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rashel t @TigerSwalowtail Ontario, Canada

Grateful to the people who share their perspectives & teach without compensation. Carefully curated to hear the voices of BW, NDN's, Trans Folx. They/them.

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Joined Twitter 7/21/13


His words are those of a genuine (not performative) ally, call me surprised. ~ Cole Sprouse arrested at Los Angeles… https://t.co/AMZ2qnU1Fp @radicalhearts i needed this laughIf a small percentage of looters discredits an entire movement, than what does a small percentage of bad cops do????
Retweeted by rashel tAsk yourself, why is arresting people for petty theft & vandalism a greater law enforcement priority than firing &… https://t.co/QdhS2tGu9C
Retweeted by rashel tReminder that the demand to #DefundThePolice is about abolition. It’s about divesting from the police and investing… https://t.co/63eSAWojWy
Retweeted by rashel tthread https://t.co/YETEj6n70eErased George Floyd Erased Breonna Taylor Erased everything about activism Erased everything about the protests B… https://t.co/s5HerEMFxS
Retweeted by rashel tWhat purpose do these black out squares serve in the middle of an uprising? Seems like a great way to get people to… https://t.co/cw63PrXN6d
Retweeted by rashel ti'm happy to see my crush on seth rogen wasn't misguidedit’s not just police. It’s the system. It’s white doctors killing us. It’s white judges giving us life sentences. I… https://t.co/ZDxdvvOKZD
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6/2
2020
A black man, David McAtee was murdered by LMPD & National Guard officers. He was shot and killed just after midnigh… https://t.co/luakXuHbRr
Retweeted by rashel tConsidering how George Floyd was killed, cops taking a knee is not the feel-good visual so many of y'all think it is.
Retweeted by rashel t @denzelcurry they clearly didn't get what you were saying with the clout cobain videoThis man shot and killed a 20 year old who was trying to protect others at a protest for George Floyd. He is a kn… https://t.co/Ie9jgFtmCB
Retweeted by rashel tIsn't it interesting how the US government is exactly the country they decry elsewhere in the world. EXACTLY what t… https://t.co/rFNJcl21fmAfter hearing the rose garden speech, all I can think is - so you're finally going to arrest, detain, and imprison… https://t.co/7cdbwxFsoAIt's interesting how the must have haircuts, nails and bars protest folks quietly accept a curfew and militarized police now.
Retweeted by rashel tThe anime child & I watched this last night. Trippy, experimental, better than most hollywood directors can do & it… https://t.co/8gPWxFRdsm @hsofia damn! you come from a line of bad-asses!
6/1
2020
<3 https://t.co/xg8ArHe0PTAll the while I'm thinking about the protests happening. I can't say shit about what I think should happen, or what… https://t.co/u5l9ri07GGi did something that signals a 10 yr commitment to this place & i didn't think it through. or think about how ppl a… https://t.co/MjXo7lCqv1the conditions were perfect. it had just rained, the grass was newly cut, and the temperature was perfect.The only good news is that I've been able to get outside & do what allows my soul to continue. What's the point of… https://t.co/wqmAUCz8iBI'm looking forward to endlessly advocating for myself with my school & OSAP for the next few months.Amidst all this & despite my continued efforts since March 15th, my semester ends today & I've heard nothing from m… https://t.co/7Fe7tyAvCjBlack joy matters Black art matters Black scholarship matters Black love matters Black creativity matters Black fa… https://t.co/BJ2K8tQZRy
Retweeted by rashel tThis episode of The Simpsons turned 25 this month: https://t.co/DPCzgzlXMx
Retweeted by rashel tThe system created Trump, he didn't create the system. Impunity is what allows racists to police us & criminals to… https://t.co/5m4d05cpcQ
Retweeted by rashel tThe Trump regime wants to draw public discourse towards "Antifa" and political division; they are desperately pulli… https://t.co/OcfPoZxloL
Retweeted by rashel tDid any other news source print the correct headline? "Police Erupt In Violence Nationwide" ~ https://t.co/kNXkmKOYrAI have questioned the @FBI in Congress as to why they don’t use domestic terror labels for white supremacist groups… https://t.co/SJS3DmPGAh
Retweeted by rashel tthread https://t.co/whEXpRlTS5As any pro-fascist would do. https://t.co/IqZS1WHBbc
Retweeted by rashel t @HalpernAlex samewhen covid came w warning, the US didn’t have enough masks, PPE, or tests. when the peaceful protests came, they we… https://t.co/faFI6EofqV
Retweeted by rashel tDivest from the police, Invest in community. It's the only way forward. https://t.co/IN2J88VVJ2
5/31
2020
THREAD https://t.co/DBsJiv8aLq
5/30
2020
Once again , PSA: IF YOU ARE NEUTRAL IN SITUATIONS OF INJUSTICE YOU HAVE CHOSEN THE SIDE OF THE OPPRESSOR.
