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24 Mar, 7 tweets, 2 min read
Please stop excusing POC anti-Blackness and racism!

If POC who are able to exist in America as White, enjoy White benefits from their proximity to Whiteness and engage in oppressing and ignoring other groups, they deserve to be called out.

POC engage in White Supremacy too.
There are a lot of rifts, wedges, and discrimination between other ethnic groups and Black people because White people have taught immigrants to hate/oppress Blacks.

We're tired of being everybody's punching bag. We're tired of being exploited. We're tired of being silenced.
America has a lot of issues with racism, but let's stop pretending as if White people are the only ones who are problematic, exploitative, and oppressive.

And stop acting like Black people are not supposed to react to racism.

Just like we know our Whites, we know Otherness too.
Folks love to accuse us of being racist without understanding the social hierarchy and how immigration has worked in America since they started inviting immigrants to come to help build this shithole country.

We're not racist, we just know who likes us and who doesn't. We know.
We know who doesn't fight for us, and who does.
We know who cares and who doesn't.
We know who comes in to build up our communities and who comes in to tear them down.

We know who allies with White Supremacy to keep us oppressed, and we know who fights it on our behalf.
There are plenty of pictures and records documenting the history of our fights. Let's not pretend things happened when they didn't.

You can see who was there and who wasn't.

Black folks are tired of being silent about fighting alone. We're not going to be silenced.
We know all of no group is bad.

We also know there is a code.

POC know it too. Let's keep it real.

Put it on the table and stop pretending.

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26 Mar
Black people really need to get real about America and what it is.

Nobody is hiding anything anymore.

Nobody = White people and non-Black POC in power.

If you can't see it's because you don't want to see. It's the same blindness and love for White optimism that's killing us.
All you need to do is open any history book on what happened after the Emancipation Proclamation to the Reconstruction Era through Jim Crow.

Every time we make tiny steps, White America puts you back in our place or lets us stay stuck in a place so long it gives racists time.
to plan their next moves.

Just like White folks retaliated when Obama won office, they're going to retaliate because folks outvoted them in 2020, and Americans put another Black/Biracial person w/proximity to Whiteness again, we are going to pay.

Black folks are going to pay.
Read 18 tweets
11 Jan
Please stop comparing last Wednesday's insurrection to Hitler's attempted coup.

Doing so minimizes White America's history of terrorizing Black people via state and local insurrections, and ignores the victimization of African American descendants of those insurrections.
Before the Holocaust, there was the Wilmington, NC insurrection in during the Reconstruction Era in 1898.

The Holocaust happened in Germany between 1933-45.

Hitler learned how to kill Jews from White people in America via Jim Crow/racial discrimination.

history.com/news/how-the-n…
Please don't follow up White people looking for a way to deflect from how terrible White people in America have been to Black people, minorities.
Read 5 tweets
11 Jan
When White people say the FBI only monitors international terrorism, but not domestic terrorism, it's a LIE.

The FBI/DOJ/CIA has always monitored Black and Brown folks, just not White people.

brennancenter.org/our-work/analy…

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As soon as Mr. Magoo (Jeff Sessions) became the Attorney General) the first thing he did was make Black Lives Matter an "Identity Extremist Group," a new excuse to keep watching Black people fighting their oppression, racism, and police violence.

foreignpolicy.com/2017/10/06/the…
Homeland Security produced a report in coordination with the FBI detailing 24 violent sovereign citizen-related attacks across the U.S. since 2010.

President Obama warned White people in 2010 and 2015. They did nothing.

cnn.com/2015/02/19/pol…
Read 7 tweets
10 Jan
Black people in America have NEVER had due process when it comes to White mobs.

White mobs began in the 1870s and we're still dealing with White mobs today in 2021.

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White mob Insurrection in Wilmington, NC 1898

theatlantic.com/politics/archi…
White mobs insurrection- Tulsa, OK, aka Black Wall Street (1921)

tulsahistory.org/exhibit/1921-t…
Read 11 tweets
30 Dec 20
Black people,

If you haven't been planning for chaos all this year, you're behind the power curve.

If we've learned anything in 2020, it's that state and federal governments will leave and forsake you, and they lie.

You need to be prepared for chaos beginning January 2021

1/
2/ I realize times are tough, but understand when things go down, nobody is coming. We're all gonna be in the same predicament. On our own.

You should be getting your houses ready. Here are some tips that can help you prepare for 2021 emergencies.
3/ Prepare like you live in a hurricane zone, and prep for your geographical area's weather patterns. I live in FL so I can be outside in Jan. Northern fam may not have that luxury. Be prepared to survive a few days/weeks solo.

Hurricane prep guide:

weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-…
Read 14 tweets
11 Dec 20
I have been listening to Biden's recording with Civil Rights leaders and his tone and bs was a trip I wasn't ready for.

The disrespect was absolutely unacceptable. No self-respecting African-American should be allowing old White dudes to talk to them this way. (THREAD)
The other thing that irritated me was his demand that we work with White Hispanics. We GOTTA do it.

Nobody is else is told they have to work with other racial groups except African-Americans. No other racial groups are ridin for us!

I'll show you. 2/
The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) advocates for all people of colors. It was founded by Blacks, but looked out for all the Brown immigrants that came here AFTER us.

Black folks fought for and protected the rights of all non-White people.
3/
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