AndreHernandez [andre_andre_007] US declines in internet freedom ratings, thanks to net neutrality repeal and fake news – TechCrunch []

Bloomberg [business] A Canadian pharmaceuticals executive and his wife were strangled in their home.

Nobody knows who did it or why, but everyone has a theory []

Pan-African Alliance  [PanAfricanUnity] Rent in Kumasi Ghana for a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, fully furnished home is US $315. Compare that to $1,449 on average for the Atlanta suburbs. Thats why Kumasi made our top 5 travel list. For the other 4 cities on our list, check out [][]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] [WATCH] Activists Take Back The Street Named After The Black Mayor Who Bombed MOVE [] via @Colorlines

michaelharriot [michaelharriot] Sure, the President might be a Russian spy but I feel like no one is looking at the bright side…

At least he’s a DUMB spy.

Pedro Noguera [PedroANoguera] Let’s acknowledge the contributions of Jim Banks to education: “The Father of Multicultural Education is retiring after 50 years. []

June Edmonds [JuneCarol_E] “Easter Islander asks British Museum to return statue of ancestor in emotional speech” []

David Bowles (Ocēlōtōn in Tlamatini) [DavidOBowles] I often read this question: “Why is Mexico spelled ‘México’ in Spanish, especially if in Nahuatl Mēxihco was pronounced [me: SHIʔ ko]? What’s up with that ‘x’?”

The answers given are usually partially right or totally wrong.

Guess what? I’m going to explain it to you. 1/???

Suede Santoro [suede_santoro] San – Morocco, North Africa
The oldest homosapien bones were found in Morocco belonging to the San around 300,000 years old. []

Sankofa TravelHer [SankofaTravelHr] In January 1856, Margaret Garner and her family escaped from KY to cross the OH but was captured. Margaret killed her daughter, than have her return to slavery. The book “Beloved” by Toni Morrison is based on the true story of Margaret Garner. []

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag] Under aerial attack, Doris Miller saw an abandoned Browning .50 caliber anti-aircraft machine gun on deck and immediately decided to fly in the face of segregation and military rules to help defend his ship and country. []#PearlHarbor#blackhistory[]

Najee Ali [NajeeAli] Denise Harlins the Aunt of Latasha Harlins has died. I can’t stop crying. I lost a dear friend and fellow activist. Denise represented the best of South Central Always fighting for justice after her niece’s cold blooded murder.She was always resilient with courage — feeling sad

Vezuchiy Fanashnikov [fanamokoena] The post-Apartheid regime has not challenged the history taught in schools. They have not embarked on corrective history. Children are learning modified Apartheid history. How do you trust a history written by a system designed to oppress you and render you effectively inferior

The Public Archive [public_archive] “African American studies cannot thrive solely on Twitter, television and tales of Black aristocrats.” []

BBC News (UK) [BBCNews] Contaminated blood scandal: We are sorry, says government []

SludgeLiife [SludgeMAG] My meditation for the day:
The end of a matter is better than it’s beginning and patience is better than pride

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine] From the archives: Physicists have begun to explore the idea that mass and length may not be fundamental properties of nature. The hypothesis could help to avoid the conclusion that our world is just a weird bubble in an endlessly foaming multiverse. [][]

Hubble [NASAHubble] Hubble is back!!! At 9:00 PM EDT last night the spacecraft was returned to normal science operations, and at 2:10 AM EDT today it completed its first science observations since October 5. For more details: [][]

Open Culture [openculture] Download 67,000 Historic Maps (in High Resolution) from the Wonderful David Rumsey Map Collection [][]

Open Culture [openculture] Hear “Moby Dick” Read in Full by Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Tilda Swinton & More [][]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] I also love this one: Scent of Flower- Sakaki Bakuzan []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Explore an Interactive, Online Version of Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours, a 200-Year-Old Guide to the Colors of the Natural World [] via @openculture

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Such a fantastic article. Thank you, ⁦@Comprehensophy0

The Illusion of Understanding []

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde] Currently rereading Wide Sargasso Sea. This is a good essay- Charlotte Brontë May Have Started the Fire, But Jean Rhys Burned Down the House [] via @lithub

Black Art Project [BlackArtProject] Review: The artwork of Adrian Piper makes a stern proclamation: ‘Everything will be taken away’ []

KYLE A.B. [kyalbr] Hi, I’m me.

