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Black protestors alleging racial discrimination and sexual misconduct in their workplace were ignored by “activist” celebrities, who crossed the picket to party with their billionaire friends. #Oscars2022 #JayZ #WillSmith
This is a stark example of how “representation politics” distract from truly emancipatory ones and the fact that the “anti racist” world so oft referenced since 2020 will not be achieved without class analysis no matter how many black films Hollywood makes
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Do you suffer from shiny object syndrome

I've been guilty of this in the past as have many I’m sure

Here’s a thread to show you ways to stop jumping from fad to fad.

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Cap tip #Jayz
It’s the discipline to not get caught up in the moment (fads)
People tend to get caught up in emotions and jump on the next hot thing.
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Shawn Corey Carter, mejor conocido como #JayZ, lanzó un fondo para invertir en nuevas empresas de cannabis propiedad de minorías para impulsar la participación de los negros en la industria, de acuerdo con The Wall Street Journal.
"Es realmente increíble cómo puede suceder eso. Fuimos los más afectados negativamente por la guerra contra las drogas, y Estados Unidos ha dado la vuelta y ha creado un negocio a partir de eso que vale miles de millones", dijo Jay-Z.
De acuerdo con The Wall Street Journal, en los 25 años transcurridos desde que California legalizó por primera vez la marihuana medicinal, el cannabis se ha convertido en un negocio legal de 20,000 millones de dólares en el país
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.@BrownPhDGirl, Valeria Sinclair-Chapman, @frasureyokley, @Prof_Masuoka, @realMABarreto, @USCDornsife, Todd Shaw, @CEBejarano, Ricardo Ramirez, Bradford Jones, Michael C. Dawson, @ProfCandis, & Gabriel Sanchez are here together at #APSA2019! What a lineup... #PGILinkedFate25
@BrownPhDGirl @frasureyokley @Prof_Masuoka @realMABarreto @USCDornsife @CEBejarano @ProfCandis These scholars (and @PGI_WPSA editors/guest editors/contributors) have gathered to mark the 25th anniversary of Prof. Dawson's groundbreaking book Behind the Mule. Todd Shaw kicks off the discussion with a look at place identity and neighborhood effects on political behavior.
@BrownPhDGirl @frasureyokley @Prof_Masuoka @realMABarreto @USCDornsife @CEBejarano @ProfCandis @PGI_WPSA Prof. Shaw describes his co-authored PGI article, which draws on the 2016 CMPS to analyze political participation in Black and Latinx neighborhoods. Findings conclude that face-to-face neighborhood interactions positively promote political participation in these groups.
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Husband of musical queen @Beyonce & multimillionaire who gentrified his own hood using #EminentDomain #BarclaysCenter tells others #NipseyHussle was doin the same 2 #Crenshaw & crowd goes wild 🤦🏾‍♂️ I really thought I’d be spending my Sunday differently.
#GentrifyYourHood #JayZ /1
1st the source: A/b 7 yrs ago I 1st saw the documentary #BattleForBrooklyn which talked a/b #JayZ & #Beyonce's role in supporting the Brooklyn Nets #BarclaysCenter I dont think I've been able to fully 4give them 4 it, then again neither has apologized. /2
Gentrification isnt simply “neighborhood improvement” but is SYSTEMIC use of private forces & PUBLIC POLICY 2 forcibly displace low-income & vulnerable residents/biz owners from land & replace them w/more affluent ppl/uses to generate capital returns. Just ✔️ the root word. /3
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