Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #RacismInAmerica

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If you are still saying "slavery happened a long time ago" whether you are a bedside provider communicating which are the "good" families to the rounding doc vs not
or a new immigrant...
please, just don't
Read the 13th amendment.
Educate yourself on preschool to prison pipeline.
Please don't tell me you have "read" or "know" U.S. history unless you are going to break down the exception clause in the 13th amendment for me. What is written in laws matter. You can be anti-government in views but does not change role of government in:
On the preschool to prison pipeline. Racism affects children in the spaces that should develop their minds and curiosity - instead criminalized and taught self concept of “bad”…
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Chadwick Boseman just died. And these are my tears for him and everything else that has happened this year.
#RIPChadBoseman #BlackPanther #chadwickbosman #WakandaForever
I have had enough of 2020. I feel like I am stuck in some terrible intellectual purgatory. I don’t know what to say, what fight to have, what argument to make, or to whom to make that argument. I live among white people whom I love—white people who are well-read and
freedom-loving. White people who have not read Frederick Douglass’s slave narrative. White people who saw every Marvel movie that has come out since 2008, but skipped Black Panther because— well, because… I don’t know why they didn’t see that one. But if I were to speculate,
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𝘗𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘫𝘶𝘥𝘪𝘤𝘦 wishes to express sympathy for the families, friends and communities of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks, and indeed for the many other people of colour around the world who have suffered at the hands of individual racist police, [1/14]
racist police practices more generally, and the systemic racism that runs through criminal justice systems. We also wish to extend our solidarity with the many thousands who have been moved to protest on streets all over the world in response. [2/14]
𝘗𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘴 𝘰𝘧 𝘗𝘳𝘦𝘫𝘶𝘥𝘪𝘤𝘦 has been documenting and analysing all forms of racism, historical and contemporary, throughout the world for over fifty year. [3/14]
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In 2017 we looked at #racial resentments and #racist sentiments among white #PoliceOfficers. "We know that officers are much more likely to search and arrest black citizens for drugs... and murder black citizens."… #police #RacismInAmerica #protest
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The #LEADatStanfordMed is hosting our graduation event tonight! Our scholars from diverse backgrounds and specialties have spent 10 months with us focusing on leadership capacity building and developing educational materials to advance #diversityandinclusion.
We've even adapted to #COVID19, and showed activism on campus in solidarity against #RacismInAmerica

#BlackLivesMatter #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives #LEADatStanfordMed #SoMeDocs
One voice can create a unified message
Why don't we speak up?

Be part of the conversation. There are multiple ways to use your voice.

#LEADatStanfordMed #crucialconversations #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives #BlackLivesMatter
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Yesterday @POTUS said that #Immigrants trying to enter the US are #animals, not people.

Let's look at who he's talking about.

#Trump will separate children from parents to discourage #Immigrants, even those legally requesting amnesty. 1/6 #sanctuary
Not people? So it's okay to separate children from their parents indefinitely?

Does that @CBP officer look proud of his job? 2/6 #dehumanization #RacismInAmerica #SanctuaryCities #sanctuary
This mother and son look like #people to me.

For some reason the @CBP officers don't seem to want to be in the picture. 3/6 #prisonreform
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