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she/her. NYT & WSJ Bestselling author of So You Want To Talk About Race: https://t.co/HDA3lElWEK She/her. Patreon: https://t.co/lNCakKYBZW

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@jikamens @chulacelisxo Lol it gave me a sad chuckleIn lighter news, I started @IjeomaOluo’s book “so let’s talk about race” and it’s phenomenal so far. Can’t wait to… https://t.co/Xv9piHK9Gh
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4/1
2020
If you need something meaningful to read/listen to while in self-isolation, I recommend So You Want To Talk About R… https://t.co/yc4WUUcoG3
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoI want to say thank you @IjeomaOluo. I'm reading "So You Want to Talk About Race" while sheltered at home. Profo… https://t.co/DnLTxBUX8K
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3/31
2020
@IjeomaOluo @ElliottBayBooks @ThirdPlaceBooks @DrIbram @JasonReynolds83 @daniel_m_lavery Was going to buy Wow, No T… https://t.co/tgt7oNUW9c
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @IjeomaOluo @ElliottBayBooks @ThirdPlaceBooks @DrIbram @JasonReynolds83 @daniel_m_lavery Shit is Fucked up and Bullshit by @BigMeanInternet
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Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @thebestjasmine @IjeomaOluo @ElliottBayBooks @ThirdPlaceBooks @DrIbram @JasonReynolds83 @daniel_m_lavery Sincere th… https://t.co/DtdcFku4Vq
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @IjeomaOluo Also just finished The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis. It was released late last year which… https://t.co/1NDR66GNN3
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @IjeomaOluo @ElliottBayBooks @ThirdPlaceBooks @DrIbram @JasonReynolds83 @daniel_m_lavery Just finished The Night Wa… https://t.co/BU48MisgMJ
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @IjeomaOluo @ElliottBayBooks @ThirdPlaceBooks @DrIbram @JasonReynolds83 @daniel_m_lavery Excited @PrisOliveras upcoming THE ISLAND AFFAIR!!
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @IjeomaOluo @ElliottBayBooks @ThirdPlaceBooks @DrIbram @JasonReynolds83 @daniel_m_lavery I am EXTREMELY amped about… https://t.co/3q7cGA8tX6
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoJust got this one - excited to read it! https://t.co/3CUAFlUt9q @JosefK2020 "Bucket list" novels aren't new releases thoughThese are some recent releases that I've loved and highly recommend. Please order books! Especially new books! And… https://t.co/icW1oOUertWith the massive closing of bookstores and cancelation of events, this crisis has been devastating to writers with… https://t.co/Xbvv4KT16Y @IWriteAllDay_ Listen. lmao. https://t.co/qZu5SbaqJW
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @ChuckWendig CHUCK WHY DO YOU AND YOUR MILLIONS HATE BOOKS AND LIBRARIES AND PUPPIES SO MUCHIA's National Emergency Library has misrepresented the nature and legality of the project through a deceptive publi… https://t.co/9zGtwxVgfD
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThere really ought to be a special hell for people who steal from artists, who already have to struggle to get by i… https://t.co/SgnDKcSrE4
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @Choc0kitty I think that was Dior lip glow in rosewood @skipdemuth I'm a writer, not an editor @HannahJoParker ❤️ @2chiemz Whenever I can take one in front of a window that has nice diffused light, I do
3/29
2020
My mom's cousin found this late '80's gem of my brother and I https://t.co/vd8bL5DU88Red lip is Linda Hallberg anger mood crayon under Linda Hallberg fantastick in bullseyeMakeup as self care during the plague https://t.co/LYXt22ZI5xhttps://t.co/nLmzp2hGbj Please Donate! Thank you @IjeomaOluo https://t.co/VPRv9RqPha
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThe Seattle Arts Relief Fund is real. I applied for $750 back when I lost my first Seattle gig. They just sent me… https://t.co/66NrB9jtsc
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3/28
2020
WHY ARE WE ALLOCATING EMERGENCY AID FOR THE ARTS? Screamed by people who have been watching Netflix, reading books… https://t.co/3Xgv1PViu4
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoHearing @RepJayapal give @IjeomaOluo's #SeattleArtistRelief a shout-out this morning on @AbdulElSayed's podcast is… https://t.co/AvfhjVPOgL
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoIf you can spare it, join me in supporting the Seattle Artist Relief Fund Amid COVID-19. Thank you for all your eff… https://t.co/2X2MDbAZGn
