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@FirstTake @stephenasmith Just apologize and/or take your Black history and jurisprudence lessons from Max "like a man." @KieseLaymon @Basseyworld If you're new to @4nbodies or just simply curious: We're a mental health and well-being n… https://t.co/ko2ptmlN1x
Retweeted by Kiese"We will not think or talk about mental health or normalcy the same after reading this momentous art object moonlig… https://t.co/8HbrBnjD3L
Retweeted by KieseI heard this live and thought it was my dog. It was not. Turn your sound up. No, really. #hardball https://t.co/I4EUifNL8i
Retweeted by Kiese @edpavlic Thank you. @row_ie_argument Elbow. @thenellyjay That makes me feel so thankful. We working.
11/19
2019
BBC News - US says Israeli settlements are no longer illegal https://t.co/lMnJlXwS9GHere’s the Waiver Colin Kaepernick Was Asked to Sign to Get Back on the NFL’s Plantation https://t.co/s50BgBuC8D via @TheRootGalleys are here! Coming in April from @penguinusa & @orbooks with pieces by @MargaretAtwood @legroffhttps://t.co/U4zcRv8InS
Retweeted by Kiese @Wrldacrdng2Teef This a short story.Again, Max Kellerman holds us down more than the black men on ESPN. Shit is sickening. #FirstTake
Retweeted by KieseWhen the culture has to rely on Max Kellerman to say the right thing because its own is unwilling/unable too.… https://t.co/6kRpUE3kGK
Retweeted by Kiese @Wrldacrdng2Teef This too funny. And beautiful. @Wrldacrdng2Teef Did your teammate make the layup @Wrldacrdng2Teef Ahhhhh @beoliu That partHe should have said, “I was racist. I was classist. The policies were racist and classist. I encouraged my police f… https://t.co/EVwM4PaKnW
Retweeted by Kiesehttps://t.co/hnRJGS0nyhStill the illest pass I've ever seen. Tried it hundreds of times and it never worked for me. https://t.co/C0NtoUTF29 @stephenasmith fam, just stop. seriously. stop. what is wrong with you? you are doing the NFL's ass shady work for… https://t.co/BOy19Rog1O"I think we stop minorities too little." -- Michael Bloomberg. https://t.co/Gdt4sgm1NOYou ain't shit if you ain't doing this right now in your living room watching Morris Day #SoulTrainAwards https://t.co/8arAQFxki5
Retweeted by Kiese @juliaamccurdy thank you, for real. @alexislsmith @gbthreezy I was shocked how dope and progressive Reno was when I was there for work a few months ago.
11/18
2019
Sunday edition of Commercial Law 101: If you’re Colin Kaepernick, under no circumstances do you sign this Release,… https://t.co/NrC3gffCCO
Retweeted by Kiese @stephenasmith @E_Reid35 Stephen A. Fetchit, please please stop.Years ago I wrote an article about how Barack Obama articulated a critique of Black politics and the call for Black… https://t.co/NizHlJtuYm
Retweeted by Kiese"Poetry offers a space for voices that are not always amplified by the powerful.” We look forward to publishing 2… https://t.co/lXNhJm53jA
Retweeted by Kiesebig ups to @MSTODAYnews for running this @reveal investigation bright and early. it's already reached so many Missi… https://t.co/9S2gqFVc4J
Retweeted by KieseNow playing on @Netflix from your friends at @ARRAYNow. Thanks for talking with Phillip, @sonaiyak! https://t.co/7sOTM9QDJY
Retweeted by Kiese“Ball’s in their court. We’re ready to go.” - @Kaepernick7 being a whole grown black man with no fear and no foolis… https://t.co/xAtdnRrdUL
Retweeted by Kiese @aminawilson33 Chile @KieseLaymon My Brother’s Keeper was my tipping point. He was more concerned about changing boys like Trayvon, than… https://t.co/JWwtQ8IDBs
Retweeted by Kiese @writer_heathen We really did. And im sad and thankful for that.
11/17
2019
Nick Saban makes 4M this year, Tua Tagovailoa works for free and his draft stock goes down.
Retweeted by Kiese @TheKostos Bruh, he won't have a choice. Look at that hit. Look at Bo Jackson's injury. Fuck Saban. @theferocity They fearless or crazy? Or BofA. @theferocity Yooooooo. @ashedryden I love so many pieces in that book. Thanks for reading it, Ashe!Ja.
11/16
2019
@dstfelix Yes indeed. I think we now own marinate and prerogative too.Gorgeous film. Painful & poignant. Mining the tension between Martin & Malcolm. A deeply thoughtful Meditation on B… https://t.co/aSv9LmLQ6w
Retweeted by KieseMy chapbook, ''REVOLUTION OF THE SCAVENGERS,'' will be published May 5, 2020 as part of the New-Generation African… https://t.co/3BSmhlItcC
Retweeted by Kiese @LRiddickESPN Can't you say that about every play in the NFL?Mason Rudolph trying like hell to get Myles Garrett’s helmet off his head https://t.co/sSLSc5LCXJ
Retweeted by Kiese @SolilquyofSoul Whew for real!Being careful w/ my words b/c this is a touchy subject. I’m speaking only to Black ppl here as usual As a Black th… https://t.co/M9Cv6T3XYf
Retweeted by Kiese @SolilquyofSoul Thank you for listening when you could be doing anything else!
