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Sep 24, 2020 • 5 tweets • 1 min read
My biggest problem with voting will always be this:
People telling me to vote are nowhere to be found when I'm doing grassroots work to address the problems they told me voting would fix. Yall run and tell me to vote, then you sit on your hands.
You don't attend programs.
You don't go to protests.
You don't even retweet GoFundMe's.
You vote and that's it. Cause you don't have any other plan for helping the people you say you care about.
Sep 18, 2020 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
Book live tweet #sunnydaereads
#TheWeddingParty by @thebestjasmine I don't know why...but I always thought Theo was gay.
Guess not. #TheWeddingParty #sunnydaereads
Sep 15, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
When I worked at Kroger I got paid 7.40 an hour.
I had to work 2 hours just to afford a taxi ride home. Most of yall have no idea what its like to be on your feet ALL day and only come home with 53 dollars to show for it.
And it shows.
Sep 12, 2020 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
Good morning to everyone in the universe EXCEPT the couple who made jewelry from the broken glass at protests. At the @NMAAHC , there are iron grave markers. They were made by the ironworker of an all Black town during the Reconstruction era.
This white lady went to take a picture.
I calmly... firmly... told her she shouldnt do that.
Sep 10, 2020 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
Cause white witches and goths coming for @FredTJoseph , listen to me real quick: THERE ARE BLACK MYSTICS. Witch aesthetic Instagram doesnt tell you that, but we exist.
And as a whole Black mystic, seeing what he saw in that house, I would've left too.
Follow me for a second. White people have a bad habit of buying "vintage" cute "little trinkets" to decorate their homes and guest rooms. White people do not have a good track record of knowing where their cultural artifact decor comes from.
So I would've been suspicious at the very least.
Sep 6, 2020 • 5 tweets • 2 min read
I know yall believe this, but its another lie from the barbershop.
Alot of women dont know a man will be a deadbeat father.
Because thats how abusive men work.
They hide their abusive behavior until its too late. Willfully abandoning your child is child abuse. AND abuse of your baby momma.
And abusive men will lie first, then abuse you later.
"Choose better men" is another way for weak men to avoid being responsible AND to keep abusing women and children.
Sep 4, 2020 • 13 tweets • 6 min read
Yall know I'm late. 😛
WELCOME TO #SlateSpeak .
An hour of radical truth telling and faith.
I'm your hostess with the moste-
with all I have to give.
Jameelah. TJ if ya nasty. So here, we have lively discussions about faith.
No you don't have to be a Christian.
No you don't have to agree.
But the block train leaves my station every 10 minutes, so don't push it, okay?
Sep 3, 2020 • 6 tweets • 1 min read
Jessica Krug is an extreme version of what we see all the time but yall dont wanna talk about.
"Blackness isnt a monolith" headasses.
"A white woman can lead the exhibit at the AfAm history museum" headasses.
I remember that one too. I am right.
I am right when I question light skinned, curly haired Black women who pop up on social media as social justice scholars, but no one can trace their pro-Blackness past 2013.
I am right to be suspicious.
Sep 3, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Not just with John Gray but in any infidelity, church people love to claim the "other woman" was broken, or some devil temptress.
But I wanna know why you expect better behavior from a stranger than you do your husband? "She shouldn't have pursued a married man!"
Ok but she didn't make no vows to you. He did.
If you need husband level loyalty from other women to make sure he keep HIS vows to YOU?
It says alot about your husband's character and leadership.
Aug 31, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Queer Christian here to DEEPLY agree.
I got friends whose whose whole faith was shook up by the SIMPLE statement that God is not antiQueer. That simple idea makes people question their entire relationship with God.
Christianity being anti-LGBTQ is the only explanation for that. Whole books about people flipping through the bible tryna find where God explicitly says they don't have to hate queer and trans people. Literally looking to the bible for a reason NOT to be homophobic.
Aug 28, 2020 • 18 tweets • 9 min read
"They don't want us to dream of new solutions"
#BNCTaughtMe I will only participate in BLACK electoral initiatives with a radical left agenda.
