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The Rabbit Hole

Nov 24
39 tweets

Going to work with @BIPOC Doing Racism to document some of the "Wokesgiving" sentiments this year. I'll be using this tweet to start a thread where I attach Woke Media takes on Thanksgiving and @BIPOC Doing Racism will be finding Thanksgiving-themed hate tweets. 1/X

The Rabbit Hole

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Not only is Wokeness in public schools, but they are trying to make your kids as ungrateful for the gift of America as they are on a day we are supposed to reflect on life's blessings.
4/X "Thanksgiving is about gratitude which can make it worse" Via @Google search
5/X Progressives urge supports to see Thanksgiving as indigenous day of mourning
6/X "Holiday steeped with cultural appropriation"
7/X "Thanksgiving erases Native American history"
8/X "U. Texas Native American student group holds ‘anti-Thanksgiving’ feast"
9/X "The genocidal myth of Thanksgiving"
10/X "The Marvel film tells us more about the history of colonialism than our Thanksgiving myth."
11/X "Decolonize Thanksgiving concert"
12/X "History of Colonization"
13/X "No thanks" Thanksgiving
14/X "A reminder for your holiday table: Thanksgiving celebrates a racist genocide"
15/X "Thanksgiving’s genocidal history continues amid family gatherings and celebrations"
16/X Nesting a good take in here. "Attacking holidays generally increases divisiveness and **doesn't help** marginalized communities."
17/X "MSNBC’s Joy Reid blasts ‘fairytale’ of Thanksgiving, links holiday to slavery" @Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid 😷 dropping hot takes as per usual.
18/X "Is there a problem with Thanksgiving"
19/X "Duke University’s student government sent out an email encouraging students to reflect on the 'true' origin of Thanksgiving over break. The email claims that America was founded on the destruction of an ‘entire people.’"
20/X "On Thursday, dozens of protesters chanted: "What do the turkeys want? Animal liberation!" "
21/X "You Cannot Give Thanks for What Is Stolen American artists were instrumental in propagating the false narrative of Thanksgiving, a deliberate erasure of violence against Indigenous peoples."
22/X "9 Lies You Were Told About the First Thanksgiving The kid-friendly story is too low on genocide, and the hats are all wrong."
23/X "THE ‘RICK & MORTY’ THANKSGIVING EPISODE IS JUST AS INSANE AS THANKSGIVING ITSELF" "As kids, we’re told that the day has something to do with pilgrims and Native Americans. As adults, we learn that it had more to do with genocide."
25/X "African and Indigenous Peoples: An Alliance for Defense, Survival and Revolution" "The Thanksgiving Holiday Is An Opportunity To Remember How The Settler Colonial State Began Its Genocide Against Both Indigenous People And Enslaved Africans."
26/X "Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving, Settler Colonialism & Continuing Indigenous Resistance"
27/X Kyrie Irving, Thanksgiving, and Native American genocide.
28/X Three articles in a row talking about Thanksgiving, Native Americans and genocide.
27/X Another 4 in a row.
28/X "Thanksgiving: The annual genocide whitewash" “There’s just no way to celebrate Thanksgiving without celebrating Native genocide,” says Jen Deerinwater
29/X A reminder of colonization
30/X "The Thanksgiving Tale We Tell Is a Harmful Lie. As a Native American, I’ve Found a Better Way to Celebrate the Holiday"
31/X "How to talk to your racist relatives"
32/X From 2016 How to survive Thanksgiving if you’re a Good White Person What can people of color do for white friends forced to share a meal with Trump-supporting relatives? Safety pins and #notallwhitepeople parties are a good start
34/X From 2010 The Unbearable Whiteness of White Meat Dark meat is better. Why don’t we love it more?
35/X From 2018 4 TIPS for Black people attending their first White Thanksgiving
36/X Turkey with a side of vax
37/X Thanksgiving protest against 'racism and oppression' to be held at Plymouth Rock
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