“Amazon Investigates Report That Employees Leaked Data for Bribes” and other tweeted links…

MiMTechNews [MiMTechNews] Amazon Investigates Report That Employees Leaked Data for Bribes [mimtechnews.com][twitter.com]

EIA [EIAgov] #ICYMI: The United States is now the largest global crude #oil producer [go.usa.gov]#EnergyTrade#OilTrade[twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] The ACLU noted that ballot rejections were particularly acute in counties with large college populations and when broken down by race, the disparity between valid votes from white voters and voters of color somehow worsened between 2012 and 2016: [miaminewtimes.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Kiah Morris, a Democrat, resigned from her seat in the State House of Representatives one month after she ended her re-election campaign over harassment and threats. [nytimes.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] “We demand the officers involved be charged w/murder, be fired, that PDs end the practice of releasing evidence meant to incriminate the victims of police brutality, and the media cease being complicit in the practice.”
~ Lee Merritt #justiceforbothamjean
graphic: @democracynow[twitter.com]

Lauren Wolfe [Wolfe321] She’s “the only senator who asks every nominee, for any position, whether they have ever been accused of sexual misconduct & whether they have ever signed an NDA. She wants these answers on the record in case future information shows [they] lied.” [npr.org]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Study Finds White College Admissions Counselors Looking For The ‘Right Kind’ Of Black Student via @forbes[forbes.com]

Sistaharlem [Sistaharlem] Rice University offers free tuition for students from families making less than $130,000 [ksat.com]

MSN [MSN] Freezing Credit Will Now Be Free. Here’s Why You Should Go for It. [msn.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Equifax Breach: Freezing your credit is now free in all states under a new law [usat.ly] via @usatoday

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Americans Want to Believe Jobs Are the Solution to Poverty. They’re Not. [nyti.ms]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] I worked in an Amazon warehouse. Bernie Sanders is right to target them | James Bloodworth [theguardian.com]

Quintard Taylor [QuintardTaylor] September 30 is the 99th anniversary of the Elaine (Arkansas) Massacre where an estimated 200 black sharecroppers were killed for attempting to organize a union to get higher prices for their cotton crops. See the story of the Elaine Massacre here: [blackpast.org]. [twitter.com]

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] In January 1966, in Havana, the first Tricontinental Conference of the Peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America took place. On that day, Amilcar Cabral gave a speech “The Weapon of Theory.” We’ll bring you some quotes from that speech, filled with brilliance. [twitter.com]

Faith Koli [FiKoley] My great grand ma passed away at 112 a few days ago we are laying her to rest today this picture with my daughter has an age gap of 109 years and 5 generations apart all women all first borns #RIPJuuju#celebratingJuuju[twitter.com]

KUWPA [trueblackpower] “It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo.” Angela Davis
Quote from article [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Chicago’s Public Schools Are Teaching the History of Police Torture [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] .@Ajairah1 Zuck compared himself to a Roman Emperor, “[he] has been fascinated by Augustus Caesar for years” => [businessinsider.com] [this is why young black folk need to understand ancient history so we know what assholes of the future are telling us]

iAfrikan [iafrikan] Why NASA chose Senegal. [iafrikan.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] SurfSafe offers a browser-based solution to fake news [thenextweb.com] via @thenextweb

the kinte space [KinteSpace] News: Toyota enters $82 million partnership to roll out hydrogen trucks in Los Angeles port [greencarreports.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 87 days of smog: Southern California just saw its longest streak of bad air in decades [latimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Lessons from Covering Hurricane Florence and the Pig-Waste Lagoons of North Carolina [newyorker.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Puppies spread antibiotic-resistant bacteria in recent diarrhea outbreak [theverge.com] via @Verge => @RowenaMonde

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Maltodextrin: One of the Worst Hidden Sugars [youtu.be]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why McDonald’s Flopped In Vietnam [youtu.be]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] I confused the Impossible Burger with Beyond Meat products which contain maltodextrin. [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Judge to Georgia voting officials: You’re terrible at digital security [arstechnica.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Thousands of scientists publish a paper every five days [nature.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] El Segundo refinery burn-off creates smoke plume seen for miles [abc7.com] via @abc7

Glenn Meyer [ARCENCPostings] Brazil Lost More Than the Past in the National Museum Fire | The New Yorker [newyorker.com]

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter] Arthur Mitchell Is Dead at 84; Showed the Way for Black Dancers [nyti.ms]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] The Getty to Start a Research Center for African-American Art [nyti.ms]

Derek [derekkburnett] There is a reason Bruce MacKinnon is an award-winning editorial artist. This is one more prime example of why. @CH_Cartoon@chronicleherald#KavanaughConfirmationHearings#MeToo[twitter.com]

Chuck D [MrChuckD] What chall know bout dis Soul? Bro Joe May with No stage effects Chicago 1963 [twitter.com]

Gelson Lobato [Gelob] Gostei de um vídeo do @YouTube[youtu.be] How this top producer turns his laptop into a studio

Brian A. Hernandez [BAHjournalist] The @RecordingAcad explains what the Music Modernization Act would do for songwriters and artists. It “updates copyright protections to include all creators and ensures that the music industry remains a viable option for the next generation.”

The Music Modernization Act would: [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] I’ve become the type of person who decorates her apartment for the fall, and all I can say is what took me so long?😄 [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde the summer held us just south of you, firmly in its fiery grip; so tightly we were bound, it was as if the Earth no longer orbits away from the Sun to make winters and the skies to mourned forever, smeared orange with the soot of wildfires

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace Very nice!

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde I’m just trying to impress you😂😇

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Paul Mooney’s First National TV Appearance (1973) [youtu.be] via @ReelBlack

the kinte space [KinteSpace] What’s in the sweeping copyright bill just passed by the European Parliament [arstechnica.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Tales from the Loop by Simon Stålenhag [amazon.com][twitter.com]

Dimps [SmdSzn] Black men if nobody has told you today , you’re appreciated ♥️

Stacey Patton [DrStaceyPatton] When it comes to domestic violence within intimate relationships and the family setting, parents are the only hitters who are excused from and even praised for inflicting pain. They can also brag and joke about it on social media.

Crystal Marie Fleming [alwaystheself] The most obvious thing about the Kavanaugh situation is that white women specifically and women collectively have never seriously challenged (white) male authority in this country. Small gains and neoliberal identity politics have been packaged and sold as “female empowerment”.

lynnée denise [lynneedenise] I prefer she/her pronouns but I absolutely hate when folks throw lady on the end of our exchange. Then you realize that this new language around gender is so related to class and access,” so then I stop being mad and just say “call me Lynnée new friend, I’m no lady”

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @lynneedenise @NewBlackMan “lady” is the wife/property of a “lord” and no amount of pop songs is going to “redefine” this staple of patriarchy

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