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Evette Dionne @freeblackgirl evettedionne.com

Journalist. Critic. National Book Award-nominated author. EIC @bitchmedia. Repped by @sarahphair @prhspeakers. The Next Supreme.

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Joined Twitter 11/17/10


@chescaleigh @ammamarfo @Keah_Maria Y’all have sold me on this idea. Now I just have to find the men I like. 😂 My s… https://t.co/yEsWmZe0NO @chescaleigh It’s so hard, but I know I have to push past my fear and put myself out there. This is good advice. I’ll be heeding it. @AditiJuneja3 @chescaleigh https://t.co/lDepOpgHUt @juliacraven @jewelwickershow I agree. This is an incredibly important convo to have. Can I DM you both? @imNiiC0le Welcome, sis!Thank you for all your input. I’m going to start organizing something. Details coming soon. 💜 @chescaleigh I use it mostly to share the work I’ve enjoyed reading and working on, signal boost other people’s wor… https://t.co/srUgIu5oMK
12/5
2020
@afrosypaella Thank you for this push, sis. I’m going to intentionally make time to have these conversations. @VilissaThompson Yes, that’s exactly where my mind is as well. I don’t mind talking about career journeys and money… https://t.co/kAJAizWIjKWe could also take about fibroids, egg freezing and harvesting, etc. in other conversations. Just a place to talk a… https://t.co/KmyCV3xo5OI am still new to Clubhouse, so I don’t know how it all works, but would young Black women be interested in having… https://t.co/NBNsF1ADYoKeyshia Cole is going to win this on the strength of her first two albums alone. Ashanti might have bigger hits, bu… https://t.co/MZKwnwnIqnThe story behind the LL Cool J Gap commercial. #FUBU baby! https://t.co/jIW8ECnXD9
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @ReaganGomez LL Cool J is still the GOAT for that.Did you know LL Cool J did a whole Fubu commercial INSIDE OF A GAP COMMERCIAL & the Gap execs were clapping/amazed… https://t.co/xHS2ZPUokg
Retweeted by Evette DionnePeople looked to elected leaders they trust to tell them how to navigate this crisis, and those leaders, including… https://t.co/jMbRg4aGH7
Retweeted by Evette DionneMarch For Our Lives is calling on the Biden-Harris administration to appoint a National Director of Gun Violence Pr… https://t.co/BvaKZdpnjr
Retweeted by Evette DionneStacey Abrams, who writes romance novels in her free time, is getting some assistance from her literary community.… https://t.co/OykRDx5moo @gabemschneider This is such a good piece. Thank you for writing it.I wrote about how media criticism (and reporting) is very white and homogenous. https://t.co/GUydQxh7i7
Retweeted by Evette DionneThis piece has been sitting on my chest for years. After watching 'Selena: The Series' I had to interrogate if anot… https://t.co/KrPir6qHx6
Retweeted by Evette DionneHBO Max to Netflix: https://t.co/4hh2ZArED8
Retweeted by Evette DionneMy Substack has been on an unintended hiatus but that ends tomorrow. I wrote something really beautiful about love.… https://t.co/A2H8v4OSVD
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @MeganDoesNOLA Yes sis. YES. I’m praying for this book’s birth and for it to end up the right hands.Today I relaunched my landing page! Check it out 🙂 I am taking a limited amount of reported and writing assignment… https://t.co/5EVc0uR1cD
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @natelege_ Your site looks amazing. 💜New title. Who dis? Nikki A. Greene, Associate Professor of Art! 💁🏾‍♀️ The *first* TENURED Art History Professor in… https://t.co/bWPM9soKwB
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @nikkigphd @Wellesley Amazing news. Congratulations!ITS TIME YALL!!! https://t.co/Sit10GeWfg
