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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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So You Want To Talk About Race by @IjeomaOluo has helped me finally find a therapist of color after years of therap… https://t.co/rPME7c0yuq
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoA little talk about colorism. https://t.co/W1tHBxcxkdWhen people don’t buy your book, just lie I guess https://t.co/cQoSPrr1Ao
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7/10
2020
"We should not have a society where the value of marginalized people is determined by how well they can scale impos… https://t.co/4sxmvCLPg3
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluoharpers letter signers https://t.co/PWrVLGYefa
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoI had always wondered what bari weiss and jk rowling have in common and there it is: Petulance.
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoJdhdksfhfjdndsjdbd the dolphin fucking guys name being right above David Brooks is toooooo perfect lmaooo… https://t.co/i4DNOCpEmC
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoAmerica: where birth control is unaffordable, abortion is inaccessible, and you’ll get fired for having kids https://t.co/6LfI5x85XO
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoI know it's hard to tell if you're doing anti-racism work "right" but probably if you have to sue a Black woman to… https://t.co/ZEjxIdvgkl
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoSummer Reading mural featuring black authors. . . @ Seattle Academy in Capitol Hill, Seattle (I tried to find the… https://t.co/AVJ7MMWwol
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoQuestion of the day: What are you fighting FOR? What is the love that drives your work for justice? What is your be… https://t.co/kFdXwvHGjP
7/9
2020
@nkjemisin Looking at the list of people who signed on is like a who's who of abusive assholes in the writing and publishing world. @chhoodjr Exactly!Tune in now to hear @IjeomaOluo! https://t.co/cqkjEotibn
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoNobody gets to see more clearly how secretly petty I am than my agent when she calls me to discuss people for possible blurbs for my work.Beginning in 1 hour! How Do We Build a Multiracial Movement for Justice and Equity - moderated by @CrystalEchoHawkhttps://t.co/3aJ5EdcIvG
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoAs per @IjeomaOluo's suggestion in "So you want to talk about race," I sat down today to check my privilege. Like a… https://t.co/1fKB6sXVnL
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo“So You Wanna Talk About Race” by @IjeomaOluo is one of the most eye opening books I’ve ever read. I like to educat… https://t.co/Nbo8hbzcCJ
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7/8
2020
Tamir Rice was only 12 years old when police kllled him for having a toy gun... this really ain’t it https://t.co/pjGWR6zNgP
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7/7
2020
"According to the church’s elders, the investigator did not speak to any parents whose children had contact with th… https://t.co/y0dnwOhxJ4
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThe King County Sheriff’s (Washington State) number is 206-296-3311 and their internal investigations unit can be r… https://t.co/em0YpDEFiD
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoJust got word that Mike Brown is a detective for King County Sheriffs and his unit manages/runs Dow Constantine’s (… https://t.co/wUAdhx7xYO
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluoa few strategies when dealing with racial microagressions written by @ijeomaoluo https://t.co/Zp1one12uV
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo“We must never forget that without systemic change and without efforts to battle the myriad of ways in which system… https://t.co/yc3Vde8RG5
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7/6
2020
“We can get every person in America to feel nothing but love for people of color in their hearts, and if our system… https://t.co/cCcIvuhk81
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoOver the course of her career as an author and activist, @IjeomaOluo has been conscious to balance output with self… https://t.co/yMHn5GnunI
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo“While many people are afraid to talk about race, just as many use talk to hide from what they really fear: action.… https://t.co/tiv1seVllA
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7/5
