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Ida Bae Wells @nhannahjones nhannahjones@nytimes.com

Reporter @nytmag covering race from 1619-present//AKA The Beyoncé of Journalism//Co-founder https://t.co/JhM7RDuNkr //smart and thuggish//Aries//1619Project

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Face mask study: Researchers determined which masks are the least effective - CNN https://t.co/Z5Jm5JCk9P
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8/10
2020
Last week @WeAreSinclair was rightly lambasted for planning a segment promoting the “plandemic” lie. They cancelled… https://t.co/wYOeWwdBia
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsBACK-TO-SCHOOL? ✏️😷 Upgrading NYC schools' faulty ventilation systems in time for the return to classes will be a… https://t.co/I6R4PVoWNM
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsSix years ago today, Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri -- one of the pivo… https://t.co/BVPMV0Af96
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @MariannaFortune @LastWeekTonight @TheNJAmistad @ane_eberhard @NJCSSNetwork @NJEA @njsba It’s not a competition. An… https://t.co/AhuhB8h59O @mikemerlinator No one said that, tho. Argue against what was said, not what you want to fight about. Trump’s entir… https://t.co/hmH7Qcs4TVBlack Women Journalists • Online directory + newsletter https://t.co/riVVVQY6Fp #HireBlackWomenJournalists https://t.co/54QOaNhgK7
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsWow wow wow: https://t.co/gjcjYMHf1X
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @mikemerlinator Trump’s base is literally *white* evangelicals. No idea what “inner city violence” has to do with a… https://t.co/Vk7zj3oH4kIt is amazing what a country can do when they have a competent leader. https://t.co/j72HVj4fEg
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsGreat to see this piece about @RoyallHouse in today's @BostonGlobe. It is a vital resource for interpreting the his… https://t.co/weGTenMCv3
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsHunger and homelessness in the world’s richest nation https://t.co/k749qBNJIf
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells"It’s time to put an end to the Lost Cause. Richmond is no longer the capital of the Confederacy."--@LevarStoney https://t.co/JbsLNzjMZS
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsAn indigenous Hawaiian just took Tulsi Gabbard’s seat in the Hawaii congressional primary: https://t.co/0aEraHoWCG
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @siecz2 @brookselaine70 @TDSDoctor @Reily23 @chicagosmayor (Also: Most read piece of journalism is a silly statemen… https://t.co/Ci4y3VPirg @siecz2 @brookselaine70 @TDSDoctor @Reily23 @chicagosmayor Because it’s clear by how you talk about the project — w… https://t.co/vuNuHitm2O @siecz2 @brookselaine70 @TDSDoctor @Reily23 @chicagosmayor Did you read it or not? @Mike_Hixenbaugh This is quite true. @siecz2 @brookselaine70 @TDSDoctor @Reily23 @chicagosmayor Leslie Harris also spent half that article about my proj… https://t.co/1w4va35URN @siecz2 @brookselaine70 @TDSDoctor @Reily23 @chicagosmayor Trust me. You’re not going to win here. No one knows mor… https://t.co/15TkQERs9ZThis was an important read. Just one small thing: We can’t keep forgetting to put the white in front of evangelical… https://t.co/GxaDJF1ILk @siecz2 @brookselaine70 @TDSDoctor @Reily23 @chicagosmayor You haven’t read the project. That’s how the bad-faith c… https://t.co/tEMPNR0C4q @MeAndMyDogToo @soledadobrien Yes. I am aware of how contracting the virus works. Thanks. @elivenspire @ActressEnzo @jen_bench @Reily23 @chicagosmayor And you admitted — albeit by accident — that you can’t… https://t.co/jpmdVnBlIB @siecz2 @Reily23 @chicagosmayor Yawn. You haven’t read the project. You haven’t read more than the headlines of the… https://t.co/ry1xoDFFvU @YsanneBueno @soledadobrien Right! I’m like, instant results? I wish. @soledadobrien Dang. Took mine in NYC Thursday. Hoping to get results early next week."I think what he was saying...." good grief https://t.co/aVS5YQguLz
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @Reily23 @chicagosmayor You didn’t even believe that nonsense when you wrote it.It's called a pandemic, people. This reckless behavior on Montrose Beach is what will cause us to shut down the par… https://t.co/tCeczHnFYu
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells“For Black women, the 19th Amendment didn’t end their fight to vote.” My latest for ⁦@NatGeo⁩. https://t.co/iIhgE6P9zY
