations higher than the Pliocene average: and we’ve moved the climate clock o… https://t.co/kBgZXYFTTu
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauWe can’t solve the climate crisis without people of color. But we could probably solve it without racists. My lates… https://t.co/2VY1p9VIQo
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7/10
2020
https://t.co/WgueAwWdzoMy beautiful city. NYC closes down stretch of Fifth Avenue at Trump Tower to paint Black Lives Matter mural. https://t.co/Dsdz35vpSfI had a 'mild case' of chickenpox as a kid, and may therefore at some time have the virus reactivate in my body and… https://t.co/VfDioi5YVX
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7/9
2020
“I’m not rude, just fantastically shy. That condition doesn’t go away, not even during a pandemic.” From “Recogni… https://t.co/lCKOuwQsUf
Retweeted by Emily Raboteauhttps://t.co/xWrTkW1muuSuper excited to announce my new column at @lithub! Each month I recommend important new books about the… https://t.co/RYqepoSyeJ
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7/8
2020
That everyone is not utterly obsessed with climate change, which is bringing about the end of the 10,000 year stabl… https://t.co/4Z2WhwnfA9
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauOn the art of negotiation: https://t.co/5RCBg1rhvn
7/7
2020
Black Tax. https://t.co/9R1xp60Zoo
7/6
2020
We don't know what will emerge from this (or any) moment of intersecting, interacting, cascading crises. And we don… https://t.co/xXcNiyb8iP
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7/5
2020
@laurenfsharma We must do it.Read this whole thread: https://t.co/ZsnysXMeOa
7/4
2020
I guess you might call this unprecedented+.. https://t.co/jN5SrZ5VXE
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @jamiattenberg No.You want to know why we are all sick? Or how some forms of domestic violence are hard to see? Read @HeidiHutner's e… https://t.co/A6SfoAgKsc
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThrilled that the first glimpse of my new book appears in the pages of my alma mater, @nytimes. Appreciate the embr… https://t.co/hyDf0675Xz
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauAhhh brand-spanking-new ARC of @namwalien’s brilliant forthcoming book! “In a collection of speculative essays on… https://t.co/W9vMJBhCSN
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau“The trio of fires are bigger than Washington DC, San Francisco, Baltimore, Chicago, Miami, Minneapolis and Manhatt… https://t.co/04CQP0x9vC
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauWhat a pleasure to guest edit these short stories, many are writers with unpublished collections and novels ready t… https://t.co/mxscmFP8hS
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7/3
2020
Why can't an omniscient narrator sound like my grannie? Trick question. It sho as hell can and will. Alzada's her name.
Retweeted by Emily Raboteauhttps://t.co/90uf64npXEA catastrophic die-off of elephants is happing in northern Botswana, and no one knows why. It’s vital that a team o… https://t.co/G4VlI5hZJA
Retweeted by Emily Raboteauhttps://t.co/D3TjQq2QeS“Officials let bars, restaurants and gyms open, despite warnings from public health experts that these environments… https://t.co/7RXcOaMkhF
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThe school year starts in 8 weeks and there's still no coherent strategy about how to educate kids and help working… https://t.co/gwAMxMYZA7
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauIncredibly honored for this excerpt of THE FUTURE EARTH to appear in @lithub today. https://t.co/rEZMeXTEyj
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauAre you a journalist in need of funding? @SEJorg's Fund for Environmental Journalism now offering Rapid Response gr… https://t.co/ZALHhS1i1v
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7/2
2020
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7/1
2020
If you’re late to the party, read The Yellow House! https://t.co/RZ2XeIXe8GThe Bluest Eye was birthed scrawled in daily 4 a.m. writing sessions by a single mother with 2 children and an inte… https://t.co/wnrPlfV9LPListening to the details around #ElijahMcClain's murder remind me real evil does exist in the world, reminds me ens… https://t.co/FntCrv2H1T
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauAnd then the virus said, "do you see how interconnected you are yet?"
