“A Young Man Working to Stop Chicago’s Gun Violence Loses His Life to It” and other tweeted links…

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] A Young Man Working to Stop Chicago’s Gun Violence Loses His Life to It [nyti.ms]

Sandy Darity [SandyDarity] Terrific new article by @profthornhill on selective colleges and universities screening black students on the basis of expected political activism — something several of us have been asserting for a while. Documentation here: [journals.sagepub.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Texas and New York City are slashing inmate phone call rates [theverge.com] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Indian Americans Came to Run Half of All U.S. Motels [on.natgeo.com] via @NatGeo

the kinte space [KinteSpace] CA lawmakers approve bill to push back school start times [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] My Credit Score Finally Hit 800+ – 4 Tips it to Increase Your Score [youtu.be] via @focusedspender

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Safkhet Capital’s Quadir Is Still Short Valeant [youtube.com] [why do I think Timnit Gebru and Fahmi Quadir have a lot in common underneath?]

Karen Turner [beautifulzion1] My bro on the move – moving to next temporary spot after the #650parliamentfire#thisisToronto#650Parliament#torontothegood? [twitter.com]

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter] In 1940, Pauli Murray and her friend refused to sit in the back of a segregated bus in Richmond, Virgina – 15 years before the Montgomery Bus Boycott began. Join us as we delve deeper into “The Startling Life of Pauli Murray” on 9/18. Register [eventbrite.com][twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A year after Equifax breach, no enforcement actions [houstonchronicle.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] “Research shows that While irritability in the average white teenager is often labeled as depression, it’s more likely seen as disruptive in Black or Latino children — which Doctors say that can lead to feelings of hopelessness.” [nbcnews.com] via @NBCBLK

S.A.Baloch [asmaaan208] Unique Ancient Mayan and Aztec farming /Fishing method … Now being followed again 🌟🌟🌟 [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Cape Town’s water crisis shows how climate change will revolutionize politics in cities across the world, writes @fivefifths[theatlantic.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Japan acknowledges first radiation-linked death out of Fukushima [arstechnica.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Dirty water continues to plague Compton, Willowbrook residents [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Has elegance betrayed physics? [physicstoday.scitation.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] California Lawmakers Pass Nation’s Toughest Net Neutrality Law [nyti.ms]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Toyota recalls 192K hybrid models over fire hazard [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] News: Toyota recalls 2016-2018 Prius models for fire risk [greencarreports.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Airport Security Bins Carry More Viruses Than an Airport Toilet [thepointsguy.com] via @thepointsguy

the kinte space [KinteSpace] IBM secretly used New York’s CCTV cameras to train its surveillance software [theverge.com] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The future is here today: you can’t play Bach on Youtube because Sony says they own his compositions [boingboing.net]

theblerdgurl™️ [theblerdgurl] The rediscovered legacy of Jackie Ormes, the first black woman with a syndicated comic strip [ift.tt]

Stitch [watchstitch] Jackie Ormes, the first African-American woman cartoonist who offered positive representations of African Americans in cartoons. #BlackHistoryMonth[twitter.com]

OkayAfrica [OkayAfrica] 👏🏿 The film is the first @netflix original to come out of Nigeria. [bit.ly]

#WOMENSART [womensart1] Jackie Ormes (1911-1985), illustrator, civil rights activist, and first known African-American female cartoonist #womensart[twitter.com]

Wilson Morales [blackfilm] Congrats to Katt Williams (@KattPackAllDay) On His #Emmys2018 Win For Comedy Series Guest Actor for ‘Atlanta’ [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] The Iconic Urinal & Work of Art, “Fountain,” Wasn’t Created by Marcel Duchamp But by the Pioneering Dada Artist Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven [openculture.com][twitter.com]

Laura Schmitz [MsSchmitz_LESD] Our 1st @PS_ARTS class was a success! Thank you @JuneCarol_E for having such a welcoming and warm art classroom! #4thgrade#artsed#psarts#4thgradeart@LESDSchools@andersonLESD[twitter.com]

CNN [CNN] John Bunn was wrongfully convicted of murder as a teenager and exonerated after 27 years of fighting for his freedom. He says the power of reading saved him. Now, he’s building libraries in prisons. [cnn.it][twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound | Maryanne Wolf [theguardian.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde Yes, I was the victim of this recently, talking tech with a Microsoft employee who clearly was drawing flippant conclusions by skimming over what I wrote to them. I must be quite an idiot to expect my own carefully-read words to be used “against” me in a so-called “argument.”

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Village Voice, a New York Icon, Closes [nyti.ms]

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] [twitter.com]

Zakyia Marie [ZakyiaMarie] This woman just won, in her FIRST US OPEN, and she is apologizing in tears instead of smiling. Serena reacts to unfair treatment after YEARS of it and gets multiple penalties. Two black women had their game ruined today. If you aren’t livid you aren’t paying attention. [twitter.com]

Crystal Marie Fleming [alwaystheself] “Male players have sworn and cursed at the top of their lungs, hurled and blasted their equipment into shards, and NEVER been penalized as Williams was in the second set of the U.S. Open final.”

Sally Jenkins brings it ALL the way home.. [washingtonpost.com]

📚i debate only my equals, ALL OTHERS I TEACH! [RenyTay] black men, RT if you have ever had to make yourself appear less threatening to comfort someone else because you and some stranger were somewhere alone(i.e elevator, office, public restroom)

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RenyTay @DrTJC black dudes who are talented at this while doing their job at the same time make the most successful employees: it’s the difference between Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis: both are ingenious technicians but only one remains “beloved by America”

Josiah McElroy [JosiahTMcElroy] @KinteSpace @RenyTay @DrTJC Idk about that assertion

the kinte space [KinteSpace] young bruh, the cute 21st-century word “monetize” covers up the 17th-century imperative: “private property” which did more to degrade, retard and confuse digital technology than advance the state of the art

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