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Sharif El-Mekki @selmekki West Philly & its suburbs

Proud BPP Cub. Activist. Educator. Was a student @ #NidhamuSasa, Overbrook HS & in Qom, Iran. 1/4 of the @8BlackHands1 Founded: @fellowshipbmec @CenterBlackEd

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Joined Twitter 4/9/11


Hi teacher twitter, who are the people doing great work with #AntiRacistTeaching / #AbolitionistTeaching? Looking f… https://t.co/urqUqTr8sp
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @mike_slos Thanks you too! @mike_slos Ha! The name sounds familiarMy little sis is an amazing woman 💖💚, and destined to support liberation and community uplift. Help me to support h… https://t.co/BQIQ6AGWzJ
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiCivil rights activist Edith Lee Payne was 12 years old when she attended the March on Washington. Decades later, sh… https://t.co/lY9KElZs0G
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8/11
2020
@mike_slos Good Evening, Michael 🤓 @mike_slos No clue @jacobwaters @madeline_will @CenterBlackEd Appreciate you.Join this amazing team. Help teach a Black curriculum created by black educators for black students! #nbctstronghttps://t.co/Spc7KEEkfC
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiPODCAST: The "Good Trouble" Episode @8BlackHands1 @ccoleiii @citizenstewart @mr_ankrum @selmekki #EdChat https://t.co/HUba3adrZT
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiEven after 9 students from North Paulding High School test positive for COVID-19, Ga. Gov. Brian Kemp stated that G… https://t.co/k1APgCm08E
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @TheJLV @dorieturnernolt @madeline_will @selmekki @nate_bowling @SchoolPsychLife @SydneyChaffee @JessycaMathewshttps://t.co/1x6DkerAnm
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @dorieturnernolt @madeline_will @TheJLV @nate_bowling @SchoolPsychLife @TeachKizzyTeach Thanks, Dorie 🤓 @madeline_will Hi, Maddie! hope all’s well. Also @er_trent @DrAdamsBass @drncgarrett @Mizter_A @JEFordNCTOYhttps://t.co/ZOpkvdxpFnLotta them with “PhDs” too https://t.co/hEVdh8Zkk4#AssataShakurTellsUs https://t.co/PmLSn9Z14a
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiChild defenders, guardians, educators: may the peace of the Lord be with you. Today and always.
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiTune in this Wednesday @7EST to hear fabulady @HindMakki answer: Do Muslim Women Need Saving? 🧐 Facebook:… https://t.co/5EUdjWzjv4
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @Tatiana_Amaya_ Check out your student @MsPackyetti @Tatiana_Amaya_ Why you so dope, Sis! We’re so proud of you! Congratulations!Hanging out at Bibi’s house. ❤️✊🏾 https://t.co/O954fdsPQv
8/10
2020
MOST Deans of Schools of Education are in deep denial about the quality of their teacher training programs and too… https://t.co/FB9sr8P2Ln
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @gstew2 Man, folks were engaged from the ripI'll be talking tomorrow to a father of 4 who is an experienced homeschooler & also a pastor. What questions do yo… https://t.co/1QjInEVOkw
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @gstew2 Yeah. We did it weekly during our summer’s virtual Freedom Schools Literacy Academy. I enjoyed it ❤️This weekend on @FlashpointShow, host @cherrigregg asks the burning questions about gun violence in Philadelphia. https://t.co/IbiIFqIfnl
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @treavorunion @quitelikeyoubby @Namastaywoke 😂6 years today. #MikeBrownForever https://t.co/oBp1frO6M8
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiHay @PrincipalKafele UpLIFT is available on Amazon now. https://t.co/Fi4aMpneQ3 #UpLIFT #ideation4https://t.co/UwPC5GWSz3
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiYa Allah help us to pass the tests you put in our ways. 🙏
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiOk @TchKimPossible you are lighting the world on fire! I want to cry this talk is so beautiful. T: "I want to be an… https://t.co/Qf0hqoHZz9
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiMY BOOK OF THE WEEK FOR EDUCATORS OF BLACK CHILDREN - The Dream Keepers by Gloria Ladson-Billings. For an in depth… https://t.co/S99U9TiTGG
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki9 pm tonight, movie 🎥🍿. cc: the crew, @Mr_Ankrum @selmekki @citizenstewart @ccoleiii https://t.co/S2zFbhBQsD
