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Melina Abdullah @DocMellyMel Los Angeles, CA

Professor of Pan-African Studies at Cal State LA, #BlackLivesMatter organizer, Pan-Africanist, Hip Hop scholar, daughter of God, womanist, truth-teller, mama

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Joined Twitter 10/9/08


CALL TO ACTION: @lapdcommission is voting TOMORROW (Tuesday 8/16) on a new surveillance approval policy widely oppo… https://t.co/CZZ9XwyyRN
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahReading about #BiddyMason, who has long been a shero of mine, for a piece that I’m writing and found that today is… https://t.co/CMj8u2cZRJ💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾 THE RIGHT WING RECALL ATTEMPT AGAINST DA GEORGE GASCÓN FAILED MISERABLY! A big 🖕🏾to soon-to-be former Sherif… https://t.co/QeGobWjX3E
8/16
2022
On this week’s #MoveTheCrowd, @docmellymel is in conversation with Ms. Italy about the expansion of 41.18 enforceme… https://t.co/6VTdj4qDIf
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahMake sure to tune in on 90.7. FM @reviewqueenla will be discussing the 41.18 expansion. https://t.co/G1iBAPSkE6 https://t.co/2e06bpinFy
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah"I consider it our sacred duty to confront our oppressors." - @DocMellyMel
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahON NOW! Listen LIVE at 90.7FM or https://t.co/O3XqUa4cCs. https://t.co/T2ZoFnEnTP
8/15
2022
It amazes me how Fox News doesn’t believe a word of what law enforcement says when they execute a search warrant ag… https://t.co/IbmnPFNZfb
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8/14
2022
Why do we need to struggle for our freedom fighters who remain behind prison walls? “WE OWE THEM!” -… https://t.co/Cg6Kg0YUatANNOUNCEMENT: LAPD this afternoon unveiled a new approval policy for surveillance technology, designed to secure co… https://t.co/xScfjr7jLV
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8/13
2022
Catch me on First Things First with Dominique DiPrima @diprimaradio on @KBLA1580 August 12  at 8:30AM PT https://t.co/7GertJ7Z9y
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8/12
2022
Sending infinite love to Ezell’s family, who have been a guiding light in this struggle for justice. We pledge to u… https://t.co/fBRNPUdzSX
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahThe theft of Ezell’s life spurred action, including an 18-day encampment in front of LAPD headquarters and 3 days i… https://t.co/uLD5PvvVQq
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahAugust 11, 2014 Ezell Ford, Jr. was walking in his own neighborhood when he was profiled, targeted, assaulted, held… https://t.co/CygttbYgJX
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahAt 25-years-old, Ezell Ford was a beloved neighborhood fixture. He had mental health challenges and his family and… https://t.co/bUHW5PUp6z
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah8 years ago today #EzellFord, a young man who struggled w #MentalIllness, was walking home from the store when he w… https://t.co/ltlfIClslX
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahI want it to sink in… 2 of the cops responsible for the murder of #BreonnaTaylor remained active with the Louisvill… https://t.co/qlXohHWxBB @Toure I take it back ONLY Steve Lacy https://t.co/MYuERK4oZj @Toure Several options… Imma say Steve Lacy.
8/11
2022
Lemme know when that mofo is locked up in general population. Until then I got other stuff to think about and work on. #MarALagoRaidWEDNESDAY 4PM - 1313 W. 8TH ST. Meet up in these streets as we challenge police who continue to steal Black life.… https://t.co/mmo5OIwk6X
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8/10
2022
Talking with THE @diprimaradio on @kbla1580 about all things #BlackLivesMatter RIGHT NOW. Tune in at 1580 AM or dow… https://t.co/6Rq3Fqkhy7
8/9
2022
@awarlikeprince Karma is ever present. Grateful for it.Have y’all seen https://t.co/SX24reZdy9? Talking with Sam Sinyangwe @samswey RIGHT NOW on 90.7FM KPFK https://t.co/O3XqUa4cCs.Updated data on police killings at https://t.co/rANxl1ToZ4 Talking with @samswey on 90.7FM https://t.co/KFdRDbgQbi RIGHT NOW.
