This was sad—a Harvard-educated young women swanning about in Oprah's private jet…
Convinced white-supremacist domestic terrorists would shoot her in cold blood for—reading poems.
— 𝙴𝚍𝚠𝚊𝚛𝚍 𝙺. 𝙿𝚢𝚛𝚘𝚜 (@EdKPyros) January 22, 2022
When white policeman Kyle Rittenhouse shot George Floyd and Emmett Till on January 6th, 1619, it was not just the white supremacist murder of two more black men, it was a lynching of *all* black bodies, which built our democracy, but were redlined out of generational home equity.
— Steve Sailer (@Steve_Sailer) January 22, 2022
Within 280 characters, what else can you fit in that Today’s Youth know about American history?
Here’s an updated version to work with:
When white supremacist cop Kyle Rittenhouse crossed a state line to shoot George Floyd and Emmett Till on January 6, 1619, it was yet another lynching of all Black bodies, who built our democracy and invented the lightbulb but were redlined by FDR out of generational home equity.
To paraphrase what singer David Allan Coe told songwriter Steve Goodman after Goodman claimed “You Never Even Called Me By Name” is the perfect country song: It’s not bad, but where is “lived experience,” “emotional labor,” “intersectionality,” “exhaustion,” and “touched my hair”?