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiWe used to watch this incessantly. I know we’re not the only ones. #LionOfTheDesert https://t.co/6cjbzzHyg6Gapers’ delays are...My networks current plan for Fall 2020: 1) Remote learning for the entire first semester (September - December)… https://t.co/WBa1vY5Cmh
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki--which is all to say nothing of the folks that will be offering live-interactive sessions over the next five days:… https://t.co/1Se9RzAOSx
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @tarrinbliss @ChaplainObvious @Ziiplock_Zach @EmilyAryne @dmills3288 😂😂 I’ll get it when I come back through that s… https://t.co/Q4pgptdRTs @Ziiplock_Zach @EmilyAryne @dmills3288 Laundry to hamper like ⬇️ https://t.co/3PCTUqxRPO
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @dmills3288 After i sauced her up in the hallway then dunked on her for the 3rd time that day. https://t.co/nmtU3LOOj7
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @dmills3288 You gotta play defense tho... shit happens at random times like. 😂😂 https://t.co/qmMVbXh9rv
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiLet’s add random wrestling moves to the list 🙄
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiWhen do men stop doing basketball moves in the house? Like at what age does it stop? Bc if I get crossed up at 7AM… https://t.co/3f2ThlEeaZ
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiWhite fragility: sugarcoating a poison pill 💊 https://t.co/iQjVv2gbBl
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiWhite supremacy/white savagery, Mama said knock you out. Declare War #FromTheWombToTheTomb https://t.co/r1k5gJ6luhYeah please stop with the “fragility“ of white folks. I hate that term. White folks go super hard in oppressing peo… https://t.co/cbX30Nm1KTIf Black children are “old enough” to experience racism then white children are “old enough” to learn about it.
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiIf you bring up animal rights every time I talk about Black Lives Matter I’ll be left to assume that you equate Bla… https://t.co/D3WenjLrhM
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiYou believe in Bigfoot but can’t fathom racism? Okay.
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @BlairImani As young Beekeepers, my son and daughter would say, no way! 😂 😆 https://t.co/i42KvIlpiKI call this “backseat driving to freedom when you didn’t realize you were on a roadtrip”
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiMy least favorite online interaction is with the people who have only been concerned with BLM since June 2020 but b… https://t.co/RXSGOhsCAN
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiSelf Care: Nature https://t.co/FzpS2fUIC0Self Care: Nature https://t.co/BXbnTXacKHSelf-Care: Mint’s blooming❤️ hilarybeard https://t.co/QSKzxYqO31Check Barbara Ransby @BarbaraRansby https://t.co/DcFl6TJJRp
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki"This is our only hope. Our hope is in a strong Africa. When Africa is strong our position in America will be one o… https://t.co/h3znIZ2Mb6
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @MsTurk_MCSC @researchED_US Hope all’s well with you and yours during these unprecedented times and experiences!When kids struggle to read, “there are typically two responses. 1. There must be a problem in the home. The child… https://t.co/Un1gO6NiBu
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @MsTurk_MCSC @researchED_US Turk!Not a surprise: 9 people test positive for coronavirus at Georgia school that went viral for crowded photo - ABC Ne… https://t.co/TElK71951R
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @kzshabazz Said by a strong leader. 🤓"Quality is a must, failure is not an option. A zip code can't determine whether or not our babies receive quality… https://t.co/TwzXEIyGfv
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki(Finally) got started on this from @erickalenze yesterday and now I'm all in. It's fascinating & insightful about o… https://t.co/jbuD1Egzd4
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @wokeSTEMteacher Long LegacyTrust me, I’m all for calling out white folks’ hypocrisy when it comes to saying one thing & doing another. But lis… https://t.co/0QxCawNdk9
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @researchED_US The Mini Apple; really looking forward to the panels of Wednesday (Justice) and Friday (families)!
