Al Jazeera News [AJENews] 250,000 starving children ‘facing death’ in South Sudan [aje.io]

Al Jazeera News [AJENews] More than 25 million people apply for Indian railway job vacancies [aje.io] [twitter.com]

Reuters Top News [Reuters] Israeli forces kill nine Palestinian protesters on Gaza border: Gaza medics [reut.rs]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Union Is Formed at Los Angeles Times and Publisher Put on Leave [nyti.ms] <= @JuneCarol_E

Matt Pearce 🦅 [mattdpearce] A Sinclair journalist, who has been trying to resist from inside the newsroom — but who doesn’t have a union — expl… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Report: Woman Becomes First Person to go to Prison for Racism in South Africa – [ebony.com]

Philip Lewis [Phil_Lewis_] Howard students found out employees stole over $1M in financial aid so they took over their Administration building… [twitter.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Texas Continues To Choose Suspensions Over Education [atlantablackstar.com] via @atlblackstar

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Black Twitter Goes In on Howard University Student at Center of Financial Scandal [thegrapevine.theroot.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] There’s a notorious Nazi concentration camp guard living in New York City and ICE won’t deport him [boingboing.net]

Appalachians Against Pipelines [stopthemvp] Aerial blockade erected early this AM in Jefferson National Forest. Prevents state vehicles & Mountain Valley Pipel… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘Americans are flocking to big cities to find good jobs—opportunities that remain disproportionately out of reach f… [twitter.com]

T.H.A.B.O👑 [Thabo_Chambule] Your fearlessness and bravery will always be remembered

Rip Mother of the Nation Winnie Mandela [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] North Carolina ends shackling of inmates during childbirth[theguardian.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] I was born in the trenches and I’m still here. I am Oceti Sakowin. There will be no surrender.

Jorge Barrera [JorgeBarrera] The horrors of St. Anne’s:[newsinteractives.cbc.ca]

Ontario Provincial Police files obtained by CBC News reveal th… [twitter.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] ‘With her health failing, #LorraineHansberry left the hospital to speak to the teenage winners of a national writin… [twitter.com]

Califia Moors [CalifiaMoors] The Black Spaniard Beethoven (Thoven Bey) [buff.ly]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Death Isn’t a Slave’s Freedom: The Historic Erasure of Curt Flood’s Life by @DrDavidJLeonard[twitter.com]

Black Communities! [BlackCom2018] Check out our latest blog post, “The Association of Racism, Perfectionism and Depressive Symptoms in African Americ… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “big tech” companies like Google or Facebook require vast populations to sell –Europe (even with the EU) cannot po… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]@BreakingBrown@tonetalks the racist and classist wealth legacy of the the U.S. is as effective as the totalitarian… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Using buildings as batteries to accommodate more wind and solar [news.engin.umich.edu]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Zuma failure has emboldened critics of SpaceX | Ars Technica [arstechnica.com]

Drew Prindle [GonzoTorpedo] “Don’t be evil” says mega-corporation that’s literally building a flying, artificially intelligent murderbot… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Noam Chomsky Describes How Kids Acquire Language in an Animated Video by Michel Gondry [goo.gl] [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Do Rappers Have a Bigger Vocabulary Than Shakespeare?: A Data Scientist Maps Out the Answer [goo.gl] [twitter.com]

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] Libyan artefacts looted by IS ‘sold in Spain’ [bbc.in]

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] “Theaster Gates, first American Nasher Prize winner, makes a case for art as urban renewal” [dallasnews.com]

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] Why are white curators still running African art collections? | Teju Adisa-Farrar [theguardian.com]

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] “In poetry even if I’m writing in solitude, I’m writing with the awareness of community, a relationship to memory a… [twitter.com]

Kim French [wordandmovement] “Be kind to our language: avoid pronouncing the phrases everyone else does. Think up your own way of speaking, even… [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Dope Saint Jude, a Cape Town hip hop artist and producer confirmed that her image had been used by Zioness in poste… [twitter.com]

