Tools for Change with Amy Goodman and Issa Rae

Audience reactions from Speakers Amy Goodman and Issa Rae's speeches from #UMichMLKDay2017 on 1.16.17

  1. The line for Issa Rae and Amy Goodman at UM is 2 blocks long. Hoping to get in! #MLKDay
  2. Live-stream today's Memorial Keynote Lecture with Amy Goodman & Issa Rae at 10AM EST, here:  http://mlksymposium.umich.edu  #MLKDay
  3. Welcome to #annarbor @IssaRae! Can't wait to hear what you have in store for us. #MLKday2017 #umich
  4. Some of the many Dems here at Hill Auditorium excited to see Issa Rae and Amy Goodman! #UmichMLKDay2017 https://t.co/JT8tBkQl5d
    Some of the many Dems here at Hill Auditorium excited to see Issa Rae and Amy Goodman! #UmichMLKDay2017 pic.twitter.com/JT8tBkQl5d
  5. When you wanted to see @IssaRae but hill auditorium is at FULL CAPACITY 🙄
  6. Two good hashtags to follow along: #UMichMLKDay2017 and #UmichDEI. Also, the official @UMichDiversity account is providing live updates.
  7. Amy Goodman somehow made us laugh during such a deep story. Kudos 2 her for mentioning Flint! #UmichMLKDay2017
  8. Independent media allows people to speak for themselves ..Palestine, Ferguson, Flint #UMichMLKDay2017 @democracynow
  9. "Understanding is the beginning of peace" #AmyGoodman says media can foster understanding "we need to take the media back" #UMichMLKDay2017
  10. When you hear a person's story, "you began to understand where they are coming from." A path to peace. -AG. #UMichTalks #UMichMLKDay2017
  11. Thank you, Amy Goodman, for reminding us why Jeff Sessions is so dangerous. "Enforcing the law for whom?" #UMichMLKDay2017
  12. Hey @KBCS look who's at @UMich today-@democracynow Amy Goodman MLK speaker along w/ @IssaRae. Goodman doing what she does best storytelling! https://t.co/CZ1Rh9SFoG
    Hey @KBCS look who's at @UMich today-@democracynow Amy Goodman MLK speaker along w/ @IssaRae. Goodman doing what she does best storytelling! pic.twitter.com/CZ1Rh9SFoG
  13. "I"m honored to be here, on honoring the great civil rights, human rights leader," Amy Goodman on MLK #UMichMLKDay2017 #UMichTalks
  14. @democracynow engages in fact based journalism..as if there should be any other kind #UMichMLKDay2017
  15. Amy Goodman is giving us a history lesson on Rep. John Lewis. Let 👏🏽them 👏🏽know 👏🏽Amy! 👏🏽 #UMichMLKDay2017
  16. "No matter your political persuasion, it's hard to describe John Lewis as a man who does not take action." #UMichMLKDay2017 #UMichTalks
  17. Amy Goodman on fact-based journalism and John Lewis' history of "action", on KKK in 2017 and the legacy of Dr. King. #UMichMLKDay2017 ❤️👏 https://t.co/cz1Gu55xvx
    Amy Goodman on fact-based journalism and John Lewis' history of "action", on KKK in 2017 and the legacy of Dr. King. #UMichMLKDay2017 ❤️👏 pic.twitter.com/cz1Gu55xvx
  18. On "fact-based journalism": Amy Goodman can't believe use of the term we must use now, "as if there is another kind." #umichmlkday2017
  19. I came to the MLK symposium for Issa Rae. I didn't know who Amy Goodman was, but she is amazing. Look into her work with Democracy Now
  20. First teach-in in the country in civil rights movement happened at University of Michigan #UMichMLKDay2017 #AmyGoodman
  21. #AmyGoodman talking about MLK's speech against Vietnam war calling US greatest purveyor of violence on earth. #UMichMLKDay2017
  22. On activism.."What could be more noble than dedicating your life to making the world a better place" #UMichMLKDay2017 @democracynow
  23. "Rosa Parks knew exactly what she was doing...she was an activist," -AG on social change in the United States #UMichMLKDay2017 #UMichTalks
  24. Amy Goodman has covered MLK, Rosa Parks, Emmitt Till, and Rep. John Lewis. I am a ball of emotions right now. #UMichMLKDay2017
