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jelani cobb @jelani9 Following the North Star GPS

Harlem Resident, Staff Writer @NewYorker. Professor @Columbiajourn, Foxhole Atheist. Skeptical citizen. Rooting for (almost) everybody black.

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Joined Twitter 3/16/08


"...I've been talking to Fox insiders over the last few days, there's a real concern inside the network that their… https://t.co/LInn37inHu
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3/30
2020
US loves to demonize Black Americans but a lot of those stepping up to pay worker salaries + purchase PPE are Black… https://t.co/4szKPBQ2XJ
Retweeted by jelani cobbreminder: @Instacart workers are striking tomorrow—don't cross the picket line https://t.co/t1GrwURftX
Retweeted by jelani cobbI don’t say this lightly, but Trump bragging about the TV ratings of press briefings that are necessary because his… https://t.co/DYtdPT17qE
Retweeted by jelani cobb @arothmanhistory I’ve thought about this. The classic trials of humanity — famine, pestilence, drought, plague and… https://t.co/Ww5K8lmkPv @diasporter We clearly should’ve discussed this years ago so I would’ve known to stop talking to you. @ttarahaynes @igotawywitwords @EdgeofSports Agree re batman. @cr8communitas What Wendy’s have you been going to??? @igotawywitwords @EdgeofSports The Town should be #1. Easily.I don't have as much certainty about anything as Bernie supporters seem to have about him defeating Trump. https://t.co/GfdtsCnxqp
Retweeted by jelani cobbWho Washes The Washmen? https://t.co/MfRXDGOix4
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Retweeted by jelani cobb @Kingsborough341 Never had them... @bikebrh Whaaaat? I’m willing to break quarantine to argue this point in person. @nikki_kelley1 No. @Twokids2Nh I’ll hold a moment of silence... and then console myself with some delicious Wendy’s 🍟 @williams_paige More media false equivalencies... @MichaelCook1517 No sir! @EtlingJames Nope.Apparently there are people who prefer McDonald’s fries to Wendy’s fries. I think we should keep social distancing… https://t.co/KeEUQJOcUr @Thesixler I steer clear of fast food generally but I’ll shank a man for some Wendy’s fries. So this is relevant info for me. @Sistagrl1 Queens has a whole *neighborhood* called Corona. They got a park called Corona Park. 😐 @clarebro_oz This dude’s ego is going to get people killed. @sarahpolo10 They’re hoping absence makes the heart grow fonder?Random upside to all this is that everyone on tv appears via video chat and you get to see who actually has interes… https://t.co/TMphddoBWnInteresting to see tv ads making oblique reference to the pandemic and referring to a better day soon. Men’s Wearho… https://t.co/4Tbo9Nph3cWho’s excited to get rid of the dude currently holding the state of Michigan hostage to his ego in the middle of a… https://t.co/hHODeYdQTz
3/29
2020
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) suggests her criticism of admin may be affecting federal response there: "What… https://t.co/pTi0ZpJVth
Retweeted by jelani cobbAs Trump continues to encourage staff to mistreat Michigan, bear in mind that Michigan’s governor, Gretchen Whitmer… https://t.co/CIMe17QbVu
Retweeted by jelani cobbThis sure looks like extortion. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Says Medical Vendors Told Not To 'Send Stuff' To Michigan… https://t.co/729WeeVMwK
Retweeted by jelani cobbRural Republicans in a few days, pivoting from "lib elites hyped the virus to hurt Trump" to "lib elites are to bla… https://t.co/D44FK5NgqS
Retweeted by jelani cobb @ensky66 I somehow missed that one.
3/28
2020
@ekwashington No.If another person texts me that quack prescription to drink piping hot tea and eat avocados to kill the corona virus...🚨President Trump just claimed on Hannity that governors are asking for medical equipment (ie masks and ventilators)… https://t.co/Vp8d09c8gY
Retweeted by jelani cobbTrump is just lying about the testing, unchallenged, on live television that millions and millions are watching
Retweeted by jelani cobbWow Pres Trump is saying @NYGovCuomo is off base to say NY state needs 30,000 ventilators. Trump said, “I have a… https://t.co/ZBENkYEvy7
Retweeted by jelani cobbMy lawyers telling me yessss, but the court keep telling me noooo... https://t.co/YNu100Ddjx
3/27
2020
This is criminal. https://t.co/YK5Tp489U0 @BaiYunchang @NunesEgo Wow.USA!!! USA!!!! USA!!! https://t.co/CvzuoxeNKe @hofrench It’s always the asterisks that get you.Nurses “said they were using the same PPE between infected and non-infected patients and, because there were no spa… https://t.co/mE5Iwex3mt
Retweeted by jelani cobb @jelani9 Psychoanalysis might be helpful here. Thinking about British object relations theorist & child analyst DW… https://t.co/NcNVHIt6c4
Retweeted by jelani cobb @jelani9 This would make a really good thesis.
Retweeted by jelani cobb @NunesEgo It really would. I’m sure some child development scholar will look into this 5 years from now. @NewYorksmooth Can we not do both things? I rigorously adhere to social distancing. But the social scientist in me… https://t.co/tYn2JgJ1iG @AggressiveDem Jeez I didn’t need that question in my head. @MidwinCharles Wow. It’s both adorable to imagine a little person pronouncing this and terribly said that they have… https://t.co/Ne8fYGG2WV @smolsen That’s a possibility too!I’m sure a lot of sociologists, criminologists & geographers are going to delve into the data that comes out of thi… https://t.co/XEXMKtXEFb
