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when I was a teen, Antonio Daniels would come back to the Northside YMCA in Columbus to play full court runs & even… https://t.co/ebIsvNFqBmProtesters blocking Broad & High in downtown Columbus, Ohio with signs reading "Abolition not reform" "Fire [police… https://t.co/1CrkQx3GYO
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6/7
2020
honestly today was especially long & difficult (& still very much ongoing!) but that small thing brought me a few hours of renewal lmaonearly ascended to the kingdom of heaven when some bold hero yelled "Y'ALL SHUT THE FUCK UP" at some outside revele… https://t.co/fjol8ybouVlifting that curfew ain't doing shit if tanks are still in the streets and shooters still up in the buildings @MayorGintheryoung kids at the marches scared, pointing up at buildings where armed soldiers are posted up with gunsgotta get these damn tanks out the cityHundreds marching from Bexley (Columbus, Ohio) to Ohio Statehouse downtown. Defund, Disarm, Dismantle. Strong comm… https://t.co/7FwLBpWAoA
Retweeted by Hanif AbdurraqibI've been working on detaching myself from self-righteous instincts & assuming people's intentions. So I am saying… https://t.co/gC2LEp3BaXsharing this in case anyone needs it today with the weather where they're at. It has been helpful for me to remembe… https://t.co/tcFXd2GrsBwith every other place I've ever been to or purchased a thing from sending me somber emails written by CEOs about t… https://t.co/GGq7d4paur2-4pm at Ohio Statehouse, downtown Columbus, Ohio! #FreeThemAll #columbusprotests https://t.co/ttZIxILGLw
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqib#BlackLivesMatter youth-led march from Bexley (wealthy white city engulfed by Columbus, Ohio) to Ohio Statehouse do… https://t.co/X1D44zpe05
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqibhttps://t.co/0ID5SRe6Gh https://t.co/QSifcA1HbRwould love to see some teachers from my old high school putting some support behind this. I am an immensely proud K… https://t.co/0XjV4QpkNyI am very excited to see movement on the action to get Columbus police out of Columbus City Schools. If you're a me… https://t.co/f4PicDrZ2V
6/6
2020
@trohman thanks Joe!if anyone talks to Pete Wentz today please tell him I say happy birthday and thanks for the tunesordered this from a shop in France the Monday after we lost Richard. Finally arrived, and I look forward to making… https://t.co/OOy55vxa5iI don’t have many followers. Will @TeenVogue and @NPR please help with this request in Breonna’s name? Thank you fo… https://t.co/dcI8s8uQm9
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqibjust spinning a wheel and putting words together https://t.co/hjFzyqWhEUit had "we saw your tweet and wanted to know if you'd like to expand...." energy just off a glance & skimwait admittedly I've been mostly out of the loop on...well...everything...but even at just a glance of what was goi… https://t.co/iDKwscfOxwgood morning, y'all. 'tis another #bandcampfriday, so i'ma split all proceeds from my page between @chibondfund an… https://t.co/sPc7rLEqqa
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqibtruly, when I saw this going around yesterday, I 1.) thought it had to be a joke & 2.) was just generally too exhau… https://t.co/nr8Z7fgVJO"we're just trying to slow the spread of racism" lmao listen get an editor or if you have an editor get an editor for that editorsimultaneously shouted out in laughter & immediately closed the browser tab when I got to the part in that columbus… https://t.co/AgMoCGWqNOThread: https://t.co/ppzKD5iw5Tthe A Message To Our Community emails pivoting sharply from "COVID!" to "Racism....???" got me absolutely falling a… https://t.co/Hww1W7xEwPwild that time after time police blatantly lie despite clear & contradictory evidence (mere hours old) that everyon… https://t.co/QBM2aqcrTCthis wasn't a real bother or problem or anything, it was mostly just fascinating. It had the energy of "go to your… https://t.co/MruYGZHFUKof all the Companies Making Statements On Race I have to say the most unexpected was when I came in the house earli… https://t.co/UNqh54mYi5supposed to be 88 with high humidity in the city tomorrow. If you know you are gonna be out tomorrow, start drinking yr water earlyIf you bet 20 minutes is how long it would take these two to get deep into Springsteen lyrics, you overshot by a co… https://t.co/wjPZ7YAQwy
