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🧵 Actually, my father (in a speech in which he also spoke about police brutality against Black people & America owing Black people a debt) said he wanted me & my siblings to one day live in a nation where we would not be judged by the color of our skin…

#MLK #GetTheDreamRight
…but by the content of our character.

It will be profoundly helpful when (instead of canceling lessons and programs that guide us in confronting the ways that we are not yet that nation and in addressing our moral deficits concerning racism and other phobias/isms)…
…people who seem to want false peace (“let’s just get along without justice”) become purveyors of true peace, which includes #eradicating #racism.

Because being “#colorblind” was not a part of my father’s dream.

Eradicating racism was.

#MLK #GetTheDreamRight
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So the first thread I want to do is tech/applications that have made my science easier and more accessible. Some of them are paid (not always accessible), but I'll try to offer a free version that I've used that may not be as great but worked for me. 1/
I'm not paid by any of these companies and I am welcome to be corrected/supplemented on any of these resources from people in the community. Because we work together, not separately!! So LET'S GO! 2/
Science is hard. And trying to keep track of all the literature can be a pain so I have some resources for that. The trifecta: @RsrchRabbit, @zotero, and Excel Splicer worksheet. 3/
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send help i am being segregated by evil supermarket fascists #dehumanized #demeaned
DO NOT BE AFRAID! We will join hands to crush segregationists. We will fine them in Safeway, we will fight them in the HOV lanes, fight fight fight!
*What? Yes I'm sure. Of course I know what people mean when they say segregation is bigly evil. I for one will NEVER bow to segregation, I know a hate symbol when I see one*
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Using Diversity for White Supremacy: The Lily-White Movement

"To avoid criticism, one or two blacks were usually seated with lily-white delegations to the national gatherings. ...
'To avoid criticism, one or two blacks were usually seated with lily-white delegations to the national gatherings. The lily-whites gained new momentum with the adoption of the poll tax and the passage of the Terrell Election Law (see ELECTION LAWS).'
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On Monday we played a game of rigged Monopoly.

🗣Shout out to @Tolerance_org for their dope lesson (I made some changes, but the spirit still remained).

Let me tell you all about income inequality in America. Woooo boy... it had my kids FIRED UP. (1/x)
Here is the actual lesson developed by @Tolerance_org…
I’ll try to be succinct, but that ain’t my strength.

There were four players and one, the 🚗, got a huge head start with extra cash and two free properties.

The ⛵️ essentially played by normal rules.
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