KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
Why School Dress Codes Are Often Biased Against Black Girls | Slate [kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
How School Dress Codes Unfairly Target Black Girls [atlantablackstar.com] via @atlblackstar

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar]
Border Patrol Refuses to Return $41K Seized from Texas Woman Unless She Promises Not to Sue Them… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Are LA hospitals really dumping homeless patients on the streets? [theguardian.com]

Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

#Africa loses $2 billion annually due to brain drain of health care professionals, via @Mo_IbrahimFdn. My View: The… [twitter.com]

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
What will a new police law mean for people living in Bavaria? Our community member @k3vk4 pitched it; we’re coverin… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Spy Who Came Home: Why an expert in counterterrorism became a beat cop. [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Woman receives $5,751 ER bill—for an ice pack and a bandage [arstechnica.com]

HuffPost BlackVoices [blackvoices]
No one did more to raise consciousness and to end systemic lynching in the U.S. than Ida B. Wells. [huffp.st]

Black News Portal [BlackNewsPortal]
Longest living Rosewood Massacre survivor dies at 98 [blacknewsportal.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
Remember the Battle of Puebla and Mexico’s anti-slavery roots. Remember Black-Brown unity in resistance to settler… [twitter.com]

Michael W. Twitty [KosherSoul]
I am sad to report that my grandfather, Gonze Lee Twitty, aged 99, a founder of the Federation of Southern Cooperat… [twitter.com]

Laura Seay [texasinafrica]
When I teach the Iran Contra Affair and Oliver North to intro IR students, they stare at me in total disbelief. Lik… [twitter.com]

Ajamu Baraka [ajamubaraka]
Most people don’t realize that 1968 was a pivotal year for counterrevolution in the U.S. and Western Europe. The ca… [twitter.com]

ghetto intellectual™ [kzshabazz]
‘History is being lost’ – By 1888, at least 200 black towns and communities had been established nationwide… “The… [twitter.com]

Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies]
“I’m writing about school segregation in one of the most liberal cities in the country where the mayor, who’s marri… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Hobo Ethical Code of 1889: 15 Rules for Living a Self-Reliant, Honest & Compassionate Life [goo.gl] via @openculture

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mobile phone cancer warning as malignant brain tumours double [telegraph.co.uk] via @TelegraphSci

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Earth’s carbon dioxide levels reach highest point in 800,000 years [thespec.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures by Roma Agrawal @RomaTheEngineer [amazon.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
The Atlantic Slave Trade Visualized in Two Minutes: 10 Million Lives, 20,000 Voyages, Over 315 Years… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
How Information Overload Robs Us of Our Creativity: What the Scientific Research Shows [goo.gl] [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
Noam Chomsky Explains What’s Wrong with Postmodern Philosophy & French Intellectuals, and How They End Up Supportin… [twitter.com]

Tara [taraw]
Devastated to hear that #ArethaFranklin the Queen of Soul and Music has passed. All of my musical heroes are leavin… [twitter.com]

#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Corinne West (1908–1991), US Abstract Expressionist who used pseudonym ‘Micheal West’ due to the lack of opportunit… [twitter.com]

#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Intimate embroidered portraits by Cape Town artist Danielle Clough #womensart [twitter.com]

#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Nigerian artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby creates layered figurative compositions referencing the historical, politic… [twitter.com]

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Octavia Butler was troubled by a fellow classmate’s naive criticism of previous generations for their ‘subservience… [twitter.com]

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“Citing Crumbling Ceilings and Absent Faculty, Columbia University Art Students Demand a Refund | Students say the… [twitter.com]

Kamala Harris [SenKamalaHarris]
Wanted to share a photo of some of the beautiful artwork I have in my office. The two pieces behind me are called “… [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
I really like this foreword to Dante’s Inferno 🔥🔥🔥🔥 written by Ian Thomson [twitter.com]

ነፃነት  🎨🍃🌻🦉🎍 [Netsa_Sara]
Another by Tesfay Atcbehha Negga, does it reminds you of another painting? 🤔@RowenaMonde [twitter.com]

Randal Maurice Jelks [drjelks]
Well the list omits so many great independent bookstores #SchulerBooksandMusic #TheRaven #OctaviaBooks[twitter.com]

Sarah😇 [SarahloveNature]
For 14 years, photographer Sergio Tapiro took over 300,000 photos of Mount Colima. Then, it finally erupted. “This… [twitter.com]

