Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] US inmates stage nationwide prison labor strike over ‘modern slavery’ [theguardian.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] There Was No Dress Code For My White Coworkers. But There Was For Me. [bustle.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] “It’s unthinkable that a court would uphold a policy that effectively required White workers to alter their hair texture through costly, time-consuming procedures involving harsh chemicals.” — @RiaTabaccoMar[nytimes.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] Ayanna Pressley Stuns Capuano in Massachusetts House Race in Upset for Insurgents [nyti.ms]

The Black Detour [theblackdetour] A few weeks ago a Black woman was assaulted by Asian store owner at a Tulsa beauty supply store. Now the owner of the store is selling all products for 50 % off and there is a line of Black women waiting to shop with this store.

Full story = [bit.ly][twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “Mississippi Is Failing”: As Prisoner Deaths Reach 13 in August Alone, Advocates Demand Answers [democracynow.org] via @democracynow

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Bill makes CA first state to end bail before trial [abc7.com] via @abc7

Michael [OwuorMichael] Thomas Mukaya (Senior Reuters Photo Director, East Africa) is the photojournalist behind a 2017 photo of a protester catching a teargas canister. He is also the 2018 Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) Photographer Of The Year. [twitter.com]

Suede Santoro [suede_santoro] Original Cowboys of the West ca.1876 🐎 🔫 [twitter.com]

Kamala Harris [KamalaHarris] Emmett Till was murdered on this day in 1955. He was only 14-years-old. Sixty-three years later, federal lynching is still not a federal crime. Senators Booker, Scott, and I have introduced the Justice for Victims of Lynching Act to finally make it one. We can’t stay silent. [twitter.com]

Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC] Learn the #hiddenherstory of Anna Murray Douglass from @SmithsonianMagazine. Although she’s often overshadowed by her husband, Frederick Douglass, Anna made his work possible.

Learn more: [bit.ly]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] “From a slave’s collar to segregation signs, Oran Z has spent years collecting often shocking mementoes of America’s racial struggles. Now it all lies in shipping containers – and no institution will touch it” [theguardian.com]

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] ‘What Dorothy Porter’s Life Meant for Black Studies’ — “Dorothy Porter, a Black woman pioneer in library and information science, created an archive that structured a new field.” [daily.jstor.org] via @JSTOR_Daily

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] New evidence that losing your job is even more stressful for Black Americans [brook.gs] via @BrookingsInst with findings from @DukeAAAS‘s @SandyDarity & future @KirwanInstitute Director @DarrickHamilton

BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS] Historian @jbf1755 uses the diaries of a Washington fixture to detail the violence within Congress in the years before the Civil War [po.st] via @SmithsonianMag

Sua'ad (Daughter of Frantz Fanon) [Ajairah1] Anyways, I have to walk my sister now to the radiology department for her 15th round of radiation therapy. Please have my sister in thoughts and prayers as she battles adenocarcinoma of the uterine wall and the paraneoplastic syndromes that follows.

Alondra Nelson [alondra] Important: “Aggressive policing can…lower the educational performance of African-American youth. These findings provide evidence that the consequences of policing extend into…social life, with implications for the educational trajectories …and social inequality” [twitter.com]

Shailja Patel [shailjapatel] India is the world’s largest market for skin bleaching products: 735 million users, mostly women and girls.

Nigeria comes second, with 99.5 million users.

Skin bleaching products make up 23% of the skin care product market. [feminisminindia.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] India’s Biometric Database Is Creating A Perfect Surveillance State — And U.S. Tech Companies Are On Board [tech.slashdot.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Triangulation 354: Virginia Eubanks: Automating Inequality [youtu.be] => @tonetalks

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor [amazon.com] by @PopTechWorks[twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] L.A. County gets state approval of new vote-counting system using open source software [latimes.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Data of 130 Million Chinese Hotel Chain Guests Sold on Dark Web Forum [bleepingcomputer.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Snapchat, Weather Channel, and others hit with anti-Semitic vandalism [theverge.com] via @verge

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Massive fish die-off creates smelly mess in Malibu [abc7.com] via @ABC7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] New species of mosquito invading Southern California [abc7.com] via @abc7

the kinte space [KinteSpace] ‘Aggressive’ toe-biting insects found in Santa Monica Mountains [abc7.com] via @abc7

Culture Type [CultureType] Eight Artists of the Afro-Caribbean Diaspora Exhibit in Jamaica, Queens [hyperallergic.com]

The New York Times [nytimes] Randy Weston, Pianist Who Traced Africa in Jazz, Dies at 92 [nyti.ms]

