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MIPSTERZ @Mipsterz New York, Boston, LA

A People + A Platform + A Project. Curating, enabling, and amplifying marginalized creators with illustration, film, and music.

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Joined Twitter 7/14/13


We regretfully inform you of the passing of our beloved brother and long time Roots member Malik Abdul Basit. May h… https://t.co/izGLFlV2QP
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7/29
2020
Behind the scenes during the filming of Alhamdu last year with @Mipsterz. https://t.co/sK5RDiT4cN
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7/10
2020
Feda Eid's work is so gorgeous and unique, seriously look at this. Love all the colors, patterns, and textiles she… https://t.co/Pqn1hf9xff
Retweeted by MIPSTERZStyling done by Feda Eid: Lebanese-American visual artist, photographer, stylist, thrifter, mixer. More of her wor… https://t.co/3bktD69l7I
Retweeted by MIPSTERZBehind the scenes during the filming of Alhamdu last year. https://t.co/CBOjMHEctf
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7/2
2020
thread of petitions to sign for the black lives that still have not gotten justice
Retweeted by MIPSTERZ📣 BLACK LGBTQ+ MUSLIM HEALING 📣 This Friday, June 5th @ 6 pm CT, we will be holding an event via Zoom for our Bla… https://t.co/GmyJKUaKyO
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6/4
2020
Now more than ever is the time to interrogate and confront anti-Black racism in our society. @MuslimARC’s co-foun… https://t.co/ATItIspvPA
Retweeted by MIPSTERZPlease join @MuslimARC @imancentral @BMCoalition and our partners for"Doing Business in Black Neighborhoods" first… https://t.co/ql9Vto8Okw
Retweeted by MIPSTERZMy sister put together a list of a few black businesses that we can replace some of our everyday brands with. This… https://t.co/AmK5icunMn
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6/2
2020
Read this thread ⬇️⬇️⬇️ https://t.co/Y8w0blUYnEHave more resources that you think we should share? Send us a DM or reply below.https://t.co/D5H2ld4quM See this spreadsheet with dozens of black-owned restaurants in NYC—give them your money and support!https://t.co/xyMnZg0Xg9 Download the FREE ebook for “The End of Policing” by Alex S. Vitale from @VersoBookshttps://t.co/nMlTCaio38 Read this resource provided by @MPD_150 that answers some frequently asked questions regard… https://t.co/BDKDQM11Eehttps://t.co/Ma5vPAKyCp Donate to @bailproject, an organization designed to combat mass incarceration by disrupting… https://t.co/x5pp4yTFT3https://t.co/tFhvbs96rA Donate to @fairfightaction, which challenges voter suppressionhttps://t.co/G6TNm7Ei52 Donate to @COVIDBailOutNYC, which helps post bail for medically vulnerable people held in N… https://t.co/imgOXR20GLhttps://t.co/2KgPO6ZHaC Donate to @BelieverBailOut, a community-led effort to use Zakat to bail Muslims our from pr… https://t.co/Usc7BcHuS8https://t.co/hYiyWScqWF Sign the petition led by @BlackVisionsMN and @reclaimtheblock to defund the Minneapolis Police Departmenthttps://t.co/sVbh7yLgKA Donate to @reclaimtheblock, a coalition to demand that Minneapolis divest from policing and… https://t.co/8tnTf2A5Vxhttps://t.co/G4n6XMrTmP Donate to @BlackVisionsMN, a collective which centers healing and transformative justice pr… https://t.co/gZPoNJcdOrhttps://t.co/s5cOJbzRww Here is a link to the gofundme where you can donate to the Official George Floyd Memorial Fundhttps://t.co/u3zKMzh8YF Here is a link to donate to the Louisville Community Bail Fund, for justice for Breonna Tay… https://t.co/QO6sN2bFLdBut remember—this work is necessary both in this moment of outrage AND in the aftermath. If you are able, help in w… https://t.co/w0jwslriOYThe non-black members of our society must educate ourselves and step up as advocates and accomplices. Not sure wher… https://t.co/FcHRqN1JnLAt MIPSTERZ, we firmly believe that #blacklivesmatter. We condemn police brutality, prison systems, and the systemi… https://t.co/i1ofzbzmqpIt’s the beginning of a new month and in addition to an ongoing pandemic, we find ourselves in the momentous period… https://t.co/OOOhQ6TW8N
6/1
2020