Sergio Andreola [sergioandreola]
Setsuko Hara in “Late Spring” (a.k.a. Banshun)/Yasujiro Ozu, 1949 [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Countering The Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys (1987) [youtube.com] @Reelblack

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@Reelblack looking forward to @tonetalks and/or @BreakingBrown to study this polished, data-rich presentation from… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
because he is younger than me @MaronzioVance mixes up Dance Hall with Reggae but does not confuse The Soul Stone wi… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
two words: cape room [youtube.com] => @MaronzioVance @megafunkmega @EdGreerDestroys @taraw

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Homeless Girl Scouts Troop Slay Their First Cookie Sale, Selling More Than 32,000 Boxes Of Cookies… [twitter.com]

Candice Frederick [ReelTalker]
Why is everything so expensive?

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ReelTalker Warning! Man-splain mode! The U.S. is losing it’s reserve currency status which means the deficit “we”… [twitter.com]

Be A King [BerniceKing]
There’s a difference between white people being under attack and white supremacist ideology being under attack. Eve… [twitter.com]

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Nobody worships celebrities like black people, nobody focuses their attention on people who’ve done nothing for the… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@beautifuldeson1 Traditionally, the concept of celebrity was confined to ideas, concepts literally symbolized into… [twitter.com]

MJ Rymsza-Pawlowska [malgorzatar]
Look, I’ve lived in Illinois and seen a lot of Lincolns in my time but this is maybe one of the most unusual? C. 19… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Will Meghan and Harry’s wedding change views on racism and diversity in UK? [news.sky.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@BlackInformant No, because this happened before… The African presence in Medieval Europe is well documented and… [twitter.com]

Josh Myers [ddehewty]
When someone says five minutes and you have to figure out if it’s five minutes or five Black minutes…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ddehewty And this shit is really sad because we are known for our rhythm which means we can keep time with precision when we get free.😟🐒

THE CONNET [THEAlleyeceeing]
8:36 a.m. # of Palestinians killed in Gaza border clashes rises to 37. [twitter.com]

Sharif Kouddous [sharifkouddous]
Death toll in Gaza today rises to 52, over 2,400 wounded. At Shifa hospital a doctor who worked there for 17 years… [twitter.com]

DrBasel Abuwarda🇵🇸 [BaselAbuwarda]
BREAKING : The last update from #Gaza 21:22 55 DEAD including : 5 under 18 years old , 1paramedic 2770 injured : 1… [twitter.com]

Mike Petchenik [MPetchenikWSB]
EXCLUSIVE: Officer suspended after traffic stop of 65-year-old grandmother in #Alpharetta. [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“Black households where the head has a college degree at the median have less wealth than white households where th… [twitter.com]

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
White neighbor calls police after black man turns up at the house he just bought [boingboing.net] [twitter.com]

Ritika Goel [RitikaGoelTO]
***Please help amplify this message.*** Zabia Afzal went missing May 10 in Woodbine Beach area. We need everyone in… [twitter.com]

Blavity News [Blavity]
Waffle House victim #DeEbonyGroves isn’t alive to receive her college degree. So her mother accepted it for her.… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
“The Uncertainty Tax: the financial cost of not knowing things” by Andy Ferris [medium.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Exclusive: Rakem Balogun spoke out against police brutality. Now he is believed to be the first prosecuted under a… [twitter.com]

BlackPast.org [BlackPastOnline]
May 11: Considered the dean of Af-Am composers, William Grant Still (1895-1978) was born #OTD in Woodville, MS. In… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
Louise Thompson Patterson and Black Radical Politics — by Charisse Burden-Stelly [aaihs.org] via… [twitter.com]

Ayori Selassie [iAyori]
Inspired by the story of this incredible mother, one of many “Hidden Figures, Unsung”: One Woman’s Fight To Be An I… [twitter.com]

jonjon moore [hoodqueer]
Today is the 33rd anniversary of the 1985 MOVE Bombing, when Philly PD dropped a bomb on the homes of Black liberat… [twitter.com]

LA Review of Books [LAReviewofBooks]
“I love true stories. I don’t need to make shit up. So many people—Angela Davis, Shirley Chisolm—their stories are… [twitter.com]

M. A. E. [MElmaazi]
Were you aware of the racist origins of political science? Neither was I. For a fascinating discussion on the subj… [twitter.com]