Ted Gioia [tedgioia] Jazz pianist Randy Weston left us this morning at age 92. Weston was the ultimate individualist whether at the keyboard (where he was a Monk disciple before almost anyone else) or when moving his jazz career from NY to North Africa. An irreplaceable artist & inspiring role model. [twitter.com]

Sonny Rollins Bridge [RollinsBridge] “In the late 1960s, Randy Weston—at the time already an established jazz giant—left the United States to live in Africa, thereby building a bridge between Africa’s cultural roots and influence and the USA, which in turn was reflected in his music.” [boesendorfer.com][twitter.com]

WriteOnGeek [WriteOnGeek] It was 20 years ago that #BLADE was released — the CBM that opened more doors than fans know. And the great @wesleysnipes was behind it all — also in more ways than fans know.

NEW on @MoviesMatrix! 👇🏽👊🏽🥋 [moviesmatrix.com]

Black History Heroes [HistoryHeroes] Mali singer Khaira Arby, ‘Nightingale of Timbuktu,’ dies at 59 | The Japan Times [japantimes.co.jp]

Jazz On This Day [jazzonthisday] Jean-Pierre Leloir’s colour photographs of American jazz legends in France: John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Billie Holiday, and Eric Dolphy. [twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Ivorian Contemporary Artist Mederic Turay [africandigitalart.com][twitter.com]

Jepchumba [digitalafrican] Rovik Comic Book by Avandu [africandigitalart.com][twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] “The Long Tomorrow”: Discover Mœbius’ Hard-Boiled Detective Comic That Inspired Blade Runner (1975) [openculture.com][twitter.com]

#WOMENSART [womensart1] ‘The Annunciation of a Woman’ by Harmonia Rosales, contemporary Afro-Cuban US artist known for foregrounding black women in Western and religious imagery to create an alternative world vision #womensart[twitter.com]

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] Congratulations to Cave Canem Elder Sonia Sanchez, recipient of the $100,00 2018 Wallace Stevens Award from The Academy of American Poets. 🙏🏿 [poets.org][twitter.com]

W. Todd Kaneko [ToddKaneko] I don’t need to read any more think pieces about whether or not poetry matters. How about this short poem from THE SECOND O OF SORROW by Sean Thomas Dougherty. [twitter.com]

camilleturner [afrofuturist] Excited to be participating in this amazing conference in Leeds! [twitter.com]

Satish Kolluri [satishkolls] @shailjapatel @bodega_gyro_ao Watch this excellent doc on the globalization of the beauty industry. [youtu.be]

Chuck D [MrChuckD] I keep this book in my mental currency TayannahLeeMcQuillars documentation [twitter.com]

Vernon Reid [vurnt22] Alice Coltrane’s technique of achieving pitch bend by turning her electric Hammond OFF then quickly back ON was revolutionary! It is one of the EARLIEST examples of HACKING for musical effect. It PREDATES Moog or ARP. She has gotten NO CREDIT FOR THIS.

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Theft! A History of Music is a graphic novel laying out a 2000-year long history of musical borrowing from Plato to rap. It is available as a handsome paperback, and for free download under a Creative Commons license. [law.duke.edu] => @megafunkmega[twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Vegan fast-food spot Monty’s Good Burger makes Koreatown debut [abc7.com] via @ABC7

This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA] The wigs and robes worn by judges and lawyers in former British colonies are among the most glaring symbols of colonial inheritance; an inheritance so old-fashioned and uncomfortable that even British barristers have stopped wearing them. [thisisafrica.me][twitter.com]


Bechara Choucair [choucair]
Heartbreaking study from @JAMAPediatrics shows black children are taking their lives at 2x the rate of white childr… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
The Only African American Female Stockbroker On The New York Stock Exchange [v103.iheart.com]


BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Scores of Ethiopians drown off Yemen coast [bbc.in]


Zemedeneh Negatu [Zemedeneh]

#Ethiopia 6 months ago had access to only 1 seaport, Djibouti. Since then it has successfully secured access to Ass… [twitter.com]


True Black Power [trueblackpower]
Study: Voting Precincts with More Black Voters Have Longer Wait Times Because of Fewer Machines, Workers… [twitter.com]


Chris Evans [notcapnamerica]
White people: watch the Starbucks arrest video. See the white folks arguing with the police and asking why two inn… [twitter.com]


Mike Green [amikegreen2]
Minneapolis Mayor Unveils Plan to Undo History of Segregation [nextcity.org]


The Black Detour [theblackdetour]
Tulsa race riot took place between May 31 and June 1, 1921, when a white mob attacked residents and businesses of t… [twitter.com]


