Sign in with Twitter

Username:

National Book Award Finalist. 1/2 of @HearToSlay on @hearluminary. #ThickTheBook: “It’s like poetry for sociologists” - @gakaufman22

3,429 Following   101,664 Followers   254,047 Tweets

Joined Twitter 5/27/10


And it wasn’t attractive. I just stood up and screamed, “oh no we are not watching this on this day!”I just made them change this tv away from Fox News in this hospital. It’s a fucking hospital. Jesus. @dynamofire She has a deep aversion to “old lady shoes”. Cracks me up.May we all be this fly at 92 years old. https://t.co/Ah5dGNjxwzI honestly feel like I will never be able to rest again.Montgomery, AL got a statue of Rosa Parks unveiled yesterday. I held back the “it’s about time” urges and tried to… https://t.co/l3HpBl19Ir
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom
12/6
2019
Four Years of the #ReadingWomenAward! 😍 So much love to all of our winners: @rtraister @rgay @tarawestoverhttps://t.co/7xdhG0j3mo
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomWas just talking about this last night. There is a lot of rabid white reclamation happening at these jobs. https://t.co/7bqOHchXEH @nextcardhunny Yes. We worked through it.Above all, excellent penmanship https://t.co/U58PLWN9ijI am having my physical when my doctor says, “no need to...fix your feet.” She stares at me. I stare at her. https://t.co/jZZ4tbMSUq @LDBurnett They seem horribleEmployers have lost every piece of their mind https://t.co/JgS6CS545N
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomButtigieg: For when you want to elect grad school seminar to run the country. https://t.co/Y1DfKfmBeuWhen I wasn’t looking all these students apparently wrote their theses and proposals and each and every one of them… https://t.co/yXp7TiLV5P @surlybassey You do not even to bait them anymore! All you have to do is wait. @Eugene_Scott That’s legit my question. @claremccann @louise_seamster It's a near perfect distillation of financial/credit program dynamics. Avoid taxes (r… https://t.co/LlAqNwa9ro
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomED says one benefit is saving taxpayer $ by moving defaults from the federal ledger to these private loans instead.… https://t.co/H43zBSw3VV
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomWhew. “Prison abolitionist bullshit”. https://t.co/cNDY3a9Cqo @Jenndayaa @likaluca @tressiemcphd Seconding THICK by @tressiemcphd. Best book I’ve read in a couple years! And eve… https://t.co/vDxag60Oq9
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @anneoreoluwa @angelicaross Thanks?Personal aides “endorse”? I am really going to want someone to explain to me when we all became this special type o… https://t.co/shR9pH2876All three are in high finance. Obama was a bad President who did bad things. The Obama alum world is divided into p… https://t.co/GwD1i6sD8r
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomBarely a third of Americans even save money in a 401(k) and the median balance for those in their 20s is $4,000. https://t.co/BfNY8cmy4v
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomI just started listening to the #heartoslay podcast and what a wise decision it was! ⁦@tressiemcphd⁩ and ⁦@rgay⁩ ar… https://t.co/yNLGwnrpH3
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @likaluca THICK by @tressiemcphd!! First book since The New Jim Crow where I could feel my worldview and politics s… https://t.co/PISsN5u1qB
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomOur client began a 6 mo jail term this week bc he ate a cookie at rehab w/o permission. That's right, the SF Drug C… https://t.co/DK8sIXTMN9
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @heychey *carnival fortune tellerWhat if I told you that it already exists? https://t.co/uRU1uVY5me @theamarian1 Congratulations @heychey He was a like a carnival for Ute tree - didn’t say nary a specific thing and I’m all “why yes my mothers m… https://t.co/2QcXYINeZNAnd maybe now I understand a trump voter because I know it was all a lie and I still feel great about giving him my money.The valet guy says, “hey you’ve been here before right?” Wow yes you have a great memory. It’s been awhile and I… https://t.co/vjISJcRFOJ @KeeangaYamahtta I probably should. But i am confused too!One little boy straight up told me that there are easier ways to get people to call you doctor. He was like 10. And he wasn’t wrong.That’s better than when I do career days. I always get, “I ain’t going to school that long” and all I can say to th… https://t.co/hKMFS2Zcj1 @npseaver @ibogost I read this whole stupid thing just to see that line for myself. You owe me $5.That me! The correct date is 1/23 https://t.co/tmZMlchovB
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomCongratulations to @tressiemcphd & @caroderobertis for winning this year's #ReadingWomenAward! We love both THICK:… https://t.co/Gf1QtmaCos
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomHe reminds me of a guy I knew in grad school. https://t.co/5tYhwJDnw9
12/5
2019
Imagine writing this sentence: “HBO’s Watchmen focuses almost entirely on racism, rather than power dynamics.“ https://t.co/QtCZfeMXq4
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomthis man has consistently threatened others around him with deadly weapons, including his ex-wife and a random moto… https://t.co/RUevN27bmj
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomthis is great! I've been following @tressiemcphd on here for a few years now and it was one of the best decisions I… https://t.co/e7mvirVj7G
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThat’s amazing. Thank you. https://t.co/p6s4Zdx2BsWhen BART was first created, the whole system was designed to work in complete aesthetic harmony. This included sta… https://t.co/Mpm710mmMz
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom36. An update from @itsgabrielleu on the NBC/America’s Got Talent situation https://t.co/gLHCEb7Yj9 https://t.co/BVJGCHjlc5
