We looked inside some of the tweets by @DrRJKavanagh and found useful information for you.
Inside 100 Tweets
Between 2008 and 2011, there was a 5,000% increase in the number of employees at Twitter.
“you build solidarity by saying I’m here w/ you today on principle, make the connections about how our struggles are linked, and invite you to fight alongside me tomorrow. Not by saying you weren’t there with me yesterday so I refuse to be there with you today.” —nikeeta slade
DERRICK SCOTT. May 2019. Body cam footage revealed Oklahoma City officers physically arresting and restraining Derrick Scott as he pleaded that he couldn’t breathe + needed medicine, the cop responded he didn’t care, and Scott died. The officers were never charged or reprimanded https://t.co/DmTaHL3gKT
CHAVIS CARTER. On July 29, 2012, Arkansas arrested 21 year old Chavis. They handcuffed him + put him in the backseat of the police car where he was found dead, gun shot to the head. Officers claimed that handcuffed Chavis shot himself w/ a mysterious gun. Officers never charged https://t.co/G8bnKldRRb
TYRESE WEST. On June 15, 2019, 18-year-old Tyrese West was riding his bike when Mt Pleasant Police Sargent Eric Giese stopped him for riding a bike without headlights. Tyrese ran away and the officer shot him twice in the head, killing him. The officer was never charged https://t.co/CYFCVvLarH
Every weekend, maybe 20 to 30 people are victims of gun violence in New York City, but the shootings never trend on Twitter and cable news doesn't cover them, because the victims are Black and they happen in neighborhoods like Brownsville in Brooklyn, not Times Square. https://t.co/8Kvno9UuM4
Thinking of all the mothers separated from their children because of incarceration, for those who have lost their mothers or their children, for those who don't have great relationships with their mothers, and for people who want to be mothers but can't. This weekend can be hard.