(i am in the middle of my second serious allergic reaction IN A WEEK why does my body DO SHIT LIKE THIS)

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hi if my sympathetic nervous system could calm the fuck down that'd be great

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Lush was already trash, but the owner is giving out CARE PACKAGES to cops so here's a link to a mega list of black owned beauty shops

twitter.com/nyjats/status/1267

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work, my racist coworker 

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work, my racist coworker 

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“Facing a slew of media requests asking about how protests might be a risk for COVID-19 transmission, a group of infectious disease experts at the University of Washington, with input from other colleagues, drafted a collective response. In an open letter published Sunday, they write that “protests against systemic racism, which fosters the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on Black communities and also perpetuates police violence, must be supported.”

slate.com/technology/2020/06/p

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right so i definitely just actually did have a panic attack related to my last toots

good thing i waited till 3:30 on a friday to do all this i guess?

work, my racist coworker 

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work, my racist coworker 

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work, my racist coworker 

in much less serious news, the verge is reporting that a patch in the sims 4 adds ladders but also causes sims to piss literal fire

theverge.com/tldr/2020/6/4/212

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"Criterion has taken down paywalls on essential African American Cinema. You can now watch them FOR FREE. No excuses.

👏🏽WATCH👏🏽BLACK👏🏽FILMS👏🏽"

"My personal favorites would be: BLACK PANTHERS, LOSING GROUND, PORTRAIT OF JASON, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST, and DOWN IN THE DELTA -- also all by female filmmakers."

twitter.com/bbcgarcia/status/1

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Washington DC has renamed a street leading up to the White House as “#BlackLivesMatter Plaza” 👍👍
It's on #OpenStreetMap already.
openstreetmap.org/#map=18/38.9

milquetoast PR selections, part trois:

"Please actively support each other and strive to demonstrate these behaviors. A way to do this is by listening and engaging in meaningful conversations, creating an environment of openness and trust, and valuing diversity in all its forms."

...again, this is the company i don't trust enough to report a GODDAMN NAZI

and finally, the closing line: "Together, we are [badly formatted attempt at company logo]."

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(i would like to take this chance to remind everyone that this is the same company and, ultimately, management team that i have such little faith in i am *trying to figure out how to leave in the middle of a second great depression* rather than try reporting my coworker for being a FUCKING NAZI)

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selections from the milquetoast white dude, cont.:

"At all times, but especially times like these, we are reminded of our core values and the aspirations of our cultures - We care for each other, our partners and communities; We actively listen and learn from those around us; We act with integrity at all times." (weird capitalization is *not* mine and is reproduced as originally presented)

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a selection of my favorite lines from this milquetoast white dude and the company's PR team:

"The events of the last few months have been challenging for us all - COVID, oil demand collapse, economic downturn - all are truly unprecedented." < this is the opening line

"I personally acknowledge the impacts these events have had on many of our colleagues and families and I want you to know that I am thinking of you." < this is after vaguely referencing the "tragic series of events"

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