30 mins to showtime! https://t.co/z5riaCKhZL to sign up!Haven’t RSVP’d for our show yet? There’s still time!!! https://t.co/z5riaCKhZLMONDAY 4:00 PM EST: Eid-ul-Fitr Reflections with MCN and friends @MCNNY REGISTER HERE: https://t.co/PZtwRMiO0s6:00 PM EST - Late: Queer Eid Open MIc with Masjid al-Rabia and Radical Muslim Mutual Aid @TheMASGD RSVP:… https://t.co/Tq61HMSJsi5:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST: Eid-in-Place with Zakat Foundation https://t.co/eqrKVhIOzY @ZakatUSAnd speaking of virtual celebrations, read on to see a few other Eid events being held today and tomorrow! 3:00 PM… https://t.co/pUwnwLkj3cBut thanks to modern technology and the creativity of folks across the globe, there are plenty of virtual celebrati… https://t.co/1BtGXeT6OG✨🌙EID MUBARAK 🌙✨ Today is the day! Eid al-Fitr might normally be filled with hours of celebration, socialization, h… https://t.co/nGkEmXp1DS
5/24
2020
Thank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/THMqyqCiWSHe detailed his experience of being placed on the No Fly List and facing perpetual FBI surveillance and detainments… https://t.co/PeV4WM2lUBHe has been featured in Rolling Stone, Billboard, Complex Mag, The New York Times, and more. Kayem relaunched his c… https://t.co/bi1VxVau93His father was a political prisoner who helped form a pro-democracy movement after escaping prison. Kayem’s first t… https://t.co/LjeilcTQGC24 hours left! Next, we want to introduce the great @thisisKayem. Recording artist. Storyteller. Son of a Libyan re… https://t.co/kTQlaAJjp3Thank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/qklcDnMfMSThey identify as a queer Muslim and intersectional black feminist. She believes in radical liberation through educa… https://t.co/sk3T6gCWW7Next we want to introduce writer Nyuma Waggeh. Nyuma is a Gambian American immigrant. She is a recovering alcoholic… https://t.co/VWfJg7WmpEThank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/CfL6iszW6whttps://t.co/KhyrXzr3VrHis credits include The Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, Ramy, and his own short films "White Sauce Hot Sauce" and "Breaking Silence".Next up is filmmaker Salah Anwar. Salah is an award-winning Egyptian-American filmmaker, mostly known for his work… https://t.co/wTqt3t8oXZPrepping halal meals for Part I of today’s food distribution with @jessicaramos ! Essam, Astoria resident from Egyp… https://t.co/J3o89SyGlW
Retweeted by MIPSTERZThank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/ZFBU2zHW9PThe Lookout Shift’s debut EP Whisk is available to stream or download at https://t.co/qnLEi9lm3e, with new projects… https://t.co/2zdHgTH132ongoing effort to narrate their own search for identity and space. Layers of instruments and sounds see the harmoni… https://t.co/yMmhG40ZwDThe MIPSTERZ Eid Mic is just one day away! We will continue to introduce you to our lineup today, starting with… https://t.co/6BeuYbKrTVThank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/cYRnmHBv3sDonate here to emergency relief fund for Street Vendors: https://t.co/JEW1WWjBcjHe became a member of the Street Vendor Project in 2012, was elected to the Leadership Board, and served on the boa… https://t.co/pbObG76uHFMohamed Attia immigrated to the US from Alexandria, Egypt in 2008. He worked as a vendor for nearly ten years selli… https://t.co/7ePifxXGulNext, we want to introduce you to the cause that we are highlighting during this event from @VendorPower https://t.co/Z6dCb3OSTA
5/23
2020
Thank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/IzGpi2XYyBSabba illustrates poignant stories centering identity, belonging, migration history, and her own memories and exper… https://t.co/qNETnSohJINext up is a familiar figure to those who have been keeping up with our recent features on social media. Reintroduc… https://t.co/2cm2FGFXxxThank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/9y7v8y8AkqThank you all for your overwhelming positive response to this event. Spaces are filling up quick so be sure to RSVP… https://t.co/SskWH9lk5TShe currently works as an audience editor at The Atlantic and is a former board member of the Muslim Writers Collec… https://t.co/r1LlihZqJUNext up is performer @NesimaAberra! Nesima Aberra is a writer, poet, and digital strategist based in Virginia. She’… https://t.co/zLtUU7zI3TShe is currently working on a project for StoryCorps to challenge stereotypes of refugees, asylees, and Muslim-Amer… https://t.co/WH3npffWjxSyma is a proud New Yorker who relocated from London after falling in love with the city. With a background in jour… https://t.co/lWfLRLVP3xAs y'all already know, we are hosting our virtual MIPSTERZ Eid Mic this Sunday at 4PM. To get you hyped, we’d like… https://t.co/Qq5rNsucBD
