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Writer/speaker/comms strategist. Actual millennial. Columnist+podcaster @Slate. Professional requests=website. Quick questions=DM.

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About to moderate a dialogue about art as a tool for change at today’s National Day of Racial Healing. Check out th… https://t.co/F4sWxxHRTBHonored to moderate a dialogue about art as a tool for change at today’s National Day of Racial Healing event at th… https://t.co/N5jQb5D4T4
1/21
2020
Finding a new pose is atop the year’s goals but in the meantime, here is what I got. Happy birthday @questlove and… https://t.co/yA3i6eW7tS
1/19
2020
When @hellolanemoore asked me to come back and join her for another edition of Tinder Live, she proposed a few date… https://t.co/K1geZkra3p
1/13
2020
I’m confused, Tia. What did Tamera do to make you mad? https://t.co/PzSDaVnzTSTake care of yourselves. 💗Grateful to everyone who made #SurvivingRKelly possible, especially the brave, brave survivors. Hoping this chapter… https://t.co/l63xXTDIjpAzriel went home last month! #SurvivingRKellyAll these women are heroes. All of them. #SurvivingRKelly @MrDavidJohns 💗💗💗💗 @Sojourner4Truth 💗💗.@MsPackyetti mentioned how many men seem surprised at how many women they know have a ‘me,too’ story. That always… https://t.co/2m5tM5u6zW @OhEmmeG @HerPyrexVision 😂😂😂😂😂😂“He’s never gonna be free again.” We love to see it. #SurvivingRKellyTwitter slammed for letting Trump threaten to commit war crimes: ‘He’s using your network to start a war’ https://t.co/HAYlv24yZ1
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)The survivors have so much empathy for Robert. If anyone is celebrating this man’s downfall, it isn’t them. #SurvivingRKellyMany of R. Kelly’s lyrics are a reflection of his mindset, his intentions and his abuse against Black women and girls #SurvivingRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)The men on his documentary are really finding excuses NOT to mute R Kelly #SurvivingRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)“His music is violence. His music is triggering” #SurvivingRKelly #MuteRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)“You are choosing R. Kelly over Black women and girls.” @JoanneNSmith #SurvivingRKellyGerald, you betta school Greenberg!!!! #survivingRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @Felicious1908 Same, Soror @JamilahLemieux Azriel was at a FUNK FEST which is a smaller Coachella. People really need to stop. There were so m… https://t.co/7ECx7L7Pkf
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)These girls and their families had invested so much in their musical careers and Robert sent them on national TV to… https://t.co/PfkOjK97HMAllowing your child to be around R. Kelly is a confusingly bad decision. That doesn’t make his abuse their fault. #SurvivingRKelly15, 16, 17-years-olds are MINORS. I don’t care how they look, what they wear, where they go. They are still minors.… https://t.co/1q7OBMFbEi
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @CruzanChoklate Yeah. She’s absolutely right about that too. It’s just so damn infuriatingLet’s pretend all these parents are lying, everyone is lying, Robert is great...you have to be out of your damn min… https://t.co/0kWVR9US1qI’ve been asking this question since 2002. No man has ever beat his ass? No mom?? https://t.co/zvUdr9I1bqThis part. Sparkle and Changing Faces had some hits. Aaliyah got bigger without him. This man has a longer record o… https://t.co/xPVfCQ7xLd @lifetimetv We are hearing from the producer and songwriter because Joycelyn told Gayle King that she didn't want t… https://t.co/RWXwzZJ4vn
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Please hold Jerhonda in your heart. She is such a special, special young woman and she is fighting to protect other… https://t.co/LNUHJ67unY#MuteRKelly #SurvivingRKelly The final episode of the @lifetimetv docuseries @SVRKlifetime airs tonight at 8/7c. If… https://t.co/Sphuj4LZBG
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)"48 women can't be lying." - journalist @JimDeRogatis who has been an unwavering advocate for R. Kelly's survivors… https://t.co/EFJCaxdhGS
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)I can’t imagine how hard this has been on Joycelyn’s little sisters. How they even process this. #SurvivingRKellyKenyette Barnes’s analysis illustrates bell hooks’s theory about how patriarchy has no gender because everyone livi… https://t.co/H38DEwe6MI
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing).@OffMuteRKelly was inspired by th efforts of the Savage family to get their daughter Joycelyn back #SurvivingRKellyNearly time for the final round of livetweeting for #SurvivingRKelly II on @lifetimetv. Rest assured that the con… https://t.co/kz43gZ5Pdn
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)While everyone’s kiki’ing about WW3. Lets talk about the few who got called on New Year’s DAY to deploy. Let’s talk… https://t.co/31U6FXZFUM
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1/5
2020
@Daydog @murphdogg29 @benoriginal @brownblaze @JLBarrow @GoldingGirl617 @WEKetchum @ivieani 💗💗💗 @petionville85 Always @LegisEmpress Yup! @TamikaDMallory 💗💗When Surviving Jeffery Epstein airs, you will see empathetic Black women live tweeting about it. I highly doubly yo… https://t.co/6OrJJbgTMsHalle Calhoun admitting that altercations and fights are just a normal part of a relationship lets you understand h… https://t.co/Wy9sTzsju3
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Sexually predatory behavior, such as pimping, macking and other manipulative dating behaviors are so ingrained in o… https://t.co/XAbjlfIigB
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)The use of humor in our social conversations around R Kelly diminishes the severity of his behavior. Black girls' s… https://t.co/bNFOdhEwDP
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)So many of us are. We have to be able to admit it and move differently. https://t.co/VJOiw2PwM8I forgot Robert took his trifling ass to the Rock and Roll McDonald’s after the first set of charges #SurvivingRKellyHe pulled her hair out of her SCALP. #SurvivingRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @JamilahLemieux Every one of his 'boys' should be prosecuted too, if they weren't directly abusing girls, they were… https://t.co/cOe0mGzaUj
