Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Doxxing, assault, death threats: the new dangers facing US journalists covering extremism https://t.co/UPDYtux9QT

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] A Class Debates the Importance of Having Male Teachers –‘More than 40 percent of public school students in New York City are boys of color but very few of their teachers look like them. That discrepancy is one reason Aaron Harris is a teacher.’ https://t.co/KuFUJYjtV8 via @WNYC https://t.co/p456zCyb3P

Ray Winbush [rwinbush] Maybe Blackfolk will catch a break in the criminal injustice system in South Fulton, Georgia. Maybe. https://t.co/N6aal8n8PR

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Johnny Tallbear Exonerated After Serving 26 Years for a Murder DNA Evidence Proves He Didn’t Commit https://t.co/mDm6dYOm4l

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Under new protocol, the department of education has begun dismissing hundreds of civil rights complaints. @usedgov #CivilRights https://t.co/qe2Lnkspgv

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Even with recent wage growth for the lowest-paid workers, there is still nowhere in the country where someone working a full-time minimum-wage job could afford to rent a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to a report by the National Low Income… https://t.co/ZbrI0suNdu

the kinte space [KinteSpace] One Woman Who Knew Her Rights Forced Border Patrol Off a Greyhound Bus https://t.co/Fh9ikPsJeX

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Fed-up AMA doctors overwhelmingly support gun restrictions in sweeping votes https://t.co/ls4S725jcZ

the kinte space [KinteSpace] UGANDAN LAWMAKER ABIRIGA MURDERED–WHEN GROUPS LIKE GAAMAC IGNORE MUSEVENI’S IMPUNITY ATROCITIES, ALL BECOME VICTIMS https://t.co/mllNqM06jJ

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Report: Amazon destroys large amount of new, returned goods https://t.co/y8eRjLfPts via @HoustonChron

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Latest: Seattle repeals tax on companies like Amazon https://t.co/Hz8CKKTQCi via @HoustonChron

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Pregnancy Discrimination Is Rampant Inside America’s Biggest Companies https://t.co/4ly5ZtBMr7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Librarian wins surprise judgement against Equifax in small claims court https://t.co/1DMWjio9P4

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 5 Reasons Why You Should Launch a Print-on-Demand T-Shirt Business https://t.co/15PDidZl0w

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Airbnb, NAACP encourage people of color to use service for extra cash https://t.co/MY9TPuwErf via @abc7 => @BreakingBrown

RYL Books [RYLBooks] First published in 1974, and edited by John Henrik Clarke with the aid of Amy Jacques Garvey, this is a superbly edited collection of writings reflecting the life and work of Marcus Garvey. https://t.co/5wxW12U703

Monticello [TJMonticello] Basheera Nazeera, a descendant of the enslaved Gillette family at Monticello, shares her thoughts on the The Life of Sally Hemings exhibit, which opens to the public this morning. #LookCloser https://t.co/APzuhtmBj8

Kirsten West Savali [KWestSavali] When I spoke with Ms. Myrlie Evers-Williams about 5 years ago, she told me that people didn’t realize how close she, Betty Shabazz, and Coretta Scott King were.

dream hampton [dreamhampton] When you mistake your generation for the first to be having the public conversations about all the things https://t.co/b6EihW8RVT

US National Archives [USNatArchives] Rare color footage of George Washington Carver was discovered while staff were working on a recent accession of audiovisual material from @NatlParkService https://t.co/hDLtb5Jb6R @TuskegeeUniv @NMAAHC #Kodachrome https://t.co/hMylLqpMxe

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter] South African Youth Day marks the anniversary of the student riots in Soweto, South Africa (1976) #todayinblackhistory https://t.co/wF1O6r7GL6

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] If you start your history with slavery then everything else will look like progress ~ John Henrik Clarke

the kinte space [KinteSpace] When she awoke to find the stranger in the motel room last year, “He just bolted outside the room,” Ha said. “I ran after him, not even putting on my coat. When he escaped the motel, I grabbed a motel employee and called the police.” https://t.co/M1gWkomUyg

