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Tanzina Vega

New York City
Journalist
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Award winning journalist, Princeton Ferris Professor, Eisner Fellow and author at the Nation Institute. uppitywriter@gmail.com tanzinavega.com

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@tanzinavega — 28,603 followers, 22,972 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

Its watching all those people and things fall to the wayside and still having the integrity to move forward.

Nov 24, 2017

Courage is acting despite fear, not once you already have people to back you up/money etc.

Nov 24, 2017

that's one of the reasons my book will be called "uppity" Because that's how people view people like me, who had the nerve to assume we could do more, be more, have more despite being brown, working class and a woman.

Nov 24, 2017

Thankful for having the audacity to enter the media world without the "right' degrees or the "right" connections. Just the nerve to assume that I too could be heard.

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