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

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@clofwhoville @tressiemcphd To be fair I totally believed that someone who had wasted that much time and money woul… https://t.co/1f8Up2bd63
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @tressiemcphd Honestly - the thing I find least believable about the Hulk is the nonsense about Bruce Banner having five PhDs.
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomSure your job is hard to explain but have you ever tried to explain to someone that it isn't true that if having on… https://t.co/FaVJDglfCC @sendaulas And I am sorry you did too @sendaulas Wells Fargo would not even call me back. When I finally got a loan officer on the phone? He hung up on me. @salexandy You are so good.
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@tressiemcphd @jonathanreiber @ericmbudd @kreissdaniel my work on how campaigns use social media as a form of publi… https://t.co/C3wjlhiX3G
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomI am already tired from next week. And none of the general burnout strategies can mitigate that.Prediction is how we manage complexity. But when I can’t predict the cost of any given interaction because racism m… https://t.co/CaxiQAIuCTErrands might take thirty minutes, might take three hours. The variability - always as the whim of someone given po… https://t.co/sCGncG4WfBThis is why I think we are early adopters. We will try anything to minimize that friction. Even when know the techn… https://t.co/YN6gIxHSMeWhat white people get done on their lunch hour can take us three days to accomplish. That’s anxiety.Can’t get the gas station cashier to turn on the pump. Can’t get the barista to give you five minutes before you bu… https://t.co/rM1qxuayAcI believe that burn-out and anxiety are real traumas for all kinds of people trying live in a complex society. But… https://t.co/o30bYT1rfQLike many people, I can’t stop thinking about this story. I can’t recall how many times a bank has treated me like… https://t.co/LlznPyEufBRT if you know a Black or brown person who has been pulled over by the police and has their car searched with the p… https://t.co/DERMFMfmyl
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomI wake up in the middle of the night with nineteen people I need to worry the hell out of. I cannot be expected to… https://t.co/XsIrspi9RyI asked Lauren to schedule a time for me to worry the hell out of her about her future. #cutyourownswitchenergy @wise_diva BYEAfter tomorrow, I'll stop asking you to apply for Digital Methods for Military History--an @NEH_ODH institute to te… https://t.co/xzzItPejUJ
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomOver the years we've seen many signs that Fox is a propaganda house. The clearest one yet came last night. They cut… https://t.co/cviaJ4b6Hy
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom"The MacDowell Colony, one of the country's oldest and most prestigious artist colonies, has chosen the author-educ… https://t.co/KB3qRohkIK
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomSuper interested in this and parallels with higher ed https://t.co/fc7nrFatHyBuy a refillable ink-injection printer. Every time you spend small bucks on refilling the ink instead of buying exp… https://t.co/lg7slIPMAh
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @KirwanInstitute @OhioState @DarrickHamilton This Friday a certain to be evocative panel titled “What is the Americ… https://t.co/uBZ0W1XIs5
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomHi Twitter! We are 2 ppl with a small Twitter following. Tomorrow the POTUS is going to lie about later abortion on… https://t.co/16BY7jOykg
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomIf you were building an archive of Black Feminism online, would sites, hashtags, events, figures, accounts would you want to be included?
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomVoting can matter https://t.co/o8JiGqyZhHFor decades (has it really been that long, @anildash?) Anil has been a leading voice for conscience, transparency a… https://t.co/vCtCa4lxxi
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomhttps://t.co/oWfof0TwXx https://t.co/wTlAVTyZUg @AbeFroman @tomgara I love TCF saying the manager was black so it couldnt possibly be racially motivated. Maybe the… https://t.co/TWuHwmhcHO
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @tomgara @nycsouthpaw I love that the accused bank disclosed Mr. Thomas’s share of the confidential settlement https://t.co/ArtxBwQdfZ
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomSamantha Willis live tweets a Tyler Perry movie lol https://t.co/VyQ5O56JB7The diner scene: 1. There are absolutely extras in the background pretending to eat air food. 2. What kinda diner… https://t.co/F7evUXvzD5
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomIf you're around, please come watch me try to do justice to this abstract 🙃 https://t.co/IhKjVUOyCZ
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThe "Negro Motorist Green Book" is an early example of Black technoculture -- it's a historical example of a networ… https://t.co/QvB8erjL3K
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomSir, this is a Wendy’s https://t.co/hA96HERXJAJust a reminder that there are writers of color who will have an editor google them and look at their twitter feed… https://t.co/bhflEJWnhi
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomOur next event is happening on TUESDAY 1/28! Join our round table “Sisters on Screen” as we discuss Black Women in… https://t.co/RWu6Lwvkng
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @tressiemcphd @jonathanreiber @ericmbudd A shout out to @professorpenney's work here, which has shown a big shift i… https://t.co/8lwUCr8vyA
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomdegree of alignment is an interesting point. https://t.co/4uSiFP3WlS @jonathanreiber @ericmbudd thinking about @kreissdaniel work on political campaigns and social media, i don't think… https://t.co/DROfYFOMNb @tressiemcphd @ClaraJeffery @b_cavello It’s a natural extension of a common approach to organizing and persuasion:… https://t.co/QKeqOBM2Fw
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomchris brown has 24 hours to respond https://t.co/ARUJAc987d
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @lizzieohreally now that's interestingTruly don't mean snark. I have been on this "what is endorsement" thing all week. Endorse whomever you would like.… https://t.co/7YWZyBEYnK @JksKathryn @ClaraJeffery @b_cavello I don't know what is happening here but can it not? @tressiemcphd I've been wondering the same thing. I know that in 2016, I shifted to the language "preferred candida… https://t.co/n1xXyIJNCd
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomoof. that hurts. lol https://t.co/a84Wbk76DaI have been thinking about this so much. What is the line where it changes from "I'm gonna vote for" and "I endorse" https://t.co/qUvisS61c2
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @ClaraJeffery @b_cavello Someone should commission that piece just for my personal reading pleasure.If you'd write that, I'd read it.white people think of their white colleagues as colleagues as and their black colleagues as *friends* when it’s tim… https://t.co/UdiivNmGbr
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomI swear it is not snark but I am super interested in if the "endorsement" of kinda regular people stems from social… https://t.co/corueV2tIxI honestly do not remember but did non politicians or super duper famous people used to announce their endorsements of candidates?