Timeline [Timeline_Now]
“Why should I be upset that she was embarrassed? That’s her problem,” Eartha Kitt said after calling out Lady Bird… [twitter.com]

William Zafra Velasco [wmzafravelasco]
Did you know that the culture of American police is deeply rooted in the #SlavePatrols? Here is an article publish… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@trueblackpower Yes, 30+ years ago Dr. Gerald Horne taught me (at ucsb) that police forces did not… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@trueblackpower Yes, when I use the phrase “white people of all skin colors,” I am trying to avoid this… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
Richard Feynman, a luminary in the world of theoretical physics, would have been 100 years old today. Today, Feynma… [twitter.com]

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Why does Ebola keep coming back? [bbc.in]

Open Culture [openculture]
Goethe’s Colorful & Abstract Illustrations for His 1810 Treatise, Theory of Colors: Scans of the First Edition… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
How Finland Created One of the Best Educational Systems in the World (by Doing the Opposite of U.S.)… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
The Alan Lomax Sound Archive Now Online: Features 17,000 Blues & Folk Recordings [goo.gl] [twitter.com]

#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita winds a single black thread around a grid of nails on a wooden board to create intri… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Cannes: Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Draws 10-Minute Ovation [hollywoodreporter.com]

The 7th Matrix [The7thMatrix]
Dalit Woman Writer Becomes 1st Indian to be Nominated for Prestigious Hugo Award [telesurtv.net]

Shakespeare Magazine [UKShakespeare]
This dapper gent is Arturo Schomburg (1874-1938), founder of @SchomburgCenter for Research in Black Culture. He als… [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
“Novels written with film contracts in mind have a faint but unmistakable, and ruinous, odour. I cannot name what,… [twitter.com]

Brother Darrows [BrotherDarrows]
Azealia Banks Says After Experiencing Racism and Being Treated Like a Prostitute, She’ll ‘Never Ever Ever’ Visit I… [twitter.com]

Tara [taraw]
Happy Birthday @StevieWonder #May13 one of my most favorite & talented artists to walk this planet. #Singer[twitter.com]

Martha S. Jones, JD, PhD [marthasjones_]
“The wallpaper features the “Flower of Life,” a symbol of immortality; the flowers on her dress recall images of ce… [twitter.com]

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Out of the Shadow of Aunt Jemima: The Real Black Chefs Who Taught Americans to Cook [bit.ly] via… [twitter.com]

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Boudin: A Story Of Sausage, Slavery And Rebellion In The Caribbean [n.pr] [twitter.com]

naw, [SwallowThatShit]
BET sucks cause BET chooses to suck. No reason why BET doesn’t have cooking shows/competitions like food network. B… [twitter.com]

Lisa Fischer [lisafischersing]
NYC!! Grateful to be playing in my own backyard this week at the Blue Note Jazz Club, May 10 – 13 (8pm & 10:30pm)!!… [twitter.com]

Jamel K. Donnor [DonnorJamel]
Black men at work not only face harassment, but tread carefully to avoid being seen as harassers: [slate.com] via @slate

Puff the Magic Hater [MsKellyMHayes]
As someone who’s been pleading with folks to stop calling 911 over every little thing for years, I just want to mak… [twitter.com]

True Black Power [trueblackpower]
It’s still going to be business as usual for many of us with our fake outrage many ask what we can do, forget that… [twitter.com]

#August21 [HalfAtlanta]
artistically packaged Black trauma is not artistic excellence, nor revolutionary, barely even radical typically.

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
I find it’s crazy that it is easier for me to watch 15 marvel movies than it is to watch a movie made within Africa… [twitter.com]

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]


“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and can be overcome and eradica… [twitter.com]

Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
In all my years as a professor & student, I have heard no one explain how wht ontologies apply to Blk ppl, especial… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC it is sad for all of us that your account is locked so I’m not sure that you are seeing this but whi… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC white ontology cannot survive without youth culture as children naturally have difficulty distinguis… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC I may not be grasping your intent but I feel like we all need to go back and study how the elite Ame… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, when anybody uses the term “black man” 9.9 times out of 10 they are referring to a kid or an adult kid… [twitter.com]