And when I found out film scholars announced today that they restored an **1898** microfilm they believe is the earliest cinematic depiction of African-American love

did you fucking think that I *wouldn’t* immediately score it using IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK? []

NYFA [nyfacurrent] Self-taught black artists are making their way into major museums thanks to @SoulsGrownDeep. More via @artnet: []

Ronke Lawal [ronkelawal] “Disneyland has been granted a US trademark over the words “Hakuna matata” vide registration number 27006605. Hakuna Matata is a Kiswahili slogan meaning no problem, no worries.”

Capitalism is one hell of a drug. []

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] They Couldn’t Find Beauty Tutorials for Dark Skin. So They Made Their Own. []

Reelblack [Reelblack] Eddie Murphy’s First TV Appearance (1981) [][]

André Naffis-Sahely [anaffissahely] My favourite debut poetry collection of 2018 was ‘Citizen Illegal’ by @_joseolivarez. A pensive, powerful and perfectly sculpted portrait of a Chicano in Chicago. I fell in love with his ‘Mexican Heaven’ series. Perfect publisher for it too, well done @haymarketbooks ! []

twheidmusic [twheidmusic] Download 569 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art [] via @openculture[]

Laughing Squid [LaughingSquid] The History of the Legendary ‘Amen Break’, The Most Sampled Loop in Music History [][]

Lisette Brodey [LisetteBrodey] The Art Institute of Chicago Puts 44,000+ Works of #Art Online: View Them in High Resolution [] via @openculture[]

Gon Ledezma Torres [gonharry] Download 15,000+ Free Golden Age Comics from the Digital Comic Museum [] vía @openculture

Dave Kehr [dave_kehr] Streaming is about to suck even more so please consider spending the time and money you save on supporting your local archives, film programs and rep theaters. They are the last line of defense.

Tindi Ronnie chris [tindironnieart] #Shecycler Art of tindi Ronnie Chris @tindironnieart@Tindicolours[]

ᔕTᑌᗪIO ᗩᑎᗩ ᗪ'ᗩᑭᑌᘔᘔO [studiodapuzzo] Dutch sculptor, Theo Jansen, has spent the last 28 years designing and building a series of wind-powered creatures called Strandbeests or ‘beach animals’ [][]

Ava DuVernay [ava] “In an era when African Americans were rarely in TV writers’ rooms, Mumford was committed to crafting fully realized black characters and combatting easy stereotypes. He battled Hollywood ageism in recent years, but continued to pitch and write scripts.” []

ᔕTᑌᗪIO ᗩᑎᗩ ᗪ'ᗩᑭᑌᘔᘔO [studiodapuzzo] The Waterfall #art#termitproject[]

Chuck D [MrChuckD] Charlie Murphy was that same dude he acted in every performance… I had heard those stories for years before Chappelle Show . Best storyteller ever alongside my own brother Eric. Charles Murphy was the best curser on the planet earth #Roosevelt R.I.P.

Ben Green [benzevgreen] This from @nytimes is the best cartogram of the US I’ve seen. How we portray the US shapes our political imagination; given the representation disparities of the Senate and Electoral College, more than ever we need to depict the US in units of population rather than land. []

Darryl Dickson-Carr [ProfDarryl] @irinibus All of this. One very kind and generous former student said I was a “triple threat” at these things, but each has been a struggle. I was fortunate enough to have a middle manager for a father and admin jobs in my youth. The rest was and is a struggle.

AnthonyDuhGre8t [DuhGreat] There’s been Black Men at the academic level, like Dr. Curry who relentlessly talk about issues pertaining to Black boys and Men, sexual abuse being one of them. Ya’ll just don’t listen to anything pertaining to us unless a Black Woman or a White Liberal says it.

Chuck D [MrChuckD] I said long ago The USA Government protects Black on Black crime in fact waters the seeds with gasoline, thus we are witnessing a inner uncivil war in a desert. Test me if you think it aint…. #TheGovernmentsResponsible[]

Dr. Asia Leeds [AsiaLeeds] White supremacy is genocidal. You do NOT have to love, make room for, or find middle ground with those who want you dead.

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Black Americans still find inequality in homeownership []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] “How White People Handle Diversity Training in the Workplace” | Robin DiAngelo []

pedagogy in black [RenyTay] “How is it that the most cited book about black masculinity is by bell hooks and it has no citations” – Dr. Tommy Curry

Maya Dukmasova [mdoukmas] CONGRATULATIONS to @rejburns for winning the #AAN2018 investigative reporting award for her story on contract-for-deed home sales in Chicago. [] edited by @rsamer photography by Zakkiyyah Najeebah

Blair LM Kelley [profblmkelley] I’m not sure when we all decided that the best way for people to remember Dr. King was to JUST do a service project. I don’t mind the service, but when we fail to talk about his work, we are failing the day. King was not the head of service projects for a non-profit org.

