Mexico’s tenth journalist killed this year [aztecreports.com]
Israel Refuses to Officially Recognize 2,000 Ugandan Jews as Jewish — Who Has the Right to Decide? [atlantablackstar.com]
It’s time to end the culture of fear and silence that surrounds workplace harassment. We need to support victims and put companies on notice that they can’t keep secretly protecting harassers financially. [thinkprogress.org]
3 Thai restaurants in Los Angeles area cited for more than $1 million in wage theft [ocregister.com]
Bloomberg News pays reporters more if their stories move markets [businessinsider.com]
#unteilbar “‘United against racism’, Germans stage mass protest against far right”
“Protestors from across Germany marched through Berlin on Saturday against racism, xenophobia and the far right in one of the country’s biggest rallies of recent years.” [uk.reuters.com]
Squatters, overgrown grass, trashed lawns: Frustrated homeowners sue banks claiming bias [a.msn.com]
with few exceptions, the only things that seem to interest u.s academics writing on haiti are 1) the haitian revolution; 2) vodun. forget the current u.n/u.s military occupation. forget cholera this occupation brought. forget the loss of sovereignty.
Leah is presenting a lecture at Mount Holyoke College on November 29 about “Farming While Black: African Diasporic Wisdom for Farming and Food Justice”. More info here: [bit.ly]. #soulfirefarm#foodjustice#foodsovereignty#racialjustice#blackfarmers#farmingwhi… [twitter.com]
Like it’s not been three thousand years.
A girl from Aswan looks like Tutankhamun [twitter.com]
“How many of you Black folks will take your children to DisneyWorld to see a rat, and haven’t taken them to Dr. King’s grave?” #DickGregory
Happy Birthday, Ancestor. You’re still speaking. One day, enough of us will listen.
#GoodMorningAfrica From Christopher Columbus to concentration camps in Kenya, watch and listen to this truth on effects of colonialism across the globe as told by @GeorgeMonbiot, a Briton, like you’ve never heard it before. If this video touches you, share it.
📷 DDN [twitter.com]
The good war? Peter Hitchens challenges a number of popular beliefs about the Second World War [historyextra.com]
@RowenaMonde Yes and there is a very real reason in European history to fear a certain shade of green as this color was manufactured with arsenic and killed quite a few—is this bit of history covered?
@RowenaMonde ah, the color white stuff: do they talk about how the French (?) re-discovery of ancient Greek statues gave too much priority for the color white since the statues lost their pigment? …this worship of white leads directly to the Steve Jobs iPhone whiteness
@KinteSpace Thanks for the link! I’m going to read up on him
@KinteSpace I’m going to bookmark your tweet and get back to you once I finish the chapter!
@KinteSpace Interesting! No, I haven’t come across it yet, the first chapter talks more about the colour white and its “civilized” connotations
@RowenaMonde @tinybuddha cigarettes and, in recent history, antidepressants allow too many adults to ignore their feelings; most gainfully-employed, soft-spoken folks are masters of suppressing how they really feel and regard this toxicity as the hallmark of being an adult
When fake papers with fashionable jargon and ridiculous conclusions are placed in high-profile journals, what does it mean for academia? Yascha_Mounk explains: [theatlantic.com]
Look Back at Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf [playbill.com]
Opens Oct. 30! #polychromatic#Mojo, curated by hagopnajarian Featuring @junecarol_e lindakingartist kollerjohn karripaul at cerritosgallery #color#painting#losangelesart#contemporaryart[instagram.com]
#OddsAgainstTomorrow gem: The great @IAmCicelyTyson is uncredited but oh so sassy in the amazing #HarryBelafonte bar scene. Love this amazingly tense & sexy #filmnoir classic. Thanx @harrybelafonte for this masterpiece! @tcm#TCMParty#LetsMovie. @EddieMuller, #wineclub this one! [twitter.com]
Ivorian hair artist, Laetitia Ky uses her hair to speak on rape and abuse. She shaped her hair to speak on the #MeToo movement. Her hair portrayed a man lifting the skirt of a woman. Laetitia’s most poignant expressions highlight women rights issues. [thisisafrica.me][twitter.com]
Lost John Coltrane Recording From 1963 Will Be Released at Last [nyti.ms]
Rereading this, a book I recommend to everyone ❤️ [twitter.com]
Omar Hakim Talks Drumming for David Bowie, Daft Punk, and More | Native … [youtu.be]
@DDSyrdal A woman I’d followed for years and was quite friendly with turned into a full-blown fascist. Definitely disappointing
@RowenaMonde @DDSyrdal at certain bulk levels of digitized humanity, one cannot keep track of everyone—the opinion here is that you are a reluctant socialite and have done relatively well under these gilded circumstances😇