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Amazon has already begun automating its white-collar jobs https://t.co/sp3RdIGgs8 via @qz

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Amid rampant sexual harassment in science, academies aren’t ejecting abusers https://t.co/QGE819P5a8 => @newblackman @taraw

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Is This the World’s Most Bizarre Scholarly Meeting? https://t.co/BapZsN97fC via @chronicle

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How America Got Such Pretty Teeth @business https://t.co/9sOCl4AyJy

The TIN Man-71 [theTINMAN_1971] The Wife of Legendary Comics Writer Dwayne McDuffie Wants to Make Sure People Never Forget His Legacy https://t.co/ahBVVAb0ax via @io9

Verso Books [VersoBooks] On the 38th anniversary of Walter Rodney’s assassination, we republish CLR James’s essay Walter Rodney and the Question of Power – originally published by Race Today in 1983 https://t.co/BKIurl2CYx https://t.co/VRvY3x6rkB

hyperallergic [hyperallergic] Last night’s performance at the @WhitneyMuseum reminded the audience that they are all on unceded indigenous land, while exploring the implication of settler colonialism. https://t.co/V5uqI4oMP5 https://t.co/N1JvoinN34

#WOMENSART [womensart1] Painter Betty Acquah, one of Ghana’s new generation of pioneering artists #womensart #FridayFeeling https://t.co/Uxoyjl8Sb4

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] At this point this is just boring! NOT EVERY AFRICAN DIGITAL ARTIST IS AN AFROFUTURIST!!!!!!!!!!

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] George Clinton: ‘If people don’t like funk, it’s just the wrong time for them’

“The firing of Rogers and the absence of his cartoons from the editorial pages is a blow to free expression and to the existence of a free and open marketplace of ideas,”– Pat Bagley, president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists https://t.co/9bxwOSdaP7 https://t.co/cDlYYJVGU1

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] SCOPE Art Show 2018 https://t.co/JK7Hr7KRJq via @newyorksaid => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Los Angeles police investigating reports of elder abuse against Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee https://t.co/zPgnfUmfXe => @MaronzioVance @Reelblack

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Banksy print stolen from Toronto exhibit by brazen thief – BBC News https://t.co/vfYo1bk8AG

the kinte space [KinteSpace] rebel arts society https://t.co/A0pHcWxUv5 => @megafunkmega https://t.co/SAaHUPg8rE

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera https://t.co/g2n3rsXXIu [recommended by @rinceya] => @RowenaMonde https://t.co/1xN38eHnLb

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] THIS AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN GROCERY APP OFFERS ITEMS WHOLE FOODS APP DOESN’T https://t.co/QxmnYzVZBy https://t.co/B4HV6fXjqR

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Opinion | Joy Reid: Everyday racism is the small, daily reminders that we’re still not equal https://t.co/XPaQhoDHj5 via @NBCNewsTHINK

Torraine Walker [TorraineWalker] Any journalist who says “this is not America” or is shocked at what’s happening isn’t qualified to be a journalist.

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow] 70′s “Conversation Pit” FurnitureFrom How to Decorate Your Home Without Going Broke, Barty Phillips, 1974. https://t.co/bKuUhWki0N https://t.co/qaW7biEqER

the kinte space [KinteSpace] World Cup 2018: Nigeria fans banned from bringing live chickens to games by Russian chiefs https://t.co/SztrkJhIOj

the kinte space [KinteSpace] nah. young bruh, black people are the Black people of white people—not Armenians—and note the capitalization, old school 😎👊 the Beah-Richards-teaching-Marlon-Brando school🏫🎭🎬💸

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 “Black” was defined by 20th-century scholars and artists as a *political* position held by members of an ethnic group (e.g. “white Russians” against Bolsheviks). “Black” will forever depend on “white” which why it should be considered a transitional, oppositional phase.