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @Ms_Krista 💗💗There are great orgs out there that support victims of sexual assaults/abuse and provide healing tools and resource… https://t.co/dShwvbZ8wq
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Robert allegedly brought another man into the bedroom with some of these girls. So many guilty parties here. #SurvivingRKellyWhat do survivors risk when they come forward? You risk your place in community. You risk being ostracized. And yet… https://t.co/D8an2wtuyb
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)This is not about women finding our voices. We have always had our voices. This is about people being able to hear… https://t.co/EcWBSwa0Wd
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Jerhonda was in a suicide pact with Robert. If he were to go to jail or get hurt, she was to kill herself. This man… https://t.co/m50gfv6yVk“world war three” isn’t about to start and americans aren’t all gonna die or something. iranians are going to die.… https://t.co/0uij8ZhjIX
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)This is my nephew Yussef. He's 7 years old. He lives in Baghdad with my sister. I don't get to see him often but… https://t.co/FSB62lUCB4
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)So many of these girls came from histories of abuse. He saw their vulnerability. “He offered me security...no one o… https://t.co/tCTD0CHkfU"Black women are not allowed to be victims ... we can't be anything weak, but our men can." - Lanita Carter. #SurvivingRKelly #MuteRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)This documentary finally gave his victims some justice #SurvivingRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Jerhonda is a hero. #SurvivingRKelly"I took the chance of going to jail because I had already imprisoned myself. Can't lock up somebody whose already l… https://t.co/HvBQFDM3nZ
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)“But our men can” 🗣Lanita!!! I felt that! #SurvivingRKelly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Susan Loggins, who sues R. Kelly for sexual violence for a living, deemed herself capable of determining a Black wo… https://t.co/nDZP2hjXYsAh, she’s a raggedy scumbag bitch https://t.co/LFbVuU0wxqSusan Loggins seems pretty damn vile. #SurvivingRKellyA white female state’s attorney treated Lanita like a suspect. Now think of those twins yesterday praising the crim… https://t.co/WzHHuwiUdsBlack women who report rapes to the system are treated as if they are disloyal to the community, but it is the men… https://t.co/2M38D14B3C“Those girls wanted it. It was consensual,” they said. And now we have a story of a violent rape of a woman who tr… https://t.co/CbKtJw9A2d @JamilahLemieux Don’t forget to throw Jayz in there too.
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)Sexual abuse is the greatest health risk faced by our children-@JoanneNSmith #SurvivingRKellyThere are generations of people who were taught as kids that if something bad happens to them, it’s because they broke a rule-@TaranaBurke @lifetimetv We designed the #SurvivingRKelly Viewing Guide to help audiences process the experiences of the survivo… https://t.co/6MGWHalqJg
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)The second episode of #SurvivingRKelly Part II is tonight. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted,… https://t.co/OATKrTyt8v
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)We gotta talk about Ron Isley at some point. Seems he’s likely to have seen some things. #SurvivingRKellyTo snatch “respectability” from a woman who was taught to value herself by it is one of the cruelest things a man can do #SurvivingRKellyA PREDATOR.Here we go. Hope everyone is taking care of themselves as we watch this. #SurvivingRKelly
1/4
2020
@StefWilliams25 Aww thanks lol 💗.@jamilahlemieux addresses assymetrical solidarity & the idea that "if [Black wmn] are not complicit in the violenc… https://t.co/IBTQJpSJKJ
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @AmericanAir K, thank you for checking.What the fuck is an underaged woman? Are you an overripe child? https://t.co/6QbMippyZL @JMSaWayne You sound like a rapist. @anlitlecreachur My godStarting a war without approval of Congress seems like an impeachable offense but when it comes to war we pretty mu… https://t.co/11Y7nfR2ly
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @jarwlll Because before she was as dead as your brain cells, she was once...alive @ANTxDAxRULER How are y’all this stupid how how how how how how howBecause society views black girls as more mature than they are, there are more likely to be preyed upon and not protected.
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)As disgusting as it was listen to these two white women, they actually gave us a history lesson. And they really de… https://t.co/HIHcVr61Rr
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)There is also a long historical distain for bw by ww. Race mixing happen because white men raped black women, and e… https://t.co/RwXLMDtJiV
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)The concern with this behavior is it plays into a race of belief that black women and girls are not rapeable. Durin… https://t.co/yQpBOkdc8e
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)You heard these two white women speak of these girls with contempt in their voice. These were girls. Fucking girls!
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)In the docu-series, you heard a white woman former assistant--I absolutely refuse to use their names after what the… https://t.co/xr83jALRKY
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing)I want to talk about adultification for a minute. It makes black girls appear more mature than their age, and less… https://t.co/xOe5ccu7GH
Retweeted by jamilah (read bio before DMing) @LegisEmpress @SuiteLadyOro I was prepared, but I wasn’t prepared @DoctorJonPaul 💗💗If I ever hear a grown man refer to a child who is not his own as his “best friend,” I’m getting violent. Immediately. #SurvivingRKelly @JamilahLemieux @JimDeRogatis I will never forget him singing at the freaking WINTER OLYMPICS just as unrepentant l… https://t.co/bJbnnQQeme
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