Nyabinghi Djehutti [NyabinghiD]
Many people assume that if you discuss racism that you must necessarily hate white people. They can’t fathom having… [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
The Radical Self-Reliance of Black Homeschooling | The Atlantic
[kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
Kenya dam bursts, killing at least 41 and sweeping away houses in ‘sea of water’ | The Washington Post…

Nathan Hare [ThinkDrHare]
Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Democratic Primary for Governor, Making History

L. Joy Williams [ljoywilliams]
STUDY: Black Unemployment Rate is Double White Rate in 14 States, D.C.
[snip.ly] #CivicDocket

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Man framed by police for murder and judge get emotional as he’s exonerated after 17 years in prison

Blk & Missing FDN [BAM_FI]
#Richmond, VA) – Keeshae Jacobs
#MISSING since Sept 26, 2016. Pls SHARE to bring Keeshae home!…

B-Magic 💪🌸 [Brasilmagic]
“A woman who was shot & killed today at Santa Fe High School had just gone back to work because her husband was dia…

Susanne Nyaga [susanne_nn]
I’m getting sick and tired of praising police officers for not killing Black people or not arresting Black folks wh…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
How One Woman’s Fight to Save Her Family Helped Lead to a Mass Exoneration

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
A Democratic-Socialist Landslide in Pennsylvania

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
‘Bird Scooters Are Ruining Venice’

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Centrists, not extremists, are most hostile to democracy

Trevon D Logan [TrevonDLogan]
In my latest project I’ve been collecting some of the most fantastic information about African American economic hi…

Border&Fall [BorderandFall]
Portraits of Algerian women in an internment camp during the Algerian War, 1960. The French army instructed…

KatlehoMK 🇿🇦 [KatlehoMK]
Whenever you see the train Whenever you hear the train Whenever you ride the train Remember who made the railway R…

BlackPast.org [BlackPastOnline]
What’s new on
[blackpast.org]? Read about Alice H. Parker (1895-?), an African-American inventor known for…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
When Hans van de Ven and/or Rana Mitter use the phrase “race war” in this BBC History podcast […

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@ddehewty one of the eldest definitions of “to speak” translates terribly into English as “hand divine energy” (whe…

Smithsonian [smithsonian]

@amhistorymuseum There were limits to how the bicycle democratized mobility. Bicycles were expensive, and most Amer…

Josh Myers [ddehewty]
Not only do people talk past each other on this app, people talk “past” entire traditions and genealogies of though…

Sophia Nasr 🏳️‍🌈 [Astropartigirl]
Let’s talk the so-called need to “get women interested in science”. The thing is: we *are* interested (HELLO 🙋‍♀️).…

Inestin Dantee Petit-Homme [LiveLifeAndante]
That’s my Grandad 👴🏿
@AfricanaCarr As I enter senior year, this geezer has taught me twice. Might just take a thir…

Bill McKibben [billmckibben]
@guardian has a truly remarkable series on how unbearably hot the world’s cities are becoming, especially for t…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume
[bbc.com] via

Open Culture [openculture]
The 25 Principles for Adult Behavior: John Perry Barlow Creates a List of Wise Rules to Live By 7. Tolerate ambig…

Open Culture [openculture]
Virginia Woolf on Joyce’s Ulysses, “Never Did Any Book So Bore Me.” Quits at page 200.
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
“Tsundoku,” the Japanese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the English Language…

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Spelman College Quietly Eliminates One Of The Country’s Few Jazz Programs For Women
[wnyc.org] via

Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies]
30 black women poets reading their works: From Margaret Walker and Gwendolyn Brooks to
@aireadee Matthews and Amand…

Kristen Evans [paperalphabet]
Dear men, the greatest American novelist is still alive and her name is Toni Morrison

megafunk visual [megafunkmega]
@laopera curtain. Sets had obtuse angles which forced a baroque perspective that complements the neurosis…

JewishVoiceForPeace [jvplive]
Palestinians “Warmly Welcome” Gilberto Gil’s Cancellation of Tel Aviv Gig Following Israel’s “Massacre” in Gaza…

CAAPP [CAAPoetics]
“People wish to be poets more than they wish to write poetry, and that’s a mistake. One should wish to celebrate mo…

#WOMENSART [womensart1]
‘Self Portrait’ by influential artist Amrita Sher-Gil (1913 – 1941). a pioneer of Modernist painting in India…

Kevin Connor [CESInteractive]
RIP Laura Hendrix. Laura served as a Board member of Mothers In Action 4 many years. Owner of Gallery Plus. She ser…