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly] Georgia official (Mariah Parker, 26) does oath of office on Malcolm X’s autobiography https://t.co/52gueFgH4l via @MailOnline

Ray Winbush [rwinbush] SiStar Parker taking the oath of office for Mayor of Athens, Georgia, with a clinched fist and her hand on the “Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Yes!!! https://t.co/ZROALFdeJj

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] After winning the Democratic primary in May, this black mother of three is set to become Durham County’s next district attorney. #Elections2018 https://t.co/2IFd7tkIME

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Pipeline explosion sends ball of fire into air in W. Va.; visible from Washington Co. https://t.co/bbZTp2x0Te via @WPXI

Pan-African Alliance 🌍 [PanAfricanUnity] 👉🏿 https://t.co/NofJt8VXhL 🇧🇷”Hell in the ‘City of God'”: For Afro-Brazilians, The Cops Are More Dangerous Than Street Gangs. 🔺Read the article and help us spread the word by 👏🏾clapping for the article as many times as possible👏🏾‼️ https://t.co/3xEsoZ31z0

Callum Thomas [Callum_Thomas] 5. Following the correction, US stocks are slightly cheaper on a PE10 basis… (now only very expensive) https://t.co/w4mdtrJyIU https://t.co/im1lLKAqm9

AJ+ [ajplus] Two hours from Flint, Nestle is bottling millions of gallons of Michigan’s water for just $200 a year. https://t.co/eGAS15j4uc

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Coke spun the public on its water use https://t.co/kAtZUJwzii via @verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] With deal to close this week, Bayer to retire Monsanto name https://t.co/1K6GXmfQ43

the kinte space [KinteSpace] California Cities Keep Declaring Fiscal ‘Emergencies,’ and Investors Are in on It https://t.co/ejWYMVEl3j

the kinte space [KinteSpace] UPS Has 260,000 Union Workers and They’ve Just Authorized a Strike https://t.co/QmJHoDdgK3 via @FortuneMagazine => @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] El Segundo renames Sepulveda Boulevard https://t.co/medwv9oRL2 via @abc7

Black News Portal [BlackNewsPortal] ‘Barbaric’: America’s cruel history of separating children from their parents https://t.co/FojCmCwXl7

Sankofa TravelHer [SankofaTravelHr] On this day, 20 years ago in 1998, James Byrd, Jr. was dragged to death in Jasper, TX by three white supremacists. https://t.co/0VciuRL3sC

Good Black News [goodblacknews] Meet Olivia Hooker, 103, The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921 : Code Switch : NPR https://t.co/HQExVf4mA9 https://t.co/2d9LCaB9MI

ashley yates [brownblaze] 101 yrs ago this week. White terrorists murdered over 100 ppl in East St. Louis, across the river from St. Louis. “For an hour and a half I saw the massacre of helpless negroes at Broadway and Fourth Street where black skin was a death warrant.” https://t.co/ehNajgoqDe

Puff the Magic Hater [MsKellyMHayes] I have no interest in competitive conversations about oppression between Natives and Black ppl. I simply won’t engage, so pls don’t ever try to tag me in. I hate that these convos even happen, as they strike me as an incredibly harmful waste of time and energy.

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] Meet The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921 | NPR https://t.co/NHXLGdk4e8 https://t.co/ydLB2AvFT6

Kenyan Facts 🇰🇪 [KResearcher] Mau Mau Field Marshal Muthoni Kirima. She was the only woman to hold that rank in the organization. Other Field Marshals included Dedan Kimathi, Baimungi Marete and Musa Mwariama. She left the forest in December 1963 and lives in Nyeri. https://t.co/oD2gLxmzRE https://t.co/VVewYCfDTL

Black Outdoors, PhD [BlackOutdoors1] Canada’s National Parks are Colonial Crime Scenes https://t.co/PqEx19BNOw

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly] Harriet Tubman was focused on one thing: How to free her people, and freeing as many as she could. We really need to go back and study this sister. Her goals, her vision, her methods. https://t.co/TPQU5TmVi3 via @ZinnEdProject

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @beautifuldeson1 One of the greatest misjudgments made in my life was assuming that education without assimilation was “easy” for “my” people🙊👿 …I approached higher education with a view that @MrChuckD would call “intellectual Vietnam”🛂 and I was biased for a technical education🔬

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @LeftOfBlack @NBCNewsTHINK The Black scholarly term for this is “petty apartheid”… I do not know who coined this term as I was a dumb kid in the 1980s👶 but @NewBlackMan prolly knows.