Glory a.k.a #WellReadBlackGirl [guidetoglo] This. This. THIS. I’ve been taking care of my mother since I was 19-years old. I’m now in my 30s. All of my financial decisions are based on how can I support myself & my mama. Helping our parents is the typical narrative for millennials. And I live in NYC & love avocados []

Kylah L. Guion [KylahGuion] Y’all remember how Philando Castile was shot and killed? And how he had a properly registered and licensed weapon, notified officers of that and was still murdered? Then how the NRA didn’t rush to aid his family or push the story? Cause I do.

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica] Discovering King Tutankhamun’s tomb: Harry Burton’s photographs []

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] The story of White Boy Rick, the teenage FBI informant turned coke kingpin []

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine] The Secret Network of Black Teachers Behind the Fight for Desegregation | The Atlantic [][]

BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica] The story of Ghanaian warrior queen Yaa Asantewaa and the fight for the Golden Stool – the first in our 8-part series about amazing African women who changed the world! []

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] Dr. @mariosesh reading Tomb of Harkuf, Old Kingdom administrator under Pepi II. Known as “1st explorer in world history,” went past the divide between the White and Blue Nile. Dr. Beatty, the finest Hieroglyphs teacher in the US, is Hery Seshta (Master of Secrets of Mdw Ntr). []

Suede Santoro [suede_santoro] Inside the Ethiopian Orthodox Chrirstians sacred church the Debre Birhan Selassie Church in Gondor. Christianity being apart of the region since circa 341 A.D. []

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Black Radicalism’s Complex Relationship with Japanese Empire [] via @JSTOR_Daily

Bath Spa University [BathSpaUni] Our very own Professor of History, @OlivetteOtele, joins @SadiahQureshi to discuss #race and #equality in the British historical profession with BBC @HistoryExtra: []

Wendell Pierce [WendellPierce] I am my 93yr old father’s caregiver. He gave me life, an education, guided me towards opportunity, taught me a love of travel & wanderlust, fought for his country when his country fought against him, and he is a man of simple honor and deep love. He is my hero. Amos Pierce, Jr. []

Kehinde Andrews [kehinde_andrews] First date sold out, so we added another screening of the Psychosis of Whiteness screening in East London for March 23rd with @BlkHistStudies Get you’re ticket at []

Genii Games [Genii_Games] Shona is an African language prodominantly spoken in Zimbabwe. Check out #Shona101 to learn the basics of Shona []

Agility Health Tech [agilityht] .@CSHL has cut ties with #DNA scientist #JamesWatson and revoked all titles and honours conferred upon him after his inflammatory comments about race: [][]

Obianuju Ekeocha [obianuju] The boldness of abortion-racism.
Black communities are being targeted by the abortion industry with black women 3times more likely to abort their babies than white women.

Yet,here is a billboard campaign to glamorize the killing of black babies.
Dear sisters,wake up & walk away. []

Clapperton Mavhunga [clappertonm] How Africans developed scientific knowledge of the deadly tsetse fly []

Sarah Kendzior [sarahkendzior] The best workaround I’ve found to Twitter’s horrible new algorithm is putting this in the search bar:

filter:follows -filter:replies include:nativeretweets

You will get your old chronological timeline back with no “likes” and with retweets from people you actually follow.

Sonia Gupta [soniagupta504] *Every single* report I have filed has resulted in a finding of no violation by @Twitter, @TwitterSafety, @TwitterSupport
Do you have a team of white supremacists reviewing these reports? That’s the only explanation I can come up with.

