Dorothy Roberts [DorothyERoberts] Prosecuting school kids for “predelinquent behavior” like putting toddlers on gang lists is part of growing state criminalization of Black children by predicting they will break the law & thereby setting them up for prison. []

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] According to a study conducted by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), black women owe an average of $30,400 in student loans compared to $22,000 for white women and $19,500 for white men. [][]

Misheal Israel [monique4peace] Georgia DOC’s Tier II Program, extreme solitary confinement, is dehumanizing torture [] via @sfbayview

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Glendale narcotics detective pleads guilty to lying about organized crime ties []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Just 3 stocks account for most of the market’s gain this year []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Signals: How Everyday Signs Can Help Us Navigate the World’s Turbulent Economy [] » @tonetalks, @BreakingBrown[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Dark inventory, what is it and how does it fit into the big picture? @MacroVoices[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A Fast-Food Problem: Where Have All the Teenagers Gone? []

Rosetta Cash [nepri13] Meet Sarah Rector, the 12-year-old who became America’s youngest black millionaire in 1913 – Face2Face Africa []

Black Propaganda [ZuluPanther] A lot of Black men who say they’re admirers of the Black Panther Party, don’t understand what their politics were. The Party did not bullshit about political education,study of the Party Line,Platform and Points of Discipline.Just being Pro-Black would have gotten you sent home []

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Spot on Brother. They tend to forget the fact that the 13 amendment, which we are told ended slavery, had a loophole that allowed for the forced labour of criminals. A number young black men were wrongfully charged as criminals and then worked to death in prison labour camps []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 You might dig this: []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Tuskegee Airmen | Silent Footage of the Red Tails in Italy []@reelblack => @JuneCarol_E

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @SandyDarity @tonetalks @Ajairah1 _Black Life in Corporate America_ is even older …both of these kinds of works need to be updated at least twice a decade …great work sir …and special thanks to @tonetalks to keeping you fresh and respected💪

Sandy Darity [SandyDarity] @KinteSpace @tonetalks @Ajairah1 Thanks, but it is now 20 years old. Unfortunately probably still relevant.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Persistent Disparity: Race and Economic Inequality in the United States since 1945 by William (“Sandy”) A. Darity @SandyDarity and Samuel L. Myers Jr. [] <= recommended by @tonetalks => @Ajairah1

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “I learned a lot of interesting tidbits about Iran; for example, I had no idea that in the 1970s lots of Iranians provided cheap labour to Japan, doing the ‘3K’ jobs ; kitanai (dirty), Kitsui (difficult), and kurushii (painful).” @RowenaMonde[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Peter Jackson’s New Film on World War I Features Incredible Digitally-Restored Footage From the Front Lines: Get a Glimpse [] via @openculture

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @kelandx @trueblackpower correction: the number i was wanting was 122,032 (over 122,000) [][]

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica] Watch these brothers make electricity – out of cassavas! []

Tadias Magazine [TadiasNews] Q&A: How Timnit Gebru Brought Diversity to Artificial Intelligence (Forbes) [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How to Control Aphids, Whitefly & Spider Mites Organically without Spraying []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why Most of My Garden is from Starter Plants Not Direct Seed [] => @RowenaMonde

the kinte space [KinteSpace] California malls have been feeding license plate data back to ICE [] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @tonetalks @BreakingBrown Dr. Pippa Malmgren: Social Media Data Mining is the new Geopolitical Frontier []@MacroVoices

Ava DuVernay [ava] Saluting fellow tribesmen with films in theaters right about now. Check out “The First Purge” directed by #GerardMcMurray and “Sorry to Bother You” by @BootsRiley this weekend to witness exhilarating new visions from two really wonderful filmmakers. These guys are good! []

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] “California Tried to Give Artists a Cut. But the Judges Said No.” [] Are you familiar with the California Resale Royalty Act?: []