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahPolice have killed 719 people so far this year…the highest number on record. Talking with @samswey of… https://t.co/hS8FVJ0V2J
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahOn this week’s #MoveTheCrowd, @docmellymel discusses mapping police violence with Sam Singyawe @samswey. 📣Plus thi… https://t.co/M19zFnqSc5
8/8
2022
UCLA Law School has launched a database to monitor anti-CRT measures at the local, state & federal levels w/ inform… https://t.co/zQ6Ec42ebl
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahPublic comment should be exactly that: to give the PEOPLE a chance to make their voices heard. Not insiders or spec… https://t.co/jmydgEArS7
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahFor all you non-cannabis users, this is the size of a 1G cartridge. This is what BG is locked up for. I am sick. https://t.co/1O75TYvHdP
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahI learned long ago that when people do dirt, I don’t need to pay them back…God will handle it. Evil creates its own hell.Saturday 8/6 8-10am on #ThisIsNotADrill @DocMellyMel hosts 🗣 #BlackAugust with Panthers, former political prisoner… https://t.co/dL9fQHbKZZ
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahShame on Paul Koretz! This isn’t just unethical, it’s dangerous! https://t.co/0JDa8f9K9l
8/6
2022
We are beyond excited that our College of Ethnic Studies will be hosting the Association for Ethnic Studies 50th An… https://t.co/YqPReCL68y
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahNo one should be above the law - especially police. We need to toughen police discipline, and punish or fire offic… https://t.co/oOnDSyIEhg
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLittle is done fix this. Officials fear political repercussion if they speak about police misconduct, or speak fo… https://t.co/mSnSmJZspi
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLAPD officers routinely delay medical attention or *take no steps at all* to provide aid to victims of police shoot… https://t.co/MgLiNrAxMd
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahAccountability for police misconduct is rare – not just for shootings, but also for bias accusations, or failure to… https://t.co/9tWttS78Hn
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahIn May 2015, an LAPD officer shot and killed Brendon Glenn, an unarmed homeless Black man, in Venice. Even LAPD Chi… https://t.co/OcjUyt5VJ0
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahIn 2020, Chief Moore wanted to fire a detective who got drunk off duty, wandered into skid row, and shot a homeless… https://t.co/sI3SOibDWU
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahThe Police Commission ruled that 12 SWAT officers violated deadly force policy in the 2017 fatal shooting of Anthon… https://t.co/8Ljb1392KH
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahEven when LAPD brass pushed for firing or stiff punishment, notoriously lenient discipline boards over-ruled them,… https://t.co/1P2cez2gYF
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahOf 301 rounds fired during those incidents, 228 were ruled out of policy, the report said. Of the 66 officers who… https://t.co/ZOts2xUtS2
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahAn Inspector General report examined LAPD shootings from 2015 to 2020. It found that 66 officers violated the depar… https://t.co/4y7qwq1UQM
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahPolice shootings don’t get the high-profile news coverage or the political focus that smash and grab robberies do,… https://t.co/6FPpd2UHFF
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLAPD officers shot 22 people in the first 7 months of this year. Eight of this year's LAPD shootings were fatal.… https://t.co/tzeFKaYKPt
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLast month, LAPD officers fatally shot Marvin Kua in Koreatown. The department says he pointed a gun at officers.… https://t.co/WSrdQcbc9V
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLast week, LAPD officers shot Jermaine Petit, an unarmed Black man, in Leimert Park. Witnesses say they shot him… https://t.co/7cHbg347ix
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahPolice shootings in Los Angeles – including fatal shootings – are happening with alarming frequency. And, by and… https://t.co/oQirRXLF8m
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7/26
2022
You can donate to help #FreeJayBurton, who was set up by LA Sheriffs Gang - Lynwood Vikings when he was only 16 and… https://t.co/zlLXBM9eOrTUNE IN! This is one of the most important conversations I’ve had to date. Talking with Brother Ajamu about his 3… https://t.co/ho82g3MiQN
7/25
2022
✊🏾On this week’s #MoveTheCrowd, @docmellymel will discuss @freedom4jayburton! 📣Plus this week’s headlines + CTA M… https://t.co/y1mprRLltq
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah @CrastinatorA Exactly.How tf does #TheCloud not work for the secret service?!? Phone upgrade MY ASS! #January6thHearings
7/24
2022
@cloudell Exactly. @Alexand3rTheMeh Lots of devils.
7/23
2022
Miss me with that bullshit! ONLY #DonaldTrump is responsible for #January6th?!?! Trump is A devil…He’s not the only… https://t.co/37KlLbXu8eJULY 21, 2018: LAPD officers Sinlen Tse and Sarah Winans were chasing someone and opened fire in a Trader Joe’s, ki… https://t.co/JI908X4UnW
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah“We all heard him say, ‘I don’t have anything,’ and he started to run,” she said, adding that she saw police shoot… https://t.co/ocgpv0xrzl
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7/22
2022
LAPD shot someone in Leimert Park last night. This is @LAPDHQ’s 20th shooting of the year - after shootings went up… https://t.co/PybzAhL9bk
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7/20
2022
“LAPD shoots first and asks questions later. That’s what happened last night. What happened to ‘deescalation’”? -Baba Akili to #LAPCFails
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLAPD shot someone again last night on Crenshaw & King…after having killed 3 people in 6 days last week. Tell them t… https://t.co/rLRFhnrt7z