Culture Type [CultureType]
Kerry James Marshall’s ‘Past Times’ Soars to Record-Setting $21.1 Million
@Sothebys Artist Assumes Mantle as Most E…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@StevieWonder People, dig this:
[kintespace.com] =>
@naima [
@StevieWonder won the Love song contest b…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
CCH Pounder back in Jamaica

Soul Fire Farm [soulfirefarm]
“Catatumbo is part of an international, decades-old movement for food sovereignty. Coined by international farmer c…

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
🍎🌽🥒 🥕Ital – the vegan Rasta movement you’ve probably never heard of until now…
[bbc.in] [twitter.com]

wells lucas santo | blue hair oakland boy [WellsLucasSanto]
I periodically have amazing tech folks follow me and then subsequently unfollow me when I write threads that talk a…

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
#PrinceHarryAndMeghan got married on
#MalcolmX Birthday. Wonder
#WhatMalcolmXWouldSay about the American Negro’…

Karen Brittingham-Ed [123Sowhat]

@AfricanaCarr She’s not the 1st Black royal, she’s just the1st American. Queen Sophia Charlotte who had 15 children…

#NonBeliever✊🏾😡 [Fresh_Flames1]
Before The Interracial
#RoyalWedding Of Prince Harry And Megan Markle King George iii Married His Consort Charlotte…

Jauan My Birthday Wednesday Knight [__itsnotjuan]
Man y’all. I’m 21. I have a degree. A full time job(Career). And am about to get a second degree for free. Y’all I’…

Craig's_VCR [Craigs_VCR]
That is my issue with publications like The Root. They only want to place the blame on one demographic while pushi…

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
I think many black women on twitter associate patriarchy with merely being a man. Patriarchy is the structural orga…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, it’s been one extreme or the other: either you are going to be murdered before your 25th 🎂 let alone be…

Fisseha Tegegn [Shewaye_Tagel]
#Ethiopia|n Tirunesh Dibaba wins the Great Manchester Run 10km race today in a time of 31:08. A dominant…

reclaim UC [reclaimuc]
ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Deaths in Custody

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Trump’s Immigration Crackdown is a Boom Time for Private Prisons

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Law enforcement groups gave $420,000 to DA deciding whether to bring charges against cops who killed Stephon Clark.…

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
The 16 Black Panthers Still Behind Bars | Colorlines

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
Northern Irish women protesting anti-abortion laws take illegal termination pills in front of police…

Mari Copeny [LittleMissFlint]
Yesterday we passed out 135,000 bottles of water to Flint residents in 93 degree heat. We helped close to 1,000 fam…

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
At least 4,645 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria and its devastation across Puerto Rico last year, accordi…

Danielle Palmieri [langisthematrix]
I’m a teacher. Yesterday my school was in lockdown b/c of a shooter in the area. The intercom is broken, no one kne…

MariaChappelleNadal [MariaChappelleN]
We heard something disturbing at the TIF Commission meeting last night. Two women live on the same street. The Wh…

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
‘Forced to face the twin hurdles of racism and sexism, Black women leaders are underrepresented on college campuses…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Yusko Interview Part 2: All Things Macro

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
9/2017: Hugh Hendry: Inflation is just over the horizon!

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Grant: Central Bank Liquidity Drives Everything

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Australian Bank’s System Outage Leaves 9 Million Customers Without Cash

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Amazon has been generous to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain?
https://t.co/xd9Yz8mn8I via

Taylor Renee [TaylorRAldridge]
ruminating on
@ImaniMixon ‘s insightful recent reclamation on (Black) techno history & this lush article x N.Gaskin…

Ray Winbush [rwinbush]
Lest We forget: May 28, 1830, US Legislation entitled “The Indian Removal Act” was signed into law establishing “Th…

Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
If one picture defined and personified colonialism, this is it. A woman in Bengal, India, carrying a Brit on her ba…

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Tom Bradley becomes the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles (1973)

#ADPhD [afrxdiasporaphd]
From slavery to freedom: the extraordinary story of Cándida Huelva Born in 1845 in a Portuguese colony, she made i…

Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
The earliest commemoration of what would later become
#MemorialDay, was established by over 1,000 newly freed Afric…

MLDwrites [MichelleDuster]
Including pledges, I now only have $55,000 to go to reach my goal of raising a total of $200k. Let’s do this togeth…

