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lola olufemi @lolaolufemi_ London, England

writer of sorts, volunteer co-ordinator @feministlibrary, very sincere / email: lolaolufemi1996@gmail.com / rep: @emma_a_paterson 👾

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Joined Twitter 7/13/17


@hystericalblkns @ztsamudzi @blackboysblush will email you the recording & transcript, so looking forward to hearing you next week! @ztsamudzi @Whaliehamilton @AkwugoEmejulu @autotheoryqueen @sarah_shin_ you were so brilliant & generous as always 🖤dm for zoom link 👀🧿 @toh_peh 🌚Proceeds going towards abolitionist orgs & free tickets are available !A lot of tickets are sold out but zoom links will be floating around, all events are being close captioned, transcr… https://t.co/Uwy8f71on4I wrote for the g*ardian about abolition, the black feminist tradition & the series I co-programmed with… https://t.co/CwmuWusgAN @f3mininja thank you for reading 🖤If anyone knows any black writers who need gigs (writing about arts) please can they tell me because there is this… https://t.co/CFU0xG00vo
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8/3
2020
@anayx_g 😍 !!
8/2
2020
Very excited for this on Monday at 7pm BST/2pm EDT/11am PDT even though I’m still a little gobsmacked to be sharing… https://t.co/lLwq1atwF6
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8/1
2020
✨We’re so excited to announce Hajar Press—an independent political publishing house run by and for people of colour✨ https://t.co/SUH7LGtP1i
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7/31
2020
all rests on this idea that you need some sort of special training to take part in uprisings/ political action/comm… https://t.co/EcWGyPLidUwriting as processing, as thinking through, as reflection, as taking stock - yes. but come on 🥴 don’t tell us you w… https://t.co/5oNApRGhwLI hate it when in the face of political upheaval/unrest rich writers say “all I could do was write/offer my writing… https://t.co/keBeDsxSa3
7/29
2020
really excited & honoured to be talking to @lolaolufemi_ about her wonderful book https://t.co/WLMEJG3aBC
Retweeted by lola olufemiI want to go back and tell myself it is okay to take a breath 🥴... but have a listenA while back I spoke to @ChantelleJLewis on one of my fav podcasts @survivesocpod about my book, TERFS & imagined f… https://t.co/Lxt2W9hEog
7/28
2020
He’s 19. some of you wish you possessed this range!!! 🤭🥺snippets from my little brother’s project “A World Without” where he asked people what ending policing & rejecting… https://t.co/iLlZpqRaB8
7/27
2020
@kuchengcheng 🖤🖤🖤how anyone can talk about pride in this nation state is beyond me. can we even see through the blood first.the stress of this country kills black people before they even reach comfortable old age. every black person in thi… https://t.co/5UjQhbEF93'Liberate Society, Abolish Transmisogyny' Read a Q&A with @lolaolufemi_ and an exclusive extract of 'Feminism, Int… https://t.co/IEuBhw6VOQ
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7/25
2020
@clarebot 😂In this conversation at the @LRBbookshop from last year, writer and activist @lolaolufemi_ interviews author Saidi… https://t.co/xA0HWzLd2Y
Retweeted by lola olufemito the end of the MET police in our lifetimes! 🥂
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7/24
2020
NEW VACANCY AT BCA: We're looking for a Relationship Manager to join us at Black Cultural Archives. It's an excitin… https://t.co/rM3bsvh6Yh
Retweeted by lola olufemi @sheabutterfemme thank you!! @fopeolaleye the dykeness. It kills me every timei do not like working......the concept just doesn’t sit right with me
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7/23
2020
I've filled this in suggesting naming Kings Cross for Selma James, in honour of her part in the 1982… https://t.co/6fBQNkGcFz
Retweeted by lola olufemi @pastachips lmaooo “Black women?!?! Sounds ominous.” @Aviah_Sarah_Day @JoshuaVirasami @Shanice_OM @adamec87 @AmritWilson @chilledasad100 👀 @Aviah_Sarah_Day @JoshuaVirasami @Shanice_OM @adamec87 @AmritWilson @chilledasad100 It’s so sharp right !! I didn’t… https://t.co/LBvQnIFlGQ @Aviah_Sarah_Day @JoshuaVirasami @Shanice_OM @adamec87 @AmritWilson @chilledasad100 this traces the decline/ misuse… https://t.co/kDNb6i12cj
7/22
2020
@ChantayyJayy @emma_a_paterson @AitkenAlexander 🖤trying to be more intentional with my writing so excited to say I’m now rep’d by the wonderful @emma_a_paterson at… https://t.co/v2csKWi6RJWriter Lola Olufemi speaking during 'REVOLUTION IS NOT A ONE-TIME EVENT' organised by @SilverPress. Read conversati… https://t.co/9DdKUmGk8L
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7/21
2020
@TobiHaslett 😂
7/20
2020
@abolitionvision 🖤🖤Feeling so full reading about the legacies of @SistersUncut in @lolaolufemi_’s Feminism Interrupted. Sisters “put… https://t.co/zvAF2e8D4t
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7/19
2020
114 uk coronavirus deaths recorded yesterday. almost double the number of the previous day. today tories announce t… https://t.co/qL8Skh2ZA7
Retweeted by lola olufemi“I am daring you to dream bigger than the punishing limits of gender.” 🖤 https://t.co/xJGKCg0WCncomforting to realise that a lot of writing is just saying the same thing over and over again in different ways
7/18
2020
Met police and plain cloth officers doing stop and search at elephant and castle FYI
Retweeted by lola olufemiSome highlights: From Harry Josephine’s “In the Neighbourhood or Trans Care” / “the kind of work I had been doing i… https://t.co/yOs6ECWUGE
Retweeted by lola olufemiThe first volunteer led feminist library zine is now available to read! In CARE IN A PANDEMIC, our contributors ref… https://t.co/8BKTiFCJVg