Retweeted by Emily Raboteauhttps://t.co/m784CvKq7uATTENTION WRITERS AND THE PEOPLE WHO KNOW THEM: The application for the 2021-22 Cullman Center Fellowship is now… https://t.co/lohhz9HMEp
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThis important new book by @EricHolthaus drops today. It offers a roadmap of radical hope to fight the climate emer… https://t.co/HGz1udxMOchttps://t.co/WWhHuUe4vRhttps://t.co/OEk4TGqLJT
6/30
2020
If colonization and extractive economics changed the temperature of a whole freakin' planet in a few hundred years,… https://t.co/yJGZ62NYlC
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @mayhewbergman @breadloafwriter Thanks, Megan! The honor is mine.Delighted to share the interview with @emilyraboteau for @breadloafwriter on the environmental movement and social… https://t.co/MDXMMBRvqR
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau @foxyhedgehog I’m so sorry.The @nytimes found at least 70 people died in law enforcement custody after saying “I can’t breathe.” The majority… https://t.co/5g0bRYN9QE
Retweeted by Emily Raboteaucolumn this week is on michaela coel’s i may destroy you, which is like nothing else on television https://t.co/HYXdA7aBN0
Retweeted by Emily Raboteauhttps://t.co/Jc5uEzma3FThis song, "Build a House", came knocking a week ago and I had to let it in. What can I say about what’s been happ… https://t.co/UFP2o8eq17
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauTell @ChancellorCUNY, No Layoffs! Keep adjuncts insured! CARES Act requires colleges receiving Covid stimulus to ma… https://t.co/FvfyfmACVR
6/29
2020
People who think of climate change only in terms of the natural world don’t fully understand the scale and profundi… https://t.co/MhhmCACEwT
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauLanguage at that time was a straight line reserved for birds --Venus Khoury Ghata, tr. Hacker
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau"It's not just about being choked out by police brutality — it's about being choked out because of air pollution,"… https://t.co/aPBsJUhrZG
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauAnd that would still only eliminate about 1/3 of total US emissions. As a reminder, the IPCC says we'll need to cu… https://t.co/1mLZrr7pSl
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauThe US power sector is about 1/3 of total US emissions. Arguably, it's also the easiest part of the US economy to d… https://t.co/BzPac5kIO7
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauFrom @theintercept @fastlerner: Scientists link some COVID-19 deaths to air pollution. https://t.co/pJjD7T8BDO
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauDid I mention I wrote a book about this? Nine days till pub day... https://t.co/sv7Sx3j3OW
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauMy advice: Share the work you find beautiful and meaningful more often than you announce your rejection of the work you dislike.
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau'few countries have lost rainforests as fast as the Ivory Coast.' Giant corporations (Mars, Nestle, etc) are drivi… https://t.co/Hl8k5g8hEt
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauLove that my little cousin Ally, a rising senior at Princeton’s public policy school, who was part of this struggle… https://t.co/s5xdfAX1E9Schools are preparing to dodge even well-founded lawsuits — to assert that, in essence, students and employees who… https://t.co/XkZGfcmy0vI grew up overseas as an expat. Racism extends beyond these borders, but I get it. My best and healthiest years wer… https://t.co/TVtLzbFHjg
Retweeted by Emily Raboteau“At 2 degrees, it’s expected that more than 150 million people would die from air pollution, storms that used to ar… https://t.co/la1WpBzVqf
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauI am grateful to come from women who taught me to fight hard, work hard, love hard, and pray. All of it, for me, begins and ends there.
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6/28
2020
@bethsawin JamH/t @FJasmineG: “The #BlackEcologies series brings together work from scholars in Black Studies about the endurin… https://t.co/CPvpKN8xgtYes! Kimberly Jones just got a two book deal w/ @RethaP @HenryHolt to elaborate upon her brilliant disquisition on… https://t.co/MPeEmoSllY"It is not my duty today, as a writer in free fall, to do anything but chronicle the absurdities of a falling empir… https://t.co/RK5wQFdrez
Retweeted by Emily RaboteauHe, She, One, They, Ho, Hus, Hum, Ita https://t.co/N6Y5VUwILQ
6/27
2020
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6/26
2020
Tamir Rice would have been 18 today. Look at this beautiful child. https://t.co/gIOUohNZGq @ruth_franklin A good way to do it is to only read the first sentence of each paragraph.https://t.co/WEpQ4L65dlhttps://t.co/lByZUOHrTNThe mayor has proposed cutting nearly $642 million from the education department next fiscal year. Much of that wou… https://t.co/sKnM68Pf0dArctic fire. https://t.co/rSvCr8pse2 @rebel19 @DaLyahJ @MorganJerkins @amalykinz https://t.co/AB8ICIvRQphttps://t.co/fUuac0meQHhttps://t.co/q61j8fIqlBhttps://t.co/nQJf7jSYuSThis. https://t.co/8Cm1aLJ4pF
6/25
2020
https://t.co/BgiUWSZ3k4https://t.co/vFc4TaTSodHow a decade of neglect and politics undermined the CDC’s fight against climate change. https://t.co/vT6lkojC04
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6/24
2020
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6/23
2020
Capitalism, as deployed, is destroying the ‘safe operating space’ for humanity on Earth @NafeezAhmed https://t.co/1r1ABcVGNU @maudnewton I’m so sorry. You’ll get through this.https://t.co/zEdnXZh6rVSending this one to all the dads who are better than the dads they had. Happy Father’s Day.
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6/22
2020
https://t.co/8YwWysz0qI @emilyraboteau “Black freedom is us doing as we do, playing as we played since back in the day we first became We,… https://t.co/5O8MEaVT8I
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6/21
2020
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6/20
2020
I wrote about the very good idea of turning the trash hell penal colony that is Rikers Island into a solar farm https://t.co/QbQboBEZwo
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6/19
2020

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