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Ernest Owens @MrErnestOwens Philadelphia, USA

Award-Winning Journalist, CEO of Ernest Media Empire, #Forbes30Under30 @PhillyMag Writer at Large, @PABJ VP of Print, @USCAnnenberg Master's Student, @Penn Alum

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Imagine being a white person who is so racist that you've decided to finally season your food for the first time af… person: "You remind me of (insert Black gay person who I definitely am not at all)..." Me: "You said you si… used to be a hit. #BoycottGoya up this morning to find out that this will be the last time I buy from Goya. Damn. I just used it for my ench… mailed me a card with my Facebook live photo. I'm done for the day. 😂 "We must hold space for (insert something that doesn't require such)." 5) (Insert a Baldwin/Lorde/Morrison/Hur… SAYING: I know I'm getting into an annoying, unnecessary intellectual conversation when I hear these five phra… @RealeMarissa It's hard to say exactly. Just an honest fact or important detail works for me. @RealeMarissa That, and also root whatever issue or cause to a person-to-person experience, not just vapid "hey, XY… @RealeMarissa I don't want advertise-y pitches, and even if there is something that's about a product, paint a picture of how it's timely. @RealeMarissa I want to look for more human-centered stories focused on people and less about companies/organizations at the forefront.
Reverence & respect. All elders deserve the latter, but not all deserve the former.Now you get why the Karens, Trumps, and DeSean Jacksons of the world all need to be cancelled because their bullshi… told us this with the NFL. You told us this with the police. You told us this with Paula Dean. You told us this… folks have DMed how they are upset and think this isn't enough and just a big stunt. Welcome to "How Black… situation has brought a lot of my white followers together on detecting the bullshit of his immediate image re… THE SHOE DROPS ON THE OTHER SIDE. So, about this DeSean Jackson situation. Before I go even further, he's tr… ≠ Media PersonalitiesI would be wrong to be silent on this, so I won't. I like a lot of people on this flyer. But for all of y'all t…"Jealous" because it sets you up for the force that is Lemonade."Mask on. Fuck it, mask off." -- Future.
@nhannahjones @Lionsgate @Oprah Yasssssssssss!!!!, "Need You Now" is coming off the he playlist. How is Lady Antebellum gonna die a Black artist named Lady A b… spotted a white man with a Crown Royal silk bag as a mask. Shit is getting real. @KLoniSky You probably are grossed out by what you're reading. heheheheheNever trust a person who choses to eat tilapia at a seafood restaurant.ALL OF THIS. is one of the biggest flaws in the public's understanding of media literacy. Off the record means OFF THE REC…’T HIT ME UP FOR A STORY IF: 1) Nobody wants to go on the record about it. 2) It’s purely speculation, hearsay… attention and wanting change are two very different things.A great update.'m very grateful not to have had an Amy Cooper situation in my life because I wouldn't be extending such grace to… Kay Letourneau has died of cancer at 58, which is unfortunate. But regardless of her gender or race, she sti… reveals all. 10 years ago, folks were raving about Mark Zuckerberg and obsessed over his "genius" when watch…
Facebook still with the bullshit. #StopProfitForHate THEY DIE, THEY DIE: My latest for @PhillyMag on how we're at a point in this deadly pandemic where those of us w…'all dragged Kylie Jenner into tagging a Black owned designer on #BLACKOUTDAY2020 for free? We love to see it.…"We’re at the point in this deadly pandemic where those of us who are determined to stay safe can no longer waste o…
Retweeted by Ernest OwensI still didn't forget about all you Black men who tried to back Bloomberg on here. All that "vote blue no matter…'s a damn racial uprising, a global pandemic, and economic devastation...but Pusha T wants us to focus on him… Jackson WTF yo!!!! That's the only way Philly can respond to this. Damn.If you want to learn how to get that invoice cleared on time, go ahead and set your calendar for this panel. :)…
Retweeted by Ernest OwensI have a great freelance panel on finances and contracts ft. @jenmarieinc, @vanceb_, and @mielafetaw that you don't…“I feel threatened!” is the white man's way of saying "I'm calling the cops." Except unlike Karen, they just reso…
Retweeted by Ernest Owens @LovejoySpeaks A deep cleaning agent that work wonders.All body parts matter. the leaders of the #StopHateForProfit coalition gear up to meet @Facebook leadership tomorrow, we want to hear w…
