“The first black British officer to lead white troops into battle takes his place in history” and other Twinks…

The Independent [Independent] The first black British officer to lead white troops into battle takes his place in history http://t.co/KYVHx89OUw http://t.co/SNlATm74E5

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] #TDIH In 1979 Sir William A. Lewis was the 1st Black man awarded a Nobel Prize in economics http://t.co/S7b9QxF3eC http://t.co/477vYXX0WC

Latoyah Gittens [LatoyahGittens] Keep Britain White banner in Trafalgar Square, 1959. Just 55 years ago. Please consider our achievements in context. http://t.co/TrO59w0kWN

Digg Tech [diggtech] Exposing Hidden Bias At Google http://t.co/bmG8Qe1jjT

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] #Kenyan #Masai people angry over commercial use of their traditional regalia http://t.co/7qgmrIav58

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Status quo bias – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://t.co/JvgR8W5AEf

Enyo Kumahor [enyok] How to multiply any two numbers by just drawing lines and counting intersections http://t.co/gcx8WY6s8b #STEM http://t.co/9JVYKbn5bj

Kilash Josephus [kilashj] @NettaFinesse: All lost in a book. Another image that will never make it into the mainstream media. http://t.co/An879m36WZ@OkiyaOmtatah

Ural Garrett [UralG] Father Of John Crawford III: Police Murdered My Son At Ohio Wal-Mart | News One http://t.co/fDa3c7YYu8

Davey D [mrdaveyd] RT @akacharleswade: Every officer is screaming and cursing at protestors they engage with. Their anger is palpable. #Ferguson

Elle. [AuNaturale] Basic communication and conflict resolution are really not common.

Elle. [AuNaturale] Conflict affects us on a physiological level. To the point your body will react as if you’re dying, when obviously you aren’t.

African Proverbs [AF_Proverbs] An empty pot makes the loudest noise. ~Kenyan Proverb

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Get your Africa facts right: websites seek to stem flow of misinformation – http://t.co/zjMFNQsXzD

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Vintage Black Glamour – in pictures – http://t.co/xdliEpF6o7

Elise Hu [elisewho] Want an explainer of the protests/police crackdown in Hong Kong? Here’s @votdotcom‘s @Max_Fisher on #OccupyCentral http://t.co/MYnuAnn4sS

mariinukai [mariinukai] Drawing on canvas….The last 12th painting for my solo show… Open 10/25 sat at GR2 official… http://t.co/tv4WopPkZU

May-lee Chai [mayleechai] RT @ghoshworld: This photo is all kinds of wonderful. Indian scientists celebrate the success of their Mars mission http://t.co/mA6a0Z9sH5

Yaba Blay [fiyawata] “Coiffeuse Sénegalaise” Dakar. Vintage postcard; post stamped 1918. #PrettyPeriod http://t.co/tyrm0EIRbN

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Finally, a Black person writing about “community” actually from a real community: In Defense Of Ms. Hill — https://t.co/Fawjdud2nl

Bernard P Achampong [theideasgenius] “Three types of people in the world – people who make it happen, people who watch it happen and people who don’t… http://t.co/iPusFlKRF1

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Aissa Dione – https://t.co/K7aIhwQ2q4

Mpolokeng Mampana [alkebulan_negus] Artist: Percy Maimela; Location : Mabopane, Pretoria, South Afrika. Please retweet @Africarevolt @AfricaFactsZone http://t.co/eHRty1lOxB

The Village Voice [villagevoice] Ten Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die http://t.co/dOW9mmjr9x http://t.co/6ZVqNqQupc

the kinte space [KinteSpace] me and my son saw this: FIRST LOOK | D*FACE “SCARS AND STRIPES” IN BEVERLY HILLS AT PMM PROJECTS | Supertouch http://t.co/lg4TOGAMDx

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Bugging out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer | Ars Technica http://t.co/RjEPGmkhGi