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @JTaylorSkinner Which is fine! Because I believe the value is the writing it and not the reading if. I seldom go ba… https://t.co/Gz5QaCMmbMI still/will always organize my thinking long-hand. https://t.co/V9dUvcZy88I wrote about Amy Klobuchar and why she's the quintessential Beltway phenomenon: a Highly Electable Candidate with… https://t.co/LkNUwUzDHm
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomIt sounds sensible until you follow it to its logical conclusion that women are responsible for men’s behavior: https://t.co/hBr8mVvHiLThe study's authors reference previous research that suggests those made for black women could have higher levels o… https://t.co/uW82t4A15QWhy there are racial variations is unclear, but the researchers suggest it may be linked to differences in the way… https://t.co/P5v5eguqToBreast cancer linked to permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners in study of almost 50,000 women https://t.co/t5bGg2lUKH
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomIf anyone who reads this thread knows a literary agent, is literary agent, or wants to hear some comic pitches from… https://t.co/0zpVVHqdD7
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomPatriarchy makes you think a woman who's being cheated on is a clown and not the ain't shit man. Lol. https://t.co/imscj64H8W
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThat thread where mixed kids with white mothers talked about how their mom called them the n word when they were ma… https://t.co/FzO40Gl1rT
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @MoreAndAgain She can bake them. But if that motherfucker eats them then we talking. @Karen_Palmer He just called himself an alpha male @CMcCurdyPDX Me too!Always be closing.It reminds me so much of my for-profit college days, which is probably why my antenna went up. It’s not sleazy per… https://t.co/TYB2vQ5XyQI am watching a middle aged white man do a hard sale on a youngish white woman. I think it’s an employment thing bu… https://t.co/a8bffECAL8 @jeffguhin @jihyunjshim A great title.@jihyunjshim and I are excited to present our paper "If Your Only Tool is Meritocracy, Every Problem Looks Like Ed… https://t.co/NUglk62M4t
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @HearToSlay @tressiemcphd @rgay Such a moving episode. Loved her message that people will show up for you no matter… https://t.co/hleuBvrQcu
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @victorerikray @dynarski It’s such a weird power trip @victorerikray @dynarski Hi. @tressiemcphd @dynarski I worked somewhere (ahem) where folks with power would call meetings and never give an agen… https://t.co/DApFGsid2M
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @dynarski It’s that first gen, not born rich response system.https://t.co/8v5N72galC @joshgondelman Thank you very muchWhat an impressive and varied collection of work. Glad your stories are all over the place here in Virginia, and be… https://t.co/BiZqQfI12M
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom"Facewatch charges retailers for the use of a computer and software that can track the demographics of people enter… https://t.co/7XFfQCYVT6
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomI got nothing for this kind of belief system and I never will. Jesus perhaps. https://t.co/ClokJ9hXMkThank you very much. https://t.co/8v5N72galCPinterest And The Knot Will Stop Promoting Wedding Content That Romanticizes Former Slave Plantations: https://t.co/n7ZfDDAjL5
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom"...refusing cash is a form of discrimination..." "@ACLU calls it a civil liberties issue, as unbanked people who… https://t.co/L2dXDsSAhc
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomNever got out of bed and figure it’s too late to do so now.By one of my favorite journalists https://t.co/H77azhpCuU @prof_carrington @GeeDee215 @missewill It can over specify but makes my point here, yep. @prof_carrington @GeeDee215 @missewill A Barack without a Michelle to counter. @GeeDee215 @missewill Because politicians sort of lie as a job description. @GeeDee215 @missewill Which is the point. It means some of us accurately read her message and that counter programm… https://t.co/lNq8LmL4dHif you are publishing a book next year about ANYTHING else...I truly can’t wait to read it https://t.co/7zBwg9v2Jb
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomSocially defined Black scholars reminder. Stop believing and acting as if you are obligated to prove or substantiat… https://t.co/ITT62Ebe0z
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomYour white conservative students are not being oppressed if they realize, upon getting to college, that they need t… https://t.co/ZGodH0Y3xW
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomAlso, it’s not true that it only excites me. The SILS audience really got it and gave me great engagement on the to… https://t.co/6H1eNo2JF4 @prof_carrington I have no idea if it flies or not. I know what she did do didn’t fly at all.I won’t talk about white boys, SV, or anything interested in them or their worldview - including Othering narrative… https://t.co/oOgbgLzn1FLiterally my entire pitch for this project. So far, it only excites me but I’m not giving up hope lol https://t.co/kflfESAYBk @JadeRoutson @RVABailFund Thank you! @dynarski PLOT TWIST @drnandico ❤️I'm only halfway through but I already know it's Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom https://t.co/ejyb5azksX
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomWhen phds procreate lol https://t.co/QbLM6aECUestill waiting for a reporter, any reporter, to just ask trump basic questions about the federal government and its… https://t.co/oW4hRtpG1M
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomGen X got ignored. Parents don’t understand. And we dont talk about the impact of the Great Recession on Black folk… https://t.co/0RIUbcSa2L
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThank you, Jay! One-hundred perfect, y’all. https://t.co/5IB3H9ciN1 @jaydaronson @RVABailFund Thank you so much!
12/4
2019

0