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Imran Siddiquee

Philadelphia, PA
Freelance Writer — Freelance

on representations of race and gender in the media | writer, filmmaker, speaker | with words at @Buzzfeed @TheAtlantic @Salon @ESTBLSHMNT more | he/him

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Freelance writer passionate about racial justice, feminism, and issues of media representation. Former Director of Communications and founding staff member of The Representation Project.

TEDx talk: “How Hollywood Can Tell Better Love Stories” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx_JADjxl-c)

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@imransiddiquee — 6,054 followers, 7,985 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

RT @BreeNewsome: This is what I mean when I say the system/ideology of white supremacy also necessitates the normalization of violence against black women

Sep 23, 2017

@tadonovan Just not sure that it's actually a retort to his comments when we center it around masculinity, since it kinda supports the same ideology?

Sep 23, 2017

It should be enough to say something is racist, misogynistic, oppressive, without making it about "who's the real man?"

Sep 23, 2017

So I feel like when we respond to Trump's performance of dominant white manhood with attacks on his masculinity, we're also playing along.

Sep 23, 2017

He has to keep going or else he's weak. But he didn't invent the rules; this is just the default way in which you prove your manhood here.

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