✰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
[democracynow.org] via

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
[tadias.com] [twitter.com]

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
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
Junot Díaz’s Syllabi for His MIT Writing Classes, and the Novels on His Reading List
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
The Paintings of Akira Kurosawa
[goo.gl] [twitter.com]

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
[africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]

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
[youtube.com] @kamiawori <=

soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Frederick Douglass On How Slave Owners Used Food As A Weapon Of Control
[n.pr] [twitter.com]

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:
[bit.ly] [twitter.com]

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…

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
NAACP sues Capital One Bank, alleging discrimination in banking services [houstonchronicle.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Tenants Sue New York City Housing Authority: ‘We Have Let Other People Speak for Us for Too Long’ [nytimes.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
The $2 Billion Bail Industry Is Facing an Existential Crisis — “Local jails are full of people who can’t afford ba… [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled against a lawsuit filed by the EEOC effectively ruling that r… [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
There’s a reason why the police union doesn’t want Pamela Price to be Oakland DA…She plans to overhaul the county… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“If we want a more democratic society, we need more democratic schools.” [jacobinmag.com] via @jacobinmag

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Fighting Poverty, Drugs and Even Violence, All on a Teacher’s Salary [nyti.ms]

Tadias Magazine [TadiasNews]
Ethiopia: Genzebe Dibaba Does It Again, Wins 2 gold in 3 days at 2018 World Indoor Championships… [twitter.com]

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly]
Anyone who claims to be “pro-worker” or better yet, an anti-capitalist, should definitely check out what’s going do… [twitter.com]

camilleturner [afrofuturist]
We walked to honour people of African descent who walked in the #BlackGrange B4 us #BlackCanada @Walking_Lab[twitter.com]

BikinginLA [bikinginla]
Wait. It really is possible to build a real, honest-to-goodness bike boulevard in Los Angeles County. Just not in t… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
DEBT SNOWBALL UPDATE – $184,677.39 | Stacey Flowers [youtu.be] => @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
The Price of Wonderland: Homeless Disney Worker Dies in Car [leftvoice.org] @LeftOfBlack @BreakingBrown

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
When Smoketown, Louisville, Kentucky’s oldest historically black neighborhood, started gentrifying, infographic… [fb.me]

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Birthday of Zenzile Miriam Makeba “Mama Africa” (1932) #todayinblackhistory [twitter.com]

SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
U.S. Supreme Court rules against citizenship for African Americans with the Dred Scott decision (1857)… [twitter.com]

Sankofa TravelHer [1BlessedCEO]
On this day in 1955, Claudette Colvin, refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, nine months before Ros… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
.@DukeU Professor Dispels Narrative of Black Women during Civil War [utdailybeacon.com] via @UTKDailyBeacon @DukeAAAS @DukeTrinity

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
March 3rd was the anniversary of Woodrow Keeble receiving the Medal of Honor posthumously. He’s Dakota from my Trib… [twitter.com]

Remember when Israel supported South Africa’s apartheid regime? Good times. [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
Echoes of Lynchings in Quiet Photos | The New York Times [kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Maggie Lena Walker, lecturer, writer, activist, and philanthropist, was a pioneer. Born in 1867 to former slaves, s… [twitter.com]

Bloomberg [business]
Here’s why China wants its citizens to have more babies – after decades of limiting families to just one child… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc]
I just want to say what a big deal it is to see all of these medievalists of color on a panel, discussing how to de… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc]
I have been fighting this on medievalpoc for five years, elsewhere for the majority of my adult life. I can’t do th… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc]
There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t get called “racist (against white people)” by a white person, because I… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc]
Aurora Consurgens (att: St. Thomas Aquinas or “Pseudo-Aquinas”)
Zürich, Zentralbibliothek MS. Rhenoviensis 172
f. 3… [twitter.com]