Duane Deterville [duanedeterville] Previously unheard Miles Davis music out on April 21 – [jazziz.com] Nice Miles Davis painting for the al… [twitter.com]

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] Have you ever thought of where you could get comics written about Africa by Africans? Kugali is #Africa‘s largest c… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Watch a Surreal 1953 Animation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Tell-Tale Heart,” Voted the 24th Best Cartoon of All Time… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Enter the Pulp Magazine Archive, Featuring Over 11,000 Digitized Issues of Classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Detective Fict… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Listen to 188 Dramatized Science Fiction Stories by Ursula K Le Guin, Isaac Asimov, Philip K Dick, JG Ballard & Mor… [twitter.com]

nerdy [nerdyasians] Saddened to hear Studio Ghibli co-founder and animation pioneer, Isao Takahata, has passed away at the age of 82. H… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Joe Frank, Spinner of Strange Radio Tales, Is Dead at 79 [nyti.ms]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective” [youtube.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Corrosion of High School Debate [americamagazine.org] » @khemenutwilhite

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Reggie Watts Demos the EHX 95000 Performance Loop Laboratory [youtube.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Millenials Navigate Life and Love in Leimert Park | Adobe Creative Cloud [youtube.com] <= Mel Jones <= @megafunkmega, @JulieDash

megafunk visual [megafunkmega] Listening to @cutchemist trk Rhythm Method on 11 tilt today allowed a greater sonic appreciation. It’s a whole diff… [twitter.com]

camilleturner [afrofuturist] Thanks Huda! [twitter.com]

Cory Doctorow [doctorow] Republican personhood:

1. Begins at conception
2. Ends at birth
3. Can only be renewed through incorporation

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] West of Life: Life in the Phosphate Hills of Tunisia [africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]

Jeff Tiedrich [jefftiedrich] Hey kids. I’m in my 60s. You’ve never lived in an America where the rich paid their fair share. I have. Let me tell… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, the correct answer for eating garbage disguised as food is always this: “it feels good and i learned to… [twitter.com]

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] Data firm ‘interfered in Nigeria poll’ [bbc.in]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] March for Our Lives crowd size: Estimated 200,000 people attended D.C. march [cbsnews.com]

Ed Krassenstein 💎 [EdKrassen] If you didn’t watch Emma Gonzalez’s 6:20 long speech at #MarchForOurLives today, please take the time to do so. If… [twitter.com]

Mohamed Salih [MohamedMOSalih] Grown Men on Twitter: Arguing, bullying, mocking, and threatening high school students.

High School students: Busy… [twitter.com]

#StudentPowerHU [HUResist] In the words of Frederick Douglass, “power concedes nothing without a demand.” These are our demands.… [twitter.com]

AMAZON WATCH [AmazonWatch] A new mapping site is documenting attacks against indigenous people in Brazil.

Just look at those numbers!… [twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Zinke, the man who oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs, says diversity isn’t important.😐 [cnn.it]

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] Paul Biya has ruled Cameroon for longer than most people in the country have been alive.

But in a younger, more c… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] US Army veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan has been deported to Mexico [cnn.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The partisan gender gap among millennials is staggeringly large [vox.com] via @voxdotcom

AM Joy w/Joy Reid [amjoyshow] Wendsler Nosie, founder, Apache Stronghold: It’s going to take compassion to change this world… Our children haven’… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The Black Woman Who Biked Across the US Alone During the 1930s Jim Crow Era [broadly.vice.com] via @broadly

🌸 Cathleen 🌸 [ItsMeCathi] Indiana Gov Eric Holcomb just passed a law that every time a woman seeks medical or psychological treatment she MUS… [twitter.com]

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] Local groups join forces to save Imperial Hotel (Thomasville, GA). [timesenterprise.com] I applaud them; these p… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “We Will Shoot Back” — Historian @BabaAk talks Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement with… [twitter.com]

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly] Bill Clinton’s 1994 Crime Bill Destroyed Black Communities [theblackdetour.com]

