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Artist & @UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace & Reconciliation. We all share a common bond - let's bring peace, love & harmony into the world! We are one

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Her voice made the world take notice. #RespectMovie. https://t.co/usoxSNsrwY
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerThe @RespectMovie teaser trailer is here! Honored to play a part in telling Aretha Franklin’s amazing story.… https://t.co/VTePU7wPUJI’m honored to be nominated for Best Actor this year at the #BETAwards, alongside such an incredible category of ar… https://t.co/a5GNNnoSDS
6/29
2020
HUGE thanks to everyone who called on their leaders to commit to ensure COVID-19 solutions for everyone, everywhere… https://t.co/gvxcTwWCtA“We need to get kids learning again so they aren’t robbed of their futures." For #GlobalGoalUnite, @ForestWhitakerhttps://t.co/fxmkrifwzI
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerToday, I’m joining the #GlobalGoalUnite Concert to combat the impact of COVID-19 on marginalized communities. We wi… https://t.co/sGfDYBTHTk
6/27
2020
Let’s be clear: Sexual violence – any form of violence – is simply violence. There is no excuse. There is no just… https://t.co/GD9LCGSZAI
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6/23
2020
It’s time to fight for the world we want. So I’m joining #GlobalGoalUnite for Our Future, a concert hosted by… https://t.co/RhdlLUWFtt
6/22
2020
Black Lives Matter! https://t.co/ENtBz8Ga2w
6/2
2020
“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that th… https://t.co/9nLDqDKExr
6/1
2020
“Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. M… https://t.co/bBcDJaDGCm
5/28
2020
On Memorial Day, let us celebrate the sacrifices of the women and men who served their country, and also let their… https://t.co/mbTlmMthwJWhen you love someone in this number, every mention, joke, meme, gif, fundraiser, op-ed, political speech hits diff… https://t.co/LRYCajGS5B
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5/25
2020
Today is the Day of Solidarity – As humanity is facing the threat of #COVID19, this is a moment to reflect on how o… https://t.co/7Foueb7uzPFilming The Butler I learned about the quiet dignity of the White House’s staff, who serve but are not servile.We m… https://t.co/eeZOcsfk6s
5/22
2020
Three-quarters of the world's major conflicts have a cultural dimension. By fostering dialogue among cultures, we c… https://t.co/X1jEJCjSn6George, a WPDI youth #peacemaker in the #Acholi Sub-Region, recently built a tippy tap device and taught children i… https://t.co/o5QZ1A3Psm
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5/21
2020
Good mental health is at the core of our humanity, enables us to lead fulfilling lives & is critical to the functio… https://t.co/nnU5pJg3wH
5/14
2020
#MayThe4thBeWithYou https://t.co/7h1WHHXC7C
5/4
2020
I'm thrilled to be participating in the @UNESCO 2020 International Jazz Day Virtual Forum on April 30 at 3 pm EST/6… https://t.co/DKpLvkos8BIn the @UN #COVID19 response—Women #RiseForAll! We rise for all who are voiceless facing choiceless choices. We r… https://t.co/vbaADIV01C
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4/29
2020
From @ForestWhitaker @connectWPDI for #EarthDay2020: “The SDGs provide an agenda for every person and every country… https://t.co/wzjey2s1i8
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4/23
2020
The #COVID19 pandemic highlights the close relationships between human, animal, and environmental health 🌍 Find out… https://t.co/tRSpcAPR8EOn Mother #EarthDay, Let's Start Reconnecting to Ourselves, Others, and the Planet. Read Our Founder/CEO… https://t.co/0s0zO3U4Pe
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4/22
2020
Thank you Antoine! Glad to see our joint work with @BNPParibas highlighted in @Le_Figaro. Great spotlight on young… https://t.co/uPpAy4Mbhp
4/17
2020
On #WorldHealthDay, I want to thank all healthcare workers who strive to save lives during the greatest challenge t… https://t.co/EckHu8IezY
4/7
2020
Policy responses to #COVID19 must leave no one behind, be bold and ambitious, and be guided by the #SDGs and the Pa… https://t.co/bE1Wkls5G6
4/3
2020
Join the fight for global health by watching @IAMJHUD​ perform for #TogetherAtHome session — a virtual no-contact c… https://t.co/MOFJigWCDk
3/25
2020
The pandemics of #COVID19 is an unprecedented crisis that humanity can overcome only by working in unity–leaders mu… https://t.co/yEg3NfKhDp
3/24
2020