Zifeng Liu [zifeng_liu]
Reading Gerard Horne’s exciting new book, published by @NYUpress #AfroAsianSolidarity [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Mother of Invention Animated Illustrations by Shyama Golden [africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Liyana: Swaziland Animated Documentary [africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Afro Combs inspired by African activists [africandigitalart.com] [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
Kugali: An African Comics Anthology [youtube.com] [africandigitalart.com]

lynnée denise [lynneedenise]
Meanwhile Miriam Makeba family out here fighting white South Africans to gain access to the rights to her music…m… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
This director has been nominated for an Oscar for a film about Emmett Till — and he’s still in school [undf.td]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Paul Beatty on Los Angeles Lit, The Sellout, and Life After the Man Booker [lithub.com] via @lithub

allAfrica.com [allafrica]
Will France’s Museums Return African Art Treasures? [allafrica.com] #Africa #Benin #Nigeria [twitter.com]

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets]
Thank you to all “Cave Canem’s Fellows & Faculty Exquisite Corpse” contributors, including:

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets]
Congratulations to all of the finalists for the @LambdaLiterary awards, among them, Cave Canem fellows Dawn Lundy M… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
Finalists for the Pauli Murray Book Prize in Black Intellectual History [aaihs.org] via @AAIHS[twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
The Geography of Oppression: ‘Shooting from a helicopter, the artist LaToya Ruby Frazier documented how King’s as… [twitter.com]

Arianna Davis [ariannagdavis]
I am proud to present #BlackIsTheNewBlack, a celebration of 20 inspiring Black women, written by @Refinery29‘s Blac… [twitter.com]

Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
Obviously I had to get this [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Where are all the films about poor Americans?

soulphoodie [soulphoodie]
First Ever Black Vegan Festival Comes to New York [bit.ly] [twitter.com]

Kima Jones [kima_jones]
Since losing my father in September, people have been *surprised* when I say that he was my best friend because the… [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
“Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to unde… [twitter.com]

Mári 🇵🇷 (I'm Black. This isn't hard.) [_ItsMarisWorld_]
“Black women in this country are viewed as perfectly acceptable and desirable for taking care of other’s people chi… [twitter.com]

Tara [taraw]
Come on @Delta, 45 min delay on an international flight for cleaning of the plane? That’s all the info you give, some of us have connections

Tara [taraw]
In a Uber in #Berlin and he’s playing #DrDre and #SnoopDog song “Still”… It’s kinda a hilarious moment cause it’s so unexpected.

Erik Meijer [headinthebox]
They lost my luggage, and all I got was a white XXL t-shirt … [twitter.com]

The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Report: No progress for African Americans on homeownership, unemployment and incarceration in 50 years… [fb.me]

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome]
It’s arguably problematic to describe Black America as having made “no progress” in 50 yrs. It’s not & has never be… [twitter.com]

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue]
My late mother constantly warned about this. // Half-century of US civil rights gains have stalled or reversed, rep… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
“Blacks who have a college degree have two-thirds of the net worth of whites who never finished high school … An… [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
How Native Americans are taking back their ancestors’ remains | Timeline [kolumnmagazine.com] [twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
45 years ago today, some 200 Oglala Lakota & members of the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee to prote… [twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins]
In his ruling, the judge essentially tells tribes they have no right to complain about the environmental review pro… [twitter.com]

Al Jazeera News [AJENews]
“They didn’t want me to keep both my blouse and my sweater. I had to pick one to keep, so I chose my sweater.” [aje.io]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
How Chicago Ticket Debt Sends Black Motorists Into Bankruptcy — A cash-strapped city employs punitive measures to… [twitter.com]

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly]

#JoshWilliams was a ground organizer & youth leader of the #FergusonUprising. He is still incarcerated as a U.S. po… [twitter.com]

Garance Franke-Ruta [thegarance]
Antisemitic incidents in US soar to highest level in two decades [theguardian.com]

Al Jazeera News [AJENews]
“Unwed mothers are invisible here in Korea” [aje.io] [twitter.com]

KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
Black Incarceration Rates Are Dropping While White Rates Rises, But What’s Really Behind This Surprising Trend?… [twitter.com]

Lamont Lilly [LamontLilly]
Racial Capitalism and the Dark Proletariat [bostonreview.net]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Racism and money are at the core of the NBA’s one-and-done rule

Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
How did Anas Aremeyaw Anas become Africa’s most feared journalist? We got a chance to meet @anasglobal on @AJStream[twitter.com]

Bad-Hombre Gonzales [MATTtheG]
“What white Americans have never fully understood—but what the Negro can never forget—is that white society is deep… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]


The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Ida. B. Wells-Barnett ran for the Illinois State legislature, which made her one of the first Black women to run fo… [twitter.com]

Nkisi Babaoké [Henry_James]
A gem 💎 from ancestor/eggun Baba Wilson [twitter.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
WATCH: New Doc Highlights The Black History of Punk [colorlines.com] via @colorlines

Blavity [Blavity]
Albert Einstein’s work in civil rights is often unrecognized — but in 1946, he visited HBCU Lincoln University and… [twitter.com]

Tadias Magazine [TadiasNews]
Ethiopia: The Victory of Adwa, An Exemplary Triumph to the Rest of Africa [tadias.com] [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Black History Month 2018 : James Baldwin & Toni Morrison pour moi ! [youtu.be]

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]
Microsoft to equip Ghanaian teacher Owura Kwadwo who teaches ICT without a computer.
[thisisafrica.me] [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
The Silicon Spies: Public Money and Private Surveillance — by @yashalevine [lithub.com] via @lithub

Al Jazeera English [AJEnglish]
This French engineer designed a special igloo for the homeless in Paris to stay warm through winter. [twitter.com]

Steve Keen [ProfSteveKeen]
How quantised inertia gets rid of dark matter | Mike McCulloch | TEDxPly… [youtu.be] via @YouTube

Thomas Lin [7homaslin]
Our @QuantaMagazine interview with mathematical statistician Donald Richards mentioned in a @MotherJones politics b… [twitter.com]

Center for Bio Div [CenterForBioDiv]
This male American woodcock has some glide in his stride and some dip in his hip. Here he is performing an early mo… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Back Pain May Be The Result Of Bending Over At The Waist Instead Of The Hips : Shots – Health News : NPR [npr.org]

Open Culture [openculture]
Large Archive of Hannah Arendt’s Papers Digitized by the Library of Congress.

Read Her Lectures, Drafts of Article… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc]
Hans Vintler
Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Worshiping an Idol
Austria (1411)
Die Blumen der Tugend/Flowers of Virt… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc]
Wanna see drawings from the 1600s of almost everything that exists? Here’s a few thousand works by Stefano Della Be… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Why Hasn’t the Hip-Hop Boom Pushed More Black Executives to the Top? [billboard.com]

Hollywood Reporter [THR]
.@ava: “We sit on top of a broken system. Unless there is systemic change, we’re just the sparkly stuff on top that… [twitter.com]

Shadow and Act [shadowandact]

#BlackPanther costume designer @IAmRuthECarter will work on Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff, ‘Silver & Black.’… [twitter.com]

Museum of Fine Arts [mfaboston]
Can you name #5WomenArtists? This month we’re joining @WomenInTheArts & cultural institutions around the world to c… [twitter.com]

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue]
ICYMI: @VanityFair‘s story on @JordanPeele‘s visit to my @UCLA black horror class centering @GetOutMovie, The Sunke… [twitter.com]

awave [awaveproaudio]
MOOG – Sonic Origins | Moor Mother – AWAVE [fb.me]

A. K. Toney [readingispoetry]
The New Jazz Torchbearer: Kamasi Washington on His Musical Message [rollingstone.com]

Open Culture [openculture]
What’s the Difference Between Stanley Kubrick’s & Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (A Side-by-Side Comparis… [twitter.com]

hyperallergic [hyperallergic]
Robert Bechtle’s photorealist pictures of suburban California resist exoticism as much as Delacroix’s paintings of… [twitter.com]