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @deannw I live in SeattleUpdate: I was able to find her 4 rolls of toilet paper, that's it. If you know where I can get sanitizing wipes, sp… https://t.co/f7icmg6UjNso here is my offer: if 30 people make a donation (of any amount) to my friend @IjeomaOluo’s fund to support Seatt… https://t.co/YheUGus8Hi
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThis is my friend. She's been subjected to some of the worst failures of our system these last few years. This viru… https://t.co/d92xbVbnEv
3/27
2020
Fyi: I did finally find some that should hopefully reach her on Friday. But I'm scared for the time she already spe… https://t.co/mOqfYTIBHzSpent last night trying to find toilet paper, sanitizing wipes, & cleaner to send to my 85yr old grandmother in Kan… https://t.co/zzcKGbhKkN @johnnewbluetick I think they'll show this one on CBeebies. https://t.co/DKGlTsKY2m
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThe BBC is now running this as a public information film between some of its programmes. https://t.co/L92EuU17nk
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoOk but, and I can’t stress this enough, do not rehabilitate George Bush. We are still REELING from the surveillance… https://t.co/D9tclw0vEg
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo❤️❤️✊🏽✊🏽 https://t.co/PhGs0w9H9yDISABILITY DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT FILED OVER COVID-19 TREATMENT RATIONING PLAN IN WASHINGTON STATE https://t.co/hOqYIbiI4lEntire jails full of people who were conducting essential business. Wild. https://t.co/6gxBCxOXet
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoIMPORTANT SEATTLE ARTIST RELIEF FUNDRAISER UPDATE: We will be suspending applications tomorrow: March 26 at 5pm pa… https://t.co/vJgKOI83UU
3/26
2020
Huge thank you to @IjeomaOluo & @langstonseattle for organizing & administering the seattle artist’s relief fund an… https://t.co/mRFaDsNd1r
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @rati0n1 That's not true at all. I've personally known people in their 30's and 40's who have died. Almost half of… https://t.co/DhAbN1z2OOThank you to everyone who donated ❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/5hb97mpunZStay home. Please stay home. We are losing people of all ages, races, and medical histories. Stay home for your own… https://t.co/AOV4MMDOetFirst (and likely last) good mail from @IjeomaOluo's Seattle Artist Fund -- covering most of my income lost from tw… https://t.co/GhBpi6IFG8
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3/25
2020
Maybe we should rethink a global system that collapses if people stop eating out for a week
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoTexas just used a pandemic to criminalize abortion. https://t.co/HItCvdNr5s
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3/24
2020
We’re proud to launch #allinseattle, an initiative that helps those who are in danger of going hungry, losing housi… https://t.co/QSSyxIJjJe
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoWhen I see the West Seattle Bridge is trending and it's only due to its indefinite closing because of failing struc… https://t.co/eSYHwWDvks
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @NewYorker just reported that @IjeomaOluo has raised over $100K so far for her relief fund for Seattle artists affe… https://t.co/SMHUk1kdKV
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoSupport #COVID19 relief organizations in #Seattle & worldwide by downloading & sharing these social media assets:… https://t.co/Le4AJk5YLS
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @stealthygeek @jeremyscahill @NatalieGABand @AskPayPal @prisonculture Yeah I basically had to shame them into givin… https://t.co/r0wYyjBGBgEvery day is a month now
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoMy partner and I have had our talk about how we are going to let each other know we need space from each other with… https://t.co/Mw87vgg7gUA lot of people are joking that introverts are fine with quarantine, but I can tell you that as an introvert I'm re… https://t.co/dFEivxOzoK @Safeway Annnddd I just waited on hold with customer service for am hour only to get a message that they are experi… https://t.co/F9jd86IlIb @jmc_read @Safeway noneUgh. When you are trying to avoid grocery stores to stay safe but the @Safeway delivery you waited over a week for just....doesn't show up.