Sly Q. Jones [simplyslycc] Desalination Is Booming. But What About All That Toxic Brine? [][]

Rachel Thomas [math_rachel] The tech industry is failing people with disabilities and chronic illnesses. My latest blog post: []

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Media Is Changing Social Protest and Power [][]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] W. E. B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America [][]

Open Culture [openculture] Joseph Heller’s Handwritten Outline for Catch-22, One of the Great Novels of the 20th Century [][]

Open Culture [openculture] 93 Films Stanley Kubrick Really Liked [][]

Open Culture [openculture] How Did Akira Kurosawa Make Such Powerful & Enduring Films? A Wealth of Video Essays Break Down His Cinematic Genius [][]

Open Culture [openculture] See the Expansive Ruins of Pompeii Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before: Through the Eyes of a Drone [][]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Ghanian AfroSurrealist David Alabo [][]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Latina Reads: 12 Haitian Women Authors To Make Room For On Your Bookshelves | @VirginiaIsaad[]

Africa is a country [africasacountry] Go see “This is Congo,” the new documentary film about the political and economic crises in the DRC. This one is good. Very good. The film is narrated by a whistleblowing Congolese army officer (voiced by Isaac de Bankole). He is… []

Johnan 城南 Rotten [cyclepistols] Download Original Bauhaus Books & Journals for Free: Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & More []@opencultureより []

Mark Bajkowski [mworkflow] Download Original Bauhaus Books & Journals for Free: Gropius, Klee, Kandinsky, Moholy-Nagy & More: []

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] ‘Nigerian-American author @Nnedi Okorafor writes a new set of comics that follow the genius as she leaves the lab to fulfill Black Panther’s responsibilities.’ [] via @Colorlines

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] ‘Kenya Barris, the A-list writer and producer behind the comedy “black-ish,” will part ways with ABC Studios in August — three years before his contract was set to expire — following creative differences.’ []

Jake Rudh [JakeRudh] Bauhaus “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” … one of the most seminal singles in alternative music history was released on this day in 1979.

Included is my chat with Peter Murphy about the formation of the band and how they got their debut single “Bela” first aired. [][]

Mat Johnson [mat_johnson] I read this novel in draft: it was one of the greatest unpublished manuscripts I’ve read in 20 years- funny, insightful, brilliant. Truly special. Pre-order so you don’t forget. []

GirlTyler [sheistyler] These kids met Killmonger aka Michael B. Jordan. Don’t you tell me representation doesn’t matter. Black Panther is STILL out here changing lives and restoring a sense of wonder for black kids. []

Mark Vega [megavark] The Bleak Brilliance of Nick Drnaso’s Graphic Novels []

Jenn Sims [RavenclawSoc23] Anyone wanna talk about how discouraging it is to read yet another paper on your exact research topic that doesnt cite any of your published work? Anyone wanna talk about how much worse it feels when one of the authors knows your work yet apparently chose to ignore all of it

Lord Mike Mikeson [MikeKerklin] This mouth-controlled synthesizer is the wildest instrument I’ve ever heard []

José Luis Vila [Vis23VV] Are some chords more commonly used than others? [][]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] More young people reading, buying poetry: [] via @NNPA_BlackPress@BlackPressUSA

#Prisonculture [prisonculture] We’re in desperate need of more political education where people can sit together, read together, think together over a period of time. It builds community in so many ways and helps us to develop a vision in common. Few spaces like this exist for most people.

Kylah L. Guion [KylahGuion] I love boosting black men. Literally one of my fav past times.

Love y’all, thanks for being amazing.

Goddess ☥ [deyeskeyra] I will never refer to my man as my nigga and he bet not ever refer to me as his bitch. Why y’all be letting that slide?? Makes me cringe

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

reclaim UC [reclaimuc]
ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Deaths in Custody

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Trump’s Immigration Crackdown is a Boom Time for Private Prisons

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Law enforcement groups gave $420,000 to DA deciding whether to bring charges against cops who killed Stephon Clark.…

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
The 16 Black Panthers Still Behind Bars | Colorlines

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
Northern Irish women protesting anti-abortion laws take illegal termination pills in front of police…

Mari Copeny [LittleMissFlint]
Yesterday we passed out 135,000 bottles of water to Flint residents in 93 degree heat. We helped close to 1,000 fam…

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
At least 4,645 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria and its devastation across Puerto Rico last year, accordi…

Danielle Palmieri [langisthematrix]
I’m a teacher. Yesterday my school was in lockdown b/c of a shooter in the area. The intercom is broken, no one kne…

MariaChappelleNadal [MariaChappelleN]
We heard something disturbing at the TIF Commission meeting last night. Two women live on the same street. The Wh…

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
‘Forced to face the twin hurdles of racism and sexism, Black women leaders are underrepresented on college campuses…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Yusko Interview Part 2: All Things Macro

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
9/2017: Hugh Hendry: Inflation is just over the horizon!

