Despite the pernicious stereotype of the absent black father, black fathers actually spend more time providing care to their children than Latino and white fathers, according to a national study conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). https://t.co/GGC9kxBm1a
This man was shot at 4:30 this morning in Chicago and they had his body covered up as if he was dead. Paramedics didn’t even try to save him until someone pointed out that he was still breathing smh.. https://t.co/7RDaZUn7PR
Atlanta mayor signed an executive order on Wednesday prohibiting Atlanta’s jails from accepting new detainees of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. #AbolishICE #KeepFamiliesTogether https://t.co/ApFGrzSXnq
After Winning $148K Settlement, Teen Violently Arrested At 2015 Pool Party Plans On Hosting Another To ‘Redo The Experience’ https://t.co/Dq9XCq9O0q
“How can the US call itself the greatest country in the world when it won’t even honor the treaties that founded this country?” Sicangu Lakota hip-hop artist Frank Waln joins @AJStream today. Have a read & share your Qs: https://t.co/Z8BiZbo4nn https://t.co/cJhREDZw3Z
Burning Cameroon: Images you’re not meant to see https://t.co/4CBr1Vqy4i
‘Rentquake’ as amount spent by renters approaches mortgage payments https://t.co/eFo2SycE4z
Asbestos exposure at West Los Angeles apartment complex leaves 15 people displaced https://t.co/iR1DGPKmZF
5 Surprising Findings About How People Actually Buy Clothes and Shoes https://t.co/FNsJlNfQxD
“I think of Black Lives Matter as being not only a direct result of police violence but of how black death became an obsession in American mass media.” Interview with @Danez_Smif https://t.co/oDo1s4PKRW
The Lions of Teranga are the only team from Africa with an African coach in the #WorldCup Aliou Cissé who was a former player for Birmingham City and later Portsmouth. #TeamAfrica Photo: Twitter/footballSenegal https://t.co/NQE86kmCbD
June 20: The Detroit Race Riot began #OTD in 1943 and lasted approximately 24 hours. It is considered one of the worst riots of the World War II era. 25 blacks (17 by police) and 9 whites were killed during the violence. Read more: https://t.co/yxFLMBQyem https://t.co/VBUEM1L0UQ
I’m often asked how Standing Rock happened. Read this. https://t.co/IeAZ1yMfUv
‘Journalist Howard Bryant discusses the history of social protest among African-American athletes. His new book, The Heritage, traces the tradition back to Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and others.’ https://t.co/MyIcsgkOoD via @NPRFreshAir https://t.co/7xAXN9Xn0o
Benin City was burned to the ground by the British in 1897. Much of the loot ended up in the British Museum and remains there to this day. https://t.co/aqUpfX8V4u
Remembering the brothers and sister of Mother Emanuel AME Church who lost their lives on this day three years ago. https://t.co/sCgvnCUKSI
The trailer just dropped for a movie based on a book I wrote.
Nothing is impossible.
With that, bye Twitter 😂
Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Gets ‘National Treasure’ Designation – https://t.co/HffmgLEeLZ
Dr Matshidiso Moeti from Botswana is the first woman WHO Regional Director for Africa. She is a physician of public health and the main reason I am doing an MSc in Public Health and Epidemiology. My dream, to be WHO Regional Director for Africa. https://t.co/jKnYKgqQLK
While the country was distracted, this happened. Michigan is trying to erase civil rights from textbooks. https://t.co/hPcdAETqEb
Bloodless malaria test invented by Ugandans https://t.co/4fmhuGRF31
“emerging research suggests that a key problem remains underappreciated. It involves kids’ development, but it’s probably not what you think. More than screen-obsessed young children, we should be concerned about tuned-out parents.” https://t.co/31L9dNhnAk
It feels like Twitter’s days as a tool for disruption and agitation are done. I just do not see enough evidence that this is any more than a glorified rss feed and echo chamber shared by solidly opposing sides seeking imaginary brownie points.
A CO2 Shortage is Causing a Beer and Meat Crisis in Britain https://t.co/n7x4UbTXUi
After being pulled from a spaceflight in January, Jeanette Epps speaks up https://t.co/VIfHmOzK6I
Here is one of the stories that I produced that was recently nominated for an Emmy. It is an interstitial that ran during the Vietnam series on a local vet. Enjoy. Check out Ervin “Tootsie” Russell in his own words. https://t.co/5I0qfXrcjN
I’m not just criticizing black celebrities because I’m jealous of their money. Are you insane? Our people are dying, and this entire planet is sinking into chaos. And this is happening because so many are worshiping at the alter of white capitalist illusion.
A poet’s job is to investigate the way language is used and weaponized against people – Roger Reeves https://t.co/xOoFhz9CKI
‘She’s a wanderer’ author profile at Quill and Quire : https://t.co/0LL1agqp4Z
Gaming for Everyone: Blacks in Gaming GDC Feature https://t.co/G01DAR3Dkq [the Lawson family]
The most objectionable thing is the way Africans resort to the perjorative use of the term paganism to describe and diminish African religions and with it, demean their diverse and vibrant cultures. The fact so few care is the surest sign that colonialist indoctrination succeeded
@Ajairah1 And this logical, academically disciplined response falls on deaf, narcissistic American ears, dismissing the pain of systematic, generational betrayal and murder with trivial, beauty-pagent, attention-whore jealousy 👶🙀👮childlike and forever in the present💅
I can only concur that we can be prejudicial towards whites but not racist. Racism is socio-economic, with systemic structures which promote one race’s powers over another. We do not have the resources to impose such oppressive structures which enforce superiority. https://t.co/regvoJBh9F
Being a black woman is a lot you know. Imagine being undermined in subtle ways almost every day, mined for your creativity – often without credit – and seen as the bottom of the heap. And yet you’re still expected to save the day & churn out emotional labour for free. Imagine.