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsTrump announced nothing on pre-existing conditions. If he announced birds are required to fly, would you run "Trump… https://t.co/Uq9B3BjE4B
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @JenRoesch @ronnalmont As did he make a presumption about me when he called me a classist elite. So, here we are, aren’t we.NEW: The latest @NPR survey of all 50 states finds 42,000 contact tracers nationwide. That's barely budged from 37… https://t.co/ipUvwDSsfn
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @UnapologeticPa8 @wendell_kelsey @notaproviderMD @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson In other words: Be… https://t.co/mxBND9HybJ @UnapologeticPa8 @wendell_kelsey @notaproviderMD @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson I don’t need to su… https://t.co/pAg1DAj7E0 @SorayaMcDonald I have my own Scott Rudin story. It’s exactly as one might expect. @UnapologeticPa8 @wendell_kelsey @notaproviderMD @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson @PJMedia_comhttps://t.co/DBMZqOYyqv @UnapologeticPa8 @wendell_kelsey @notaproviderMD @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson @PJMedia_comhttps://t.co/BXAJBBKMvc @UnapologeticPa8 @wendell_kelsey @notaproviderMD @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson Please show me whe… https://t.co/5VSTntg28h @UnapologeticPa8 @wendell_kelsey @notaproviderMD @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson Literally not what I said.
8/9
2020
@b_i_r_d_s_o_n_g I retweeted an article about racial disparities and you took that as license to insult me and my l… https://t.co/cXG3MqV68F @b_i_r_d_s_o_n_g This is the last thing I’m at saying because you’ve been mad disrespectful and therefore, unworthy… https://t.co/fQBjZXhU7y#BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/v27vBQhbrB
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @JoyceChaplin1 @historianess @Harvard_History 🙏🏽 @notaproviderMD @wendell_kelsey @visionsinlight @Thewarrantymann @SonnieJohnson Please stop commenting on a project… https://t.co/LC2x3ozUv2What message is sent by sentencing Black youth to jail for protesting against their own oppression? https://t.co/tuRI2Vsdub
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @b_i_r_d_s_o_n_g @bitchnotbutch I know Black people refusing to adhere to white normative beauty standards makes pe… https://t.co/cWAvqJuohG @b_i_r_d_s_o_n_g Maybe ask yourself why the fact that white Americans are getting a disproportionate amount of the… https://t.co/dk08PEmbe8 @b_i_r_d_s_o_n_g First of all, when you talk to me like that I stop engaging because you’ll either have the convers… https://t.co/JoolD2IXkZ @b_i_r_d_s_o_n_g So your anecdotal experience tells us what, exactly?“Federal housing aid during the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately benefits white households over minorities,… https://t.co/5hA725Q2h7
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @nhannahjones Nikole: We've changed the headline online. The column by @page88 is fantastic, but the original hed w… https://t.co/fBqJLW122g
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsThis is a strange metric for a governmental body. By this standard, don't the Department of Defense and Education… https://t.co/1XydfU2Cc2
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @byjoelanderson Crushing.https://t.co/d0lPHQhGfd
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells"You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies. You may trod me in the very dirt. But still, like… https://t.co/W94W3fbZyG
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsGood stuff https://t.co/QWuYUz4iYU
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsThis thread. https://t.co/DS7VpJLRFE
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsIn my 98 years, I never thought I would see a president trying to eliminate the U.S. Postal Service. Please watch t… https://t.co/EvafbCfTIk
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsThis is sexist and embarrassing. https://t.co/Jo9tqZdUM3Country club members booed because a reporter asked Pres Trump why they were not wearing masks as they watched Trum… https://t.co/PZU4BGmZbJ
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsCan’t wait! ✊🏾 #NABJNAHJ20 https://t.co/bVz88ja4kc
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsTrump: “We’re doing very well.” Coronavirus deaths over the last 7 days: Australia: 70 Canada: 37 France: 51 Germ… https://t.co/2jme9sovDp