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6/5
2020
Quick reminder, I’ll be talking to @NifMuhammad tonight at 8pm EST on a special Thursday edition of Sittin’ Round a… https://t.co/8ew20DL71a
Retweeted by Hanif AbdurraqibThis is tonight at 8 & all proceeds donated are going to support BQIC -- an org that has been in the fight for the… https://t.co/RDhJDMi9zWlisten, a Timberwolves season ending in JUNE? I'll take it https://t.co/3dtG8WvPWNquick question my guy -- so for you personally how did this specific moment of silence differ from the several othe… https://t.co/VwTy2nlNFPlotta surreal images in the city this week but today I drove past one of our many modern apartment buildings/gentri… https://t.co/G9PVi3ZqjBA note. https://t.co/pbGrOHLiP5 https://t.co/rHA3yT5LOCWas really great to work on this wonderful piece for @GENmag about why this moment feels different with Mia Santiag… https://t.co/Lbq3WX70bbI'm not sure what it takes to look at a video of a protest specifically for George Floyd and have this be the takea… https://t.co/eCuoFmkZi2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! https://t.co/N6eNZ19NgII'm sure he's not the one who found/paid for the image but still love imagining Brees googling something like "dive… https://t.co/DVphsDAQPbthe weird & pretty hilarious thing that reminded me of the gobal pandemic was that I got a mass "how we're handling… https://t.co/yNvKabj9X0Will drop another reminder tomorrow, but excited to be talking to @thebrianfallon on IG Live at 8et tomorrow evenin… https://t.co/AfCGUjEvVII don't know if I'll finish the Lance Armstrong doc (even at its most spicy, his story never interested me much) bu… https://t.co/Zz8IEfoHrr
6/4
2020
I can't speak for anyone else who took part in the march but this felt, to me, like one of those unsurprising but s… https://t.co/e6u3nbuuK6protesters marched deep into the suburb of Upper Arlington today, loud & unified. As the march intensified & as man… https://t.co/kYNZ4x5xaLthis is inching close to its goal -- please consider a donation if you can: https://t.co/4kzWld0Ziishoutout to Playon Patrick. one of the most brilliant, driven, and generous young poets in the city here. And also… https://t.co/mSbhJbNvHYI see you back in full clown regalia once again @MayorGinther https://t.co/pwg7pnzTANThe police state wasn’t built in 1 day or imagined by 1 person. It will not be dismantled in 1 day, and there isn’t… https://t.co/ovD3UFQavz
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqibwithout even having to look, I already knew lmao https://t.co/FkVRPxmSpRlike imagine thinking people care about this information right now. just snuggle & gently caress your flag in the c… https://t.co/VEAaXQf0kaDrew the people do not care https://t.co/fYOSFJ5HXzbig facts https://t.co/sln6DIfEb2Lots of water at these actions and lots of folks bringing those supplies in so I dont think there's much need but i… https://t.co/MKsOKRVVBgColumbus if you're in the streets today, please drink more water than you think you need & please make sure folks a… https://t.co/MuLUtRYhdDhaving seen the badger move thru the neighborhood landscape I must say that it....wasn't exactly the quickest creat… https://t.co/zicc8wylbFin a small bit of sad personal news, I must report that the thicc badger who roamed our neighborhood & occasionally… https://t.co/eBnYtBRbUqthinking about the early moments after the dab hit the NFL, when america & analysts/etc were all in a frenzy about… https://t.co/omF4yOkOhkit is very hot in the city today. I'm pulling up to this early and I have a lot of water. If you're coming through,… https://t.co/HCu0o37f1C @ztsamudzi @GeeDee215 I was thinking last night that there's gonna come a moment soon when some of the people who L… https://t.co/2MFX5LvcHlUPDATE: This is the official GoFundMe set up by Breonna's family. All donations should go directly to them. But ple… https://t.co/Z3etfWLeZ2