Philip Lewis [Phil_Lewis_]
The massacre that destroyed America’s wealthiest Black neighborhood began 97 years ago on this date in Tulsa, one o… [twitter.com]


Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
Today in 1921, the deadliest racial massacre in U.S. history began in the thriving Greenwood African American commu… [twitter.com]


BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
After a Black female postmaster was wrongly pressured out of her post in Mississippi in 1902, President Theodore Ro… [twitter.com]


Crimes of Britain [crimesofbrits]
Farmers in India were forced to grow opium instead of food crops. Millions starved to death for Britain’s drugs tra… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
On the Kidnapped African Boy Who Became a German Philosopher [lithub.com] via @lithub


bankbryan [bankbryan]
“What’s still popular from different periods in history is almost never the obvious choice. Accolades, Grammys, and… [twitter.com]


Left of Black [LeftOfBlack]
This Black Newspaper Archive Is Bringing All Of Its Records On Black History Online, For Free [blavity.com] via @blavity


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Why Americans Invented the RV | Essay | Zócalo Public Square [zocalopublicsquare.org]


Other Ireland / Ruth [RuthieFizz]
Two things about Wombats:

1) Larger than you’d expect
2) Literally shit bricks [twitter.com]


Rachel Parent [RachelsNews]
Genetically-modified salmon is now in Canada, but no one will say where [macleans.ca] unethical #cdnpoli


Open Culture [openculture]
Two Million Wondrous Nature Illustrations Put Online by The Biodiversity Heritage Library [openculture.com] [twitter.com]


Tara [taraw]
Devastated to hear that #ArethaFranklin the Queen of Soul and Music has passed. All of my musical heroes are leavin… [twitter.com]


Noël Gardner [noelcamille]
Theaster Gates leaves DuSable Museum board – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business [shar.es] via… [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Mae Morgan, 90-year-old Navajo master weaver #womensart [twitter.com]


Stereo Williams [stereo_williams]
If you need reminders that the music industry ain’t shit, remember:
The Jacksons had to give up their original name… [twitter.com]


Lost & Found [CUNYPoetics]
Fri, May 18 “A TRIBUTE TO JUNE JORDAN” an exploration of the legendary teacher, activist, & poet’s life, work, & le… [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Netflix is finally getting serious about building a library of African movies and shows [qz.com] via @qzafrica


Black Art Project [BlackArtProject]
“I Wanted to Make Art that Told a Story”: Alison Saar on Her Eloquent Sculptures. [hyperallergic.com] Image:… [twitter.com]


hyperallergic [hyperallergic]
After retiring as a professor of American history from Princeton University, Nell Painter embarked on a new chapter… [twitter.com]


LESD [LESDSchools]
Our @PS_ARTS Teacher @JuneCarol_E currently has an art show @LAMAGBarnsdall Check it out! #ArtsEd [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
L.A. gave local artists [ @JuneCarol_E ] $10,000 to create work. An exhibition at Barnsdall Art Park shows off what… [twitter.com]


The Shadow League [ShadowLeagueTSL]
The great Charlie Murphy passed away one year ago today. Let’s always remember the man who taught us to not be a “h… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
In just 7 months, the US public domain will get its first infusion since 1998 [boingboing.net]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
The Oldest Black-Owned Restaurant in the U.S. — In Business For More Than 100 Years! [bit.ly] [twitter.com]


virgo season! [mxdkays]
my mom has been complaining about how hard it is to find this specific ethiopian spice she doesn’t know the english… [twitter.com]


Amy Charlotte Kean [keano81]
I feel like this might be a bit much, even for East London [twitter.com]


Josh Myers [ddehewty]
Please don’t ask me to write no thinkpiece. We have thought about this every day for the last “400 years.” Read and… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@OmowaleAfrika
@ddehewty One of the earliest gangsta mogul songs said “I hang with my dogs, man // f*ck a gorilla”… [twitter.com]


Ma$on [FirstGentleman]
The “Black people should just build their own” never takes into account all the times when Black folks did build th… [twitter.com]


Nation State of Mind [OmowaleAfrika]
The Hip Hop Mogul/ Black Hollywood elite generation is by far the most dangerous class of black people, white supre… [twitter.com]


TheBlackProtector [_BlackProtector]
Black people tonight is the perfect time to admit to ourselves:

White people defeated us in 1994

They still own o… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@BreeNewsome This is an excellent observation that is not repeated to young people enough. The seduction out there… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@ShadowLeagueTSL
@taraw The Rick James sketch is finery of screen history. It was funny but effortless with its emb… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Young bruh, the traditional, wisdom-based cultures of Africa were designed to produce the happiest and the healthie… [twitter.com]


Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite]