Retweeted by rashel tIf you plan on protesting now is the time to remove all personal information from your social media accounts. Remov… https://t.co/eRr5lQFXG5
Retweeted by rashel t @blackcatbarrera The last set is everything. @CriRi_K i'm having a hard time believing it. still doesn't apply to me since i get subsidy. but i'm not comfortabl… https://t.co/0XtNaVgAZXso ... ontario is opening home daycares back up in a week???Regis Korchinski-Paquet #SayHerName. Policing is violence against Black women, with a long legacy in Canada. The ca… https://t.co/lh0cPc3Uf5
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5/29
2020
May Regis Korchinski-Paquet rest peacefully. And to all Black women, be gentle with yourselves today especially as… https://t.co/4EaKl5F1g1
Retweeted by rashel tListen, Canadian media covers up A LOT of shit. ‘People’ think racism & police brutality aren’t a thing in Canada,… https://t.co/msldsfYdHD
Retweeted by rashel tSTAND UP SHOW OUT!!! Please share widely! #notanotherblacklife #justiceforregis #blcklivesmatter https://t.co/uoxa7kJzYD
Retweeted by rashel tI just got the okay from Regis family to protest. SATURDAY MAY 30TH. 2PM. AN AFRO INDIGENOUS WOMAN WAS KILLED BY TH… https://t.co/KHKqrEWEAm
Retweeted by rashel tWhite people when they see a Black person being brutally murdered vs. White people when t… https://t.co/wFfXGz1Ei4
Retweeted by rashel tTo be honest, I'm tired of watching white people perform awoke awareness without seeing active divesting of their w… https://t.co/IVczNx5igo
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5/28
2020
@blackgirlinmain ftw that keeps adding layers to your griefWho's in the middle with me? https://t.co/smv0QqoMJS @CriRi_K what??? i didn't see that news! fuuuuu!Went from frost to a heat alert in one week. Wtf happened to Spring?
5/27
2020
white people white people when they see when they see racism… https://t.co/bzkoAM5SR8
Retweeted by rashel tA rising chorus but one that sings a song of death https://t.co/1sTzzivFgi new post by yours truly.
Retweeted by rashel tFocus on #AmyCooper yes, but just long enough to hold her accountable and understand *she is not unique*. Move on… https://t.co/spgf18q8LI
Retweeted by rashel t“White women tears are multipurpose: They derail conversation, they emotionally bully others (particularly people o… https://t.co/QpQk4SE7oh
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5/26
2020
@audaciouskay Except, it *is* her character. In countless interviews she laughs about being a troll, she loves it.… https://t.co/Av8CwZ4mDy @blackgirlinmain write your heart out, whatever helps. i know that your words help (not that you need to share them at all). @blackgirlinmain imho it adds to the layers of grief. i recently watched my dad & his siblings go through this, it… https://t.co/kRCQ75VhEJ @birthmarxist I'm so happy I started following you, thank you for sharing.Thread https://t.co/U4l5mKh3a7 @abstractpraxis how does his voice sound like autotune?? that's wild. @TheInnerMoon he used to make stop motion videos with them, they were perfect for it @TheInnerMoon my 20yo was. he still has some mint condition ones & a board game. we have a large bin of loose piece… https://t.co/R7R0PrN86i
5/25
2020
over 10 years now https://t.co/nhQyL0RDC2Shout out to all the suburban commandos who want to carry a 7 lb AR-15 inside Chipotle to protect patrons from a te… https://t.co/6Q4LxfWG6f
Retweeted by rashel t @ProfessorCrunk @jmjafrx thank you for all the work you put into this thread. i hope it finds the ppl who need to hear it.