City Press Online [City_Press] How black musicians got screwed: What is alleged to be the biggest music rights scam in South African history has b… [twitter.com]

Arlan 👊🏾 [ArlanWasHere] The last 5 yrs of building @Backstage_Cap have been the most rewarding of my life. It’s never been easy, but it’s a… [twitter.com]

Tom Stafford [tomstafford] Believing in climate change, but not behaving sustainably: Evidence from a one-year longitudinal study… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] Old theory: Long-term memories form in the brain as short-term ones expire. New discovery: Both types of memory for… [twitter.com]

Ancestral Voices [AncestralVoices] “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots”. Marcus Gar… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Google’s Algorithm: History of Racism Against Black Women [time.com]

allAfrica.com [allafrica] Nigeria and Switzerland Sign Agreement to Return Stolen Assets [allafrica.com] #Nigeria [twitter.com]

ya fave μαλάκας [mathaiaus] Journalists, if you’re going to write an article about a 20-something year old self-made millionaire/multi-property… [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] There’s No Scientific Basis for Race—It’s a Made-Up Label | National Geographic [kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]

Quartz [qz] What happens when networking replaces friendship [bit.ly]

Dr. HerbSistah [DrHerbSistah][sciencealert.com]

BWISE [bwise_bwiseusa][hbr.org]

Jacqueline [JackieMJensen] The FCC approves #SpaceX’s plan to launch 4.4k broadband satellites; known as Starlink, the project aims to establi… [twitter.com]

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] Women and Minorities in Tech, By the Numbers | WIRED [wired.com]

Moudhy Al-Rashid [Moudhy] “Knowledge is the antidote to fear.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

This list of 1,300 free #openaccess online courses on t… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The man who redefined what it means to be an African artist @CNNAfrica [cnn.it]

SheStillTweets [SpeakTruthMsK] I just watched the movie “Marshall” starring Chadwick Boseman. ( I know, I’m late). It’s pretty good. Did yall know… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Christopher Hitchens Dismisses the Cult of Ayn Rand: There’s No “Need to Have Essays Advocating Selfishness Among H… [twitter.com]

Just Kev [kev_it_is] Couldn’t wait to see the Master Jam
He’s a one man band, in his own right
Jam-Master jams to the broad daylight
No… [twitter.com]

NERDSoul [OneYoungsta]@JediTimeSaiyan@nerdist@MarkBDonica@atorres890@JosephScrimshaw@TheRochaSays@KenNapzok@maudegarrett Well I be… [twitter.com]

BlackHistoryStudies [BlkHistStudies] Louis Armstrong serenading his wife in front of the Great Pyramids … love this picture [twitter.com]

Jake Rudh [JakeRudh] The Periodic table of Synthpop [twitter.com]

michael massenburg [mikemassenburg] Mark Bradford Appropriates Comic Books and Delves Into the Sublime [hyperallergic.com] via @hyperallergic

Illinois Press [IllinoisPress] Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century has been awarded the 2018 Honor Book Award from the Children’s Literature… [twitter.com]

Joyce Owens [JoyceOwens] I guess I should be flattered that my portrait of Lois Mailou Jones is attributed to her as a “self-portrait”…in… [twitter.com]

Codey Babineaux [Codeybab] Hi, I’m Codey Babineaux and I JUST GOT INTO PRINCETON 😭😭. It doesn’t even feel real . From rags to riches.… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Louis Vuitton Names Virgil Abloh as Its New Men’s Wear Designer [nyti.ms]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Rise of the Rich Renter – CityLab [citylab.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Concentrated Wealth Is Strangling Prosperity [evonomics.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Inside the CIA’s black site torture room [theguardian.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Paul Kagame’s Fake Pan-Africanism: A Betrayal to Rwanda and Africa [blackstarnews.com] » @BreakingBrown

Eugene Gu, MD [eugenegu] As a surgeon, I’ve operated on gunshot victims who’ve had bullets tear through their intestines, cut through their… [twitter.com]

The Hoarse Whisperer [HoarseWisperer] The man who said he’d run towards gunfire to save kids, ran from kids who have faced gunfire.