WATCH LIVE: @antonioguterres calls for a global ceasefire amid #COVID19 crisis. https://t.co/OQx71vvGmB
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3/23
2020
I thought I was thorough, but this taught me not to forget the thumbs! Take a look. And blessings to all today. 👋🏾… https://t.co/RGTf5aQ3UK
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3/22
2020
This unprecedented moment has brought us all together to stop the outbreak of #Covid_19. While brave & dedicated he… https://t.co/dhZQqwpQ4y
3/20
2020
Forest Whitaker, Crystal Fox, Usher Raymond IV and Tia Hendricks attend the "Burden" Atlanta Red Carpet Screening a… https://t.co/4lCWqBTHHZ
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3/3
2020
.@ForestWhitaker and @Usher stop by to chat about their latest movie, "Burden." "We all talk about the love we sh… https://t.co/7BAf4M0gA4
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3/2
2020
.@People calls #BurdenMovie a “powerfully acted, moving and timely story of love and compassion.” See it in select… https://t.co/Mbf80klXEw
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3/1
2020
See the inspirational true story of #BurdenMovie starring Academy Award-winner @ForestWhitaker, @Usher and… https://t.co/pBK9L5hs62
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2/24
2020
@connectWPDI just released a great video on our latest program in the Flats of #CapeTown, #SouthAfrica, featuring o… https://t.co/j4oBzhLTj8Today, we are launching our Business Boot Camp program in the Cape Flats in partnership w/the government of… https://t.co/5MFzZtUei5
Retweeted by Forest Whitaker @TheKennyJohnson You look strong my friend!! 💪🏿
2/19
2020
“We will rise, we will rise” right before your very eyes. Our troops are rallying to share the excitement of a seco… https://t.co/6rRvq80oQa
2/13
2020
Today is Int. Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. 250,000 to 300,000 children are currently used as instruments… https://t.co/z1QoEXHQK1
2/12
2020
30 years ago, Nelson Mandela was released from prison, and his example taught his nation and the world how to forgi… https://t.co/X0EzI4Y698
2/11
2020
65 years ago, #RosaParks took action and became a beacon of hope for millions. Her courageous decision to stand for… https://t.co/SjwkpN7o2i
2/4
2020
Dear World Leaders. We Are Watching You. We are uniting with incredible activists across the world to demand you ke… https://t.co/cXDphkyAkJ
1/31
2020
The world has suffered a great loss with the passing of Kobe Bryant. His passion on and off the court inspired mill… https://t.co/PtecwE0Daf
1/27
2020
Have faith in the power of love. #BurdenMovie opens in select theaters February 28. https://t.co/zkAbrgUdrp
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerBreakfast with @ForestWhitaker. Working together to bring #trauma healing and #TheTransformation to South Sudan. https://t.co/eW6kXsxgTC
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerMy mom was a teacher for 33 years; I got to see people in her classes transform through the power of education. We… https://t.co/faNptpBR3I
1/24
2020
The Sustainable Development Goals are our shared vision to end poverty, rescue the planet, and build a more peacefu… https://t.co/abZZi6nkyK
1/22
2020
On #MLKDay, I'm reminded of Martin Luther King Jr.'s words: « Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do… https://t.co/ppxLAoJLWbToday, we commemorate Dr. King’s life and legacy. May commemorating him compel us to rise with love, courage and… https://t.co/nErAojl0S6
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1/20
2020
Thank you @naacpimageaward for #GodfatherOfHarlem four nominations!! ✌🏿✌🏿🔥 https://t.co/nXaCQ49rN7
1/10
2020
I wish you all a happy, healthy and beautiful 2020! May this new year surrounds us all with peace, love and prosperity. #happynewyear2020
1/1
2019
Christmas is a celebration of solidarity - a time of the year when we are reminded that the bonds our families, fri… https://t.co/8wWAP1ljZc
12/25
2019
Don’t miss it. I am very proud to be part of if! #RespectMovie https://t.co/I4zOkVY7FH
12/22
2019
Truly inspiring to share the stage at the #TransformerSummit with Magdalena, a @connectWPDI #youthpeacemaker from… https://t.co/1TJQa4ydhzI am delighted to speak today at the #TransformersSummit of @isdb_group in #Dakar, #Senegal, on how innovation and… https://t.co/fNocnMN1sp
12/9
2019
I’m so glad that you’ve been sharing #GodfatherofHarlem with me, and hope you enjoy tonight’s season finale at 9/8c… https://t.co/HBhtryCGjj
12/1
2019
I wish you all a #HappyThanksgiving - make it a time for family and friends - in a spirit of sharing, care and love. Peace and light!
