Josiah Neville Bates

Josiah Neville Bates

@JosiahBates

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Staff Writer at @TIME covering criminal justice, gun violence and social issues | A lot of my tweets are about basketball Email: josiah.bates@time.com

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Joined on August 30, 2012
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Today’s Daily Spotlight is @JosiahBates’ look at how activists are managing the dissension within the “defund the police” movement https://t.co/TAZoAJqlyQ

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Until I see a birth certificate, I refuse to believe Luka is 21

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These fourth quarters been brutal for the Celtics

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There are varying perspectives on what “defund the police” means. I spoke with activists in various cities who say discussions over semantics are distracting from the goals of real change in communities most impacted by police issues and marginalization. https://t.co/m2eMCVPnPo

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Today, after a series of unproductive sessions, a majority of our members joined our bargaining committee at the table to observe our negotiations with management. Management responded by unlawfully demanding that those union members leave.

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Young Rondo made the game look so easy 😳

The two-time NBA champ turns 35 today 🎉 https://t.co/rkXDyTafiw

Young Rondo made the game look so easy 😳 The two-time NBA champ turns 35 today 🎉 https://t.co/rkXDyTafiw

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"America’s notorious for saying one thing and doing something else." Albert Woodfox talks solitary confinement, social distancing and racial justice https://t.co/UpEUIM4f9n

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I spent months getting to know a landlord & the tenant who owes her $30,000+ in back rent. Eviction moratoriums, while well-intentioned, put them both in a bad spot. My latest piece explains why we're looking at a possible housing crisis when they expire. https://t.co/57mjq6921x

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Hate crimes against Asian Americans, especially elders, are on the rise. Here's why many say community efforts, not more policing, is the answer. Many thanks to @beyonkz @StopAAPIHate @nguyen_amanda @ZachWNorris for sharing their insights with @TIME: https://t.co/5G16J0DXUA

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Power outages like the ones in Texas and elsewhere during this week's extreme weather are occurring more frequently in the U.S. Here's a look at what's behind the troubling failures of the grid. https://t.co/nceYedbZS4

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Can a new, open-source police brutality database help to hold police departments accountable? https://t.co/8rt6onkvR9

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The National Transportation Safety Board said that the pilot indicated he was trying to climb above the clouds while he was actually rapidly falling, a sign of disorientation. All nine people on board were killed. https://t.co/HE6xo6bmtL

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Quoted @JosiahBates

So did the Celtics forget they had a game tonight?

This didn't age well https://t.co/8BtzRkXO8d

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So did the Celtics forget they had a game tonight?

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Hampton’s story is just one of the many examples of Black historical figures that Hollywood has either ignored completely or misconstrued

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We spoke with Director Shaka King and Daniel Kaluuya on their new film "Judas and the Black Messiah" which tells the story about Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton, his community outreach efforts in the city of Chicago and the FBI’s ruthless efforts to silence him in the late 60s

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Stepped away from my usual beats for this week’s @TIME with @andrewrchow to write about Hollywood’s treatment of African-American history and how over the past few years, Black filmmakers have reclaimed forgotten chapters of Black history: https://t.co/m6LgpHNUV4

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Police investigation underway after 9-year-old girl pepper sprayed during arrest in Rochester, New York https://t.co/s67tWVfbPp

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