Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

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Obviously I meant 1:45am.
I am on a red eye from LAX @AmericanAir. We have been sitting on the plane since 11pm. It is now 1:45pm and we still haven’t departed. @FAANews
NEW: Biden, convinced by historians last summer of the imperative of calling out extremism — and by the midterms of the political upside — will mark the J6 anniversary in a speech Friday that comes amid more GOP chaos. w/ ⁦@JonLemirepolitico.com/news/2023/01/0…
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We are awash in stupidity.
"We need to read this as, in some ways the second act or the third act of what happened on January 6th and what happened before... there's a connection here in terms of... undermining the very foundation of our democracy" - @esglaude w/ @NicolleDWallace
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Amid multiple failed House speaker votes, former Speaker Nancy Pelosi says "thank God" Republicans weren't in the majority on Jan. 6 — "because that was the day you had to be organized to stave off what was happening." abcn.ws/3GEAFat
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This from @SpeakerBoehner's 2021 memoir (on the modern) party offers evergreen insight: "What they're really interested in is chaos. ...They want to throw sand in the gears of the hated federal government until it fails and they've finally proved that it's beyond saving. 1/
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The fact that Jim Jordan is playing such an important role in all of this speaks freaking volumes. I be damn!
I very much enjoyed this conversation. Let me know what you think. twitter.com/talkingfedspod…
In “How Will We Go Down in History?,” 3 of the country’s most eminent historians--@HC_Richardson @esglaude & #EricFoner—compare our troubled times to past eras, discuss inherent flaws the troubles expose, & propose paths to a more perfect union. Link at bit.ly/HistoryTF
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Black leaders say Kansas City police ignored claims of missing women - The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/12…
Two days ago, two-thirds of Mississippi's congressional delegation voted AGAINST giving $600 million to the capital city of Jackson to address the Jackson Water Crisis. And now, on Christmas, the entire city is without safe running water after breaks caused by the winter freeze. twitter.com/ashtonpittman/…
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For much of the Carlson-esque right, the charge of “racism” no longer carries any stigma. They literally no longer give a shit. open.substack.com/pub/morningsho…
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And the person who sent them claims to be a Christian… twitter.com/NoahGrayCNN/st…
Massive amounts deadly fentanyl seized in United States in 2022, DEA says - The Washington Post washingtonpost.com/national-secur…
⚠️THERMONUCLEAR BAD—Hospitals completely overwhelmed in China ever since restrictions dropped. Epidemiologist estimate >60% of 🇨🇳 & 10% of Earth’s population likely infected over next 90 days. Deaths likely in the millions—plural. This is just the start—Lg9
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Exciting news!! ⁦@RevDrBarber⁩ | William Barber to direct new Center for Public Theology and Public Policy at YDS | Yale Divinity School divinity.yale.edu/news/william-b…
there are so many dead, and so many dikes the red sun breached, and so many heads battering hulls and so many hands that have closed over kisses and so many things that I want to forget. -Pablo Neruda
Journalists who cover Elon Musk have been suspended on Twitter tonight: @donie O'Sullivan from CNN, Aaron Rupar and the Washington Post's @drewharwell. Rupar tells me he has "no idea" why it happened.
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.@Princeton Board of Trustees has approved six faculty appointments, including Lorgia García Peña @lorgia_pena as professor. Her appointment to @PrincetonEFF and @PrincetonAAS is effective July 1. princeton.edu/news/2022/12/0…
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"Often times people want to read celebrity as a negative characteristic... of this particular story. She's singled out for special treatment, but in fact her celebrity brought attention to Americans who otherwise were underneath the radar" - @esglaude w/ @NicolleDWallace
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Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man. No “the”
“And in the end the age was handed the sort of shit that it demanded.” -Ernest Hemingway
"The CDC found 45 pct of high school students were so persistently sad or hopeless in 2021 they were unable to engage in regular activities. Almost 1 in 5 seriously considered suicide and 9 pct surveyed tried to take their lives during previous 12 months." washingtonpost.com/education/2022…
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GA race. Much attention on Walker as flawed candidate. Not enough on this: 9-in-10 wh evangelicals are opposing the occupant of Ebenezer Baptist pulpit, as they did Martin Luther King Jr 60 yrs ago. The latter is the long, insidious trajectory. amazon.com/White-Too-Long…
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I still can’t believe that Walker is even competitive. Speaks volumes.
I made a promise to ⁦@morningmika⁩ on ⁦@Morning_Joe⁩ that I would get my flu shot. Here I am at PenLar Pharmacy, my local pharmacy, with ⁦@rphhetal⁩. Thank you for making room for me! (I need to get some new t-shirts, lol)
Georgia’s runoff system was created to dilute Black voting power washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/…
My father worked in these Alabama mines for 36 yrs and yet most folx think Appalachia = coal mining or West Virginia or white working class…I come from generations of Black Alabama coal miners and they organize. npr.org/2022/12/01/113…
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When Herschel Walker announced his campaign last year, I knew that he wasn’t Black people’s representative but white America’s tool. I have not just been angry but sad. Here’s my attempt to say what makes me so sad and angry. My latest with @nytimes. nytimes.com/2022/12/02/opi…
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NEW: The Mississippi Ethics Commission appears ready to declare the Mississippi Legislature is NOT a "public body" under the law and thus not subject to the Mississippi Open Meetings Act. The decision shields the House GOP Caucus meetings from the public. mississippifreepress.org/29460/ethics-c…
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After suspending Kanye West for antisemitism, @elonmusk has restored the account of Neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin, publisher of The Daily Stormer, the internet's largest neo-Nazi website. twitter.com/RightWingWatch…
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"This is an extension of an electoral strategy... How do you attract those disaffected white voters? Well... you appeal to their fears and that was at the heart of Trump's success in the beginning and it's at the heart of his strategy now" - @esglaude w/ @NicolleDWallace
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esquire.com/entertainment/… Honored to be among some of my favorite books!
Nobel Peace Prize winner @mariaressa says social media has “come in and used free speech to stifle free speech.” #Colbert
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Today, House Democrats are expected to elect Rep. Hakeem Jeffries — who will be the first Black person to serve as a congressional party leader in U.S. history — as their leader for the next Congress. washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/…
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"I think it's important for the American public to understand that certain folks are being held to account, but the real actors, the people behind this must also be held to account because the Stewart Rhodes, those people are going to be martyred" - @esglaude w/ @NicolleDWallace
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Such an important discussion of loneliness. Think about the number of Americans who had to grieve alone as loved ones died of Covid. A sense of social anomie characterizes our times. @Morning_Joe @JoeNBC
I wrote about Brittney Griner’s wrenching prison conditions. Trigger warning. But so important also that we not look away. thenation.com/article/societ…
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Brilliant in every way. @rweingarten is on 🔥🔥🔥
“Rasheem Ryelle Carter, 25, was last seen on Oct. 2 in Taylorsville, Ms. The family says their son was threatened by white men in the area and want to see a full investigation into their son’s death.” #justiceforsheem @NAACP @Georgia_NAACP @NAACP_LDF wlbt.com/2022/11/04/fam…
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The Governor of the seat of the former Confederacy, doesn’t think VA children should learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This is the way #whitesupremacy becomes embedded in curriculum. twitter.com/ethanclynne/st…
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South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry has won the 2022 #NBAwards for Nonfiction!
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Congratulations @imaniperry!!!! National Book Award Winner for Nonfiction!!!!!
Thinking about Trump’s announcement last night and a line from The Eighteenth Brumaire came to mind: first time around is tragedy, the second is farce.
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