Stella's companion species, Lamarckian, American literature scholar. she/her/hers
Joined on 6 January, 2013
I know we’re already reeling from too many crises, but here’s one to keep an eye on—as of today, about half the states in the US allow evictions. And more tenants don’t know how they’ll make rent:
Replying to @christymcgill: So important. And who will enforce those evictions? Police.
🥇🏆In at #1 is John Thomas Smith: Joseph Johnson (1815). Reworked with cardboard, mop and Afro print flag. Johnson was an ex-seaman street singer in London. He built and wore a model of the ship Nelson on his head. Rediscovering #blackportraiture through #gettymuseumchallenge
@wihorne That is why @LadyOfSardines wrote this lesson for her students, so that the textbook narrative about the "bad south" with dejure racism and "good north" with defacto discrimination gets challenged. It was/is dejure/institutionalized in North and South!
AG Barr: it appears the violence is planned, organized, and driven by anarchic and left extremist groups, far left extremist groups using Antifa like tactics... it is a federal crime to cross state lines or to use interstate facilities to incite or participate in violent rioting
Replying to @HC_Richardson: This is an ideological statement, not borne out by evidence. Coming from the DOJ, this is terrifying.
Retweeting this because it took me a sec (and had to ask friends) to find the list of bail funds that are legit (and not scams); I just donated and if you can swing it, financially, you should too.
National Bail Fund Network — Community Justice Exchange
I am deeply concerned by reports of @ICEgov preventing the reunification of unaccompanied minors with sponsors while they remain in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement. This is a clear breach of the Flores Settlement Agreement and must end.
"Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) today unveiled the SECURE CAMPUS Act, legislation that would prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving visas to the United States for graduate or post-graduate studies in STEM fields."
I’m so livid I honestly think I’m going to throw up