Jer Thorp (@blprnt )

Jer Thorp

Bio Jer Thorp is an artist, writer & educator. He is an adjunct professor at ITP. He/Him/His.
Location Brooklyn, NY
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Account created 28-10-2008 02:43:49
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Twitter Web App : Minneapolis Police are using heavy surveillance technology on #BlackLivesMatter protesters - including Clearview AI #facialrecognition, license plate readers, and data aggregation software - without any oversight, regulation, or accountability.…

Twitter Web App : the Killer Mike speech is not the look y’all

also PLEASE unfollow Shaun King

watch this and then watch it again and then watch it again

i’m really fucking tired and i’m hurting and i’ve been hurting and i need to log off for the rest of the day

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Android : The only thing that I can come up with to explain Trumps posture here is that hes riding a hoverboard

Android : *Activists and Legislators:* Here’s a thread of MEANINGFUL legislation that has been proposed and, in some cases, passed in cities and states to address police violence. Consider passing legislation like this in your community, too. (1/x)

Android : in organized fashion setting fire to historic businesses in communities of color, and causing mayhem. Ellison cited the widely circulating video of a white man in a gas mask holding an umbrella who was caught by protestors on video breaking windows.

Android : Remarkable info coming out of this presser: Gov. Tim Walls, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter and now MN attorney general Keith Ellison ALL alleging outside forces, domestic and possibly foreign, have post-Tuesday infiltrated the state, and are

Android : My heart is heavy for my city and my country right now, but I look forward to joining teachers from around the world later today to discuss education and helping students during, and after, this global pandemic.…

Android : We wrote a quick guide for US folks, combined by Lebanese activists, protesters, and revolutionaries (cc Azza). Contains info on protest safety, tear gas, + other hacks.

From #Lebanon to #Minneapolis, solidarity everywhere ✊🏽

Thread below, and guide:…

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Android : Stephen Jackson with just about the most powerful words I’ve ever heard

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Android : This has been widely observed, but it's still worth repeating: our current president's worldview was locked into place in the 1980s. I mean really… just flash-frozen like a fish stick. So, in a very practical sense, the U.S. is currently led by a demented time traveler

Android : Hi eyeo friends. (Dave here in Minneapolis) We're heartbroken again. I've been quiet. Been feeling speechless for a while. Processing. Sadness. Rage. Systemic racism is real. Please lean into addressing it. Please don't float. Learn about being anti-racist.

Twitter Web App : You need to do a WHOLE hell of a lot more than say their names. You need to pass #repeal50a. Pass the #STATact. Pass #HALTsolitary. Grant #ClemencyNow to the 1000’s getting sick & dying of #COVID19 in prison.

Your sound bites don’t fool us. We know what you are: Empty rhetoric…