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park | Timeline…

ነፃነት  🎨🍃🌻🦉🎍 [Netsa_Sara]
In the old days, a man was taught to forget himself. Today it is quite different: he is taught not to forget himsel…

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes]
5/31/1921: The so-called Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 began. “Little Africa on Fire” when White Americans terrorized a w…

Linda Miranda [LindaMi64500835]


Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
Never forget that
#MemorialDay is one more in a long list of African creations in America. It began as…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
David Starkey on the Reformation HistoryExtra

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Challenging British heroes:
@afuahirsch argues that we need to look afresh at the likes of Nelson and Churchill…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@doctorow Brit(ish) ft the author Afua Hirsch | book review | int…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Physicists are struggling to develop a quantum theory of gravity. Current efforts make use of both reduction…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Why is empty space so empty? The Nobel laureate physicist Steven Weinberg called this “the bone in our throa…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
If a new conjecture is correct, the cosmos must be profoundly different than previously supposed, or string theory…

Bloomberg [business]
.03% of ocean plastic comes from straws. 46 percent comes from fishing nets
https://t.co/BfA4jPtG1Z via

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
America’s Fastest-Growing Urban Area Has a Water Problem
https://t.co/U1hr0itBqI via

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Giant Predatory Worms Are Invading France

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Interview with Impact Hub Harare’s Tadzoka Pswarayi

Black Art In America [BAIAONLINE]
The Message Behind Murals

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Betty Davis Was a Raw Funk Pioneer. Her Decades of Silence Are Over.

michael massenburg [mikemassenburg]
Leimert Plaza Park’s ‘beautification’ will fence in the spiritual center of black L.A.

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome]
People are still shocked to learn that well-liked, well-spoken people can be harassers, abusers, molesters & rapists.

Vijay Prashad [vijayprashad]
Excellent story by
@NidhiSubs about Gopal Balakrishnan of
@NewLeftReview, Sexual Predators,
@ucsc, and the betrayal…

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
“We know that Africa is neither French, nor British, nor American, nor Russian, that it is African. We know the obj…

Blk & Missing FDN [BAM_FI]

#Chicago: 23y/o Kiarria Rush was last seen May 12 in the 11300 block of South Wentworth. 5’3” | 250 lbs Have yo…

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1]
There are definitely some tensions between Africans from Africa and diaspora, but this does not overshadow the fact…

Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
In the case of mixed people being automatically black…..Well that depends on their politics. Drake has never spok…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@SalmaDey It’s great to hear young people getting back to the technical discipline around these Black academic term…

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Being hemmed into a structure of white supremacy means we must question everything we believe in, even the things w…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@beautifuldeson1 Ah, youthful self discipline is precious: may you never know in horrible, intimate detail that hab…

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
‘Only Arabs go to jaiI’: Israel convicts Palestinian over poem
https://t.co/NOGrvmmALX We’ll discuss

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
Mass School Shootings Mostly Happening In Small-town and Suburban America
https://t.co/LdcJLgqwNh via

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar]
Father Critically Injured After Jumping In the Line of Fire to Save His Daughter

Nadra Nittle [NadraKareem]
Just heard that the Long Beach Press Telegram is down to one reporter and have seen the outpouring of support for t…

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
Today is
#WorldDayforCulturalDiversity. The article from our archives unpacks how religious conservatism is erasing…

Ajamu Baraka [ajamubaraka]
The NFL plantation owners passed a policy to make patriotism mandatory for their property. Either pay deference to…

Gallery Plus+ LA [Houseofwasir]
Rest In Power Aunt Laura Hendrix, owner of
#galleryplus In
#leimertparkvillage .The public is invited…

Black Enterprise [blackenterprise]
Over 300 black-owned businesses thrived in the community known as the “Black Wall Street” before they were all dest…

Joerg Stratmann [joergstratmann]
An interactive map shows just how many roads actually lead to Rome – all of ’em!
https://t.co/iUe3jFQkQp via…

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“Rebuilding African and African American Studies | Over the course of the nineties, Harvard’s Afro-American Studies…

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Ferguson, Mo., Activists Are Dying and It’s Time to Ask Questions

Torraine Walker [TorraineWalker]
Ferguson activist
#DarrenSeals would have been 31 years old today. To commemorate his life and work, several Black…

