We looked inside some of the tweets by @therootcollab and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
Understand your race story so that you can understand your racist ideas, what shaped your lens and change it, question the status quo and “that’s just how we do it” At work, home, as a country. Question history. Educate yourself with professionals who do this work for a living. https://t.co/jsBfo1QePG
History is events experienced by people. https://t.co/S8uVu7ggmL
Getting ready to collaborate with schools that know what matters, that are in it for the long haul & that are in it for your, our, my children. https://t.co/WBw1dQ8hXG
@PatrickAMazza @therootcollab @DrIbram And this is the crux of the problem. If white people have to wait until they’re treated inhuman to listen when Black people have been screaming this for years, it’s just an act of self-preservation. It doesn’t mean y’all give a damn about Black people or equality at all.
Can’t deny this. https://t.co/DULfMJEkP3
Black Lives Matter Messages Defaced On Ardrey Kell, Community House Rocks | WFAE. REFRAME: These are not actions of a few racist people. The roots are systemic and institutional. https://t.co/QDRpPrpYi0
Do Cops Belong in Schools? Minneapolis Tragedy Prompts a Hard Look at School Police https://t.co/Kao5MID3fY
Desmond Ang: "My results indicate that each officer-involved killing in the county I studied caused three students of color to drop out of high school." https://t.co/Wq3Igb2fzn https://t.co/xZ9acrBG6M
The SYSTEMS are all CONNECTED. When we separate drop outs, from police brutality, from school segregation we chase threads but miss the root. https://t.co/7O6N0w7zeY
It’s all connected. https://t.co/meBM3mWUAU
I wrote out some thoughts on how to make this moment a real turning point to bring about real change––and pulled together some resources to help young activists sustain the momentum by channeling their energy into concrete action. https://t.co/jEczrOeFdv
This doesn’t happen everyday. It is fitting it happens on the day we are Blacking out for Black lives and hopefully supporting our local independent bookstores, too. The #1 and #2 overall bestsellers @amazon right now are two books challenging racism. This is you. 🖤🙏🏾🖤🙏🏾 https://t.co/jglXmlEfeY