5/24
2020
@Blackamazon I recently did a deep dive of Lead Belly, that man wrote everything!BREAKING NEWS: Criticism of Biden does not equal endorsement of Trump.
Retweeted by rashel t @Eilonmusk1 @Krewsta that would be fireThis basically explains what I've been wondering for so long.a long read but so worth itThis explains a LOT "Why new age yogis have swallowed QAnon conspiracies" They perceive themselves as skeptical, in… https://t.co/3HR5nRCBC4
5/23
2020
"the chinese don't want us to wear masks, they want to weaken the US so they can take over as the most powerful nation."have we tried using reverse psychology?Isn't it wild that there is greater pressure for Black people to vote for Joe Biden than pressure for Joe Biden to be less racist?
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5/22
2020
I worry we haven't actually done the work. I worry reopening now only means a longer closure coming. I worry we a… https://t.co/MA3PiIoCJE
Retweeted by rashel tThe home daycare I was using, where the provider & kids were sick almost constantly, asked if anyone wanted childca… https://t.co/7zqNM4CIGq @blackgirlinmain This sounds like the "totalitarian" state the yts with guns are currently going on about already,… https://t.co/cCbj80aFIE
5/21
2020
@HipHopNumbers Young MA! @notcapnamerica @Costco Reminds me of this...@costco is choosing not to accept your business as result of your choi… https://t.co/dR5Hc6ywv2
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5/20
2020
@MoreAndAgain that instantly gave me an anxiety attack. fuck. @blackgirlinmain i relate, my family had this situation recently. it was long, it was hard, it was draining. will y… https://t.co/lTxr8b4enV @FeminemiIy things aren't looking good for the future ... omfg @deion____ I only eat rice from this group so any of the other 3 can go, for me.
5/19
2020
This cringing is happening at a rapid pace this year. I'm not at a place of feeling proud about it, or patting myse… https://t.co/E2pa3AqKv0Perspective: "Every generation faces some kind of situation, at least we’re not facing the third world war. Nobody… https://t.co/xePwDEf7HWThe government forced white people to follow commands for 2 months and they lost they damn minds. Imagine doing it for 400 years.
Retweeted by rashel twow! https://t.co/3DC7IeCGdV @EzratheRapper I love them both equally
5/18
2020
“Our protest will never be the same” This image is everywhere right now. Same country but two totally different wo… https://t.co/Yjo52bsan8
Retweeted by rashel tTyler, The Creator created History 1 year ago IGOR was born First & only solo rapper in history to go No. 1 on Bi… https://t.co/cr3RrUN1yM
Retweeted by rashel tIn case it's not clear .... Lily is one of the creators/ directors of the Matrix https://t.co/rf2pdJs1rB @HipHopNumbers @SHREKRAP yes!Yes! Happy anniversary to the album I blast at full volume from my car every chance I get! It's a masterpiece, one… https://t.co/azDY7kcEiA @treesalldance oh that's interesting. i have the simplest needs so that never occurred to me. this also made me won… https://t.co/E9Cwt6TXpn @AcreatureOflux sure @AcreatureOflux I wouldn't feel good about having WOC cleaning my house
5/17
2020

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