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Emma Dabiri. Irish-Nigerian with a Trini twist. Fellow SOAS. Author & Broadcaster. Don’t Touch My Hair out now @PenguinUKBooks @AllenLaneBooks

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Joined Twitter 7/14/12


@KevinDowling19 @MsACMoore @msonenote @TeamEnglishIre 🙏🏽 @MsACMoore @msonenote @TeamEnglishIre Also, @EmmaDabiri Don't Touch my Hair is the best non-fiction book I've read… https://t.co/v500RwwsSi
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @nhhoward 🙏🏽✨I listened to @EmmaDabiri R4 prog about Afrofuturism when it was first broadcast. Well worth a re/listen 👇🏾 https://t.co/RotJrU46zj
Retweeted by Emma DabiriAfrofuturism allows black people to see themselves in the future despite a distressing past and present. Highly rec… https://t.co/ugWJgxMgSF
Retweeted by Emma DabiriGuess whose FINALLYYYYYYYY back in stock on Amazon if you’re that way inclined https://t.co/ujoygc4j9Y
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @feelinglistless 🙏🏽Essential read. Here's my short review: https://t.co/hNqqKJBgdt https://t.co/MB7NKK1Hgq
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @disco_matrix 🧡Have started reading this. Not only is it an important read but also a very interesting read. Definitely one of our… https://t.co/Nxty9HyM4I
Retweeted by Emma DabiriThat’s right @fave_dad Thank you 🙏🏽💓
7/10
2020
@martinpaul 🙏🏽Brilliant book. You wont be sorry https://t.co/c3TfsOKydT
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @Solasnuacht @PoliticsProse @IrelandEmbUSA @GUGlobalIrish @IrishTimesMag Can’t wait 🧡We’re thrilled to have @EmmaDabiri as the next installment of our DUBLIN VOICES series at @politicsprose with… https://t.co/7HHxIBDAIu
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @olamajekodunmi1 @RTEOne Aw thanks fam 💖Guess whose FINALLYYYYYYYY back in stock on Amazon if you’re that way inclined https://t.co/ujoygc4j9Y @GUGlobalIrish @PoliticsProse @IrelandEmbUSA @Solasnuacht Thank you! Can’t wait 🧡New event in our "Dublin Voices" series, with @PoliticsProse @IrelandEmbUSA and @Solasnuacht! One of the most exci… https://t.co/0dn9SIUo3t
Retweeted by Emma DabiriThis @EmmaDabiri interview with Ruth Negga is an essential read on Ireland and race https://t.co/s7To4vXJua
Retweeted by Emma DabiriWe are loving the line-up for tonight's #SummerAtSeven! @imsineadkennedy & @kevinmcgahern will be joined by author… https://t.co/qhdWROITcg
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @KateJHodgson ☺️🧡It's sunny in Cork! I've got a drink, and I'm sitting outside, on my own, and I'm reading! (@EmmaDabiri's 'Don't to… https://t.co/ci30liveIx
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @SophieLMcD @IrishTimes @IrishTimesMag 💓FINALLLY Taking a break from work to enjoy the @IrishTimes @IrishTimesMag guest edited by @EmmaDabiri Perfect 👌 https://t.co/oqBY89YqtO
Retweeted by Emma DabiriDon't forget our Catch Up with @EmmaDabiri tonight at 9pm. Emma joins us to discuss her incredible Irish Times Mag… https://t.co/VOe0NUSIRP
Retweeted by Emma DabiriBACK IN STOCK: Don't Touch My Hair by @EmmaDabiri is described by @BernardineEvari as "a scintillating, intellectua… https://t.co/WXjai7sOoH
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7/9
2020
Saturday’s @IrishTimesMag, edited by @EmmaDabiri @OrrCollins, was a brilliant example of BAME voices having a media… https://t.co/TytzDoSAyH
Retweeted by Emma DabiriIt was replaced by identity politics informed by scraps of theory gleaned from tumblr via quotes https://t.co/uQLNPUeMlP @IrelandEmbUSA @Fishamble @DruidTheatre @OtherVoices https://t.co/mejDLobp1O @IrelandEmbUSA @Fishamble @DruidTheatre @OtherVoices Can’t wait 💚Check out highlights of our cultural programming this month, including our first Shades of Green Live show, convers… https://t.co/KCUWfiZjc8