Beyond memes and sound bites, I can't engage.
There's literally not enough representation on even a basic level of my needs, wants, and views.
Aug 26, 2020 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
I'm here for NBA strikes. I'm here for EVERYBODY to strike.
I'm sick of Black people being expected to keep living our lives as if we're not being killed in the streets.
#NBABoycott Yall are not getting it.
You honestly expect us to keep laboring for a system that continues to kill us.
I mean yall want Black people out your face so bad, don't complain when you turn on the game and we not there. #NBABoycott
Aug 24, 2020 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
Just so @traderjosephina dont catch hell for a basic fact, Mulatto is definitely in a tradition of people who don't wanna be Black until its time to profit off being Black. Mulatto originally meant the cross between a donkey and a horse. But US slave owners adopted the word for people of mixed race that they still wanted to classify as slaves.
"But Im half white, so -"
"Nope. Mulatto. Yall are slaves."
(VERY watered down, but thats the idea)
Aug 21, 2020 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
So Tory Lanez was the same one who was like "if you can't afford a Gucci bag yourself don't f**k with me?" Yea that's him. Okay.
You'd think that doesn't matter right now, but it does.
Follow me for a second. Tory Lanez is like a lot of men.
He SAYS "I wants you to have your own" But what he means is
"I want you to have just enough so that I'm not responsible for you. But you can't have TOO much to where you don't need me"
THIS TYPE OF MAN IS VERY DANGEROUS. Tory Lanez, a corny attempt...
Aug 15, 2020 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
Lion Ling 1 is about a tyrant using vulnerable people in the hood to take over the government.
Lion King 2 is about repression of the hood for generations in response to circumstances the government itself created. A Bug's Life is about an uprising of the working class.
(Flik is a Black Queer boy)
Aug 14, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
My auntie just read this man for his LIFE.
He been saying he's coming to see her for a YEAR.
She in town and now HE wanna link up.
"N***a issa pandemic the tickets only 2 dollars! Soon as I say I'm coming to see you, you want a visit on MY ticket. F**K YOU."
Aug 13, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
I just don't understand the "anyone but trump" strategy.
I don't understand the discounting of genuine concerns.
I don't understand the "too woke" or "too idealistic"
I have no idea why y'all think that will help right now. Do yall HEAR yourselves when Trans people bring up valid concerns and your response is that they're too woke or too idealistic?
Y'all are showing who yall will sacrifice. And its the same people "the other side" doesn't care about.
So now what?
Aug 10, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
The biggest reason I dont need respect from men? Its not because I'm a feminist or a activist.
I don't need respect from men cause I can't eat it.
Respect don't pay my bills.
And men who place respect as most important only have their respect to bring to the table. Most of the men talking about how they don't respect certain women are the same ones who still go to they mama house to wash clothes.
Its easy to focus on where you put your RESPECT when someone else is handling your RESPONSIBILITIES.
Aug 2, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
I don't see it that way.
I think when we first get "woke" we assume there's no more for us to learn.
It reads as ego rather than anger.
And I don't get egotistical from Noname. People DID however, read me as "mad at everything". They still do. Another BIG factor in me seeing and trusting @noname 's politics?
Most peoples beginning Black radical process is steeped in homophobia and transphobia.
I haven't seen that from her.
That's a green flag for me.
Jul 29, 2020 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Leave Zaya Wade and her family alone.
Maybe youre mad cause D. Wade is making you examine your own parenting. Maybe being that supportive as a parent requires a relationship you dont have with your kids.
Could that be it? Think about that.
Zaya felt safe and secure enough to tell her FATHER she was trans. As a CHILD.
Meanwhile, your kids are struggling with math and they're afraid to tell you.
Jul 24, 2020 • 6 tweets • 2 min read
Follow me for a second. Image Y'all remember in Good Burger, when Mondo Burger was trying to sabotage Good Burger so their expensive, fancy burger joint was the only one in town?