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7/17
2020
@saintfatigue Lina.I mean great but if someone ends up in prison what’s the point you knowhave they stopped the investigation into those who pulled it down ! https://t.co/3tTip9swab
7/15
2020
excerpt from I Must Become a Menace to My Enemies from a reading in 1993 at the women’s building, san francisco https://t.co/XTRb2j3va5
Retweeted by lola olufemiJust bought my ticket for tomorrow's unionized sex worker strip show @Cybertease_; to my great joy, Alice recommend… https://t.co/tRWFNh23NS
Retweeted by lola olufemi @ztsamudzi some people need more shame 😩 @ztsamudzi The why here is so important, *why* must the piece center on the final moment/image despite objection fr… https://t.co/cHvLcbMpIH @isaac_pdf @shanthinai the scene where he meets that guy from Grindr who makes him a meal to make a point about ~in… https://t.co/jfIk8HfW5CFeminism, hoping to find safety and justice in the carceral state is a failed project. It is not working, despite m… https://t.co/VQveh85VmK
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7/14
2020
learning that @lolaolufemi_ quoted a poem i wrote in their new book on feminism--truly i cannot adequately express… https://t.co/AziQGUOW4r
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7/13
2020
Revolution is not a one-time event WE SEE THE HORIZON: ABOLITION NOW! 💥 This August, join activists, academics and… https://t.co/fGligbXSpP
Retweeted by lola olufemiFolks! Vital cause: save @Sistah_Space, who support African/Caribbean heritage survivors of DV. 1. Share widely &… https://t.co/KTrKcQghhk
Retweeted by lola olufemi @Gargi_at_home I think that framing does something to your capacity to imagine. That’s separate from expression of… https://t.co/2JywkUOKvo @Gargi_at_home I agree! & its why I try to steer clear of thinking about movements in terms of wins and losses. Thi… https://t.co/8VeANngqji @Prolapsarian and because there’s no reflection from these people on how institutional processes of depoliticizatio… https://t.co/2jC4QGj3tD @Prolapsarian no worries! If anything, it’s hard to have generative + necessary conversations across generations pr… https://t.co/1JLMO9lt4a @Prolapsarian to be clear, obviously I don’t actually think that! It was tongue in cheek lmao I’m more interested i… https://t.co/2HLfWB93VW @fopeolaleye I was even trying to extend some good faith to them but....sorry it is not 1980 :( what can we do about thatyadda yadda critique is essential but critique laced with condescension (almost always aimed at younger women, femi… https://t.co/R94qVUQmYOThere’s only so many “indictment of the left’s failures to” we can take... yawn yawn @ofthesparrows does reaction just begin after 40 djdjjddk.... one asked if there are any counterhegemonic forces left in the UK. SIR. 🙃Noticed a pattern of older men on the left wanting revolution to happen via orderly queue, downplaying the centrali… https://t.co/P5bjf139foFeminism Interrupted would not exist without Neda !!! she deserves https://t.co/doFvknxfaQ
7/10
2020
I contributed a little snippet to this zine on how to incorporate abolitionist thinking into your everyday life - s… https://t.co/WpkINrrzDL2/2 Please JOIN US to demand a proper community-led consultation on the future of the former Holloway prison site,… https://t.co/5HC5L3RTzX
Retweeted by lola olufemi1/2 FRIENDS! Islington council have published a draft brief on the Holloway women's building. They claim to have 'c… https://t.co/pzWiQqGc9E
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7/9
2020
We got a YouTube channel now! Check out @CAPExpansion’s abolition 101 session with @lolaolufemi_ @zahrabeihttps://t.co/zfpt0bnMXn
Retweeted by lola olufemi @Micha_Frazer imagine .this 2018 free speech on campus discourse... when will we be free https://t.co/zYDSlNqUcpthat open letter making me wish that cancel culture actually existed....... 😔 then we would not be forced to hear from them
7/8
2020
😍 https://t.co/L13xOCDaQp @robin__craig they don’t even respect their own time 😔good thing I simply refuse to fight on this website 😌that philosophy woman tried to imply that I was “clearly still figuring out my politics” :( djdjjddkI’ll never forget when I said I wasn’t going to a little conference and TERFS camped in my mentions for 3 days... the unhinged energy @yellowperil_ tbh this is it
7/7
2020
I'm organising with Ghetto Foundation (@FoundationGf) on the 30th anniversary of protests against police violence i… https://t.co/hkaNDqVPcl
Retweeted by lola olufemilast three non-fiction books i've read have been absolutely 🔥🔥🔥 essential reading to understand the current state… https://t.co/45XvhjDZO1
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7/6
2020
@harlem_sheikh “optimism is too facile a frame” .... I think about it everyday
7/5
2020
💥LIVE EVENT TODAY💥 (4th July, 5pm BST) Log on and join @lolaolufemi_ & Breanne Fahs, editor of Burn It Down!, for… https://t.co/EMeYrUC7x1
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7/4
2020
@neda_teh 💘 @harlem_sheikh the way I screamed @joan0fsnark she said... shake the table but not too much!!proof that I wrote something meaningful, phew 😌lmao someone reviewed my book for the Financial Times and said “my deeper concern with this version of feminism is… https://t.co/9pmLqhSBJG @joan0fsnark Is there a link !! To read
7/3
2020
“Abolition is a perennial and open invitation to take seriously the potential of revolutionary love opposed to carc… https://t.co/dY2tu4RxV0
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7/2
2020

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