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @SorayaMcDonald Thank you, Soraya! 💕 @zanade What is your name on Clubhouse? I’ll ping you. @KrishanaDavis I pinged you! @annaham360 Thank you, Anna! @RBraceySherman Thank you, boo! It’s so comfy. 💜I found a legitimate Black feminism space on Clubhouse with my folks, like @AmberAbundance and @divafeminist. I bre… https://t.co/jI7z5vgYOWA joyful girl in her natural habitat. I literally love cracking jokes and making people laugh. I even make myself l… https://t.co/xRojU2wWpw @TiffanyDCross Come through, Tiffany!MSNBC gives weekend shows to Tiffany Cross and Jonathan Capehart https://t.co/bnNTPsFpmB
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12/4
2020
HARRY MET SALLYxYOU’VE GOT MAIL Liana, a romance-advice blogger, is hit with demand for advice on sex. Kade, a no-… https://t.co/TPiwVNuzGF
Retweeted by Evette DionneLOLITA+GIRL IN PIECES+GIRL, INTERRUPTED. Coping with undiagnosed mental illness is hard enough, but when Melody is… https://t.co/7iZYIRtMr3
Retweeted by Evette DionneMEXICAN GOTHIC x SHIRLEY JACKSON A psychological horror set in 1800s Mexico. It is the journal of a young mother &… https://t.co/ammKMjyubU
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @MeganDoesNOLA We need this book yesterday. Someone better be smart enough to snatch it up.I have my mom's journals and I'm sharing her story. Brother drowned at 2, family ruined. Racism, colorism, friends… https://t.co/lkf7KzQIpt
Retweeted by Evette DionneBitch Media—and its contributors—have been designated top critics for @RottenTomatoes. All that hard work has paid… https://t.co/64tDKhBpiI @afrosypaella Yes sis! You deserve this moment. Soak it all up. What an inspiring journey you are on.I've launched a new interview series exploring how we're all surviving the chaos of 2020 and beyond. So grateful I… https://t.co/SXw9DntVZy
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @CiCiAdams_ @NBCBLK Congratulations! You and @mzMichGarcia are going to create magic together. 💜For my first ever @lithub piece, I talked to independent bookstore owners and booksellers about anti-racism books,… https://t.co/s60c4Rc674
Retweeted by Evette DionneI love this so much. Until midnight, you can sponsor a one-year gift subscription to a former member who had to can… https://t.co/vfUUBVtioq @SejalShahWrites @nprbooks @NPR @marthaannetoll @UGAPress NPR has great taste in books. Congratulations Sejal! This… https://t.co/SbzGjffWjP
12/3
2020
Good friends are sometimes hard to come by, but when you find them, hold onto them. It’s a cold world, but healthy… https://t.co/P8lF970yjrWhen Pebbles died, so many of my friends sent beautiful gifts. @Meiizy sent a gift card. @juliaerin80 sent a bouque… https://t.co/v02Rp1bCXpExciting news: Editor-in-chief of Bitch Media Evette Dionne (@freeblackgirl) has joined the Speakers Bureau! Dionne… https://t.co/BvyXUiAs4G
Retweeted by Evette DionneI believe that in my bones. As I wrote LAWC, I had laroscopic fibroid surgery after developing anemia. I adjusted t… https://t.co/wRW7Y1KV2eI began writing LAWC a year before I was diagnosed with HF. I wrote the majority of it when I felt my absolute wors… https://t.co/9utROOd3wEBeing rude or snarky or an ass all the time is not...a personality. I find that kind of behavior insufferable but hell what do I know. 🥴
Retweeted by Evette DionneAlicia Keys shared the acappella version of “Fallin’” and this is INSANE!! 🤯 https://t.co/SpTTapMvtW
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @alainaskeys Oh Alaina, I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending you so much love. @MeganDoesNOLA Thank you so much, sis. May God cover us all and guide us toward our purpose.I am just resharing this today because if you have not read it, you should. “It feels like Charlamagne’s political… https://t.co/VYwtFKtrjWThe government loves to use the R.I.C.O. Act to railroad Black and Latinx teenage boys and men. That’s that on that. https://t.co/hGlqgffHOJ @heyydnae This is so good, Rachelle. So so good and necessary. @SorayaMcDonald Yes, it is. I’m so glad someone wrote this because his ascension boggles the mind.This is a terrific and so deeply necessary piece https://t.co/4UhixtIKKK