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Grant: Central Bank Liquidity Drives Everything

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Australian Bank’s System Outage Leaves 9 Million Customers Without Cash

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Amazon has been generous to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain? via

Taylor Renee [TaylorRAldridge]
ruminating on
@ImaniMixon ‘s insightful recent reclamation on (Black) techno history & this lush article x N.Gaskin…

Ray Winbush [rwinbush]
Lest We forget: May 28, 1830, US Legislation entitled “The Indian Removal Act” was signed into law establishing “Th…

Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
If one picture defined and personified colonialism, this is it. A woman in Bengal, India, carrying a Brit on her ba…

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Tom Bradley becomes the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles (1973)

#ADPhD [afrxdiasporaphd]
From slavery to freedom: the extraordinary story of Cándida Huelva Born in 1845 in a Portuguese colony, she made i…

Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
The earliest commemoration of what would later become
#MemorialDay, was established by over 1,000 newly freed Afric…

MLDwrites [MichelleDuster]
Including pledges, I now only have $55,000 to go to reach my goal of raising a total of $200k. Let’s do this togeth…

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park | Timeline…

ነፃነት  🎨🍃🌻🦉🎍 [Netsa_Sara]
In the old days, a man was taught to forget himself. Today it is quite different: he is taught not to forget himsel…

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes]
5/31/1921: The so-called Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 began. “Little Africa on Fire” when White Americans terrorized a w…

Linda Miranda [LindaMi64500835]


Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
Never forget that
#MemorialDay is one more in a long list of African creations in America. It began as…

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David Starkey on the Reformation HistoryExtra

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Challenging British heroes:
@afuahirsch argues that we need to look afresh at the likes of Nelson and Churchill…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@doctorow Brit(ish) ft the author Afua Hirsch | book review | int…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Physicists are struggling to develop a quantum theory of gravity. Current efforts make use of both reduction…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Why is empty space so empty? The Nobel laureate physicist Steven Weinberg called this “the bone in our throa…

Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
If a new conjecture is correct, the cosmos must be profoundly different than previously supposed, or string theory…

Bloomberg [business]
.03% of ocean plastic comes from straws. 46 percent comes from fishing nets via

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
America’s Fastest-Growing Urban Area Has a Water Problem via

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Giant Predatory Worms Are Invading France

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t.

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Interview with Impact Hub Harare’s Tadzoka Pswarayi

Black Art In America [BAIAONLINE]
The Message Behind Murals

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Betty Davis Was a Raw Funk Pioneer. Her Decades of Silence Are Over.

michael massenburg [mikemassenburg]
Leimert Plaza Park’s ‘beautification’ will fence in the spiritual center of black L.A.

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome]
People are still shocked to learn that well-liked, well-spoken people can be harassers, abusers, molesters & rapists.

Vijay Prashad [vijayprashad]
Excellent story by
@NidhiSubs about Gopal Balakrishnan of
@NewLeftReview, Sexual Predators,
@ucsc, and the betrayal…

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
“We know that Africa is neither French, nor British, nor American, nor Russian, that it is African. We know the obj…

Blk & Missing FDN [BAM_FI]

#Chicago: 23y/o Kiarria Rush was last seen May 12 in the 11300 block of South Wentworth. 5’3” | 250 lbs Have yo…

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1]
There are definitely some tensions between Africans from Africa and diaspora, but this does not overshadow the fact…

Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
In the case of mixed people being automatically black…..Well that depends on their politics. Drake has never spok…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@SalmaDey It’s great to hear young people getting back to the technical discipline around these Black academic term…

khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Being hemmed into a structure of white supremacy means we must question everything we believe in, even the things w…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@beautifuldeson1 Ah, youthful self discipline is precious: may you never know in horrible, intimate detail that hab…

✰Eileen Z. Fuentes✰ [EileenZFuentes]
‘The Gig Economy’ Is the New Term for Serfdom

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Walmart is raising wages, but its plans to use more gig labor and automation put workers at a disadvantage,…

Antonio Moore [tonetalks]
Virtually nowhere in the United States do black boys grow up to earn incomes equivalent to white boys raised in the…

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes]
Judge Suspends Release of Herman Bell, Elderly Black Panther Jailed 45 Years, Amid Police Pressure
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The Atlantic [TheAtlantic]
Ten years after Brown v. Board of Education, King condemned how little had changed in the nation’s classrooms…

Candice Frederick [ReelTalker]
@harpersbazaarus I interviewed Sandra Oh, who’s found a role that’s empowered her unlike any other on the amazi…

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela remained unbowed throughout her life and will be remembered for her obstinance: “I’m not…