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So anything with Johns at the end of it, I gotta stop eating. Papa John's, now Jimmy Johns. So no Johns it is.Guess I won't be eating at Jimmy Johns again. Turns out founder Jimmy John Liautaud, is also a huge Trump supporte… taking out loans and going into massive debt to take Zoom courses by a university that has one of the bigge… begin teaching my summer courses today and these students are already scheming. They may be following my Twitter…
Part of the reason why you haven't seen me stan out for this musical or promote it. You can't profit off our cultu… JK Rowling could have done was shut the fuck up and keep collecting her Harry Potter royalties...but she choses… felt it clearly. AM. DONE. FOR. THE. DAY.'m raising money for Help a Black Author Afford Editing Costs for Novel. Click to Donate
Retweeted by Ernest OwensDamn, I'm reading that Frederick Douglass wasn't shit to his wife Anna Murray. History continues to remind us tha… Kevin: You cannot say you are for "liberty and justice for all" when you are working to deprive it from anyone… Freaky Friday, Lizzie McGuire Movie, and The Princess Diaries have taken me back to 2004 and I'm staying put. Did you hear? Me: What? Them: Kanye West is running for president. Me: Oh, I don't care. Fuck him. *Goe…
Suraya tonight because all cuisine matters, including Lebanese. can't wait less to steal from Black women. The caucacity of Talcolm X. King. A white man, according to his birth certificate. Accused of not giving credit and presenting somethin… one of "them" had the audacity to email me today and complain that I was being "unnecessarily negative on a… 🇦🇶🇧🇩🇧🇴🇧🇹🇧🇾🇪🇪🇪🇷🇬🇾🇮🇸🇯🇵🇰🇭🇰🇼🇱🇮🇱🇻🇵🇬🇵🇭🇵🇷🇷🇼🇸🇩🇸🇮🇸🇰🇿🇦🇻🇨🇹🇯🇸🇸🇸🇴🇸🇲🇸🇱🇵🇦🇳🇿🇳🇬🇳🇦🇲🇲🇲🇪🇲🇩🇬🇷🇬🇭🇬🇩🇫🇴🇫🇰🇫🇮🇪🇺Today is the 4th of Jamarcus. I don't know anything about this 4th of July. #HappyBirthday to my best friend… Bottles. Bubbly. Birthday. Bestie. The five Bs I love. #HappyBirthday to my Man of Honor, my childhood b…
Period. #BlackLivesMatter sounds so familiar, but y'all wait for a Black family to do it before you all try to call it out. Moore is a hero, period.
Spinach seafood mac-n-cheese. 🍽️❤️“I’m thinking: ‘They’re calling me about something on Facebook?’ Police shouldn’t be engaging me over a Facebook po…"In the past, the unit also investigated Philadelphia Magazine journalist Ernest Owens after a “high-ranking Mummer… UP: A lot of y'all in #Philly were outraged & outspoken when white journalists were being improperly handled… to see it.“...the reason Black voices are being valued right now is because of racial trauma. Black perspectives seem to be…
Retweeted by Ernest OwensWhen the current round of “Race in America” segments, panels, and Op-Eds stop running, Black people should still be…
Retweeted by Ernest OwensGreat piece by @MrErnestOwens on why we need to continue to elevate and amplify Black voices — and, this is importa…
Retweeted by Ernest OwensFor @thenation, I write about how the recent increase in the representation and prominence of Black voices amid the… the same screenplay that brought you...Obsessed, Addicted, Confessions, The Perfect Guy...comes this. And ye… I watched that August Alsina interview again...yeah, Jada put a hurting on that man. It's hard to ignore the… owe Rachel Dolezal an intersectional apology for allowing this man space. ( not me, but some of y’all )…
Retweeted by Ernest Owens @DJNYC1 @violadavis EXACTLY.
Today is my one-year anniversary signing with @PSLiterary and it's been a joy having @readbystephanie as my agent!… Davis is the only Black actor in Hollywood who has earned the "Triple Crown" of acting -- an Emmy, Oscar, and… @nbroverman Yessir!Sometimes I cook. And it's always a hit. 🍽️❤️ @thejournalista 😂😂😂😂😂😂I don't drink coffee. So I can't relate. 😂😂😂😂😂 just attended a press conference organized by @philadao. My questions about King's involvement with this work wer…
Retweeted by Ernest OwensToday, Shaun King is launching the Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission ... That's like Donald Trump laun…, please stop talking with Shaun King. Philly wants none of that bullshit over here. Please talk t… all of these men (and pick-me women) who are automatically believing August Alsina and going in on Jada -- while… Will and Jada situation is grown, grown, grown folk's business that have me like "let me stay over here in a c… daily reminder that @PhillyMayor needs to resign! cc: @MrErnestOwens
Retweeted by Ernest Owens @kaludiasays @mxthemme Hey, we know each other already. I do more editorial coverage in this area. ☺️Thank you for having me on, @SNEABJ! Looking forward to serving you all in a different capacity with your vote in J…
@brettmandel @phillymag You tell me. lolWhen I want an hour to be distracted from some of the more horrific shit happening in the world, I turn to the hot…