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Record number of Black women are candidates in Alabama [nbcnews.com] via @nbcnews

Southern Poverty Law Center [splcenter] “The state of Alabama can take my future. The state of Alabama can take my freedom. But the state of Alabama can’t… [twitter.com]

Lisa Lucas [likaluca] This visualization of how vast 10.6 million jail admissions in the U.S. each year is jawdropping, heartwrenching, i… [twitter.com]

Frank Rich [frankrichny] The bombshell here is that Sheryl Sandberg helped cover up Russian sabotage of Hillary Clinton to preserve Facebook… [twitter.com]

Colin Taylor [ColsBols] FBI: spends decades tracking the every movement of civil rights activists

also FBI: no idea how where to look for… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Florida prisoners prepare to strike, demanding an end to unpaid labor and brutal conditions [interc.pt] by @alicesperi

Be A King [BerniceKing] As you honor my father today, please remember and honor my mother, as well. She was the architect of the King Legac… [twitter.com]

Travon Free [Travon] Many people in power, living lives and spreading messages diametrically opposed to Dr. King’s, will invoke his name… [twitter.com]

karla fc holloway [ProfHolloway] In the academy #MLKDay events become more work for black and brown scholars. IMO an (uncompensated) day of visibili… [twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Posting MLK on your social media does not absolve you from ignoring violence against Natives, our allies & press by… [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] Rollins Edwards, survivor of secret WWII mustard gas experiments and Summerville black leader, dies | The Post and… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Searching for the Black Organizational Past — by @Prof_Wooten [aaihs.org] via @AAIHS @BlkPerspectives [twitter.com]

BlackHistoryStudies [BlkHistStudies] On 17 January 1961 #PatriceLumumba was executed by a firing squad. His body which was buried on the spot was later… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] the closest we got to #Wakanda was with our #Lumumba but Eisenhower had some murdering to do… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas” [theatlantic.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Philosophical Appreciation of Rocks in China & Japan: A Short Introduction to an Ancient Tradition [openculture.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Driving the “Worst Car Ever Built” (2015) [jalopnik.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] EPA photos show what US looked like before pollution regulation [businessinsider.com] » @IramiOF

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 2017 California school test scores: Why are they flatlining? [mercurynews.com] » @khemenutwilhite

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Cavendish banana is under threat from a fungus [washingtonpost.com] » @MindOverMunch, @soulphoodie

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Lung Collapses Are a Surprisingly Common Esports Injury [compete.kotaku.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Sex, disease, and extinction: what ancient DNA tells us about humans and Neanderthals [theverge.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Neanderthal Ancestors May Be To Blame For Why You Can’t Get a Tan [science.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Are humans too aggressive to justify having a Nobel Peace Prize? [blogs.harvard.edu]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’ [nytimes.com] » @RowenaMonde, @khemenutwilhite

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Vladimir Voevodsky, Revolutionary Mathematician, Dies at 51 [nytimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A Data-Driven Guide to Becoming a Consistent Billionaire [theartandscienceofdata.wordpress.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Bank of America Tops IBM, Payments Firms With Most Blockchain Patents [yro.slashdot.org] => @tonetalks, @taraw

Nige Willson [nigewillson] That’s one craze i hope doesn’t catch on over here !
China’s New Craze – Frontiers in Dystopian Tech… [twitter.com]

joahspearman [joahspearman] After raising millions from 85 angel investors around the world the last five years, I am beyond honored to share… [twitter.com]

Steven Thrasher [thrasherxy] Toni Morrison on racism as distraction really cannot be read and re-read enough in these times. To think of all the… [twitter.com]

Corey Erdman [corey_erdman] New feature for @VICESports: Black women were main eventing wrestling shows in the early 50s, and making three time… [twitter.com]