Zifeng Liu [zifeng_liu]
Reading Gerard Horne’s exciting new book, published by @NYUpress #AfroAsianSolidarity [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Debussy: the musical genius who erupted out of nowhere | The Spectator [spectator.co.uk]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
me got the lyrics wrong but got the intent right:


these are the words
of a master
one white man telli… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – Speak Life (Official Video) [youtu.be]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Middle Earth and the Perils of World Building [youtube.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace]
“Atacora Fonio is Traditionally harvested & produced through a partnership with farmers in Benin, Africa …Fonio has… [twitter.com]

Leesha [xsparkage]
Found this on reddit (u/someothermate) this is the funniest thing I have ever seen [twitter.com]

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] Why These Three Southern Cities Attract The Most Black Entrepreneurs [fastcompany.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The top 10 places people are moving, and how their choices differ by race[wapo.st]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Israel’s Attempt to Forcibly Remove Thousands of African Migrants Hit a Snag As Pilots, Crew Members Refuse to Part… [twitter.com]

Michael Bueckert 🌹 [mbueckert] So… Israel endorsed a resolution to revise the narrative of the Rwanda genocide in a way that erases Hutu victims… [twitter.com]

Ben Norton [BenjaminNorton] Dystopian: An Israeli legal group is suing two New Zealanders for the horrific crime of writing an open letter call… [twitter.com]

Joy Reid [JoyAnnReid] Who’s writing the Democrats’ talking points? The problem isn’t “kicking the can down the road.” It’s the fact that… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] What I’m Working On: Financial Divisions in South Africa — @DukeAAAS Prof. Anne-Maria Makhulu aka @DrMackMack expl… [twitter.com]

Anil Dash [anildash] I’m in favor of immigrants who come to America to not do anything remarkable, who just hang out & sometimes spend t… [twitter.com]

terrycrews [terrycrews] “Until Haiti spoke… no Christian nation had abolished slavery.

Until she spoke… the slave trade was sanctioned by… [twitter.com]

BlackHistoryStudies [BlkHistStudies] ORDER NOW! #NewRelease “1804: The Hidden History of Haiti” by @tariqnasheed (DVD)

“1804: The Hidden History of Hai… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Nobody’s shithole: @GabbyBellot looks at the history of vilifying Haiti and the Caribbean, from Pat Robertson to Do… [twitter.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] To trace the history of sugar is to draw a map of destruction — by @NatHopkinson [huffingtonpost.com] via @HuffPost @crichlow

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] On January 23 1870, the U.S. Army massacred +200 Piegan Blackfeet in Montana. They were mostly women, children & elders. #TheMariasMassacre

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] The U.S. Army ambushed the Blackfeet encampment while the men were out hunting & after the U.S. government had promised to protect them.

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] The U.S. Army captured ~140 Blackfeet after the slaughter, & then released them without horses, food or clothes. Most froze to death.

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] In 1944, 15-year-old Willie James Howard of Live Oak, FL wrote a love note to a white girl. Her father & another wh… [twitter.com]

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] My family history with the real-life #Dozier School in Marianna, FL, where my great-uncle Robert Stephens died in 1… [twitter.com]

medievalpoc [medievalpoc] Portrait Bust of a Woman with Turban
Italy (c. 1690s)
Polychrome Marble, 66 cm.
København, Nationalmuseet, Ethnogra… [twitter.com]

Steven Strogatz [stevenstrogatz] Simpler Math Tames the Complexity of Microbe Networks [quantamagazine.org] by Jordana Cepelewicz via @QuantaMagazine

Blackademics TV [BlackademicsTv] Welcome, Dr. Robert Adams – Sr. VP of Programs at the @NEAFoundation. A former Longhorn, Dr. Adams earned his Ph.D.… [twitter.com]

Ask An Entomologist [BugQuestions] Although we disagree with this tweet…it gives us an opportunity to explore a really interesting topic.