Nisut T [BakaOmubo] @PureBlackNubian I totally hear you sis. I see beautiful dark skinned girls and their mothers with skin bleached faces

Accept thyself!!! [DonMab1] @Africarevolt: “When the shadow of a tree is bent, straighten the tree and not the shadow.” Sierra Leone (Afrikan) Proverb”

Alondra Nelson [alondra] Low income students lag behind more affluent ones in their ability to find, evaluate + communicate online information http://t.co/JYYMfSTikA

the kinte space [KinteSpace] An Interview with the Carolina Chocolate Drops | Sound Tracks Quick Hits | PBS – https://t.co/dEk8WmNKnU

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] A new documentary on the life of Aaron Swartz | http://t.co/VKo6gJjSjz http://t.co/mv6t5UlXwG

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 Review – YouTube https://t.co/sl8XMDm45s

Calestous Juma [calestous] The Narrative Fallacy: Why You Shouldn’t Copy Steve Jobs http://t.co/2wpjNvbiIo http://t.co/ZxKjSkWerW

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Physics of Space Battles – Slashdot http://t.co/i8P98gRpan

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] Global carbon dioxide emissions in one convenient map | Ars Technica http://t.co/d38A2rvX7A

the kinte space [KinteSpace] DAKhandheld 04 Ray Agbo – YouTube https://t.co/xxSv6EIQTm

Shadow And Act [shadowandact] A super-cut of Rosie Perez as a “Soul Train” dancer, as you go to sleep tonight… http://t.co/AsJKU9jzmd

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ousmane Socé – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://t.co/wNbMjumgsd

“Human Genetic History Reveals Female Dominance” and other Twinks…

Africanculturebooks [afcbooks] Human Genetic History Reveals Female Dominance – http://t.co/PyKJocibhW

MU☥ [universouluv] eye feel like as a child you know your purpose & what you’re supposed to do here, that innocence is your inner sense guiding you..

BlackBone [nappypoet] ! “@TheRoot: Remembering #MiriamCarey and how she died: http://t.co/9jLp9AnC6M http://t.co/60xDMQQTsd

the thot that counts [bad_dominicana] ppl have a hard time believing im shy& timid when i dont know u. it has to be menacing if im withdrawn. cant be vulnerable. #blackgirlgate

Maria Popova [brainpicker] The neurochemistry of empathy, storytelling, and the dramatic arc, animated http://t.co/AHcQ21OptU http://t.co/03IQ6GfMjG

Sydette [Blackamazon] #BlackGirlGate is demanding black women be validated by the same institutions that purposely keep them out

The Guardian [guardian] Alcohol is by far the most dangerous ‘date rape drug’, says @drg1985 http://t.co/6majkNHnDj

the thot that counts [bad_dominicana] hence why they say “blancas are for marriage, mulatas for sex, negras for labor”. we arent all women the same

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @bad_dominicana why u got say what “they” say? …it look like u so powerful… “they” steal your energy…

the thot that counts [bad_dominicana] @KinteSpace your idea of “strength” is me never speaking on inequality i face? You #minuswell be an oppressor too. Go police your dad

the thot that counts [bad_dominicana] @KinteSpace i like how u pretend that me feeling ok w myself means ppl dont fucking treat me like shit anyway. Bye ashy

Veerle Pieters [vpieters] Respect! One 50h ride to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, 1.012km, 21 mountains (23.039m elevation), last 500km headwind! http://t.co/nbwMnUeH4g

Maria Popova [brainpicker] The Edge of the Sky—an unusual primer on the universe, written in the 1,000 most common words in the English language http://t.co/3XXehAoeNC

stacia l. brown [slb79] If I can be completely honest here, I don’t enjoy being a small voice in an echo chamber.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @slb79, sincerely, what does a “big” voice look/sound like …any 21st-century examples?

Maria Popova [brainpicker] Salvador Dalí illustrates the twelve signs of the zodiac http://t.co/zW573NoZz4 http://t.co/n1sRVoQaIV

hannibaltabu [hannibaltabu] Finished “Gotham.” Just good enough to watch for free. If it was a comic, it’d be “meh.” On to #agentsofshield!