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] Women and Men of Color Pay an ‘Emotional Tax’ at Work That’s Detrimental to Their Overall Health and Ability to Thrive: Report | The Root https://t.co/zPjIFu7Wij https://t.co/ujtlNLPfwV

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why African-American Doctors Are Choosing to Study Medicine in Cuba https://t.co/R4uxA97CPd => @BreakingBrown

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Fragile Responsibility by Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga https://t.co/W9SNfLGDnx https://t.co/UNSAwjEJUc

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] Key figure of the Chicago Black Renaissance, Charles White, finally gets his due: https://t.co/JMoC7BGn3a

Okayplayer [okayplayer] Activist, rap forefather, & The Last Poets member Jalal Mansur Nuriddin has passed away at age 74. #RestinPower https://t.co/EpyIf5V6X9 https://t.co/hl6BEfo4hr

megafunk visual [megafunkmega] Bootzilla at Grand Performances July 7, babybubba! 1st saw him live on a weird bill of him, Maze, and a group called Sonics. My 1st real concert around 6 yrs old. It’s megason’s turn for travel via space bass. #funk @KinteSpace @Bootsy_Collins https://t.co/xOkmWVbZju

the kinte space [KinteSpace] At 88rising, East Meets West, One Viral Hit at a Time https://t.co/ID6W9HvWWf => @khemenutwilhite @megafunkmega [remember that Harlem Shake meme?]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] two white dudes write a huge chunk of pop hooks https://t.co/KsAuPdgN1c

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @MrChuckD @espn When NWA dropped Dope Man when I was a teenager it was the BEAT that attracted me. Beat, not gun violence or sexual capitalism, was the selling point in my day. I ignorantly assumed that by now kids would be masters of beats beyond 4×4 and researchers of the drum👿🏦🙈🙉

the kinte space [KinteSpace] YouTube Can Be Liable For Copyright Infringing Videos, Court Rules @slashdot https://t.co/9UwRLKyhyz

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] A Reparations Map for Farmers of Color May Help Right Historical Wrongs…In an effort to address centuries of systemic racism, a new online tool seeks to connect Black, brown, and Indigenous farmers with land and resources.https://t.co/ygitEYEEoi https://t.co/2UDI0JcNTj

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] Woman launches first Black-owned grocery store in Compton https://t.co/U2vzugRJLh https://t.co/flPeHSJ9lX

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] Korean-Jamaican Fusion Is Real, and It’s Delicious Brought to You by Jamaican/Korean Brothers in Philly https://t.co/2DwwVVhul8 via @Eater https://t.co/X7SqXy7wmB

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] South Africa’s young chefs are trying to revive a food culture decimated by apartheid https://t.co/2qXuLSO8sr via @qzafrica https://t.co/dELN0K5rnU

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Coming to a plate near you soon? Rice grown by Chinese scientists using seawater in Dubai’s deserts https://t.co/MV12QxKugG

WHEW CHILAY. [bforblessing] Stop referring to authentic African culture as Wakandan culture. It’s rude & offensive. Africa is a real continent with real countries. WAKANDA IS NOT REAL.

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] #QuoteOfTheDay #WorldEnvironmentDay “Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing. You are just talking.” Wangari Maathai Photo Credit: Flickr/ Oregon State University https://t.co/18a6IlxKSY

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Why is it easier to get nonprofit grants than straight up investments within Africa ? Let me be great please!