Nkisi Babaoké [Henry_James]
“Every time you sit in front of the television, somebody is working on you, someone is working to change you from a…

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Hair Products Popular with Black Women May Contain Harmful Chemicals

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
A Chinese high school in Hangzhou is reportedly using facial recognition tech to track pupil attendance, emotions,…

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
Prominent AI researchers call the entire field “alchemy”

Dr Karsten Seipp [karstor]
Hard to believe that people doing research in their field would not check a journal’s integrity and impact factor b…

allAfrica.com [allafrica]
Uganda’s Bad Toilet Paper is Dangerous – Study

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
wow. Lava spatters “can weigh as much as a refrigerator.” Man’s leg shattered by lava spatter from Hawaii volcano…

Al Jazeera News [AJENews]
Nipah virus, spread by fruit bats, kills 10 in India

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
Heart Failure in the Black Community: What African-Americans Need to Know
https://t.co/x7SJWeZK3l via

Genii Games [Genii_Games]
There’s a simple hack to counting in
#Yoruba. At the very least, learn numbers 1 to 5 and the tens. With those, you…

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
The University of Minnesota is now offering Dakota language courses live via video conference.

aloria 🦔 [aloria]
By age 35 you should have a junk drawer filled with USB flash drives you’re reluctant to throw out because you don’…

Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies]
Black men, personal libraries, and book culture —

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘This could be the beginning of a revolution’

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“At what is expense is all this light…what’s been pushed into the shadows?” — Filmmaker John Akomfrah talks the…

KQED Arts [KQEDarts]
The African American Museum and Library of Oakland will soon digitize rare protest footage of the Black Power movem…

Open Culture [openculture]
Dozens of M.C. Escher Prints Now Digitized & Put Online by the Boston Public Library

Open Culture [openculture]
J.R.R. Tolkien Expressed a “Heartfelt Loathing” for Walt Disney and Refused to Let Disney Studios Adapt His Work…

Open Culture [openculture]
An 82-Year-Old Japanese Audiophile Searches for the Best Sound by Installing His Own Electric Utility Pole in His Y…

Open Culture [openculture]
National Geographic Has Digitized Its Collection of 6,000+ Vintage Maps. See a Curated Selection of Maps Published…

Open Culture [openculture]
In Search of Haruki Murakami: A Documentary Introduction to Japan’s Great Novelist

Poets.org [POETSorg]
Check out our
#PoetryNearYou Pick of the Week: A Tribute to June Jordan, an inter-generational exploration of the l…

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
“No single work by Baldwin is as connected to the issues animating Black Lives Matter as The Evidence of Things Not…

Andray [andraydomise]
Imagine being confident enough to lecture MLK’s daughter about what MLK believed. Whiteness, man. Mad ting.

SamuelFuryChildsDaly [sfcdaly]
Archive find of the day – the Nigerian Army had a poetry journal in the 70s and 80s

#NonBeliever✊🏾😡 [Fresh_Flames1]

#ThankATeacher Thank You
#DrSebi For Teaching Us What To Eat And When To Eat It

✨Ada Nneka✨ [adannekaa]
People act like black men are inherently evil. Like they haven’t been conditioned and brainwashed and broken down t…

Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
All Blk couples suffer disproportionate rates of IPV: BM & BW, BW & BW, BM & BM, yet we don’t hear about this dispr…

Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
Important study on bidirectionality amongst African Americans and Black female perpetration of IPV and corporal pun…

Verso Books [VersoBooks]
“Marx can come almost painfully close to describing our current world. Today, a brutal economism dominates many min…

Khensu The Reminder [KNeferhetep]
Why can’t most Africans tell you with any degree of detail their indigenous belief systems? Their ancient customs, rites and deities?

Curtis Cook [Curtis_Cook]
They’re selling Dave Chappelle’s crackhead outfit at Banana Republic.

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Can’t complain about “ain’t shit niggas” without blaming the ain’t shit women who raised them.

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
“Now we are less interested in equipping and refining thought, more interested in creating and mastering technologi…

Ana Homayoun [anahomayoun]
YES!!! Stop Asking About My Kid’s College Plans

King Terry III [KingTerryIII]
People be quick to react but slow to understand.

Tara [taraw]
It’s never taken me 2 hours to get to Heathrow Airport. This dude took scenic route & put the in a crunch that I may miss my flight. PO’d!😣