3/26
2020
FRIENDS - I am going to ask something from you. My friends @BronxWorks are on the front lines of response to the… https://t.co/AY6ahUzJ5s
Retweeted by jelani cobbThe student journalists at Columbia Journalism School are chronicling this moment at #CJScovid19 and also through i… https://t.co/7c2r4wfzXCHilarious to me that in the fight against Covid-19 the NYC health department is basically telling people to stay of… https://t.co/5g45HqD9Vi
3/25
2020
J-School students have been covering COVID-19 for weeks, documenting a rapidly changing city and world as the pande… https://t.co/9ntNYDewTd
Retweeted by jelani cobbI hope to live a long, long life, just for the opportunity to actively never forgive a single person who voted for… https://t.co/BugYb863cX
Retweeted by jelani cobb @hofrench But it’s an insane idea! He’ll relax restrictions and turn those places into hotspots like Washington Sta… https://t.co/tXCc7MEHMS
3/24
2020
Watch #JelaniCobb @jelani9 discuss the similarities between Donald Trump and Joe McCarthy on #RTOvertime: https://t.co/7fi7AksBPp
Retweeted by jelani cobbKick off the first day of #VirtualPrincetonU with some #MondayMotivation from our faculty to our students. 🐅 Start… https://t.co/DNumyg0Eze
Retweeted by jelani cobbLove that he's doing a marathon set again right now! #dnice #ClubQuarantine https://t.co/T5Wb6wEHdU
Retweeted by jelani cobbDeejays typically feed off the energy of their crowds but that’s part of what made D-Nice’s set exceptional. There… https://t.co/jEZe5rGvh4A series of articles precipitates a stunning fall from power that drags down dozens of other men and precedes a tri… https://t.co/mKujGYxbC2
3/23
2020
Thank you for speaking up and leading, Fran Marion. You deserve paid sick leave, and any multi-billion dollar corp… https://t.co/b6lwQkyV8V
Retweeted by jelani cobb @cheo_coker @DeeRoss1 I heard Netflix, Apple+ and Disney were in the room last night. I’m sure that idea has occurred to them too.Kelly, Tillerson and others have criticized Trump after leaving the administration but none of them, not one of the… https://t.co/1oQ3IarLMYAlso, I need my Club Quarantine t-shirt. Somebody get on the branding! @djdnice @jelani9 He’s back tomorrow at 3pm
Retweeted by jelani cobbThe CDC should put D-Nice on the payroll.If we make it out of this thing in one piece there’s going to be looooooong line of people trying to get @djdnice t… https://t.co/vZP2C3H4ynI appreciate the nod to Kenny Rodgers @djdnice #ClubQuarantine @BrotherJR76 Everyone and HIS mama — D Nice’s mother is in the room too!Not the hero we deserve... https://t.co/RgaShSVHf0D Nice out here saving lives. @djdnice #ClubQuarantine @KidKnish That’s the one. They call him d nice. @jelani9 More informative, more reliable, fewer quack remedies.
Retweeted by jelani cobb40K people watching and counting... https://t.co/IKzIz3Gyow
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3/22
2020
I move to replace the White House briefings with D-Nice’s Instagram Live Quarantine dance party. Better for the nation.
3/21
2020
I was hired at @NAACP_LDF by Julius Chambers, LDF's 3rd Dir-Counsel. He was one of LDF's first legal interns & a tr… https://t.co/rBPbqoga5Q
Retweeted by jelani cobbURGENT: NYC, STAY HOME! Do not go to the ER unless you are severely ill! If you are mild or moderately sick, STAY H… https://t.co/3QhhJHdYtS
Retweeted by jelani cobb @cmkoeb Um... now I kinda do... @Genuflectional 😬Just how much of other people’s saliva were we inhaling before?This. Please. My sister is on the front lines of this, as are many of her friends. Please think of the doctors and… https://t.co/plxQb2g0N7
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3/20
2020
@KevinMKruse Bourbon is an underrated teaching aide.You have to ask why. https://t.co/RowHADcGUX
Retweeted by jelani cobbTo be clear: a pandemic is occuring during a forecast for a blizzard, possible hail and flash flooding… on the firs… https://t.co/zGI7Dt50rj5 Days on Lock Down in your own house..... And MFs claim they can Do Time... yeah right.
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3/19
2020
And without charging the federal government! https://t.co/y2ZrMGtJOQ
Retweeted by jelani cobb @mossergirl 😩 @vegand Good neighbors. @MBDigital001 @Dr_CMGreer Seriously, I’d hop on a bus and I don’t even know your dad.To the folks who wrote to say this couldnt have happened or else I would identify race of this person,think abt wha… https://t.co/YZwLZFJhaf
Retweeted by jelani cobb @sunshinenroses7 @wakenbrake @JoyAnnReid Bingo. No space to barbecue in a NYC apartment!Kind of hating right now on my people down South who can shelter-at-home and still barbecue. @jelani9 Can we please make this a thing?!!
Retweeted by jelani cobbSo to be clear, the President is a real estate mogul but has yet to get it together and start building facilities t… https://t.co/U42lTkjZRmAn actual leader, one who believes in sacrifice rather than selfishness, would start by offering his own hotels to… https://t.co/yoO6TeCiNJWhy are we not building hospitals *right now*?How is it that we can find all this money now, but when the call for Medicare for All comes up, these same people say we can’t pay for it?
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3/18
2020

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