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]@KinteSpace@megafunkmega Ms. Spencer very generously explains why working with developers of a streaming platform… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]#BITTechTalk ep. 111 w/ DeShuna Spencer – Founder of [kweli.tv] [youtube.com] => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] This Streaming Service Is Changing The Narrative About Black Communities In the Media [forbes.com][twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] .@Seal, his answer to @WonderWomanFilm: the only Love they’ll find is paradise [youtube.com] => @RowenaMonde 😇✌🏾✌🏾👁️

the kinte space [KinteSpace] BOLT cinebot: can’t wait til Hong Kong action get their hands on this: [youtube.com] => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Novels were never the same after Henry James [irishtimes.com] » @RowenaMonde, @rinceya

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Man Who Forgot He Was a Rap Legend [gq.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Books from 1923 to 1941 Now Liberated [blog.archive.org] » @RowenaMonde

Sarah Bond [SarahEBond] One of the best databases on the web for high-resolution Byzantine and pre-modern mosaics is @DumbartonOaks. Take a… [twitter.com]

Chuck D [MrChuckD] Last time I rhymed in a Melbourne Arena Prince brought me on stage. #HereWeGoAgain @prophetsofrage

Karen Strong [KarenMusings] “First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit w… [twitter.com]

soulphoodie [soulphoodie] What African-American Cookbooks Tell Us About Our Culinary History [bit.ly] [twitter.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] I’m 22 and There Have Been Mass Shootings at Both My High School and College [shondaland.com] via @byshondaland

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] FBI’s forgotten war on black-owned bookstores at the height of the Black Power movement [theatlantic.com]

Kristen Clarke [KristenClarkeJD] New Report: Private lenders and municipalities are increasingly turning to the courts to convert low-level civil de… [twitter.com]

Keith Boykin [keithboykin] Slumlord Jared Kushner bought buildings in New York and then filed at least 80 false documents with the city claimi… [twitter.com]

Christopher Wylie [chrisinsilico] Suspended by @facebook. For blowing the whistle. On something they have known privately for 2 years. [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] HUD removes anti-discrimination language from mission statement, ‘Extremely alarming,’ says Lawyers’ Committee for… [twitter.com]

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar] Kansas Offers Not a Dime to Exonerated Man Who Spent 23 Years Behind Bars [buff.ly] [twitter.com]

Lex Michael [lexforchange] Much of what I’ve done and wanted to do was inspired by Black Lives Matter. We’re protesting the exact same way and… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The FBI’s War on Black-Owned Bookstores: “At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unli… [twitter.com]

Patrick S. Tomlinson [stealthygeek] The people who were SUPER UPSET Hillary Clinton ran a legal, secure server out of her home are now completely silen… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] “By 1871, Congress had authorized the bank to provide mortgages and business loans…a bank using the savings and… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “Political blackness”: a very British concept with a complex history [qz.com] via @qz

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] “MIT Debuts a New Website Documenting Its African American History” [jbhe.com]

C. Damien Arthur [damien_arthur] “The FBI analyzed 160 cases of active shooters over the period from 2000-2013, and not one was stopped by a conceal… [twitter.com]

Ed Krassenstein 💎 [EdKrassen] For everyone who blames video games for gun deaths, you are WRONG:

Video Game sales per person per year:
🎮 Japan =… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] ICYMI: “We are entering a brave new world of thermodynamics,” said Sandu Popescu, a physicist at the University of… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] Physicists may be able to find a telltale sign of an otherwise invisible quantum gravitational force — the “grin of… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] What’s shaking in the field of space-time research? Mathematicians are busy poking black holes to make sure Einstei… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] This ancient black hole has the mass of 780 million suns. We can’t explain how it got so big.… [twitter.com]

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] Physicists have discovered a zoo of exotic phases of matter that are nothing like the familiar solids, liquids and… [twitter.com]

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] Why we should be afraid of quantum computing | VentureBeat [venturebeat.com]

StanfordNeurosurgery [TopNeuroDocs] Congratulations to Stanford neurosurgeon, Dr. Odette Harris, on her recent promotion to Professor of Neurosurgery,… [twitter.com]