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Our collective imagination has been captured by the performance of western science. Sadly we have not dared to dream bigger. []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @digitalafrican Yes, whenever some young New York cats from the 1990s talked about their *post* apocalyptic film that was a clear sign of being totally captivated by the white imagination because apocalypse now, since 550B.C. apocalypse now.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] surprised to see John Cleese still making Britain look silly [] => @crimesofbrits@trueblackpower

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Peter Watts interview []@davebarrkirtley

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @davebarrkirtley The Things by PETER WATTS [] [2011 HUGO AWARD NOMINEE, 2010 BSFA AWARD FINALIST]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “Ouvrir la Voix”: A Radically Frank Documentary About the Experience of Black Women in France []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Pepe the Frog creator gets neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer to remove (nearly) all Pepe images [] via @Verge

The New York Times [nytimes] “I get discriminated against all the time. No one thinks I’m a CEO. I sit on a plane and tell somebody, ‘Well, I run this company.’ They’re like, ‘What? You run a company?’ ” []

Millennials Are Killing Capitalism [MAKCapitalism] “Radicals – and the left in general – have left behind actual class struggle… in favor of spectacle. We’ve stopped actually getting people involved in struggling at the point of exploitation, in favor of everything surrounding that.” – @BootsRiley[]

Boots Riley [BootsRiley] @Brothercharcoal much of how the left approaches mvmnt building is based in spectacle, due to focuses of the new left of the 60s on academia

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @BootsRiley @Brothercharcoal this is a failure to value both the dramatic and the systematic—there is too much Hollywood-bred emphasis on drama instead of love for the nerdy _systems_ analysis—this Greek drama plays well with fascist values round “passion” bruh

the kinte space [KinteSpace] just did a simple search for “spectacle @bootsriley” and found none of usual “black twitter” suspects in digital recognition of this statement => @Ajairah1@trueblackpower@ava@megafunkmega [must be a generational thang]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Wow!
Stephen Grosz, The Examined Life #bookquotes[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde Yes, I first became aware of this through discovering how much some women deeply hate those of us that remind them of their father. They were sincerely surprised at themselves and I respected their sincerity, an innocent inner child in discovery.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] for my mother: Marie Callender&#39;s closing flagship restaurant in LA [] via @ABC7

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] Thousands of children are imprisoned across Africa. They need justice | The Guardian [][]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘Why are some people rich and others poor? Answering this elusive question has been the lifelong work of economist @SandyDarity who pioneered the subfield of stratification economics, an interdisciplinary approach to understanding economic inequality’ [][]

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar] Lawmaker Blasts Judge Who Sentenced Black Teen to 20 Years for Sexual Assault But Gave White Serial Rapist Just 3 Years [][]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] When Transcanada built Keystone 1 over my tribe’s fresh groundwater they told us it wouldn’t leak. We knew better. We sued, but Hillary Clinton dismissed our lawsuit. Last Fall it leaked ~half a million gallons. Now they say it was damaged since day 1. []

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Activists cheered when a federal magistrate judge released Therese Okoumou without bail after she had spent the night behind bars. Okoumou responded by raising her fist and blowing kisses to her supporters. []

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica] Ethiopia and Eritrea declare war over []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 🇬🇧 Can Ethiopia and Eritrea be friends? | Inside Story []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] We’re All Subsidizing People Who Use American Express [] via @venessawwong

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Twitter turned my informational thread about powwows into a Twitter Moment. Enjoy. 😄 []

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] How black people were eliminated in Argentina throughout history | Face 2 Face [][]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “What to the American Slave Is Your 4th of July?”: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’s Historic Speech [] via @democracynow

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] When the Fourth of July Was a Black Holiday – The Atlantic []

Bree Newsome Bass [BreeNewsome] This nation was not founded by immigrants. Europeans squatting on already-occupied land with the goal of producing raw goods for the wealth of England is COLONIZATION, not immigration. Please stop rewriting history to fit a convenient modern political narrative

