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Here's a thread for non-Jewish allies and others who may not feel like they have the background knowledge to spot a fake Jewish account.

FIRST of all, that's fine. Some of them are getting more sophisticated and difficult to figure out.

So, here are some things to look for. 1/
Anyone who uses the "Jewish Lives Matter" graphic should be immediately suspect.

This was an image that was developed in 4chan by antisemites and racists to create discord between the Black and Jewish communities. 2/
THIRD, they may sometimes follow a pattern in naming their account that might at first *look* Jewish, but upon closer inspection seems a little *too* stereotypical Jewish.

Also, any name that includes "shekel," like "Shekelberg," is fake. 3/
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5am thoughts: One of the challenges for men in #leadership positions in #tech who want to increase #inclusion and #diversity in our orgs, is that first we need to first recognize our own #privilege before knowing what conscious actions to take in our orgs & company-wide... 1/14
First, credit to my colleague @bjohnso5y. Her post on how to be a better #ally for #womenintech emphasized the mechanism of #recognition (e.g. crediting women for their ideas in public spaces). The goal of better #allyship inspired this thread... 2/14

medium.com/@brigidjohnson…
In the sphere of political debate, you’ll often hear white people (especially men) arguing they don’t have privilege and don’t get special treatment. "Everything’s a meritocracy!" "Nobody 'gave' me anything!" - Nothing to see here, move along… 3/14
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First panel of the #2018SHA (it's what's being used by the @JourSouHist) is the Hanger Memorial Panel on Belief, Belonging, and Blasphemy in the Haitian Revolution Era, featuring @JuliaGaffield, @DrEricaJohnson, Chaz Yingling, and Maria Cecilia Ulrickson #SHA2018
Matt Childs opens up by acknowledging the work of Dr. Kimberly Hanger, a past president of the Latin American and Caribbean Section and distinguished scholar of Spanish New Orleans / Louisiana. #2018SHA
I'm very excited for this panel, as some of these scholars I've known since our (very) early grad school days. #2018SHA
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