@KinteSpace I definitely remember reading somewhere in college (over 30 yrs ago) that African infants in the 1950s… [twitter.com]


Simon Kuestenmacher [simongerman600]
The Norwegian flag is the Swiss Army knife of flags: It contains six other flags! [twitter.com]


悲 🇮🇶⛓ [Fawzibruh]
I hate when I tell people I’m from Iraq and they’re like “oh cool my *insert family member here* served there!” Lik… [twitter.com]


THE CONNET [THEAlleyeceeing]
8:36 a.m. # of Palestinians killed in Gaza border clashes rises to 37. [twitter.com]


Sharif Kouddous [sharifkouddous]
Death toll in Gaza today rises to 52, over 2,400 wounded. At Shifa hospital a doctor who worked there for 17 years… [twitter.com]


DrBasel Abuwarda🇵🇸 [BaselAbuwarda]
BREAKING : The last update from #Gaza 21:22 55 DEAD including : 5 under 18 years old , 1paramedic 2770 injured : 1… [twitter.com]


Mike Petchenik [MPetchenikWSB]
EXCLUSIVE: Officer suspended after traffic stop of 65-year-old grandmother in #Alpharetta. [twitter.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance

[theguardian.com]


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
“Black households where the head has a college degree at the median have less wealth than white households where th… [twitter.com]


son of an asylum seeker, father of an immigrant [doctorow]
White neighbor calls police after black man turns up at the house he just bought [boingboing.net] [twitter.com]


Ritika Goel [RitikaGoelTO]
***Please help amplify this message.*** Zabia Afzal went missing May 10 in Woodbine Beach area. We need everyone in… [twitter.com]


Blavity News [Blavity]
Waffle House victim #DeEbonyGroves isn’t alive to receive her college degree. So her mother accepted it for her.… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
“The Uncertainty Tax: the financial cost of not knowing things” by Andy Ferris [medium.com]


The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Exclusive: Rakem Balogun spoke out against police brutality. Now he is believed to be the first prosecuted under a… [twitter.com]


BlackPast.org [BlackPastOnline]
May 11: Considered the dean of Af-Am composers, William Grant Still (1895-1978) was born #OTD in Woodville, MS. In… [twitter.com]


BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
Louise Thompson Patterson and Black Radical Politics — by Charisse Burden-Stelly [aaihs.org] via… [twitter.com]


Ayori Selassie [iAyori]
Inspired by the story of this incredible mother, one of many “Hidden Figures, Unsung”: One Woman’s Fight To Be An I… [twitter.com]


jonjon moore [hoodqueer]
Today is the 33rd anniversary of the 1985 MOVE Bombing, when Philly PD dropped a bomb on the homes of Black liberat… [twitter.com]


LA Review of Books [LAReviewofBooks]
“I love true stories. I don’t need to make shit up. So many people—Angela Davis, Shirley Chisolm—their stories are… [twitter.com]


M. A. E. [MElmaazi]
Were you aware of the racist origins of political science? Neither was I. For a fascinating discussion on the subj… [twitter.com]


Timeline [Timeline_Now]
“Why should I be upset that she was embarrassed? That’s her problem,” Eartha Kitt said after calling out Lady Bird… [twitter.com]


William Zafra Velasco [wmzafravelasco]
Did you know that the culture of American police is deeply rooted in the #SlavePatrols? Here is an article publish… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@wmzafravelasco
@trueblackpower Yes, 30+ years ago Dr. Gerald Horne taught me (at ucsb) that police forces did not… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@NyabinghiD
@trueblackpower Yes, when I use the phrase “white people of all skin colors,” I am trying to avoid this… [twitter.com]


Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
Richard Feynman, a luminary in the world of theoretical physics, would have been 100 years old today. Today, Feynma… [twitter.com]


BBC News Africa [BBCAfrica]
Why does Ebola keep coming back? [bbc.in]


Open Culture [openculture]
Goethe’s Colorful & Abstract Illustrations for His 1810 Treatise, Theory of Colors: Scans of the First Edition… [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
How Finland Created One of the Best Educational Systems in the World (by Doing the Opposite of U.S.)… [twitter.com]


Open Culture [openculture]
The Alan Lomax Sound Archive Now Online: Features 17,000 Blues & Folk Recordings [goo.gl] [twitter.com]


#WOMENSART [womensart1]
Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita winds a single black thread around a grid of nails on a wooden board to create intri… [twitter.com]


BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Cannes: Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Draws 10-Minute Ovation [hollywoodreporter.com]


The 7th Matrix [The7thMatrix]
Dalit Woman Writer Becomes 1st Indian to be Nominated for Prestigious Hugo Award [telesurtv.net]