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @trueblackpower REAL VISION REWIND #1 – GODFATHER OF CENTRAL BANKING [John Law] []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @trueblackpower John Law had the idea of backing paper currency with government bonds, starting the trend of abstractions built on top of abstractions… []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Top 10 Greatest Slave Rebellions [] [[]]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Millionaire : The Philanderer, Gambler, and Duelist Who Invented Modern Finance by Janet Gleeson [] => @trueblackpower[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “Where has income mobility been rising fastest? Britain.” by @GavinJKelly1[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Incompetence By Design [] “As state bodies are dismantled, corporations are freed to rip the living world apart”

Melki JK Russell [MelkiJRussell] 36 Black Inventors That Changed the World [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Radical As Ever, Boots Riley Takes On the Tech Boom [] via @WIRED

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why Curie’s no Einstein: A subtle gender bias in science []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Home security is more affordable — and better —than ever [] via @HoustonChron

the kinte space [KinteSpace] NASA put its famous planet-hunting telescope to sleep because it’s almost out of fuel [] via @verge

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Plenty of films have taken on anti-capitalist satire — but none are as fun, or frankly funny, as ‘Sorry to Bother You.’ | @sorayamcdonald[]

Open Culture [openculture] A Big Digital Archive of Independent & Alternative Publications: Browse/Download Radical Periodicals Printed from 1951 to 2016 [][]

Howard Rambsy II [blackstudies] A checklist of visual essays and data projects by Matt Daniels and The Pudding for African American literary studies — [][]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] The Oba: Sci-Fi Process Art [][]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] halfway through the year and i’ve featured over 100 new artists. hope you are subscribed. []

Well-Read Black Girl ™ [wellreadblkgirl] ✨ Happy Birthday, #JuneJordan ✨ Your poetry remains mesmerizing & powerful. Urging us to resist. Compelling us to love ourselves. “To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that’s political, in its most profound way.” []

Okayplayer [okayplayer] Happy 80th Birthday to Bill Withers!

From Boom Bap to G-Funk, there’s no era of hip-hop, R&B, or soul, that hasn’t bared his mark—and our latest ‘In Hip-Hop and Beyond’ playlist proves just that.

Listen: [][]

Dominique Christina🇵🇦 [nyarloka] Amazing sidewalk art in front of an Apple store to remind them of where that coltan (the mineral used to make the phones/laptops etc) comes from. Mining for coltan in the Congo has resulted in many deaths & human rights violations. Eduardo Relero is the artist. []

True Black Power [trueblackpower] “Why is it that so many rappers are in an out prison, we don’t see this with any other form of music. We don’t see R&B singers going to prison. At this point rappers seems to be a bunch of criminals trying to make songs” 🤔[] via @natturnerx65

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @trueblackpower @natturnerx65 Organized crime and entertainment have a long history but the criminals never passed themselves off as the talent in such huge numbers until the overthrow of @MrChuckD and boogie-down productions.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Episode 931 Boots Riley / Bobcat Goldthwait []@BootsRiley lays out the class system and the pathetic refuge of the academy in like five minutes => @trueblackpower@megafunkmega@Reelblack

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @JuneCarol_E Fired Up! Ready to Go!: Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. The Collections of Peggy Cooper Cafritz [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @JuneCarol_E South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s by Kellie Jones [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @JuneCarol_E Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power by Mark Godfrey [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool by Trevor Schoonmaker [] [a favorite artist of @JuneCarol_E] []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Terry Gilliam on diversity: ‘I tell the world now I’m a black lesbian’ []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Hear Stanley Kubrick Explain The ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Ending In A Rare, Unearthed Video [] via @EsquireUK

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @EsquireUK Stanley Kubrick on the meaning of the ending of 2001 in a rare 1980 interview []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @EsquireUK the human-zoo thing i got when i saw the film the first time but the super-being-back-to-Earth thing was not really my assumption—it’s like a Thanos origin story => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How George Clinton Made Funk a World View [] <= @megafunkmega [yo, man I admit I did not read this]

▁ ▂ ▄ ▅ ▆ ▇ █ ԾᏒᎥϮ👑 [Empress_Orit] there’s folk doing revolutionary stuff offline, who only post jokes or sports on here

there’s folk doing revolutionary stuff offline,but use twitter to teach the basics

there’s some doing revolutionary stuff offline, who speak of actions they do only in part

levels& strategy😉

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] I have an elderly Kenyan woman staying with me for a couple of weeks, it’s her first time out of Africa. This evening she told me all about her farm and how she manages it. Intriguing!