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @digitalafrican I can help to answer your question in small, small part by stating that I have a few shares of NAFAX (https://t.co/6OWB0oolSx) and in that instrument is a Kenyan insurance company that I helplessly hope is not owned entirely by people of European descent🙈🏦😿

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @digitalafrican The name of this company is Kenya Reinsurance Corp. Ltd. (and @digitalafrican is from Kenya, right?) so I have been looking for “conventional” ways to invest in Africa and then there is stuff like https://t.co/8f1gNe1Ryh that is next on my list but I got U.S. fam too 👶🏦👶

Black Truth Manifesto [ZuluPanther] I talked to a black woman today about the future of African people in America. I love talking to older politically conscious black women. She said to me “if black men and women don’t start talking to each other again, we’re going to die off here”. #BlackLove https://t.co/oDJArkAM2G

vegeta sama [elleira__] Black men love them some black women. Just because a couple date outside the race doesn’t mean the majority of black men don’t love our ass

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @elleira__ Wow it’s getting easier and easier to find young sisters and brothers making sense on social media💪👶I have been an adult for several decades and I have *never* heard or seen a BM reject a BW for a non-BW—now what kind of women on average *directly* approach or respond to BM?

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] “Acceptance by white society”. That has been one of the biggest desires of our people, whether or not we want to admit it. It has also been the root of one of our biggest downfalls. Do you agree?

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] White supremacy is a religion. And the god is white skin. And white skin absolves you almost any sin you commit against non whites. And it affords you prosperity often at the expense and brutal enslavement of non white people

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, my person is a product designed and built by Black women for Black women but the customers return the product as defective because of the learning curve: she has to know how these things are designed and why one would “waste” their life building it in the first place.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @BreeNewsome Let me guess based on years of social media experience: no response for the self-described black women who actually support patriarchy which we can infer by the latest British Imperial marriage ceremony. I can denounce patriarchy all day long and will continue to do so.


Bechara Choucair [choucair]
Heartbreaking study from @JAMAPediatrics shows black children are taking their lives at 2x the rate of white childr… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
The Only African American Female Stockbroker On The New York Stock Exchange [v103.iheart.com]


BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Scores of Ethiopians drown off Yemen coast [bbc.in]


Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

#Ethiopia 6 months ago had access to only 1 seaport, Djibouti. Since then it has successfully secured access to Ass… [twitter.com]


True Black Power [trueblackpower]
Study: Voting Precincts with More Black Voters Have Longer Wait Times Because of Fewer Machines, Workers… [twitter.com]


Chris Evans [notcapnamerica]
White people: watch the Starbucks arrest video. See the white folks arguing with the police and asking why two inn… [twitter.com]


Mike Green [amikegreen2]
Minneapolis Mayor Unveils Plan to Undo History of Segregation [nextcity.org]


The Black Detour [theblackdetour]
Tulsa race riot took place between May 31 and June 1, 1921, when a white mob attacked residents and businesses of t… [twitter.com]


Philip Lewis [Phil_Lewis_]
The massacre that destroyed America’s wealthiest Black neighborhood began 97 years ago on this date in Tulsa, one o… [twitter.com]


Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
Today in 1921, the deadliest racial massacre in U.S. history began in the thriving Greenwood African American commu… [twitter.com]


BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
After a Black female postmaster was wrongly pressured out of her post in Mississippi in 1902, President Theodore Ro… [twitter.com]


Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
Farmers in India were forced to grow opium instead of food crops. Millions starved to death for Britain’s drugs tra… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
On the Kidnapped African Boy Who Became a German Philosopher [lithub.com] via @lithub


bankbryan [bankbryan]
“What’s still popular from different periods in history is almost never the obvious choice. Accolades, Grammys, and… [twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
This Black Newspaper Archive Is Bringing All Of Its Records On Black History Online, For Free [blavity.com] via @blavity