3/23
2020
@IjeomaOluo Amazing, @IjeomaOluo. Thank you for your support/endorsement of @ArtReliefTree ... we're so grateful fo… https://t.co/OzbCiQBKQQ
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoIf you thought our current crisis would put writing a book into greater perspective and make it seem less like the… https://t.co/7gHvCzG0Tf @rendermack It's different! Only related in the sense that we both are receiving $50k from the city to give to arti… https://t.co/TMTxQsZWTaConsider giving what you can, if you can. https://t.co/YPGvH6LOau
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3/22
2020
This org does such important work. Please help them protect some of our most vulnerable through this time of crisis. https://t.co/LdYwIN3w7PI'm deciding to trust you, to trust the good in you. I hope you can do the same.We have the opportunity to not only survive this, but come through it transformed - with new ideas of what it means… https://t.co/m9Kz7jnd4oWe need to celebrate how we care for each other. We need to normalize compassion. We need to set expectations of lo… https://t.co/JtQVU9IXsuWhen you see one of those stories designed to make you think that your friends & neighbors will turn against you in… https://t.co/KG08TBTp1OLove will get us through this. Compassion will get us through this. Faith in each other will get us through this.I will always bet on people. I would rather bet on people and be wrong than bet against people and be right. There… https://t.co/ZrdPKkWjpaWe must be careful, we must be smart. We must stay at home and keep our physical distance from each other. But we… https://t.co/E0LLDwew5WOur systems have failed us. What do we have if we decide that we will fail each other as well?But difficult times do not just bring out the worst in us. They have the ability to bring out the best in us as wel… https://t.co/nOX5mzIw3jPeople are stockpiling weapons because of an assumption that the worst in others will win, & in doing so they embod… https://t.co/we170ilxaoThese times can bring out the worst in people. But that instinct starts with an assumption. An assumption of violen… https://t.co/oFy7MYAAGDTheir fear breeds the violence that reinforces their fear. (There is a whole other fear here of loss of power that… https://t.co/Xv6uR8nmDWThese people have guns because they anticipate violence from entire groups of people - people like me. Their fear h… https://t.co/c2w28TreILI've spent a fair amount of time studying white supremacist extremist groups and militias in the US. These people h… https://t.co/abt1mWJWchThese stories are making other people afraid, making them want to have their own protection against the people who have bought guns....I'm seeing a lot of people posting stories about how people are buying guns and other weapons, anticipating massive… https://t.co/aLURy0bCXeLong thread alert: We are all afraid, rightfully so. What is happening right now is new and scary and the risk is… https://t.co/OXU17TsWnLThe #COVID19 pandemic #ImpactsIndianCountry. We must be included in Congressional relief packages. Call your repres… https://t.co/yTqws1ieln
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluowhile this won't come anywhere close to offsetting all the Spring college speaking events I lost, a few Bandcamp mu… https://t.co/Eog5IwjzjJ
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluohe ate ALL the jam! https://t.co/kjyD5xIGJF
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoTo help Seattle-area artists, @IjeomaOluo has teamed up with @langstonseattle on a relief fund https://t.co/150bvXi8tO #coronacare
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoIf you need a smile, my son is learning how to use iMovie https://t.co/EfSOaNmSMP
3/21
2020
Yesterday we sent out over $45,000 in direct emergency assistance to Seattle artists! We really need more funding.… https://t.co/gwZ6SDQHEY
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoReally really pleased to see this happening, especially watching @IjeomaOluo's fundraiser build and build. I'm glad… https://t.co/2my6x2YQGb
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @mseling Thank you!Don't feel bad if you can't do a lot right now! Small amounts add up fast. I know so many of us are fretting about… https://t.co/eSzAEmeyBn
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @prophet723 Thank you! @madelinemoy Thank you!I just made a donation to support Seattle artists and if you have the resources, invite you to do the same. Everyth… https://t.co/RzMpfro0Dk
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoGave once already, gonna give again! Please join me if you can - https://t.co/LNuY3c8C5q
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThis combo of public sector initiatives + individual & private sector support for arts relief directs over $4.29 mi… https://t.co/MW2KKpTzxF
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3/20
2020

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