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] To be a good farmer you have to be a good manager and a strategic thinker is my takeaway from the conversation I had with this lady.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @RowenaMonde Ah, yes and even the communist Chinese have figured out that it is easier to control *urban* people with none of these rural, wisdom-based skills of self-organizing necessity.

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] @KinteSpace Very true. And Ngugi said the rural dwellers are the main keepers of the culture

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar] Rep. Maxine Waters Forced to Cancel Events After ‘Very Serious Death Threats’ [][]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] A 28-year-old Democratic Socialist just ousted a powerful, 10-term congressman in New York. @Ocasio2018#Election2018#nyc[][]

Kelvin Kalz 🇰🇪 [ItsKelvinKalz] BREAKING VIDEO!!!

My Heartfelt condolences to those families whose loved ones Died in the horrific Fire at Otedola , Lagos in Nigeria.
I Pray for Nigeria #ENGBEL#Gainwithxtiandela[]

The Public Archive [public_archive] Senegal has been hacked and pushed all game but getting all the yellow cards.

Antonio Moore [tonetalks] This court will likely end up 7 to 2 conservative, and stay a conservative court for a generation. Eventually undoing 💯 years of American progress. @BreakingBrown@SandyDarity@DUSocialEquity@DarrickHamilton@KWCosby[]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “Some of the debt may be repaid, but what is happening now is the debt is being used as an economic weapon to force privatization & other profitable reforms. So it becomes the weapon that is used to demand the privatization of the electricity system…” []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The modern education system was designed to train future factory workers to be “docile” | @AllisonSchrager[] via @qz

the kinte space [KinteSpace] California housing many detained immigrant children [] via @ABC7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Sativa Water District manager on leave over reports of fake supporters [] via @abc7 => @ava

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Multi-family residential building taking shape in Santa Monica [] via @ABC7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Report: 657 million needed to end LA homelessness [] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Water’s Edge building nearly complete in Playa Vista [] via @ABC7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Going for Broke, the Middle Class Goes Broke []

ForeverSalty [ProfKFH] “The University also paid a Penn professor for work done by an enslaved man whom he owned, and sent faculty members to raise money from slave-owning families. “ []

Kyle G. Brown [Kyle_G_Brown] A silence surrounds the history of slavery in Canada. My doc on CBC Radio’s Ideas programme unpacks it in Part 1, tonight. Part 2 next Thursday. []

camilleturner [afrofuturist] So excited to be a part of this important doc. Thank you Kyle. []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] HistoryExtra: The national debt dilemma []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] This episode of History Extra, “the history of manners,” clearly define what “civilized” means (coupled to an interesting exploration of racist thinking) for structured conversations: []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] California just passed one of the toughest data privacy laws in the country [] via @Verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @DrTJC Yeah, you can literally, scientifically search for phrases like “slave ship cabin boy” and see how little this American tradition is referenced. Right now, I can only think of that scene from Toni Morrison’s BELOVED.