2020
This 4th of July, I'm proud to support the family of #ChineduOkobi, who was killed by police on Oct 3 2018. Join m… https://t.co/uPTzYsKLLF
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @theskeez Imma leave you on your own to interrogate the arrogance of your question.To divorce the present from our past literally strengthens white supremacy and enables violence against BIPOC.Look.....I'm trying so fucking hard to not give this man the attention he so desperately seeks. But this is not on… https://t.co/cMxXhytPO8When we were moving & I asked my partner to help me pack my skincare & beauty stuff he looked at me in absolute ter… https://t.co/lbIMgzJnmxAn anthem for today. For every day. CW: police violence https://t.co/96FZovz7lEThe white people here trying to tell me that I need to feel a certain way or just don't "understand" need to back a… https://t.co/JEaUaFGrDt @almajbarr I don't think that making heroes out of slave owners is an "important" thing to doWarning, there is video of this horrific event everywhere when you look up Seattle protests. We're really heartbrok… https://t.co/wd9W2jVMz3Basically I'm saying - the Washington R*dskins are committed as fuck to their racism. And they have been aided and… https://t.co/mmOVCr3Yy2Just a reminder that the Washington R*dskins was the last NFL team to allow Black players to play. They only chang… https://t.co/SiOCo8HJJmAnother sleepless night in quarantine wondering why this guy jumped into the "November Rain" wedding cake. https://t.co/Mw8jQaBE5P
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @whyamaya I mean....but I could also just....not 🤣🤣I tried y'all....I really did. But I'm just not interested enough in old dead white people for 2.5 hours - even if… https://t.co/IoloBDgsEfRemember when conservative media spread the lie that CHOP was demanding to see ID in order to let people in, & that… https://t.co/o24nKTNqkH
7/4
2020
Carl had wanted to tweet this picture, taken last Saturday. As you can see he was happy and vital up to the very e… https://t.co/qG5WLD9xUp
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoSeattle puts their Black youth in cages. It’s 2020. We need to end Youth Incarceration. That is our demand today. https://t.co/dQmuYbsJI3
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoSo it appears, from the jail lookup system, King County is holding protestors on investigation of malicious harassm… https://t.co/nAGnzTpIIw
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @FeministaJones Hey DM me your professional info and I will! @ashleyn1cole Yuuuppp @RJBohyn ❤️❤️Fyi: a few people have already reached out to me privately to let me know that white speakers on race and racism ar… https://t.co/G5ov9x9dfq @FrankJacquette I'm good. I have no intention to get rich here. I'm doing fine. My concern honestly is for speakers… https://t.co/YfEVxu4NEVSo if you're curious of what some larger named white speakers on race and racism might be making - take my fee and… https://t.co/NJbtGxczq6I can ask for the fee I ask for because the status of my book allows me to command prices that many white people in… https://t.co/R0QNeRgGMaToday my fee ranges from free (for solidarity work with other marginalized groups & for certain nonprofits) to over… https://t.co/EfZUPWt2X2For info on my fees. For years my talks used to be less than $200 - often free. As my work picked up I increased it… https://t.co/7AIoMzmEVU
7/3
2020
@davemcomie Hi! I don't actually need this explained to meAnd if you are a white/white passing speaker and you're not comfortably posting what you get paid here....you need… https://t.co/HEsV9tLwzhWHITE AND WHITE PASSING PUBLIC SPEAKERS ON RACE: What are you getting paid? Let's confront the racial disparity on… https://t.co/hdjqqy7fr2“...the alternative to not being made aware of your privilege (no matter how it may sting) is your continued partic… https://t.co/vDZJrujAGH
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo“When I look at our school-to-prison pipeline, the biggest tragedy...is the loss of childhood joy. When our kids sp… https://t.co/8ZiR0YZ2Vs
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoTONIGHT @ 7pm: @IjeomaOluo & Dr. Julian Perez of @SeaMarCHC join @mhgreen3000 @JiniPalmer & @enriquecerna to examin… https://t.co/orj3pHtn2B
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7/2
2020
@jenmonkey1 Elliott Bay should have copies @OlsonWare Probably because it's a lot of work“We don’t have time. Change the system, and let people catch up.” Really informative story about systemic racism on @NPR with @IjeomaOluo .