11/15
2019
The first vlogger, a pioneer. https://t.co/XlF3viL4LJ
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11/14
2019
I keep thinking, I wish Lorraine Hansberry had had a love like Robyn Crawford to tell her story.
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11/13
2019
It’s so interesting how many poets who started in or moved thru slam are formalist now. We talk about slam like it’… https://t.co/6oDrmOrdaI
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11/12
2019
@FaylitaHicks Your book is that fire.Medgar Evers was, among other things, a Black veteran. Medgar Evers was murdered by a white veteran in his driveway… https://t.co/kNG28rYtS3Erica Garner died just a few short years after her father’s tragic death. Atatiana Jefferson’s father died one mont… https://t.co/MLAWnNUC83
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11/11
2019
https://t.co/QaACoOXpl3Thanks to the white supremacist group that visited our marker to 14 year-old, Emmett Till. Because of you: we raise… https://t.co/hr7VMVex9U
Retweeted by Kiese“Bama making the playoffs after losing to LSU?” Nick Saban: https://t.co/95D3ETHwkO
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11/10
2019
Texas prepares to execute Rodney Reed amid a flood of new evidence pointing to his innocence https://t.co/6Jk1e0rUqd by @chronic_jordan
Retweeted by KieseThis week in GAY Magazine, Kelly Dawson writes about the added costs of making a largely inaccessible world more ac… https://t.co/XPO789WkiN
Retweeted by Kiese @loripetty Not in the castle chileI hate guns. Can we kill them all?Holy lord, the pushback I’ve been getting for my Bloomberg tweets is wild. Imagine being a billionaire apologist.… https://t.co/c1al5cTrYy
Retweeted by Kiese @lostinmylocs They were so kind'David Makes Man' Writer Breaks Down Season 1's Final Scene And Much More https://t.co/cwEsw76D4N #shadowAndAct
11/9
2019
@ItsDrLittle You do not play. This means so much coming from youEvery word. https://t.co/eNZkpirWFzY'all. Y'all!? https://t.co/g33KInt6kbArkansas, I'm so so thankful. @carolinergreene @dgmcdowell @alexislsmith @hardykendall @ellenjfoster @SamiSaysRead @KieseLaymon @laudie_dah_https://t.co/Vrvs9B8z9k
Retweeted by Kiese @jamiattenberg I love you and I wish we read together!
11/8
2019
First time any book has been #1. It feels pretty sweet. More patience. More persistence. And I’m grateful for this… https://t.co/41wx31rfXn
Retweeted by KieseIf Ms. Fat Booty was called literally anything else, it would be on top ten hip hop lists AND taught in schools. Th… https://t.co/IpXhUtXznO
Retweeted by Kiese @Basseyworld @tamisawyer Me too. I taught this song for years. Still wondering about Charisse.Big structural change can’t wait. https://t.co/8Sanof9COD
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11/7
2019
How Do You Reclaim a Massacre? by Dr. Cynthia R. Greenlee https://t.co/YXE7L4mkdn
11/6
2019
@KieseLaymon with the word! #abolitionistteacher https://t.co/2XZ7dspyLf
Retweeted by Kiese @wtc465 Me too. And then I'm putting my foot all up in his second worse ass. @parisreview Spitting more hot fire than Dylan, Dylan, Dylan @_rimabasu Y'all were amazing. I'm thankful for your patience tonight @jonievulcano Nah. I bombed. @Ivyleaguephoto @aimeenez @MississippiMFA Tim this a classic
11/5
2019
I want to officially apologize for ALL Lamar Jackson slander I have spewed over the last year and some change. He i… https://t.co/vJTnj7jVRe
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11/4
2019
Last night was the Closing Night of a gorgeous six week film series curated by our own MercedesCooper at @ARRAYNow.… https://t.co/P66OKuZj8D
Retweeted by Kiesehttps://t.co/1nVbtRrGA5 @EmmeTillcenter Here's our story in @jxnfreepress on the white supremacists who the @EmmeTillcenter caught maki… https://t.co/QHol22MkU7
Retweeted by Kiese @thrasherxy Uhhhh
11/3
2019
@tressiemcphd have mercyI find it moving that even a writer as successful as the King can be dejected by a bad review. Remember that when… https://t.co/3IEdqVNt82
Retweeted by KieseFRANK OCEAN - IN MY ROOM https://t.co/p2eXEzfkhY https://t.co/YyDuNdwFnP
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11/2
2019
YES FOR ANOTHER BLACK LOVE STORY THAT’S JUST ABOUT THE PROCESS OF FALLING IN/BEING IN LOVE. (And writing... and pho… https://t.co/CvaiXfDshA
Retweeted by Kiese @MarcosSGonsalez Y'all caring about it is the greatest gift ever. @MarcosSGonsalez I believeHere is the sweetest piece @NOLAnews from the inimitable Susan Larson on me & @MWilkers13, our friendship, our book… https://t.co/H7DCVfCn1c
Retweeted by Kiese @GrandmaCheesy77 He read that!
11/1
2019
@Dr_B_Pearl I'm really thankful you came out. @lebron_chris @TheAtlantic Fam you launched that book. Period. I know it. And I'm so so thankful for that loving ri… https://t.co/0HTzzgpfeAWill we need a break after this book or do y’all want to hop into another one?! If yes, then what should we read next? #Ekpesbookclub
Retweeted by Kiese @kat_kniss Thanks for coming..@barry no longer works at Deadspin and that means I no longer work at Deadspin. Bye!
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10/31
2019

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