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7/19
2022
🚨 🚨 CALL 213-486-6606 TO DEMAND RICCI AND LORENZO BE RELEASED ASAP https://t.co/PYkZIKf0qv
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7/15
2022
“We can be peaceful, but we gotta also be forceful.” -Michael “Pressure” Harris on how we must struggle for #JaylandWalker #BlackLivesMatter
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7/14
2022
@DocMellyMel of @BLMLA & @blmgrassroots joins us today as we learn about the HERstory of the #BlackLivesMatter  mov… https://t.co/RvUO6NhTPC
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahJoin the #BeautifulStruggle and #BelovedCommunity. *Food truck with free, delicious, fresh, vegan dinner *Performa… https://t.co/s8RGriqFTh
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahCELEBRATE 9 YEARS OF #BlackLivesMatter WEDNESDAY 7/13/22 4PM AT 1313 W. 8TH ST. For 9 years, we have been organizi… https://t.co/iKpV8uOvVr
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7/13
2022
To support the work in Akron, follow: @thefreedomBLOC #JaylandWalker
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah“There is a calling to be there, to stand up in the name of #JaylandWalker and police are responding with state-san… https://t.co/ur2xLvQTCu
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah“We keep each other strong. We keep each other safe. If we go, we’re gonna go together.” -Jacob Blake, Sr. After… https://t.co/kFVwtX3iCCOn fighting for Black freedom… “Quitting is not an option.” Jacob Blake, Sr. talking with @diprimaradio on… https://t.co/Jh40NZkwCf
7/12
2022
✊🏾On this week’s #MoveTheCrowd, Justice In The Name of #JaylandWalker who was shot by Akron police 60 times.… https://t.co/yuLPZTDo33
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7/11
2022
@KaranjaKeita @amuatma @womanistpsych @blackfemicideUS @DrapedK @MXGMNyc @BlkCulMythology @nina_kunimotohttps://t.co/yHXevHgO9d#AmyJacquesGarveyToldUs #CiteBlackWomenSunday https://t.co/0rSYz6HCJk
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7/10
2022
@amyelviskiehl1 @GlobalCitizenYr Thank you. 💜🙏🏾Thank you so much for all your calls! Our folks are out! Let’s continue to demand justice in the name of… https://t.co/e07xBljp6E
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah @AnarchoHippie You’re both an idiot and an asshole. 1. I’ve never even been accused of doing any such thing. 2. S… https://t.co/8256WEyLzb @ZhenNotEugene @GlobalCitizenYr I am proud. She’s 18.Taking a #ProudMama moment. Thanks for acknowledging my babygirl @GlobalCitizenYr! https://t.co/sUSQQeXaxY @MCRobinson2 @PBI @CalStateLA 💜🙏🏾 please stay tuned. It’s not over.
7/9
2022
To be clear, BLMLA gear can be purchased by pretty much anyone. Wearing it doesn’t make someone a member…and for su… https://t.co/ZDjUd9oztf
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahLAPD killed 3 people in the last week. We have little information on those killed. If anyone knows their loved ones… https://t.co/HVrZpyLsES
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahSEVENTEEN Black women host or cohost shows on KBLA Talk 1580 AM! It’s a talk radio revolution @NajahRobertshttps://t.co/KZi5IP75Ky
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahThank you for calling! Jacob Blake, Sr., Bianca Austin, and Cortez Rice are out! PLEASE KEEP CALLING SUMMIT COUNTY… https://t.co/gjRRbGnAP5
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahPlease keep calling for Michael Harris’ release, who was brutalized and arrested while calling for justice in the n… https://t.co/qQ1Knv4Tr2
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7/8
2022
UPDATE:: Bail was not set for Jacob Blake Sr because he is still in the hospital. However, a warrant was just issue… https://t.co/zUtnaTQrOF
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahCall to action put out by @blmgrassroots Dial the number! https://t.co/KjQeU728mK
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahURGENT! CALL SUMMIT COUNTY JAIL 330-643-2171 DEMAND THE RELEASE OF: Bianca Austin - #BreonnaTaylor’s aunt Jacob Bl… https://t.co/LQzCyu9rw1
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahPolice are on track to kill more people this year than last year. Last year police killed 1,139 people, one of the… https://t.co/sFvBYhLGDT
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahAfter murdering #JaylandWalker and attempting to assassinate his character, police in Akron are beating and arresti… https://t.co/Q6SjGIcOcM
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahStruggle for justice in the name of #JaylandWalker by supporting organizers on the ground in Akron. Follow and dona… https://t.co/0C0fomHsmE
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7/7
2022
Talking with @diprimaradio on @kbla1580 about why we must #CheckTheSheriff #EndPoliceAssociations and… https://t.co/tISIlwpmZq
7/6
2022
HAPPY FIRST ANNIVERSARY, KBLA TALK 1580! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 Black Lives Matter: This Is Not A Drill! Every Saturday morni… https://t.co/fgzj1We79s
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7/5
2022
On #FourthOfJuly we remember #AuzieHouchins and #RamonReyes, beloved elders who were killed when LAPD detonated fir… https://t.co/BDQ1HE01Xr
Retweeted by Melina AbdullahAs some head to barbecues and watch fireworks… may we also ponder the question raised by #FrederickDouglass in 1852… https://t.co/u3IkKyzprR
Retweeted by Melina Abdullah“What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days… https://t.co/WGQqWOyjIh @AxumSelassie Yes! Yes! Yes! Welcome to the world, little one! You have more aunties, uncles and family than you ca… https://t.co/lGl7IjTjWBDo righteous work in the name of #JaylandWalker. #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/rP3ZbMGSCH
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7/4
2022
@albertovict121 @ninamadok @AnimeExpo I’m interested! Need you to follow me so I can dm you.Anybody have 2 (or 4) extra tickets to the @AnimeExpo this weekend?
7/2
2022

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