  25. Amy Goodman on lesson for the press today from Emmett Till's mother: show the pictures. #UMichMLKDay2017
  26. "War is not the answer to conflict in the 21st century." Amy Goodman for the #UMichMLKDay2017
  27. "Show the images." "Americans are a compassionate people." - Amy Goodman #UMICHMLKDAY2017
  28. AG on Standing Rock: "even the dogs would pull back and the guards would push them forward." #umichmlkday2017
  29. Preparing to hear @IssaRae after getting this good history lesson from Amy Goodman #UMichMLKDay2017
  30. "we will not be silent" -Amy Goodman, concludes her remarks to a stanging ovation #UMichMLKDay2017 #UMichTalks
  31. #AmyGoodman offers a challenge "That motto should be the hippocratic oath of media today, We will not be silent" #UMichMLKDay2017
  32. Amy Goodman interviewing @IssaRae on Umich campus during Dr. MLK Jr symposium. So awesome to watch a great and funny role model!
  33. "Feeling out of place, awkward, and insecure inspired my shows" @IssaRae #MLK
  34. @IssaRae is literally the most perfect person. I am freaking out from this balcony rn 😭
  35. Issa Rae takes stage now to interview w/ Amy Goodman of Democracy Now-crowd goes crazy!
#UMichMLKDay2017 @A2schools https://t.co/0L1XH2IVZk
    Issa Rae takes stage now to interview w/ Amy Goodman of Democracy Now-crowd goes crazy! #UMichMLKDay2017 @A2schools pic.twitter.com/0L1XH2IVZk
  36. .@IssaRae talks about being a student at @Stanford, getting her start in an almost all-white acting scene
  37. Issa Rae: started first web series in 2007 about being black at Stanford. Was procrastinating writing a paper.
  38. Yasssssss @IssaRae comes to the stage for q&a w/ Goodman who Rae says "I use to listen to you on my commute to passionless job" #UMichTalks https://t.co/EEYYyjrgAt
    Yasssssss @IssaRae comes to the stage for q&a w/ Goodman who Rae says "I use to listen to you on my commute to passionless job" #UMichTalks pic.twitter.com/EEYYyjrgAt
  39. streaming this mlk lecture at the university of michigan with issa rae and amy goodman. it's soooo good & issa's a rockstar. crowd is hyped.
  40. Love how @IssaRae used her experiences of being awkward & insecure for her shows. This is what #AmyGoodman meant by taking back media.
  41. Issa Rae and Amy Goodman on the same stage on this #UMichMLKDay2017 @IssaRae you are absolutely amazing!!! Your awkwardness is inspiring :) https://t.co/jMaZNMXDuG
    Issa Rae and Amy Goodman on the same stage on this #UMichMLKDay2017 @IssaRae you are absolutely amazing!!! Your awkwardness is inspiring :) pic.twitter.com/jMaZNMXDuG
  42. I love Issa Rae so much! She's so identifiable and gives me hope for myself.
  43. Truly enjoying learning about @IssaRae's career & creative trajectory via Amy Goodman interview today. #umichmlkday2017
  44. Sistas mentoring and connecting each other in the industry. @IssaRae discussing her relationship with @shondarhimes
  45. @IssaRae is so inspiring right now. Talking about branding, passion and knowing your voice on the path to success. Yasssss!!!
  46. Thank you @IssaRae for sharing lessons about cultivating your creativity & moving beyond rejection @UMich #MLKDAY #umichmlkday2017
  47. The remarkable @IssaRae is first black woman to helm an HBO series, Insecure, now going into second season. #umichmlkday2017
  48. Literally smiling the entire time @IssaRae is speaking! So inspiring!
  49. Amy Goodman on activism @UMich "What could be more noble than dedicating your life to making the world a better place" #umichmlkday2017
  50. Amy Goodman and Issa Rae, MLK keynote at UM. Knowing social movement history to prepare us for work ahead. And failure to succeed.