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] @hannibaltabu did they cover Morgan Freeman’s character’s backstory or is that asking too much?

hannibaltabu [hannibaltabu] Asking way too much. RT @BryanWilhite: did they cover Morgan Freeman’s character’s backstory or is that asking too much?

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] McQueen dismisses Oscar ‘first’ http://t.co/JkVhr7ixjv

LIBERATOR Magazine [liberatormag] Embrace Africana study as a sovereign turn from black factcollecting, to deep study of human thought thru the ages. http://t.co/YfiD9tfKXg

Speak & Spell [TamTamsWorld] @KinteSpace they obviously needed the work & didn’t mind being exploited in this way.

Speak & Spell [TamTamsWorld] @KinteSpace they all seem to believe in the ‘importance’ of the project. people can get so silly when they think they’re artists. smh

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @TamTamsWorld our youth (?) can’t afford the doom of repeating mistakes and ignoring the attempts of the elder artists that came before us

Dave Winer ☮ [davewiner] Looking Back 40 Years, Does the SLA Make Any More Sense? http://t.co/FRWjc0asAB

African Proverbs [AF_Proverbs] If the cockroach wants to rule over the chicken, then it must hire the fox as a body-guard. ~Sierra Leonean Proverb

“@afrofuturist @ Sandra Brewster’s Open House—with her photography from The Door of No Return, Goree Island” and other Twinks…

Karen Turner [beautifulzion1] @afrofuturist @ Sandra Brewster’s Open House -with her photography from The Door of No Return, Goree Island, #Senegal http://t.co/S4o0vRc1bF

the kinte space [KinteSpace] DAKhandheld 02 Jin Jiangbo & Hongli Zhao – YouTube https://t.co/C5h7sySKuO @another_africa @DakArtBiennale @afrofuturist @beautifulzion1

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Poéfrika: Jamyang http://t.co/mwfHA9j0x3

Calestous Juma [calestous] #Africa holds about 50% of the world’s uncultivated land #Infographic http://t.co/yhiqfNFoaK by @GroIntel

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Indigenous child removal in Victoria ‘highest since white settlement’ | World news | http://t.co/SUlPsJPFWO http://t.co/bHd6Pz3NcL

Katherine McKittrick [demonicground] @AsiaLeeds @hystericalblkns there is no black studies dept in canada. there never will be as it ensures the erasure of black canadian slaves

Maria Popova [brainpicker] “Use your ability to slow-read, or lose your ability to slow-read.” The brain on digital reading—important stuff http://t.co/qcHsowfUtA

the kinte space [KinteSpace] What happens to literacy when the internet turns into a giant TV station? | The Verge http://t.co/ivvtZS42Vu

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Florescent Axe | Megasutra http://t.co/on9UA4bpZQ @megafunkmega

Maria Popova [brainpicker] George Orwell on writing and the 4 questions to ask yourself in order to be a great writer http://t.co/5LusoPHQMm http://t.co/vaPn9xfeyo

the kinte space [KinteSpace] We Asked 20 Women “Is the Art World Biased?” Here’s What They Said. – http://t.co/hQGDtOREKT

KING TERRY III [KingTerryIII] Once you realize that you don’t have to prove anything to anyone but yourself, life gets easier, more enjoyable, and makes more sense.

Shadow And Act [shadowandact] AFROFUTURISM TAPES 1989-2010 on Vimeo http://t.co/zxnnV15XUb

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Activists Call on Daniele Watts to Apologize to LAPD for Racial Profiling Claims http://t.co/JVCCpKOPZX

Speak & Spell [TamTamsWorld] and i would say more guys crave attention from women, than women crave attention from men. not scientific! @ndophumlani @DarknLurvely

Sara Winge [sarawinge] Still true, dammit: http://t.co/qXxWHkfri9 Happened to me way back when I was one of the first women firefighters in the Forest Service.