AJ+ [ajplus] More than 90% of bottled water contains tiny pieces of plastic. Researchers found 10,000 plastic particles for ever… [twitter.com]

Rashad Robinson [rashadrobinson] By speaking out about her own struggle with depression, @letitiawright wants to combat the negative stigma associat… [twitter.com]

Tara [taraw] I understand: my 1st class 1st semester, English professor told me I had to have plaguarized my paper cause black p… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] .@DrRJDBarnes Discusses her Award-Winning Book ‘Raising the Race: Black Career Women Redefine Marriage, Motherhood,… [twitter.com]

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly] A Black Poet Speaks: An Interview with Haki R. Madhubuti [biography.com] via @Biography cc:… [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] This collection of Egyptian short stories definitely left an impression #WorldBookDay [twitter.com]

Alex McElroy [abmcelroy1] Three easy steps to writing a novel:

1. Think of a joke.
2. Create a fictional character who might tell that joke… [twitter.com]

floetic justice [floacist] Before you guys give credit to Stan Lee (and Jack Kirby) for everything, please note that Christopher Priest and Re… [twitter.com]

Trevon D Logan [TrevonDLogan] Every year I read Ralph Ellison’s review of “An American Dilemma” and I reflect on the lack of progress in social s… [twitter.com]

Frank Deale [fdeale] Handel and Hendrix: Genius Roommates Who Lived Centuries Apart – WQXR Blog – WQXR [wqxr.org]

JulieDash [JulieDash]#RyanCoogler#WakandaForever#PresidentsDay2018#MondayMotivaton 😎 [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] This director has been nominated for an Oscar for a film about Emmett Till — and he’s still in school [undf.td]

hannie [hannahmburrell] this is why i hate bruno mars @seren_sensei says it all [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen… [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] After a standing ovation from his peers, Peele confessed that he had stopped writing the critically acclaimed and c… [twitter.com]

Tara [taraw] “If I didn’t Define Myself For Myself, I would be Crunched into OTHER People’s Fantasies for Me and Eaten Alive”
~… [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Contos dos Orixás: The Afro-Brazilian Series bringing Orishas to Life [africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] The 8 Best Fountain Ink Pens to Buy in 2018 [thebalance.com]

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] One of the world’s leading investigators into the illegal trade in ivory and rhino horn has been killed in Kenya.… [twitter.com]

The Kore: Reloaded [Reloaded_Kore]#Bronx principal probed after creating hostile environment for black teachers, students: ‘She’s a #racist‘… [twitter.com]

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] Coca-Cola sucks wells dry in Chiapas, forcing residents to buy water [salon.com]

Frank Deale [fdeale] The State of the American Debt Slaves [wolfstreet.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] More adults now share their living space, driven in part by parents living with their adult children [pewrsr.ch]

Bob Weiss [BobWeiss91362] My daughter was brutally murdered in a mass school shooting. What makes you think your child won’t be next. I don… [twitter.com]

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome] The official GOP position is that police are an incorruptible force when it comes to patrolling Black neighborhoods… [twitter.com]

Ari Costello [AriCostello] Democrats and centrists, as a bourgeois party, believe that one must gain a majority in order to seize back power.… [twitter.com]

Jan McVicker [JanMcVicker] I’m a Stanford professor accused of being part of a ‘terrorist group’. McCarthyism is back | David Palumbo-Liu [theguardian.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] NFL Exec Predicted Black Player Activism and The Pitfalls of Backlash in 1966 Memo [colorlines.com] via @colorlines

Shane Morris [IamShaneMorris] Tom Brady and Cam Newton acted identically after losing the Super Bowl.

