Tomi Obaro (@TomiObaro )

Tomi Obaro

Bio editor/writer at BuzzFeed @reader tomi.obaro@buzzfeed.com Trying to marry rich and log off
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Twitter Web App : half these white americans are just mad their old property is destroying their new property

Twitter Web App : here’s a thread of black small businesses that were destroyed that you can donate to to help rebuild:

Twitter Web App : "I said 'we asked allies to step back so that we can make sure that you're following what we're asking you to do,'" said a black activist who confronted a white man vandalizing. "And he was like 'I'm not your ally ... I don't need to be here for you all.'"
buzzfeednews.com/article/claris…

Twitter Web App : The NYPD is reviewing a video showing an officer using two hands to throw a woman to the ground during a Brooklyn protest

buzzfeednews.com/article/olivia…

Twitter Web App : This was me, and I want to make one thing clear to all the people that are commenting lies below this video. I did NOT spit in this officers face. I was wearing a face mask. He told me to get out of the street and then immediately threw me out of the way. twitter.com/jasonlemon/sta…

Twitter Web App : George Floyd And Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Worked Security At The Same Nightclub. People Who Worked With Them Can't Believe It. buzzfeednews.com/article/briann…

Twitter Web App : A lot just popped off at the protest for George Floyd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Pepper spray, batons, and several arrests.

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Twitter Web App : “‘People in the movement are shifting: They are not calling for body cameras and more training. More and more people are like, ‘Fuck that, take their money away.’” theintercept.com/2020/05/29/geo…

Twitter Web App : "We often become the go-to person when our colleagues need “sensitivity checks,” an invisible labor that typically goes unpaid, even though outside consultants charge exorbitant fees for it." nytimes.com/2020/05/29/opi…

Twitter Web App : Rachel Sanders: am exceptional editor and collective bargaining queen! twitter.com/rachelysanders…

Twitter Web App : This week has been incredibly draining for so many reasons but saving jobs is undoubtedly good news twitter.com/bfnewsunion/st…

Twitter Web App : "If kneeling is too disruptive for white comfort, then how can any black person make clear their fury at a broken system, and a country that still doesn’t care about their lives?" buzzfeednews.com/article/scaach…

Twitter Web App : There's a couple scoops here:

The Minneapolis PD, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, and the Minnesota Fusion Center have all used Clearview AI's facial recognition tool
buzzfeednews.com/article/caroli…

Twitter Web App : Wow. So much support from all over the country + the world! We are overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone who has provided support at this time. Please also consider donating to Reclaim the Block (bit.ly/2XCuqwf) + Black Visions Collective (bit.ly/2XGC9Jo)