Michael A. Gonzales [gonzomike] Rosa Guy’s novel The Friends is one of the best books ever written about young women growing-up in Harlem in the ’60s. Read about the life and times of this amazing author. []@CatapultStory@wellreadblkgirl[]

Okayplayer [okayplayer] Today marks the 30 year anniversary of Public Enemy’s album ‘It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back.’ []

Kathleen E. Bethel [AALibnNU] Rutgers University-Newark Acquires the Archives of Jazz Legend #CountBasie: [] via @jbhedotcom

WQXR Classical [WQXR] Scott Joplin’s ‘Treemonisha’ is woefully underperformed, so it’s pretty great to watch @TayZonday performing an interpretation of the opera’s finale! []

annie paul [anniepaul] And the call for submissions for the second issue of PREE: Caribbean. Writing. is now live. Aug 15 is the deadline! The theme is ‘Pressure’. Image by Leasho Johnson [][]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] How “Black” Is Your Science Fiction? A Review of andré m. carrington’s Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction | @imeanswhatisays[][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Mercurio D. Rivera Interview []@davebarrkirtley

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Across the Event Horizon by Mercurio D Rivera @mercuriorivera[][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Vandana Singh Interview []@davebarrkirtley => @rinceya@digitalafrican

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ambiguity Machines: and Other Stories [] by Vandana Singh [[]] []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Carrie Mae Weems: Kitchen Table Series [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ashley Bryan’s Puppets: Making Something from Everything [] => @digitalafrican[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Watch “Building a City Museum without walls through community collaboration” [Karen Carter] on #Vimeo[] => @RowenaMonde@afrofuturist@digitalafrican

the kinte space [KinteSpace] architect Minsuk Cho at USC []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Crow’s Eye View The Korean Peninsula [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @beautifuldeson1 There was a novel that was written before your mother was born called NATIVE SON that was supposed to educate and enlighten—therefore PROTECT you and your mother from such poverty. We have failed to protect you.

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie] Can vegan food have New Orleans soul? New eatery makes a case with lunch plates, gumbo [] via @theadvocateno[]

Linda Miranda [LindaMi64500835] Whitewashing []

Kecia Ford [klford7602] People-pleasers are liars. People who back track are liars. The truth needs no explanation and it stands alone. Stand by what you say and especially by what you do…

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] “We live in a society whose whole policy is to excite every nerve in the human body and keep it at the highest pitch of artificial tension, to strain every human desire to the limit and to create as many new desires and synthetic passions as possible.”-Thomas Merton

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @xodanix3 @ajh_books Imperialism cannot exist without egocentrism/hyper-individualism. Imperialism institutionalizes the individual, in ordinal procession starting with the emperor protagonist. Listen how modern English uses the word *I* (ego) as an everyday mantra of captivity.

Dani [xodanix3] @KinteSpace @ajh_books Yep!

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
Low-income black fathers want to be good dads. The system won’t let them | The Guardian [][]

Randal Maurice Jelks [drjelks]
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). []

Marcus. [Marcus_OTF]
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.. []

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
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[]

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
After Winning $148K Settlement, Teen Violently Arrested At 2015 Pool Party Plans On Hosting Another To ‘Redo The Experience’ []

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
“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: [][]

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Burning Cameroon: Images you’re not meant to see []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
African diplomats hail Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti rail line [] via @cgtnafrica

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
is France really losing money trying to control Africa? []@VisualPolitik => @Ajairah1#Senegal#CIFA

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
‘Rentquake’ as amount spent by renters approaches mortgage payments []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Asbestos exposure at West Los Angeles apartment complex leaves 15 people displaced []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
5 Surprising Findings About How People Actually Buy Clothes and Shoes []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“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[]

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
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 [] [BlackPastOnline]
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: [][]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
June 25 is the anniversary of The Battle of Little Big Horn, or as the Lakota call it, Greasy Grass. On that day in 1876, we defeated U.S. armed forces, led by George Armstrong Custer, on home soil.

I’m often asked how Standing Rock happened. Read this. []

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
‘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.’ [] via @NPRFreshAir[]

Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
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. []

Sankofa TravelHer [SankofaTravelHr]
Remembering the brothers and sister of Mother Emanuel AME Church who lost their lives on this day three years ago. []

Angie Thomas [angiecthomas]
I’m a black girl from Mississippi who sometimes didn’t have lights. Sometimes my family was on welfare. I’m straight from the hood, no ifs, ands, or buts about it.

