We looked inside some of the tweets by @kellykbergeron and found useful information for you.
Inside 100 Tweets
During the "Castle in the Sky" TV screening there were 25,088 tweets per second, the most ever.
Time for a thread on the Reichstag fire and how the Nazis used it to consolidate power and eliminate all civil rights in Germany. The Reichstag burned 27 Feb 1933. Hitler, Goering and Frick seized on this to create their dream of a police state. https://t.co/3btGv21tdm
Leaders unite a country and listen to everyone, with words and actions. If you need a sense of unity, take a moment to read this essay written by former President Barack Obama on how we can take this moment & use it as a turning point for change. https://t.co/kPM8tZz8S3
Be outraged today, and don't forget it tomorrow. If you have the privilege of choosing when you engage in advocating for Black lives, remember how you feel today and carry that with you long after the protests are over. Continue to fight racism. Black lives matter every. day.
My attempt at beautifying the front of my home for #porchplacemaking week. If you can read those words and not start arguing with me, you are welcome on my porch. Six feet apart, of course. https://t.co/oI8tx80axA
I mentioned the other night that I was probably being too optimistic when I failed to see this degree of social collapse coming in the wake of Trump’s election. Non-white friends have since reminded me that that optimism is a privilege of several degrees of distance from it all. https://t.co/vay0vd4oOH
I cried. And it’s okay to try to be optimistic, it’s how we survive. https://t.co/IpEUYw5yc6
So far these journalists have gotten pepper sprayed, hit with rubber bullets or arrested: @MSNBC’s @AliVelshi (rubber-bullets) @CNN’s @keithboykin (arrested) @CNN’s @OmarJimenez (arrested) @HuffPost’s @letsgomathias (arrested) @CBSNews’ John Marschitz (rubber-bullet)
Anti-black racism does not stop at the border. I have heard from people who have said that we should not worry about what is happening in the US because that is not our problem. As a Black man & a father of 3 young boys, I can tell you it is a lived reality for Black Canadians.