Neither shook hands with the opposing QB o… [twitter.com]

Jemisha [JemiSHaaaZzz] In 1944 a sixteen-year-old black student in Columbus, Ohio, won an essay contest on the theme ‘What to Do with Hitl… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Film’s Overlooked Histories: Charles Burnett and the L.A. Rebellion — by Chris Robé [popmatters.com] via @PopMatters

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] How White Women Shaped White Supremacy. [pictorial.jezebel.com] via @Jezebel [twitter.com]

Jan McVicker [JanMcVicker] How White Supremacy Forgot the Women [nyti.ms]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] MSU uses $1.5M Mellon Foundation grant to build massive slave trade database [msutoday.msu.edu]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The First Abolitionists — ‘Abolitionism is often depicted as an ineffectual campaign led by white liberals, but i… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “…the first enslaved African in Mass. was the property of the schoolmaster of Harvard. Yale funded its first gra… [twitter.com]

City Press Online [City_Press] Black South Africans only directly own 1.2% of the country’s rural land and 7% of formally registered property in t… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] How the Black Panther Party Used Street Art to Spread Their Message [citylab.com] #BlackHistoryMonth

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly] Beyond Berets: The Black Panthers as Health Activists | by Sis. Mary T. Bassett, MD [ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Beyond the Slave Trade, the Cadaver Trade — by @DainaRameyBerry [nyti.ms]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Black Farmers Reviving Their African Roots: “We Are Feeding Our Liberation” [yesmagazine.org] via @yesmagazine

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] From Community College to NASA [forbes.com]

Tara [taraw] Mary Jackson #NASA‘s first black female #engineer has a school named after her by the Salt Lake City School Board o… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] When the Eyes Move, The Eardrums Move, Too: ““It’s like the brain is saying, ‘I’m going to move the eyes, I better… [twitter.com]

Natalie Wolchover [nattyover] For the first time, cosmologists have shown how a universe could theoretically bounce, giving new life into an unde… [twitter.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] First Person: My Mother’s Heart Disease Taught Me That Racially Biased Healthcare Is Deadly [cassiuslife.com] via @CassiusLife_

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] ICYMI: Viruses jump to new host species more often than anyone guessed. What’s that mean for emerging disease threa… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] See The Guidonian Hand, the Medieval System for Reading Music, Get Brought Back to Life [cultr.me] [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Download 502 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art [bit.ly] [twitter.com]

Chase Vines [ChaseVines21] Christopher Priest is considered by many to be a legend in the comics Industry. He was the co creator of the series… [twitter.com]

The Answer-Man 🚀 [ebonstorm] “Black Panther, White Avengers” @ebonstorm [medium.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Ambitious, Thought-Provoking and Utterly Bizarre, Boots Riley’s Sorry to Bother You Was the Most Mind-Blowing Movie… [twitter.com]

Shadow and Act [shadowandact] New documentary celebrates legacy of Reginald F. Lewis, the first Black, billion-dollar dealmaker… [twitter.com]

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] I am sooooo happy about the blessings coming @tayari’s way. After you read An American Marriage, go back and read L… [twitter.com]

Alondra Nelson [alondra] Great title, urgent discussion: Ending the [amazon.com] Hunger Games [jacobinmag.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘One day in late January 1962, a group of artists — known as the African Jazz-Art Society & Studios — staged a fas… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] ‘In her book Black Post Blackness…[Margo] Crawford endeavors to replace post-black with Black Post-Blackness, for… [twitter.com]

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] Congratulations to Cave Canem fellow Marcus Wicker, whose collection “Silencer” just received the 2018 Arnold Adoff… [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Library book haul [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Watch this! I learned a lot [twitter.com]

Boogie [naima] I just want to publicly give thanks that Quincy D Jones was still here to give us these two articles and make this… [twitter.com]

reparations now [angrynegritx] As someone with a non-black mother who regular partakes in anti-blackness that goes unchecked by my father and exte… [twitter.com]

AlexBertulisFernande [alexbertanades] Last week one of my art teachers suggested I ‘dial down the feminism.’ Today I showed him my newest piece: [twitter.com]

Mr. Drinks On Me [Mr_DrinksOnMe] The only two white actors in Black Panther are Martin Freeman, who played Bilbo Baggins, and Andy Serkis who played… [twitter.com]