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiQUICK POLL: If you’re planning on tuning in to a session or watching some pre-recorded videos for our upcoming… https://t.co/lY62PwXCrT
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiEnlightenment requires vision, which requires self-expression, which requires love, which requires power, which req… https://t.co/qIFUcfmxMg
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiMonday, August 17th, would have been #MichelleCusseaux’s 56th birthday. Instead, it’s 2,193 days since she was kill… https://t.co/K2DBKLQdFh
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiMichelle's mother, Fran Garrett, marched her daughter’s casket to Phoenix City Hall and ignited our #SayHerName Cam… https://t.co/cqT2oIKwzi
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiEarlier this week, I wrote a piece urging the "defund police" debate to evolve into a public discussion of what pol… https://t.co/WQOdCZ0hjz
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @selmekki As I suspected! 🤣 Guilty in 3 clicks! https://t.co/8ihYqKYbys
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @DrJoyBJo Yeppers. The system is grounded and remains severely tilted towards injustice @selmekki Nope. You can't win. Now...I will read the article to see what it says. But...b4 I go...has anyone else… https://t.co/hboEhpxo7I
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiYou’ve been arrested by a dishonest cop. Can you win in a system set up to protect officers? https://t.co/KwITyZLvgu @ccoleiii Definitely sharing this with them. Cassowary still my top nasty bird lol“What if we did something different on purpose?” https://t.co/K7UGK4Gld2
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiPolice brutality shows us that more cops in Black neighborhoods doesn’t keep us safe, it harms Black people. It’s t… https://t.co/7B9K3uF5VQ
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiSomeone give this young man a show on Animal Planet https://t.co/YC2ta60v0z
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiChris, people would hear you more if you said things nicely.* *because that’s worked so well.
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @citizenstewart I was recently told that my writing for @IndyKidsWinning was problematic and the wrong approach. I… https://t.co/eaqFM1io5V
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8/9
2020
#TUBAAMeetTheBoard. Meet Crystal M. Edwards,Klein College of Media and Communication, Class of 1998. Crystal receiv… https://t.co/Ln9H58AgoY
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @citizenstewart Make it plain. That’s not always “nice” by the standards of those folks who relish in ignoring the… https://t.co/r3p1lkw8x6"What if we designd a school yr tht sought to radically shift how communities imagine/prob-solve/heal/connect?" "Wh… https://t.co/fiLCPCdWFj
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki @Sax_Blue Yep too many people in power want our communities to fight to just stay afloat and then run back to the p… https://t.co/gFESPrYhqk @adinasi @selmekki First, I hate that you experience those feelings. But clearly it's NOT you. It's a deliberate ef… https://t.co/y9vFel3pqm
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki“‘Go back where you came from.’ He said this so uninventively. White men’s anger is so boring.“ “So there we stood… https://t.co/BlQpdh2cF5
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki"This game is hard. To be a black mother is to manage the rage of others while growing joyous black children. This… https://t.co/TyCFUDvlpd
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki100% yes, you should be hitting the streets against police violence. But if you come home from the BLM protests to… https://t.co/lbAiQgmKmZ
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiWhat If We Radically Reimagined the New School Year?: https://t.co/hNkHnxhcZVPhiladelphia and Comcast's digital equity plan will provide free internet to low-income families https://t.co/DCFCEGMlyk via @phillyinquirerOn May 13, 1985 #PhiladelphiaPolice ordered a #bombstrike on the #MOVEOrganization! Check out "The 1985 Move bombin… https://t.co/CruHCm9xjS
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiFor those of you on the mainland who lost or are still without power due to tropical storm Isaias, imagine what it… https://t.co/WhkxOCEQ8h
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiMissed author Isabel Wilkerson’s talk with journalist John Dickerson? It's on YouTube. Watch the conversation as sh… https://t.co/y3zPTGKbWD
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiThis convo re #CasteInAmerica gave insight into my grandparents' generation...the ones who left homes in the South… https://t.co/vu2YDALQpc
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekkihip hop music dedicated to george & jonathan jackson: "testify" - nas "soulja's story" - 2pac "i have a dream, too… https://t.co/MVQ2FQLYm9
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiIowa ends lifetime voting ban for people with felony convictions https://t.co/hqVduLFM6P
Retweeted by Sharif El-Mekki'Above normal air temperatures, offshore winds and open water in front of the ice shelf are all part of the recipe… https://t.co/xhgUh5dZha
Retweeted by Sharif El-MekkiCanada’s last fully intact Arctic ice shelf has collapsed. The Milne Ice Shelf lost some 40 percent of its area —… https://t.co/mnFnbVTWH8
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8/8
2020

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