The trailer just dropped for a movie based on a book I wrote.

Nothing is impossible.

With that, bye Twitter 😂

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Gets ‘National Treasure’ Designation – []

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1]
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. []

Kecia Ford [klford7602]
While the country was distracted, this happened. Michigan is trying to erase civil rights from textbooks. []

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Bloodless malaria test invented by Ugandans []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“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.” []

OWL [OwlsAsylum]
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.

Jan McVicker [JanMcVicker]
The Natural Gas Industry Has a Leak Problem via @NYTimes[]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
A CO2 Shortage is Causing a Beer and Meat Crisis in Britain []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
After being pulled from a spaceflight in January, Jeanette Epps speaks up []

Black Art In America [BAIAONLINE]
NY Times Article: Why have There Been No Great Black Art Dealers? Is paid propaganda at best or editorial neglect to say the least. [][]

Delores Edwards [deeadrian]
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. []

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Birthday of painter Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859) #todayinblackhistory[]

Shadow and Act [shadowandact]
.@HBO orders ‘Storm Over Brooklyn’ — Doc on Yusuf Hawkins, the black teen murdered by a group of white youths in 1989 Bensonhurst [][]

Black Truth Manifesto [ZuluPanther]
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.

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
.@JulieDash interviews #OctaviaButler (1995) []

AM2DM by BuzzFeedNews [AM2DM]
A poet’s job is to investigate the way language is used and weaponized against people – Roger Reeves []

Grace Hughes [_grace_hughes]
Dionne Brand. Canadian poet, novelist, essayist, filmmaker, educator whose works explore postcolonial identity. Born in Trinidad and Tobago, northern South America, West Indes.

‘She’s a wanderer’ author profile at Quill and Quire : []

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Couple taps into Mexico City’s creativity with frugal design [] via @kirstendirksen

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids by Alexandra Lange @LangeAlexandra[][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Gaming for Everyone: Blacks in Gaming GDC Feature [] [the Lawson family]

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Jollof Rice Sushi via @AfricanChow[]

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1]
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

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@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💅

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1]
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. []

Paula Akpan [paulaakpan]
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.

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Doxxing, assault, death threats: the new dangers facing US journalists covering extremism

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] A Class Debates the Importance of Having Male Teachers –‘More than 40 percent of public school students in New York City are boys of color but very few of their teachers look like them. That discrepancy is one reason Aaron Harris is a teacher.’ via @WNYC

Ray Winbush [rwinbush] Maybe Blackfolk will catch a break in the criminal injustice system in South Fulton, Georgia. Maybe.

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Johnny Tallbear Exonerated After Serving 26 Years for a Murder DNA Evidence Proves He Didn’t Commit

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Under new protocol, the department of education has begun dismissing hundreds of civil rights complaints. @usedgov #CivilRights

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Even with recent wage growth for the lowest-paid workers, there is still nowhere in the country where someone working a full-time minimum-wage job could afford to rent a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to a report by the National Low Income…

the kinte space [KinteSpace] One Woman Who Knew Her Rights Forced Border Patrol Off a Greyhound Bus

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Fed-up AMA doctors overwhelmingly support gun restrictions in sweeping votes


the kinte space [KinteSpace] Report: Amazon destroys large amount of new, returned goods via @HoustonChron

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Latest: Seattle repeals tax on companies like Amazon via @HoustonChron

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Pregnancy Discrimination Is Rampant Inside America’s Biggest Companies

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Librarian wins surprise judgement against Equifax in small claims court

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 5 Reasons Why You Should Launch a Print-on-Demand T-Shirt Business

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Airbnb, NAACP encourage people of color to use service for extra cash via @abc7 => @BreakingBrown

RYL Books [RYLBooks] First published in 1974, and edited by John Henrik Clarke with the aid of Amy Jacques Garvey, this is a superbly edited collection of writings reflecting the life and work of Marcus Garvey.