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @DeanWill151 🤦🏽‍♀️I’m actually grateful my house is a disaster so I have something to look forward to doing on a Saturday. Omg, I’m so over this pandemic.Stop blaming schools; Fund them! “Reopening plans show that while some wealthier districts are bankrolling expensiv… https://t.co/qmPgBTPCJv
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsHave been trying to stay out of the Sean Wilentz/Tom Cotton debate about the supposedly antislavery potential of th… https://t.co/gpZE4bd6CP
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells“I’m glued to it because I want to know, is there going to be hope for me?” she said. “They’re fighting, and I have… https://t.co/CYoQbETl1M
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsThe $600 a week in extra unemployment benefits ran out in July. Congress and the president can’t agree on how to re… https://t.co/JuWRTQSo7T
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsRepublicans worry that the extra money was keeping ppl from working. But for Jason Depretis, the opposite is true:… https://t.co/vlnWct5VJE
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells“The idea of taking up the Black movement and turning it into a white occupation, it’s white privilege in its fines… https://t.co/ElxWXIlnTb
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsNew from my colleagues on the science desk - what public health experts say about school reopening in NY: "If ther… https://t.co/S62LnKaz9Q
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8/8
2020
“Theorists of racial capitalism are not interested in the characteristics capitalism could have had in some conceiv… https://t.co/cuBl60DAO0
Retweeted by Ida Bae WellsThis was everything because we all knew what was coming and we’re just waiting for it. ❤️ https://t.co/uf4SVMOIxG @InkfaceFahz @drloisweiner @elizashapiro Yes. The intentional misunderstanding makes for a great good faith convo. Have a good one. @upwithppl @drloisweiner @elizashapiro ✌🏽 @Sdefenestration @misylves @JenRoesch @ronnalmont That wasn’t hyperbolic at all. @smario715 @ronnalmont Well, I disagree. @JenRoesch @ronnalmont Everyone has just spent all day making my point. We can’t even engage in a good-faith discus… https://t.co/g31vBBZ1OF @JenRoesch @ronnalmont I am so sorry for his loss. I’m confused, tho, about what you’re doing here. I’m not the one… https://t.co/wJJyrgHqpLMarch April May June July A historic season — five months of the coronavirus in New York City. I wrote somethin… https://t.co/mVnUMpcKpJ
Retweeted by Ida Bae Wells @drloisweiner @elizashapiro I have family members who have worked everyday of this pandemic because they didn’t hav… https://t.co/NUd3zuUQE5 @cappy4219 @EricaLG @ronnalmont Agreed. But if you think broadband access is the only issue for low-income children… https://t.co/qmueG6s3Og @grolarexpress @drloisweiner @elizashapiro I’ll ask one more time before I stop responding to you to show me where I advocated reopening. @drloisweiner @elizashapiro Because I’m pretty sure you don’t want the inverse of that argument, that unless teache… https://t.co/lVMuo1zGO3 @drloisweiner @elizashapiro My child is a public school student, and how about you don’t pretend to know what my ci… https://t.co/Ovcn0hNsSH @grolarexpress @rmc031 @EricaLG 1) My name is not Ida. 2) I’m Black. 3) My child attends one of those public school… https://t.co/JHVGtpjFOR @grolarexpress @jonbecker @rmc031 @EricaLG That’s literally what my tweet said... @jonbecker @rmc031 @EricaLG Yes, Black parents have the most to lose from schools closing and from the pandemic. Th… https://t.co/y2a7o6YfzP @naanandroses @HaugenND @Stewartctor @nkulw I’m done responding to ignorance. Have a good one. @EricaLG @ronnalmont Spoke to a woman the other day who works at McDonalds, is a single mom and sole provider for h… https://t.co/qfe2m8VFgo @EricaLG @ronnalmont Also, would love to add an asterisks to that definition of working class. Let’s talk about the… https://t.co/lkvIbdnw4E @rmc031 @EricaLG Girl. @MattieWashburn @nkulw @QueenInYeIIow My child attends PS 307. Anything else? @grolarexpress @Stewartctor @nkulw Please explain how I will benefit from school reopening? This is facile and trite. @grolarexpress @Stewartctor @nkulw Where is the evidence of that? @HaugenND @Stewartctor @nkulw Do you really think the stakes of adults learning online from an elite university is… https://t.co/1h7jBvzB7R @1noTon1 @ronnalmont Lol. Literally the opposite of that. Try reading again, friend. @grolarexpress @Stewartctor @nkulw Yes, that this is hard on teachers but also low-income working parents and low-i… https://t.co/ENJ2RnCtot
8/7
2020

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