Sisonke Msimang [Sisonkemsimang]
I’ve written a lot about
#WinnieMandela this week. My final piece is for South Africans – because whether you like…

Emmanuel TUYISHIMIRE [DeveloperNuel]
24 Years Ago April, 7 1994 around 7 AM my Parent and uncle were killed during Genocide Against Tustsi. I used to pr…

ProfTinyiko Maluleke [ProfTinyiko]
Thanks to
#UJ for valorizing indigenous knowledge by honouring
#EstherMahlangu with an honorary doctorate. No one d…

Mldwrites [MichelleDuster]
My great-grandmother
#Idabwells was one of the founders of the
@NAACP. It’s
#Idastime to have a monument in her ho…

Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
Irish people were drawn as monkeys by British publications in the 1800s.

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome]
The idea that MLK was “moving beyond the issue of race” in late 60s is incorrect. He actually argued that systemic…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@BreeNewsome Even the most basic analysis of the lyrical content of 90’s gangsta rap proves MLK correct: munitions,…

son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
“Now for $75. The watch that replaces everything.” Casio C-80 (1975)
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the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@doctorow .
@wasbuxton probably has this in his collection!😂

Dr. HerbSistah [DrHerbSistah]
Did u know that your Grandmother carried u inside her
#womb? A female
#fetus is born with all the eggs she will ha…

Tadias Magazine [TadiasNews]
How Ethiopic Script Was Introduced to Modern Computers: Interview with Fesseha Atlaw
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Local 4 WDIV Detroit [Local4News]
Michigan’s stink bug season could be worse than last year, experts say

The New York Times [nytimes]
Many people taking antidepressants are saying they cannot quit because of withdrawal symptoms they were never warne…

#Science and #Tech [Sci_Tweet]
The Illustrated Medicinal Plant Map of the United States of America (1932): Download It in High Resolution…

Dr. Bryony DuPont [BryonyDuPont]
When I told my high school calculus teacher I wanted to study aerospace engineering because I loved physics and spa…

Standing Rock Sioux [StandingRockST]

#DAPL leaks under 2% of the pipeline flow rate (570K barrels/day) cannot be detected, an 11K barrel oil spill would…

Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]
Here’s an impressive achievement:
#Ethiopia’s massive $5.0 billion “Grand Renaissance Dam”, on the world’s longest…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
500 years of Mississippi flood data shows things have gotten worse

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
DATA IN. BRILLIANCE OUT. Visualize and Share Your Data in Minutes—For Free
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Open Culture [openculture]
Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media…

Open Culture [openculture]
Discover the Life & Work of Stanley Kubrick in a Sweeping Three-Hour Video Essay
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Open Culture [openculture]
Junot Díaz’s Syllabi for His MIT Writing Classes, and the Novels on His Reading List
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Open Culture [openculture]
The Paintings of Akira Kurosawa
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Open Culture [openculture]
Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Colt…

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Nkyinkyim: The Ancestor Project that uses Sculpture
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Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens, Professor, Department of History at Queens College, CUNY discusses the legacy of James Ma…

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Rare Book and Manuscript Library at University of Illinois acquires papers of poet
@HakiMadhubuti and Third World P…

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar]
UK Museum Rejects Ethiopia’s Demand for Return of Stolen Treasures, But Offers to Loan Them Back…

Wilson Morales [blackfilm]
Teaser Trailer To ‘Mr. Soul!’ – Doc on Ellis Haizlip groundbreaking Talk Show – directed by Melissa Haizlip and Sam…

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
“If improvisation means using intuition and risk in the present moment, there have been few musicians who took tha…

Agarwaën  ☭ 🏴 [agarwaen]
Is it about black metal ?

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Sketching with Kami Awori | Native Instruments
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soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As A Weapon Of Control
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soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
How the U.S. Military Brought Soul Food to the World | Essay | Zócalo Public Square

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Metro Buses Converted Into Mobile Food Markets For Low Income Neighborhoods:
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Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
You can’t be a needing help ass nigga and complain about feminism. You can’t desire a dependent woman with independ…

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
Lately I’ve been getting a sneaking suspicion that all men think about is sex and that they will say pretty much an…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@RuthHHopkins As an actual man of words (poetry) it was a horrible revelation to see that many women learn to have…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@adannekaa There are too types of hurt black men: the ones that were protected by their functional mother and those…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@AncestralVoices Let’s get together with common sense: Africans fully functional means white men are l…

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, my daughter has to listen to phrases like “hyper-pigmentation” spoken solemnly and seriously by (slight…