Retweeted by Evette Dionne🗣 And if your style guide necessitates deadnaming, fight to change it. This is not as complicated as my fellow peop… https://t.co/5SgqHe0z5FDeadnaming in 2020? How TERFy of every publication who did this to Elliot. Grow up and do better.https://t.co/kwti60bZLw
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @kateward I love this. I used to teach in a school that prided itself on educating children with accurate history.… https://t.co/92IQwiru6y
12/2
2020
@RachelCharleneL @emily_bogle Thank you, Rachel!I learned so much about American history from @freeblackgirl's book, Lifting As We Climb. She spotlights many Black… https://t.co/H8PWqiZ60I
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @MeganDoesNOLA I receive this. Thank you, sis. Love you. Always rooting for you. @SireLeoLamar This is so kind. Thank you so much, love. 💜💜💜 @deardrewdixon @AshleeEats 💜💜💜 @lillydancyger Yes! https://t.co/cfn6jFYHuKI do not think much about my own work because it feels overwhelming to consider all I’ve done in 31 years, but when… https://t.co/vn6sYcN3oCI really edit magazines, write books, and speak at colleges about Black women’s history for a living. I have really… https://t.co/5Lu4MIA76S @ThatKellyBrown @aboutKP Do not stress mommy. We've got this. @SarahPhair They are *so* tricky and there are so many books I love that are never recognized.NPR named Lifting As We Climb one of the best books of the year. Thank you @emily_bogle for your kind words. https://t.co/YjLBsR7bmfI went to my pre-anesthesia appointment for egg retrieval today(!!!!), and the nurse essentially told me that I kno… https://t.co/6oAKmMZviOSideline Ho https://t.co/2sE3YgLUj6 @MorganJerkins Yes! So proud of you, love. Congratulations! @deardrewdixon @GrimKim That sounds about right. @GrimKim This means so much coming from you. Thank you! @BrieBines Furthermore, history has erased the Black women of the Civil Rights Movement, including Rosa Parks. That… https://t.co/3ogqQKbCDq @BrieBines This is incredibly dismissive. I hope you reconsider the way you address the Black women in our history… https://t.co/BVXe1T5cCK @SireLeoLamar What’s gross about it is that it isn’t accidental. It’s an intentional rewriting of history, which always gets under my skin.Always remember Rosa Parks, the epic organizer who fought to end sexual violence against Black women in the South.… https://t.co/uH1xo8OjnqPeople who have written books: how
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @GrimKim I am still asking myself this question after having written books. @ericabuddington We all know I love an intelligent man who’s rough around the edges. Or just rough. Pray for me. 😩😂My niece (@ilovebrittani) made this meme (???right???) for me. i’m “screaming” https://t.co/23o7fAdJTB
Retweeted by Evette Dionne @BritniDWrites Nope. I wish. I’m just rewatching Season 1 because I have nothing better to do. @ericabuddington Yes sister? https://t.co/uO7r6YFKEu @Keah_Maria For no reason! @kelleent I scream every time you use this gif. 😂I watch Good Girls because it has an amazing plot. The plot: https://t.co/wObwFtBwVE @chescaleigh Happy happy birthday! Your journey inspires so many of us. I hope you know that today and all days. Bl… https://t.co/uhranR4jAzFinally got my copy. I edited Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series anthology zine 🌹 We’re in the November issue of… https://t.co/weu5Ekrenu
Retweeted by Evette DionneMy writing is in a 2021 Macmillan college textbook in a section that focuses on voice. Students are analyzing my wo… https://t.co/GyoWH96RaT
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12/1
2020

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