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @aileen_dillane Oh my gosh get well soon, and as for that feckin FoxThis was absolutely fantastic, I learned so much 🤍👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/86o3oBQaZ6
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @EmmaDabiri's Don't touch your hair arrived from @gutterbookshop this morning, way quicker than expected! Very exci… https://t.co/Zo5ho93vu7
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @IrelandEmbGB @LDNIrishCentre @IFI_Dub 💚A great line up of events for the @LDNIrishCentre's Solas Season this week👇 We'll be tuning in to the… https://t.co/oFey6wuQoj
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @balancedblkgirl 🧡This month’s book pick. Twisted: The Tangled History of Black Hair Culture by @EmmaDabiri. 📚✨ https://t.co/fe1BgXgbk6
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @NigeriansRock1 @ayoajiboyelive @FemiOke 💚Emma Dabiri is a Nigerian That ROCKS!!! Please join in liking and sharing our page... Thanks for ROCKING!… https://t.co/ntNS8d1Kob
Retweeted by Emma DabiriI’m late getting to it but the @irishtimes Saturday magazine this week was wonderful! Well done to @OrrCollins & Gu… https://t.co/lvtku1e7Et
Retweeted by Emma DabiriAyyyeeee your girl's article is in the top 10 most read in @IrishTimesCultr 😮😢 https://t.co/yD4lvVmNE5
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7/8
2020
Everyday Twitter is full of stories about racist violence in UK, US & globally. But some still prefer to tear down… https://t.co/gJihNLoP02
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @JaneBabb @thebearmaiden @mrsjaneymac This thread just getting better & better ☺️ @EmmaDabiri @thebearmaiden @mrsjaneymac you would need to come too - a fest of WMK with influences of and on Irish,… https://t.co/2Tcg2C8vwD
Retweeted by Emma DabiriThis is a fantastic short film by @MatthewACherry. It actually coincided with our reading of @EmmaDabiri's book and… https://t.co/IWebh7FMIR
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @BillyGannon7 @thebearmaiden @kathrynschulz 🙏🏽💖 @EmmaDabiri @thebearmaiden @kathrynschulz Thank you for writing! You’re waking up a nation
Retweeted by Emma DabiriThis links to a few books we have read recently...@harari_yuval, @EmmaDabiri, @microphilosophy & in many respects… https://t.co/Cc5HzhpBq2
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @JaneBabb @thebearmaiden @CamLitRev Awesome! Thanks a million @thebearmaiden @BillyGannon7 @kathrynschulz 😭💖 @BillyGannon7 @thebearmaiden @kathrynschulz Thank you Billy ! @thebearmaiden @JaneBabb @CamLitRev I havent but would love to read @JaneBabb @thebearmaiden Ah how wonderful! Sometimes I LOVE Twitter ✨ @JaneBabb Ooooh will have to check out that version @AboveThoughts @gutterbookshop @PenguinIEBooks 🧡 @gutterbookshop @EmmaDabiri @PenguinIEBooks Arrived today! Happy days. 💃🏽 https://t.co/eFefQUZpQB
Retweeted by Emma DabiriCome work for the @WomensPrize - here I am with last year’s brilliant winner @tayari https://t.co/0IASSQ9psY
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @EmmaDabiri @kathrynschulz He seemed to have been playing with all the structures and identities he had to live wit… https://t.co/pEuqxvmP3e
Retweeted by Emma DabiriI finally caught up with this article by @BulelaniMfaco, from the terrific IT magazine edited by @EmmaDabiri. The w… https://t.co/nuSgenKH1Z
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @BillyGannon7 @kathrynschulz So many questions and things I’d love to talk to him about @EmmaDabiri @kathrynschulz Oh yes - that is a great article. It stuck in my mind. Thanks for sharing it. I’d love t… https://t.co/OMkJ4Rg1mS
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @revkollektiv I think the point is more that the current ‘progressive’ thinking does little to dislodge the endurin… https://t.co/EKeOC4q63i @irishinbritain @IrishTimesMag @tamiloree_ @BillyGannon7 He did ! You must read @kathrynschulz piece about him https://t.co/nCsLWQX8MQI'd be very interested in reading more on this. https://t.co/cQLyGtxPXj