What we n… [twitter.com]

BBC Africa [BBCAfrica] Ethiopia’s Lake Tana threatened by alien weed invasion [bbc.in] [twitter.com]

Damian Carrington [dpcarrington] ICYM London reaches legal #airpollution limit for the year just a month into 2018 [theguardian.com] by me [twitter.com]

blackwomenintech [BWiTLA] Lambda School, where students don’t pay until they land a $50,000 tech job, graduates its first class [venturebeat.com]

JulieDash [JulieDash] We lost a gracious gentleman. The father of South African Jazz, may he rest in POWER! Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor’s be… [twitter.com]

LACMA [LACMA] LACMA’s short film “Wild Wild West: A Beautiful Rant” by Mark Bradford, directed by Dime Davis, is an official sele… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Southern Symbols — Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens: “Of Monuments and Men” — discusses the legacy of James Marion Sims,… [twitter.com]

Wilson Morales [blackfilm] Tonight at 9pm.on @PBSAmerMasters is Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart, a feature length doc on playwright Lorraine Hans… [twitter.com]

The 7th Matrix [The7thMatrix] Melanin Has Become The Most Precious Commodity In The Sci-Fi Short Film ‘WHITE’ By A. Sayeeda Clarke… [twitter.com]

Shadow and Act [shadowandact] A #BlackPanther movie ALMOST happened in the mid-90’s — featuring @wesleysnipes. Here’s why it never happened.… [twitter.com]

Robert Macfarlane [RobGMacfarlane] Word of the day: “arborescent” – manifoldly branching in structure; tree-like; growing & branching from a central t… [twitter.com]

SludgeLiife [SludgeMAG] Interview with The Final Poet. #timeless [twitter.com]

Tananarive Due [TananariveDue] MY NEW SHORT STORY, “The Reformatory,” just went online in the @BostonReview! (From my novel-in-progress based on t… [twitter.com]

I Do It For The South, Hoe [God_sgift_] Kelis Is Selling LA Mansion And Buying A Farm To “Grow Everything And Sustain Everything” She Eats [fb.me]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] It’s Not the Food Deserts: It’s the Inequality — “A new study suggests that America’s great nutritional divide goe… [twitter.com]

Pan-African Alliance [PanAfricanUnity] The Forgotten Art Of Black on Black Dating [panafricanalliance.com]

Sister Outrider [ClaireShrugged] “There’s an orthodoxy you’re supposed to conform to, and if you don’t, you become a bad, evil person, and it doesn’… [twitter.com]

Heidi N Moore [moorehn] Re-upping this excellent, insightful BBC video piece, “Why Are Women Biased Against Women?” What #TimesUp and… [twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Lowkey looking forward to being an eccentric old lady who lives in the middle of nowhere with my plants and animals… [twitter.com]

Tay Zonday [TayZonday] I have said VERY mean things to my household appliances when they don’t work. If a U.S. constitutional amendment ev… [twitter.com]

JUMbotron [Johnny_U_Miller] WalMart closed 63 Sam’s Clubs overnight. 11,000 lost their job overnight. These employees arrived at the Rochester… [twitter.com]

WNYC 🎙 [WNYC] Inmates in New York can no longer receive donated books, they’ll have to buy them. @GonzalezSarahA explains:… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Florida prisoners prepare to strike, demanding an end to unpaid labor and brutal conditions [interc.pt] by @alicesperi

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The gap between the number of blacks and whites in prison is shrinking [pewrsr.ch]

Los Angeles Times [latimes] Ethiopia is banning foreign adoptions. (It’s one of top 10 countries for adoptions in the U.S.) [lat.ms]

Atlanta Black Star [ATLBlackStar] Telling Poor, Smart Kids That All It Takes Is Hard Work to Be as Successful as Their Wealthy Peers Is a Blatant Lie[buff.ly]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America? [latimes.com]

Raw Story [RawStory] ‘Move n*gger’: This man’s dog was poisoned, his truck stolen and garage burned all since moving to an Arkansas town… [twitter.com]