Monticello [TJMonticello] Basheera Nazeera, a descendant of the enslaved Gillette family at Monticello, shares her thoughts on the The Life of Sally Hemings exhibit, which opens to the public this morning. #LookCloser

Kirsten West Savali [KWestSavali] When I spoke with Ms. Myrlie Evers-Williams about 5 years ago, she told me that people didn’t realize how close she, Betty Shabazz, and Coretta Scott King were.

dream hampton [dreamhampton] When you mistake your generation for the first to be having the public conversations about all the things

US National Archives [USNatArchives] Rare color footage of George Washington Carver was discovered while staff were working on a recent accession of audiovisual material from @NatlParkService @TuskegeeUniv @NMAAHC #Kodachrome

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter] South African Youth Day marks the anniversary of the student riots in Soweto, South Africa (1976) #todayinblackhistory

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] If you start your history with slavery then everything else will look like progress ~ John Henrik Clarke

the kinte space [KinteSpace] When she awoke to find the stranger in the motel room last year, “He just bolted outside the room,” Ha said. “I ran after him, not even putting on my coat. When he escaped the motel, I grabbed a motel employee and called the police.”

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Amazon has already begun automating its white-collar jobs via @qz

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Amid rampant sexual harassment in science, academies aren’t ejecting abusers => @newblackman @taraw

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Is This the World’s Most Bizarre Scholarly Meeting? via @chronicle

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How America Got Such Pretty Teeth @business

The TIN Man-71 [theTINMAN_1971] The Wife of Legendary Comics Writer Dwayne McDuffie Wants to Make Sure People Never Forget His Legacy via @io9

Verso Books [VersoBooks] On the 38th anniversary of Walter Rodney’s assassination, we republish CLR James’s essay Walter Rodney and the Question of Power – originally published by Race Today in 1983

hyperallergic [hyperallergic] Last night’s performance at the @WhitneyMuseum reminded the audience that they are all on unceded indigenous land, while exploring the implication of settler colonialism.

#WOMENSART [womensart1] Painter Betty Acquah, one of Ghana’s new generation of pioneering artists #womensart #FridayFeeling

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] At this point this is just boring! NOT EVERY AFRICAN DIGITAL ARTIST IS AN AFROFUTURIST!!!!!!!!!!

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] George Clinton: ‘If people don’t like funk, it’s just the wrong time for them’

“The firing of Rogers and the absence of his cartoons from the editorial pages is a blow to free expression and to the existence of a free and open marketplace of ideas,”– Pat Bagley, president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] SCOPE Art Show 2018 via @newyorksaid => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Los Angeles police investigating reports of elder abuse against Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee => @MaronzioVance @Reelblack

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Banksy print stolen from Toronto exhibit by brazen thief – BBC News

the kinte space [KinteSpace] rebel arts society => @megafunkmega

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera [recommended by @rinceya] => @RowenaMonde


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Opinion | Joy Reid: Everyday racism is the small, daily reminders that we’re still not equal via @NBCNewsTHINK

Torraine Walker [TorraineWalker] Any journalist who says “this is not America” or is shocked at what’s happening isn’t qualified to be a journalist.

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow] 70′s “Conversation Pit” FurnitureFrom How to Decorate Your Home Without Going Broke, Barty Phillips, 1974.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] World Cup 2018: Nigeria fans banned from bringing live chickens to games by Russian chiefs

the kinte space [KinteSpace] nah. young bruh, black people are the Black people of white people—not Armenians—and note the capitalization, old school 😎👊 the Beah-Richards-teaching-Marlon-Brando school🏫🎭🎬💸

the kinte space [KinteSpace] @Ajairah1 “Black” was defined by 20th-century scholars and artists as a *political* position held by members of an ethnic group (e.g. “white Russians” against Bolsheviks). “Black” will forever depend on “white” which why it should be considered a transitional, oppositional phase.