11/28
2019
In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we asked Irene, one of our y… https://t.co/hdm78klUgs
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11/25
2019
I think you’ll be surprised by tonight’s episode of #GodfatherOfHarlem, where we explore legacy and shifts in power… https://t.co/DF2UG4Vm5v
11/24
2019
Very excited to be @WISE_Tweets this year with Irene, one of @connectWPDI #youthpeacemakers from #Uganda. She is on… https://t.co/xVG3gbAaL5“When the darkness of conflict is upon us, we must protect the flame of education to keep the beacon of hope alive”… https://t.co/yI33jSEg5n
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerCelebrating the 10th anniversary of action for the protection of education in conflict by partner @EAA_Foundation.… https://t.co/qtP46vNu3Z
11/20
2019
In tonight’s episode of #GodfatherOfHarlem, past actions come full circle. It airs at 9pm/8c on @EPIXHD, and I hope… https://t.co/hg0Gicf9QnOur CEO @ForestWhitaker visited today w/our partner @BNPParibas, Cedar High School in Cape Flats, #SouthAfrica, whe… https://t.co/J6IXdRpRYN
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11/17
2019
[#BNPPTennis]🎾 '#RisingStarTennis' initiative is taking centre stage today at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Soweto! This… https://t.co/mnKlLHVXOD
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11/15
2019
Just had an amazing welcome from the youth that @RCSGroup_ employs at its call center. What a privilege to be here… https://t.co/t84pI0aRonI am very thankful to @antoinesire and his team at @BNPParibas and @RCSGroup_ for your critical support to bring… https://t.co/yzhOPphi8E
11/14
2019
“I want to be a leader who is fair and consistant in striving towards making a positive impact in the lives of othe… https://t.co/LwaPqcs0EZ
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerI indeed had the privilege to exchange directly with kids today from our conflict resolution education program in s… https://t.co/i2d8dfu9AfI want to thank the kids who joined our conflict resolution education program at Cypress primary school in Athlone,… https://t.co/JlfKsrouwzVery inspiring to spend time this week with this remarkable group of youth from the Cape Flats who are striving for… https://t.co/pH6bIy4ssP
11/13
2019
Last day in Johannesburg, #SouthAfrica. Just got this beautiful experience of being in a car approached by this mag… https://t.co/hluEln1XIX
11/11
2019
“When I look into a character I try to find the truth. What has happened in their lives that motivates their action… https://t.co/8KhD6vyshT
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerVery excited to be back to #SouthAfrica to present #GodFatherofHarlem. Great masterclass last night with @Anele wit… https://t.co/JAaIDdEKNAJason’s Lyric to Godfather Of Harlem. Love and respect your craft. @ForestWhitaker 🇿🇦 https://t.co/jK2Rqj7bGH
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11/9
2019
#GodfatherOfHarlem fans - I see that you’ve been watching, and I appreciate you. If you’d like to share our show wi… https://t.co/5A9ocE4wJX
11/8
2019
