philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_ )

philip lewis

Bio detroit native. front page editor @huffpost. check out my newsletter! 👇🏾
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Account created 24-04-2011 03:45:44
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Twitter Web App : Instead of useless diaspora wars, join this #EndSARS teach-in. We will be discussing the history and ongoing coloniality of policing in Nigeria, abolitionist futures & ways for various diasporas to support / build solidarity.

Twitter Web App : the hot cheetos + crab leg + queso + pepsi combo in that pic will ensure that you never leave the toilet

Twitter Web App : I've filed a lawsuit against the New York Daily News, its top editor & its parent company, Tribune Publishing, for wrongful termination and gender discrimination

I was fired after questioning why I was paid less than a male colleague who had the same job…

Twitter Web App : I wrote about "Nickellennium," a Nickelodeon documentary that aired on January 1, 2000 and featured interviews w/ children from around the world. Today, it's an eerie retrospective of the Millennial generation and the bleak world that would soon await them…

Twitter Web App : NEW: 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rules for Michigan’s GOP-led Legislature, reinstates state ban on paid voter transportation for 2020 election

iPhone : “According to multiple accounts, detainees were threatened, choked, beaten, pepper-sprayed and threatened with more violence to make them sign.”

This story is horrifying…

iPhone : I get that the The Detroit News editorial page is conservative. But this is nonsense. It is 100% fair to attack James as an opponent of the ACA when

a) He has called it a monstrosity
b) He still favors repeal
c) He wont specify a replacement…

iPhone : Yesterday our systems were incorrectly flagging content in support of #EndSARS, and marking posts as false. We are deeply sorry for this. The issue has now been resolved, and we apologize for letting our community down in such a time of need.

iPhone : Nigerian protesters forced their way inside a hidden warehouse full of COVID-19 food aid that was originally for them but the state govt. was hoarding it.

Some headlines said they were “looting” but they’re actually taking what was meant for them in the first place. #EndSARS…

iPhone : Hello! I would like to speak to some freelance journalists of color in the U.S. about the working conditions they have faced during the pandemic. Holler at me here or at

iPhone : Context: Experts always thought the third degree charge would be dismissed. “Minnesota courts have repeatedly ruled that to support a charge of Third Degree Murder, the offender’s actions need to be ‘eminently dangerous to more than one person.’”…

iPhone : “Judge Peter Cahill also ruled Chauvin’s second-degree murder and manslaughter charges will remain.”…