Ruth H. Hopkins [RuthHHopkins] Israeli soldiers shoot 3-year-old Palestinian child in the head during West Bank military training exercise [mondoweiss.net]

Kevin Elliott [DissentientOne] Rents are declining in Seattle. What mysterious force could explain this? Is it rent control? Zoning restrictions?… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 15-year-old identified as girl killed in South LA shooting near Watts | [abc7.com] [abc7.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] After the check is gone: The underground economy of rural America [washingtonpost.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Fraternity Paradox: Lower GPA, Higher Incomes [bloomberg.com] » @khemenutwilhite

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Half of the US government’s financial assets are student loans? [community.finimize.com] => @tonetalks[twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The Maji Maji Rebellion: Enter Bokero [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Marilyn Monroe Helped Break Ella Fitzgerald Into the Big Time (1955) [openculture.com] » @NewBlackMan

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Samuel C. Watson: Druggist, Doctor & Civic Leader [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Why Are So Many Fascist Monuments Still Standing in Italy? [newyorker.com]

Chad Williams [Dr_ChadWilliams] 100 years ago today, U.S. Marines were occupying Haiti on the orders of Woodrow Wilson. The history of Haiti cannot… [twitter.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] I need to learn Amharic. Even better, some Ge’ez. And some Somali. Being mistaken for Ethiopian, an Eritrean or a S… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Christians of Color Are Rejecting “Colonial Christianity” and Reclaiming Ancestral Spiritualities [religiondispatches.org]

Africans Revolt [Africarevolt] “You have been in the Congo for 100 years and you have not trained a single doctor or geologist. If we asked you to… [twitter.com]

Rewire [Rewire_News] Black infants in the NICU receive less steroid therapy for lung development, aren’t given human breast milk as ofte… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] California’s deadly hepatitis A outbreak could last years, official says [latimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Bad news for bees: three-quarters of all honey on Earth has pesticides in it [theverge.com] » @soulphoodie, @MindOverMunch

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Modern Footwear Design Makes Us Use Our Feet “Backwards” From How We Should [core77.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Deep, buried ‘nearly pure ice’ glaciers spotted on Mars[japantimes.co.jp]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] A recent @PewResearch survey suggest that a majority of American Fathers (63%) believe that they spend too little t… [twitter.com]

kaleidoscopic view [petrakempendorf] e.e. cummings [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] 2017 Nobel Prize Winner: I left science because of lack of funding [qz.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Enter the The Cornell Hip Hop Archive: A Vast Digital Collection of Hip Hop Photos, Posters & More [openculture.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives Whiteness Power [nytimes.com] » @BreakingBrown, @NewBlackMan

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Couple Sues Neighbors for $2.5 Million for Copying Their House’s Architecture [core77.com] » @RowenaMonde

Thomas Dolby [ThomasDolby] Reason I canceled my trip to London was that I don’t like that my fave synth the Roland JP4 which cost me £650 in 1… [twitter.com]

soulphoodie [soulphoodie] West African Soups: When Chicken Noodle Gets Boring [nyti.ms] [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] ancient Africa: ideas anthropomorphized into human figures served as symbols to make real people heroes

modern Afr… [twitter.com]

soulphoodie [soulphoodie] Did You Know Felisha From ‘Friday’ Owns And Runs A Vegan Cafe? [bit.ly] via @blavity [twitter.com]

Matthew Schneck [matthew_schneck] Today I got arrested for feeding the homeless in Wells Park in El Cajon. The City of El Cajon has made it illegal t… [twitter.com]

André Ulveseter [AndUlv] Trump loves Norway because we grow his hair. [twitter.com]

Leslie McKinney [lalmamack] Do Women Really Support One Another? 10 Successful Business Women Speak Out [huffingtonpost.com] via @HuffPostBlog

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] For Colored Girls in Their 30s and 40s Who Feel Like Life May Have Passed Them By [theglowup.theroot.com]