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @tressiemcphd Thank you and bless you for putting this on full blast, Tressie. We absolutely do. I'm co-chairing the search, DMs are open.
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @tressiemcphd In addition to sociologists, we would also happily welcome indigenous feminist literary critics, anth… https://t.co/TBoHT01v8e
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomWe ain't crazy; You just racist. https://t.co/YyWCgZONyfMeet the debut author behind the first instant bestseller of the new year. https://t.co/O1FB8dLSwm
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomWow, what a story: African American man sues his employer for race discrimination, obtains a (seemingly substantia… https://t.co/Bq342KA7DX
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThe unspoken point of my Davos piece is the historical lesson that, when forced to choose between socialism and fas… https://t.co/PaPBKHlBvH
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomaaaaaaaahhhhh @screensurveil won the SSN Art Prize!!!! https://t.co/dq2HBWKdMs
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomJOB ALERT! UConn is doing a cluster hire in Indigenous Studies and they want to hire feminist Indigenous sociologi… https://t.co/3xM5CSBgKaThis is great news https://t.co/CEMlF2VCB6BUT THE 3-IN-1I don’t give advice, as we all know. But I can occasionally pass on some gospel truths. Today’s gospel: Buy the 3-… https://t.co/EunUzvAQGJa person can't be diverse https://t.co/O154gtg06X
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @smudgenancy Yeah at least I finally tried it. Don’t think I would put the place in my rotation @tressiemcphd These journalists who don't vote must really enjoy the smugness of having a near-religious calling instead of a job.
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottoma better question than "should journalists vote in primaries" is, "Should the journalism profession allow some prac… https://t.co/h92R6GbkTc
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottomgreat recap of last evening's Amazon Ring in #YQG panel discussion. @hypervisible & @KristenThomasen pointing out… https://t.co/Pjo1E1kEpX
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomY'all!! I am elated to receive a USA Artist Fellowship @USAforART alongside @NifMuhammad, @sarahmbroomhttps://t.co/HMFowd5iBg
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThis is so strange. https://t.co/CUfL586h0g2. https://t.co/hEKIRBzl2T1. https://t.co/JdqdqFBrebFor years, actress Annabella Sciorra felt powerless after she says Harvey Weinstein pinned her to a bed and raped h… https://t.co/iygm6MWsUh
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomWhat’s next, forcing people to take pregnancy tests before they’re allowed on planes arriving in the US? https://t.co/10nW9CNj7v
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomI am a thought leader. Follow my thought leader thoughts.I am deeply invested an IG drama about a bad natural hair stylist right now while everyone else is watching a sham… https://t.co/Fo0BJB4mou @karmenalaye @aneIeh Same.My Lyft has seat warmers in the back seat! I’ve never ridden in a car with them in the back. I love it. Would give 6 stars if I could.
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomImportant to note that the leaders in this technology are calling for it to be regulated. Loudly. And not by them.… https://t.co/wWBPmfjtCr
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom1. I hate credit scoring agencies 2. You can read most of the article through the white WSJ subscription splash scr… https://t.co/waxRi4uHKJi hope this guy sues the bank too https://t.co/Emy68HzyqJ
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomFood for thought, as they would say it, for #highered folks out there, just published Daenekindt & Huisman map, wh… https://t.co/dUI8tXIsFR
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomThey put fondue on my burger which is good. But what’s with the super salty everything else? Good classic cocktail… https://t.co/pEjpGSXeiYRoxane and I stumbled into Brenner’s Pass #rva tonight (after all the planes for both of us) and it was just okay. Kind of a bummer.I spent 20 minutes trying to make a joke but couldn’t. Wow I guess this is middle age. https://t.co/LUE2xPSOrW @Eugene_Scott I would help him beat you. Maybe even beat myself for preventive measures @tressiemcphd THIS. I never heard journalists entertaining the question of not voting until 2016. My 78-year-old fa… https://t.co/ces1vNJn8m
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Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomIn j-school this was a controversial topic. My 85 year-old, lived through Jim Crow grandfather didn’t march for th… https://t.co/l84acHaHCp
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan Cottom @tressiemcphd Some people know they’ll be fine no matter what, and it shows.
Retweeted by Tressie McMillan CottomYeah I must be almost sick lolImagine not voting because of a job that barely pays you to live and also where they casually debate if the n-word is still a slur lolI can see it now, all the black reporters not voting and their grandparents haunting them the rest of their lives.This some white people ish if I’ve ever seen any. LOL https://t.co/dujLkmJeAu @HeerJeet @jljacobson LOLBecause to date, the most stringent I’ve seen journalists get publicly over reporting standards is when a college r… https://t.co/YlcDYltL8V
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