In tonight’s episode of #GodfatherofHarlem, my character finds his loyalties getting tested. I hope you’re able to… https://t.co/9T9qjyspznHistory maker 💪💯 @Springboks #RWCFinal #RWC2019 #ENGvRSA #RWCYokohama #WebbEllisCup https://t.co/1LA2jPus8K
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11/3
2019
I’m thrilled to help bring Aretha’s story to the screen! @respectmovie #respectmovie https://t.co/fakp7ITS7h
11/1
2019
Catch up on more of Mayme and Bumpy's relationship in #GodfatherOfHarlem tomorrow at 9/8c only on @EPIXHD. https://t.co/39oBdAd09a
10/26
2019
A powerful true story of love overcoming hate. #GarrettHedlund and Academy Award-winner #ForestWhitaker star in Bur… https://t.co/bhWNfNMhQB
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10/24
2019
Bumpy won't back down in his fight for Harlem. Catch up on #GodfatherOfHarlem. Get @EPIXHD and Watch now --->… https://t.co/fkcM0lRU0s
10/23
2019
Times have changed, but Bumpy hasn't. Catch up on #GodfatherOfHarlem. Get EPIX and Watch now --->… https://t.co/xFaHvk7XRd
10/22
2019
What did you think about the latest episode of #GodfatherOfHarlem? Get @EPIXHD and Watch now --->… https://t.co/0af5nD2bO3Let’s take you out of the dark with the video I just made for Bring Me The Horizon’s latest release. In The Dark is… https://t.co/vNX7q4zUyM
10/21
2019
New #GodfatherOfHarlem TONIGHT at 9/8c on @EPIXHD. https://t.co/rQVqR4g3EW#GodfatherOfHarlem is back - TOMORROW at 9/8c on @EPIXHD. https://t.co/EsV8dY70vz
10/20
2019
Bumpy is facing his demons. This scene was so real. Catch up on the first 3 episodes and watch an all-new episode o… https://t.co/3xm5NXMWWE
10/19
2019
Don’t sleep on Mayme. A brand new #GodfatherOfHarlem airs this Sunday on @EPIXHD. https://t.co/fmMJck0LAjCatch an all new episode of #GodfatherOfHarlem this Sunday at 9/8c on @EPIXHD. https://t.co/1oS3p7vvO7Forest Whitaker (@ForestWhitaker), Marlon Wayans (@MarlonWayans) boarding Aretha Franklin biopic 'Respect'… https://t.co/bgSCLJLWAw
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10/18
2019
#GodfatherOfHarlem music producer & hip hop legend @THEREALSWIZZZ’s music video for “Just In Case” is Now Available… https://t.co/Y0QSHPAnOj
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10/13
2019
Get a sneak preview of what is to happen in next Sunday episode of #GodfatherOfHarlem on @EPIXHD Bumpy Johnson and… https://t.co/xnLIRpXeZvToday, on the #DayoftheGirl we are reminded that nearly 100 million adolescent girls around the world are not in sc… https://t.co/n1WWAheSxoMayme doesn't play around. Catch up on all of Mayme Johnson's moments in #GodfatherOfHarlem, available now on… https://t.co/SmjK1vnmiA
Retweeted by Forest WhitakerMy illustration of @ForestWhitaker for his new series #GodfatherOfHarlem in @AdvanceLocal papers. https://t.co/2a5JG8LSs6
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10/11
2019
Nigel Thatch, Forest Whitaker, and Giancarlo Esposito. They brought the “A” game. Episode 3 on 10/13, 9pm EST on EP… https://t.co/wmgYSOEAKX
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10/9
2019
Good times with Oscar, Emmy & Golden Globe-winning actor @ForestWhitaker! #GodfatherOfHarlem https://t.co/bIypB132Gl
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10/8
2019

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