  51. Amy Goodman to @IssaRae: "Failure is important, and you parlay that into success"
  52. "I tend to cast real people in my productions," -@IssaRae on casting what beauty is. #UMichMLKDay2017 #UMichTalks
  53. Resilience, following your passion, finding your voice (& natural hair journey), and the Golden Globes!! @IssaRae #umichmlkday2017 https://t.co/5bKL0C7CtW
    Resilience, following your passion, finding your voice (& natural hair journey), and the Golden Globes!! @IssaRae #umichmlkday2017 pic.twitter.com/5bKL0C7CtW
  54. Amy: "What has your natural hair journey been like?" @IssaRae: "Um, it's been rocky." 😂 #umichmlkday2017
  55. Audience question on @IssaRae's natural hair journey. Love it! And Rae's response, too much weight on hair, loves hers. #umichmlkday2017
  56. Issa Rae on Planned Parenthood. When I felt I could not talk to my mother about certain things, that is where I went.
  57. "Our lives begin to end the day that we become silent about things that matter" -@IssaRae
  58. "Entertainers in the past have been relegated to just entertaining. Now there's too much at stake to do that" We need to speak up - @IssaRae
  59. "I look to spark conversations...in a very real and productive way."- @IssaRae #UMichTalks #UMichMLKDay2017
  60. In the cozy overflow room at #UMichMLKDay2017 Symposium listening to @AmyGoodman's talk. Also looking forward to hearing @IssaRae!! #mlkday https://t.co/UG6g7r5tM8
    In the cozy overflow room at #UMichMLKDay2017 Symposium listening to @AmyGoodman's talk. Also looking forward to hearing @IssaRae!! #mlkday pic.twitter.com/UG6g7r5tM8
  61. "People are looking for actionable steps. A lot of that work is being done through social media." -@IssaRae #umichmlkday2017
  62. Issa Rae. I am looking for community and looking for a way to make change, esp. midterm elections.
  63. "I just daily find new women to be inspired by" @IssaRae UMichMLKDay2017
  64. The Black Girl Magic I am feeling right now listening to @IssaRae
  65. "I had to create what I wanted to see... look into your circle and project what's real to you." @IssaRae for #umichmlkday2017
  66. @IssaRae on women in her circles and portrayal of black women in media 💘💘💘 https://t.co/csU0n6eOWo
    @IssaRae on women in her circles and portrayal of black women in media 💘💘💘 pic.twitter.com/csU0n6eOWo
  67. Packed house for the amazing Amy Goodman and the brilliant @IssaRae for MLK Jr. Day at @UMich. https://t.co/OO3cyg85z8
    Packed house for the amazing Amy Goodman and the brilliant @IssaRae for MLK Jr. Day at @UMich. pic.twitter.com/OO3cyg85z8
  68. "I want to keep being authentic, I want to come from a place of truth always," -@IssaRae #UMichMLKDay2017 #UMichTalks
  69. @IssaRae is so unapologetically black, and down to Earth😭. Sitting in this seat giving me joy.
  70. Amy Goodman and Issa Rae giving me so much life in this glorious day. pic.twitter.com/0ijslSeCjW
  71. Great interview with Issa Rae & Amy Goodman on resistance through art, storytelling, & authenticity #UMichMLKDay2017 https://t.co/aM24pwIv8T
    Great interview with Issa Rae & Amy Goodman on resistance through art, storytelling, & authenticity #UMichMLKDay2017 pic.twitter.com/aM24pwIv8T
  72. The MLK Symposium was great, Issa Rae and Amy Goodman dropped many gems ✨✨✨ #TheMichiganDifference
  73. Thank you, @UMich, for an inspiring and inclusive morning. So proud to be a student here. #umichmlkday2017
  74. @IssaRae w Amy Goodman on livestream. No one does #MLKDay like @UMich Heartened by this genuine commitment to honoring social justice.