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoAwww....my old middle school! https://t.co/rAjdJLP7WTThis book is an absolute necessity for educators to read. Thank you @IjeomaOluo for your intellect and wisdom. Than… https://t.co/YzXtCeP588
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoThrilled to have @IjeomaOluo and Dr. Julian Perez join @JiniPalmer, @enriquecerna, and me for the season finale of… https://t.co/Fw6LxMnuJx
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoI'm really digging into So you Want to Talk about Race from @IjeomaOluo and these book group guidelines and questio… https://t.co/iOmrsC9tDy
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoHe calls the customer when he arrives and says: “I just hit some protesters” Customer: “Are they okay? Are you oka… https://t.co/TVfYm2RqQL
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoTHE PLOT THICKENS: The man in this truck is a driver for @DoorDash and was making a delivery. The customer was lite… https://t.co/j5f0U6a6bk
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo‼️‼️ THIS SILVER FORD JUST TRIED TO BARREL THROUGH A GROUP OF SEATTLE PROTESTERS ‼️‼️ License plate: C47474R Ford… https://t.co/twug6FnLsq
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoMEXICAN GOTHIC is out today. That is it. This it the tweet. https://t.co/rmo4DHa2qJ https://t.co/Za6INRFtmR
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/vQkqXuRFlF @rtulshyan ❤️❤️❤️ you are a force. You are absolutely going to make the best of the next great thing that comes your way.Every time the chapter on not touching Black hair comes up at an event, a white woman comes up to me after to tell… https://t.co/GLKbjeA42KI think you should always speak up when you see racism -make racism unacceptable. But beyond that I'd rather you ge… https://t.co/QwMORg5ulx @QualityGender Oh we would love that @AdamBrowneJ You don't have a book.
7/1
2020
📣 📣📣 Available NOW!  #DisabilityVisibility: First Person Stories from the 21st Century  Edited by @Sfdirewolf 📖… https://t.co/hVHZhnx8eK
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoMy next book (Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America) is out in December. Now that the book is pre… https://t.co/iOWEQk1TBSOh wow, there are so many amazing books to turn to! I will say that I cannot imagine a healthy anti-racism educatio… https://t.co/6RFAM7DPrKLove seeing my buddy @daeshikjr in The Nation! https://t.co/A6bkzhUDRkI am reading the text titled “So you want to talk about race” by @IjeomaOluo. The chapter titled “what is intersect… https://t.co/6zsJNpmYOn
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @OverDriveLibs has made the audiobook of So You Want to Talk about Race by @IjeomaOluo available for simultaneous u… https://t.co/KL3mQFSDcd
Retweeted by Ijeoma Oluo @kelukelugames Amplify what's already been said! Amplify work that Black people in tech have already been doing! See what can be replicatedAmazing to have local author @IjeomaOluo (So You Want to Talk About Race) and Tim Lennon from @langstonseattle on… https://t.co/QrZBMW1l1a
Retweeted by Ijeoma OluoMake tech a place that is safe and welcoming for Black people first! Listen to what Black people in tech have been… https://t.co/5V2dPl7VrWTry to reimagine and redesign mentorship as the collective disbursement of knowledge and access instead of the trad… https://t.co/QZ4e5Pzs2cDecember! https://t.co/Yap54smVsFI would follow the work of autistic activists (everyone should) who are working at the intersection of neurodiversi… https://t.co/JsvsAyZBgs @yegphysio Aw ❤️❤️Show by example! Leverage your particular access and privilege beyond protesting to make change in systems and brai… https://t.co/Vab4w1OUhpCreating spaces for parents of color to come together and be heard is vital. So often esp in majority white schools… https://t.co/72SA4Qlmm4I think it's important to recognize that racism kills in many ways - some faster than others. Systemic racism alway… https://t.co/fOMlKvpM4nEvery chapter I originally wanted in the book made the cut. But I think that I will always be able to look at it in… https://t.co/6YrketNftfWichita! https://t.co/bMIGvQHF0PI like to take a concept from the book and talk about how they see it in their school lives. I provide a few exampl… https://t.co/qG5AiBH130I get that request a lot but I honestly feel like the book is pretty accessible across many age ranges, if you don'… https://t.co/FfZLQjksokI think that every day is a time where things can really change - I hope this is where we realize we have always ha… https://t.co/OFTGo5LmLGThey lost contact over a decade or so ago. We've talked about a lot of the book but mom hasn't talked to me about t… https://t.co/hEEYMP759a
6/30
2020

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