5/22
2020
Want to see more MIPSTERZ talent? Make sure to RSVP at https://t.co/z5riaCKhZL and save your spot for this weekend’… https://t.co/s0rN4el9JtCheck out some of the highlights from that 2014 show here: https://t.co/1U2p8ApMl3and our 2014 event was hosted by @laylool and Sarrah Shahawy at @emwbookstore https://t.co/YsItP2k49HLast years event was a collaboration with @pamosaic https://t.co/2GSarUsSn8As we prepare for this Sunday’s event, let’s take a trip down memory lane to look at past MIPSTERZ Eid events https://t.co/s5Lpr5aPiq
5/21
2020
And register for the ZOOM event at the link below. We'll see you soon @ https://t.co/z5riaCKhZL !!Make a suggested $10 donation here https://t.co/JEW1WWjBcjIn addition, we'll be raising funds for the Street Vendor COVID-19 Emergency Fund (@VendorPower) because NYC street… https://t.co/5ajhZ8HiAZWe are throwing a classic mipstery show full of music, poetry and discussion from artists like @thisisKayem,… https://t.co/QgiRELGABTFollow along later this week for more on the life and craft of the legendary Mos Def!He was then cast in the Broadway production of “Topdog/Underdog” In 2002; this role was a turning point for both hi… https://t.co/T2PgGWhmM7Following this success, Mos Def made a surprising return to acting. Small parts in films such as “Bamboozled” and “… https://t.co/V5smzhHGftThe album addressed themes such as police brutality against black men as well as how the US government allocates fu… https://t.co/heTEvNGyTDIn 1999, Mos Def released “Black on Both Sides,” his solo album that introduced him to the world as an artist whose… https://t.co/MVSAS651w8Their resulting album “Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star” was met with wide acclaim and discussion. This was o… https://t.co/ybG5lDTg82During this time, Yasiin was also working at a bookstore in Brooklyn, where he met fellow aspiring rapper Talib Kwe… https://t.co/nfKcgSdtP2By making connections through the group, Mos Def was eventually able to release his first single as an individual, “Universal Magnetic.”The name ‘Mos Def’ is short for one of Yasiin’s favorite sayings: “Most definitely!” In his 20s, he launched a grou… https://t.co/2vyAHkaj8gHappy Wednesday, MIPSTERZ! We’re back today with more on the early days of artist, performer, and activist Mos Def. https://t.co/W3d9GXDHb7
5/20
2020
Tune in throughout the rest of the week to learn more about one of the most iconic creative Muslim voices out there! https://t.co/hCBFZx0CagThough listening to hip-hop played a crucial role throughout his youth, it wouldn’t be until his early 20s that Yas… https://t.co/C7a8seVtJXYasiin’s earliest creative ventures included landing roles in movies and tv when he was in high school. He was feat… https://t.co/R4XhkaPbc2Yasiin was introduced to acting in his youth and worked on plays, off-off-Broadway, and arts programs in the 80s an… https://t.co/jlOc4kgZwjYasiin Bey was born Dante Terrell Smith in Brooklyn. His father was a member of the Nation of Islam and later merge… https://t.co/YzX5CXMm1BFor this week’s MIPSTERZ Creatives Feature, we’ll be taking some time to get to know and understand an artist who y… https://t.co/XDu2pjA9TZ
5/18
2020
Today is the last day to grab your #Mipsterz #Ramadan greeting cards just in time for #Eid! Designed by our very ow… https://t.co/oGv77rQVau
5/14
2020
Get while they are hot! All orders come with a special thank you :-) https://t.co/UxGUts3Qji
5/11
2020
We’d love to hear from you. Can you relate to the themes presented in Sabba’s graphic novel? https://t.co/l6hjU7xtzLCan we, together, co-exist in the undefined?” -@sabbakhan_“This is both a letting go of dogma and a coming home to my heritage. And as such, I often find myself in an in-bet… https://t.co/O4KSwUCwZNThe final novel will be composed of 30 short stories of varying lengths that form a petal-like structure together.… https://t.co/0e3XE6YHpPThe novel aims to explore morality, ethics, and value systems within and outside of a religious and cultural framew… https://t.co/bfcbzAMYPi
5/7
2020

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