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#MadisonWI: Contact Ismael Ozanne, Dane County DA, about Robert Mueller-Owens, the principal who should be charged for inflicting physical harm & emotional trauma on an 11-year-old black girl at Whitehorse School.
Phone: (608) 266 4211
The police have concluded their investigation (including video of part of the attack) & its up to the DA to press charges now. Mueller-Owens is currently on paid leave. Stories linked below. This has made some national outlets please keep sharing & circulating! #BlackLivesMatter
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Wow, that last #thread really took off. Let’s try another. I want to think with folks about how we can talk about #SurvivingRKelly outside the logic of the prison industrial complex.
Many of the people who responded to my last thread engaged in carceral logics saying some variation on “his ass should rot in jail” if not calls for his death. Are there other ways we can imagine justice, accountability and healing?
Prison abolitionist Mariame Kaba has said, as ppl raised w/ carceral logics it’s hard for us to imagine or desire alternatives. The #prisonindustrialcomplex has limited how we think about justice—even though other nations do things differently.
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I have tried to use my voice for good, but I've lived and spoken a good long while without shining a light on the heinous behavior of R Kelly. I've listened to his music and stepped in the name of abuse. That ends now.
The 6-hour #SurvivingRKelly series includes over 50 interviews and began last night, continuing tonight and tomorrow. Check it out
"Lifetime’s #SurvivingRKelly ... feels like a plea sharply directed at Kelly’s current fanbase and those in his industry who’ve remained shockingly silent on the allegations."…
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Today at 3pm PST/6pm EST social media/phone storm @ Marin. Protest at 645pm.
#ThomasAndSally #EndItNow
Event page:…
"Long days on the plantation. Slaves worked from sunup to sundown 6 days a wk.No such thing as a good slave owner”
#ThomasAndSally #EndItNow
#ThomasAndSally has a line in it where Thomas says to Ben Franklin "I don't beat them [his slaves]."
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