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqib....bros...?????????? https://t.co/4TFyfNm3U1 @ohseafarer I'm good for now! Thank you for the offer @erinkeyz I'm good! Thanks so much for the offerI'm gonna slide through this tomorrow with high hopes. I encourage Columbus folks to come if they can. I'll be ther… https://t.co/vJmsZKoiXRAlso loved this statement and especially appreciate how the abolitionist orgs in the city are coming together in so… https://t.co/6Swv4Rk8V8really appreciate this thread after being out at many points this week and feeling extremely let down by the energy… https://t.co/S4FJPUAMa8(sorry I had to specify "the wrestler Sting" but given my usual most public interests I didn't want to mix people u… https://t.co/07BJTuAyrdthis is like the gif where the wrestler Sting takes off his mask to reveal that underneath, his face is painted in… https://t.co/lTyEctDWcWgoes without saying that this isn't the first thing on my mind right now & maybe I'm on the wrong side of history h… https://t.co/q3kooKPCBpOctober 12th?????? https://t.co/Fh4ybeAK2C
6/3
2020
(but the fact that it is also just very corny cannot be stressed enough)Aside from the clips/photos of protesters walking arm & arm with the police being corny propaganda, that gesture al… https://t.co/AV42OmJPycI thought she might put the empty performative gestures on hold for a week or two but hey at least she's consistent… https://t.co/d6FvcYLzfdBeen playing mostly off ball this season, I’m good Wayland https://t.co/lffWjD3CUk
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqib🗣🗣 Community As we are freeing freedom fighters, we are asking for folks who could be on standby to provide rides h… https://t.co/8fwjlbUycA
Retweeted by Hanif AbdurraqibLooking at this Columbus Freedom Fund math & feeling hopeful that folks can come together and help them hit this go… https://t.co/lnYOo4wkurAnd -- to be clear -- some of these schools still don't have A/C. Some of these buildings are still falling apart.I know a lot of CCS educators & students in the city can speak to this more clearly than I can, but I was in some o… https://t.co/G6Zu7KdJ8eLike people in the city had to donate, some were bringing AC units into schools. Some schools had to close on days… https://t.co/bAc5VOwVRgA reminder that has messed with me is being in the street & seeing all of the seemingly endless amounts of gear/etc… https://t.co/unWb2VdN6wpeople were really out at the statehouse applauding cops for kneeling like two hours ago https://t.co/T9ypHXMXAVI gotta be honest man I slid thru the statehouse earlier and the energy was all over the place in a way that makes… https://t.co/NAkxyTivpLshoutout to Another Man https://t.co/qM16HQE3RSdying at people seeing cops taking a knee and being like "finally. we did it. time to go home." lmao https://t.co/tITPn9Pa9Lsaw this during the march down high earlier & when I tell you I SCREAMED https://t.co/9ieUhHGJcGFood is out -- I would recommend folks start to consider getting out of downtown/off the streets, but ppl in the pa… https://t.co/lSn4KDnpgA
6/2
2020
Pulling up to the park in like 10 mins -- I know things are still active downtown but we got things for the folks.… https://t.co/8CayDapS6kIf anyone is still with the people downtown in the street, spread the word on this https://t.co/qENH9xWGYyBut if someone in the city wants to bring a little speaker thru & a playlist with some jams on it, I wouldn't be madIn advance, I appreciate those asking if they can donate, but plz contribute to the Columbus Freedom Fund instead: https://t.co/YtowY7d2nrColumbus folks -- if you've been out in the streets today/this week, or if you just need to be fed & get resources,… https://t.co/7qAzJKxGI5Welp. https://t.co/TgVV5sLFMo @SURJColumbusOH If you sign up to speak on a specific agenda item, you’ll have an easier time actually being allowe… https://t.co/6RL69ThyRK
Retweeted by Hanif Abdurraqibexcuse me I meant a *target jawn, no disrespect to my philly folksimagine being the dude who has committed 24 unpaid hours to protecting a target store lmao https://t.co/TpZKRyriZo
6/1
2020

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