Speak & Spell [TamTamsWorld] …whereas nearly every girl i know that has a very close relationship with their father are never single. @YeshYeshCharity @DarknLurvely

Andreia Gaita [sh4na] So the Met appears to have three d20 dice from ancient Egypt in its collection :) http://t.co/q9V5kDDtNg http://t.co/bQfK67XL8L

Moses LEMUKOL [mlemukol] Anybody asking about northern Kenya challenges and solutions? READ THIS: http://t.co/8IKTah7zA2 cc @AbdirahmanDuale @gathara @peteretelej

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Hello Africa – Mobile Phone Culture in Africa – YouTube https://t.co/WxiDLTAh7M

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Sodom and Gomorrah – Digital Dumping Ground in Ghana – YouTube https://t.co/DqHZfz9a4j

Maria Popova [brainpicker] Zadie Smith on the psychology of the two types of writers – applies to all creative endeavors http://t.co/2dboLxJB7c http://t.co/IBLlgF11vg

Maria Popova [brainpicker] Duke Ellington’s artistry and artifice – how the jazz icon engineered his own myth and image http://t.co/U4XeR57E2r http://t.co/tdX10kauTJ

Maria Popova [brainpicker] For Stanley Kubrick’s birthday, the greatest movie he never made http://t.co/1wdcyaIR25 http://t.co/Hd0yZveXvq

Maria Popova [brainpicker] Anna Deavere Smith on what discipline really means and how to stop letting others define us http://t.co/bItbEuzs2e http://t.co/9lYeOnSq8I

Maria Popova [brainpicker] James Baldwin on the creative process and the artist’s responsibility to society – superb read http://t.co/cYVlQ8WIVD http://t.co/XGHQJviXTn

Maria Popova [brainpicker] Chinua Achebe on the meaning of life and the writer’s responsibility in the world http://t.co/jK5bASbaub http://t.co/0E3mvj8bHy

Maria Popova [brainpicker] THIS is how you encourage emerging talent: Emerson’s letter to young Walt Whitman http://t.co/WiQYY8S8zZ http://t.co/vSPuZTjCQK

Maria Popova [brainpicker] Swami Vivekananda on the secret of work — beautiful and ever-timely read from1896 http://t.co/CSUUc26VAI http://t.co/ozfSeqzMcr

“@251Comms 11 more things about Ethiopia that you didn’t know” and other Twinks…

Addis Alemayehou [addisale] #Africa #Ethiopia @251Comms 11 more things about Ethiopia that you didn’t know http://t.co/oWLRj1rM2k

The Guardian [guardian] Timbuktu: portrait of a city on the edge of existence – in pictures http://t.co/vwUuvdd3Gh

the kinte space [KinteSpace] the first “television” was the night sky, full of superstars, and Blacks watched the cosmic programming every night

the kinte space [KinteSpace] ancient Africa had surveillance states too: everything we did and said was seen and heard by children

African Proverbs [AF_Proverbs] We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. ~Haida Proverb

Anil Dash [anildash] (TW) A terrifying, hearbreaking story of James Brown’s brutal domestic abuse, bravely told firsthand by his daughter: http://t.co/aqgDbPasi8

GrooveSDC [GrooveSDC] I’ve encountered Black men who get off on unfairly criticize all Black women. And vice versa. I respect your pain but I will not participate

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @jmjafrx it’s strange to me how even Black historians leave out the Black marriage/love part of the Dred Scott decision

NationBreakingNews [NationBreaking] SOUTH SUDAN bans all foreign workers including those in NGOs, banks, hotels and oil firms; orders that they be replaced by locals by Oct 15.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] surely, surely when one first asked “What is the meaning of life?” it was in the monumental, technological waste of an imperial battlefield

LIBERATOR Magazine [liberatormag] @KinteSpace also like this one; thinking of ways to merge the two: http://t.co/I3uHl7HS4y