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Why Americans Invented the RV | Essay | Zócalo Public Square [zocalopublicsquare.org]


Other Ireland / Ruth [RuthieFizz]
Two things about Wombats:

1) Larger than you’d expect
2) Literally shit bricks [twitter.com]


Rachel Parent [RachelsNews]
Genetically-modified salmon is now in Canada, but no one will say where [macleans.ca] unethical #cdnpoli


Open Culture [openculture]
Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library [openculture.com] [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]


Noël Gardner [noelcamille]
Theaster Gates leaves DuSable Museum board – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business [shar.es] via… [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Mae Morgan, 90-year-old Navajo master weaver #womensart [twitter.com]


Stereo Williams [stereo_williams]
If you need reminders that the music industry ain’t shit, remember:
The Jacksons had to give up their original name… [twitter.com]


Lost & Found [CUNYPoetics]
Fri, May 18 “A TRIBUTE TO JUNE JORDAN” an exploration of the legendary teacher, activist, & poet’s life, work, & le… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Netflix is finally getting serious about building a library of African movies and shows [qz.com] via @qzafrica


Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“I Wanted to Make Art that Told a Story”: Alison Saar on Her Eloquent Sculptures. [hyperallergic.com] Image:… [twitter.com]


hyperallergic [hyperallergic]
After retiring as a professor of American history from Princeton University, Nell Painter embarked on a new chapter… [twitter.com]


LESD [LESDSchools]
Our @PS_ARTS Teacher @JuneCarol_E currently has an art show @LAMAGBarnsdall Check it out! #ArtsEd [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
L.A. gave local artists [ @JuneCarol_E ] $10,000 to create work. An exhibition at Barnsdall Art Park shows off what… [twitter.com]


The Shadow League [ShadowLeagueTSL]
The great Charlie Murphy passed away one year ago today. Let’s always remember the man who taught us to not be a “h… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
In just 7 months, the US public domain will get its first infusion since 1998 [boingboing.net]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
The Oldest Black-Owned Restaurant in the U.S. — In Business For More Than 100 Years! [bit.ly] [twitter.com]


virgo season! [mxdkays]
my mom has been complaining about how hard it is to find this specific ethiopian spice she doesn’t know the english… [twitter.com]


Amy Charlotte Kean [keano81]
I feel like this might be a bit much, even for East London [twitter.com]


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
Please don’t ask me to write no thinkpiece. We have thought about this every day for the last “400 years.” Read and… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@OmowaleAfrika
@ddehewty One of the earliest gangsta mogul songs said “I hang with my dogs, man // f*ck a gorilla”… [twitter.com]


Ma$on [FirstGentleman]
The “Black people should just build their own” never takes into account all the times when Black folks did build th… [twitter.com]


Nation State of Mind [OmowaleAfrika]
The Hip Hop Mogul/ Black Hollywood elite generation is by far the most dangerous class of black people, white supre… [twitter.com]


TheBlackProtector [_BlackProtector]
Black people tonight is the perfect time to admit to ourselves:

White people defeated us in 1994

They still own o… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@BreeNewsome This is an excellent observation that is not repeated to young people enough. The seduction out there… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@ShadowLeagueTSL
@taraw The Rick James sketch is finery of screen history. It was funny but effortless with its emb… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Young bruh, the traditional, wisdom-based cultures of Africa were designed to produce the happiest and the healthie… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@KinteSpace I definitely remember reading somewhere in college (over 30 yrs ago) that African infants in the 1950s… [twitter.com]


Simon Kuestenmacher [simongerman600]
The Norwegian flag is the Swiss Army knife of flags: It contains six other flags! [twitter.com]


悲 🇮🇶⛓ [Fawzibruh]
I hate when I tell people I’m from Iraq and they’re like “oh cool my *insert family member here* served there!” Lik… [twitter.com]


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]


momtaza mehri 🤳🏾 [RuffneckRefugee]
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

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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]

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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@NyabinghiD
@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]

#QuoteOfTheDay

“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]