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri“My soul frets in the shadow of his language’ referencing colonised people expressing ourselves through the language of the coloniser.“My soul frets in the shadow of his language’ Referencing colonised people expressing ourselves only through throug… https://t.co/qbSqMi7kSWI think when I finish my PhD this relationship might be my first research project. @mrsjaneymac Right !The influence of Irish writers like Joyce and WB Yeats on black American and post colonial African writers is so fa… https://t.co/cWwFy1b5fNThere’s too much in the story of William Melvin Kelley for me to be obsessed with so will be coming back to it, but… https://t.co/TliddLuTOm @revkollektiv It’s absolutely what they do! That’s the problem @CaelainnH @LDNIrishCentre 💓More virtual events planned by @LDNIrishCentre for SOLAS season, including a catch up this Thursday with… https://t.co/R46aEsyMDk
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @micheal_olainn @EmmaDabiri Growing up in the Irish-American Catholic US, we were taught the same. We were brainwas… https://t.co/GkUtJqc7pe
Retweeted by Emma DabiriWe are now into our second last week of our Solas Season programme. ⠀ ⠀ This week, we have our usual Tunes on Tuesd… https://t.co/vI43e7492X
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @anneeroper @OrrCollins @IrishTimesMag Thanks a million Anne x @JulianObubo @EmmaDabiri Fantastic post. I'm writing a piece on social conditioning (in relation to PR careers) & w… https://t.co/SfLn5zOzSl
Retweeted by Emma DabiriMakes an excellent point about 'white guilt' https://t.co/SiUf6NtNv6
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @taoleighgoffe UGH! jealous fools 🙄 @taoleighgoffe @HarperCollins Yay ! I’m glad it’s arrived. Really hope you enjoy it ✨Many thx to @EmmaDabiri for sending me her brand new book *Twisted.* @HarperCollins I can’t wait to get lost in the… https://t.co/aEUeq9R18k
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @EmmaDabiri @JulianObubo Thanks for sharing this. It's an excellent article. I guess the first rule of White Club i… https://t.co/G47A3VcUdK
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @EmmaDabiri @JulianObubo This is excellent. Thank you for sharing
Retweeted by Emma Dabirihttps://t.co/57b26UwPnw by @JulianObubo‘You cannot apologise for what “white people” have done without acknowledging the possibility of a converse point.… https://t.co/gDk1jJJ329Wrote a short piece on the dangers of reinforcing “race” as a distinct and immutable category. I’d love to hear you… https://t.co/E9OYmeyjST
Retweeted by Emma DabiriOne of many powerful pieces in @IrishTimesMag guest edited by @EmmaDabiri 'Black Irish Lives'… https://t.co/7Q7NRNIFUN
Retweeted by Emma DabiriLove this succinct, thoughtful provocation from @JulianObubo : The ‘White Club’ The Problem with White Guilt https://t.co/57b26UwPnw
7/7
2020
@WoodyWoodburn 🙏🏽 @louisewhiteperf 💓Another thing that was so brilliant/ refreshing about this supplement curated by @EmmaDabiri was that every single… https://t.co/0y2Isr4npn
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri @WoodyWoodburn Thank you!This terrific book by @EmmaDabiri well merits it bestseller status and goes even deeper than the roots of hair into… https://t.co/73y30Oe8Dn
Retweeted by Emma Dabiri...If an inheritance tax exempted the first $1 million received over one’s lifetime and applied the highest income… https://t.co/AvEiPMaHi8This is the kinda s*it we need to focus on.’This year, Americans will inherit about $765 billion. People who were a… https://t.co/Wo0vf4vzqeGood to know Eric. #BobMarley song 'War' quoted in excellent IT magazine article sat4th July by @EmmaDabirihttps://t.co/E9AqjksrXO
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7/6
2020

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