Suey Park [suey_park] So an @Uber driver drove me half a block, accidentally cancelled my ride, charged me $5, had me get out, and picked up another user. 😒

LIBERATOR Magazine [liberatormag] Obama’s true test: pardon Mumia » http://t.co/GZCz7HCnZB

Bim Adewunmi [bimadew] Thanks for RTing my piece in today’s Guardian. Very kind! And, um, here it is again for anyone else: http://t.co/0MWVPwKWNV

Bim Adewunmi [bimadew] And now here’s a completely frivolous blog post I’ve written about New York: http://t.co/uBNvnqC3dg

Renata Pumarol [RenataPumarol] BRILLIANT! Tressie McMillan on the “women who are living feminism in ways that we don’t talk about”: http://t.co/y8oevHqno1 via @Colorlines

Venus Evans-Winters [ileducprof] Report says men who dropout of college earn more than women who graduate college #BlackEdu #gender http://t.co/PQfiyhj5a1

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Next Chapter: Mohau Modisakeng on investigating the impact of cultural histories on contemporary… http://t.co/HUB2rNPXbq @another_africa

LIBERATOR Magazine [liberatormag] Jacques Derrida interviews Ornette Coleman / “Sound has a much more democratic relationship to information” » http://t.co/FR7i2gK8xh

Ebba Kalondo [EbbaKalondo] How #Newseek chose its covers for its American edition (left) and its Europe, Middle East & Africa edition.(RT) http://t.co/2XR1LXEwYO

“Thinking #Afrofuture and posthumanism in Will Smith’s *After Earth* (2013)” and other Twinks…

Jalada Africa [JaladaAfrica] Thinking #Afrofuture and posthumanism in Will Smith’s “After Earth (2013)” http://t.co/Ar853wpxPC (by @benladen)

camilleturner [afrofuturist] @BryanWilhite Thanks for the props. Totally enjoyed our conversation!

Another Africa [another_africa] Turning a pejorative on its head – “NDAWI TEY: FECC REKK? / ALL THEY DO IS DANCE?” campaign by photographer Nina… http://t.co/OaZMQ0M4NH

catherine eaves [fjiord] While you were wondering if you could wear this awesome hat or not… (via @Upworthy) http://t.co/HUG4UquJTM

Ashlé [asholles] Here are some images of what these zoos in Amsterdam and Brussel looked like. http://t.co/jrys3VjoEg

AfricanEmpress [OfBlackCulture] @asholles @KinteSpace I feel so much anger looking at those photos, absolutely disgusting and appalling treatment.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets – YouTube https://t.co/43UHKYRP12 @another_africa

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Discovery of Egyptian Inscriptions Indicates an Earlier Date for Origin of the Alphabet https://t.co/QWSEAobR65

African Proverbs [AF_Proverbs] If you understand the beginning well, the end will not trouble you. ~Ashanti Proverb

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Nabta Playa – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://t.co/rZjHwNq25j

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ancient math of Ethiopia amazing method of Mathematics calculation – YouTube https://t.co/5pv5bV8rZD

Saran Kaba Jones [sarankjones] ; ( RT @MSF: Our new #Ebola ward is almost ready but it’s far from enough. Monrovia needs 800+ more beds! http://t.co/vT1LjS5R4h #Liberia

Jenifer Daniels, APR [jentrification] ‘Dying Out Here': U.S. Job Gains Leave Black Women Behind http://t.co/kS6UwqZJRs via @NBCNews http://t.co/qOVpUAO0jq

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Pharrell Williams supports feminist party leader in Sweden – http://t.co/Ysewtu2hWY

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Give Black: Black Oaks Center, Healthy Food Hub, & Your Bountiful Harvest (Episode 6) – YouTube https://t.co/CI5zBQQdkq

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Super-rich make last stand against California drought – http://t.co/lbEgWJUvuA

DiDiCim [Miss_Didi23] So when I say people, I’m indicting us too. Black people need to unlearn white privilege &white supremacy myths just like everybody else!!