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My fam had a beautiful spring break wkd in LA. Full bellies, sun tans, and lots of bball. It was joyous seeing Black boys live fully. I was ready to ride this high - but it ended so abruptly after hearing that another BM was killed by the police.

#thread on spillover effects:
Losing one life to the police is more than enough, because #DanteWright mattered to many. It sets off a ripple effect in his community. & it becomes overbearing because we know that it is never just one. It is a pervasive systematic horror that ravages communities far and near.
Losing Black live to the police represents #StolenBreaths of those who are killed as @RRHDr , Medina, and @RheaBoydMD told us. But it also represents #StolenLivelihoods from those who are left behind

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The #AntiBlack community showing up for Black Lives in Portland by posturing white candidates is everything Portlandia and nothing less than we expected #ThisIsWhitelandia protecting the plantation 💁🏾‍♀️
Witnessing the platform building of orgs and individuals who have alienated our community taking center stage after #GeorgeFloyds murder these past few months has provided much insight into the violent use of Black pain to build franchise.
Just #StopKillingUs that’s all we need not your promises... not your empathy just end the violence and stop being racist. Black people don’t have to be taught how to be Americans we know it well. #justathought
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