Shakespeare Magazine [UKShakespeare]
This dapper gent is Arturo Schomburg (1874-1938), founder of @SchomburgCenter for Research in Black Culture. He als… [twitter.com]


Rowena M. [RowenaMonde]
“Novels written with film contracts in mind have a faint but unmistakable, and ruinous, odour. I cannot name what,… [twitter.com]


Brother Darrows [BrotherDarrows]
Azealia Banks Says After Experiencing Racism and Being Treated Like a Prostitute, She’ll ‘Never Ever Ever’ Visit I… [twitter.com]


Tara [taraw]
Happy Birthday @StevieWonder #May13 one of my most favorite & talented artists to walk this planet. #Singer[twitter.com]


Martha S. Jones, JD, PhD [marthasjones_]
“The wallpaper features the “Flower of Life,” a symbol of immortality; the flowers on her dress recall images of ce… [twitter.com]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Out of the Shadow of Aunt Jemima: The Real Black Chefs Who Taught Americans to Cook [bit.ly] via… [twitter.com]


soulPhoodie [soulphoodie]
Boudin: A Story Of Sausage, Slavery And Rebellion In The Caribbean [n.pr] [twitter.com]


naw, [SwallowThatShit]
BET sucks cause BET chooses to suck. No reason why BET doesn’t have cooking shows/competitions like food network. B… [twitter.com]


Lisa Fischer [lisafischersing]
NYC!! Grateful to be playing in my own backyard this week at the Blue Note Jazz Club, May 10 – 13 (8pm & 10:30pm)!!… [twitter.com]


Jamel K. Donnor [DonnorJamel]
Black men at work not only face harassment, but tread carefully to avoid being seen as harassers: [slate.com] via @slate


Puff the Magic Hater [MsKellyMHayes]
As someone who’s been pleading with folks to stop calling 911 over every little thing for years, I just want to mak… [twitter.com]


True Black Power [trueblackpower]
It’s still going to be business as usual for many of us with our fake outrage many ask what we can do, forget that… [twitter.com]


#August21 [HalfAtlanta]
artistically packaged Black trauma is not artistic excellence, nor revolutionary, barely even radical typically.


Jepchumba [digitalafrican]
I find it’s crazy that it is easier for me to watch 15 marvel movies than it is to watch a movie made within Africa… [twitter.com]


This Is Africa [ThisIsAfricaTIA]

#QuoteOfTheDay

“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and can be overcome and eradica… [twitter.com]


Black Thought Thinking [DrTJC]
In all my years as a professor & student, I have heard no one explain how wht ontologies apply to Blk ppl, especial… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC it is sad for all of us that your account is locked so I’m not sure that you are seeing this but whi… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC white ontology cannot survive without youth culture as children naturally have difficulty distinguis… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@DrTJC .@DrTJC I may not be grasping your intent but I feel like we all need to go back and study how the elite Ame… [twitter.com]


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
young bruh, when anybody uses the term “black man” 9.9 times out of 10 they are referring to a kid or an adult kid… [twitter.com]


Nyabinghi Djehutti [NyabinghiD]
Many people assume that if you discuss racism that you must necessarily hate white people. They can’t fathom having… [twitter.com]


reclaim UC [reclaimuc]
ICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Deaths in Custody
https://t.co/ryFaCBdZ31


BlackInformant [BlackInformant]
Trump’s Immigration Crackdown is a Boom Time for Private Prisons
https://t.co/Ef6TuELMJj


The Crisis Magazine [thecrisismag]
Law enforcement groups gave $420,000 to DA deciding whether to bring charges against cops who killed Stephon Clark.…
https://t.co/pYD2pAwm7n


KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
The 16 Black Panthers Still Behind Bars | Colorlines
https://t.co/DuqfADTk2f
https://t.co/mQ56q2BcpW


Malika Bilal [mmbilal]
Northern Irish women protesting anti-abortion laws take illegal termination pills in front of police…
https://t.co/nSDgxHULC5


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…
https://t.co/bQnBoEioTz


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…
https://t.co/EqYCQXG9sa


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…
https://t.co/VyKccEOPTE


MariaChappelleNadal [MariaChappelleN]
We heard something disturbing at the TIF Commission meeting last night. Two women live on the same street. The Wh…
https://t.co/W3ONkxLlZN


BlackStudies at Duke [DukeAAAS]
‘Forced to face the twin hurdles of racism and sexism, Black women leaders are underrepresented on college campuses…
https://t.co/bkYgY8gvyx


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Yusko Interview Part 2: All Things Macro
@MacroVoices
https://t.co/3BA15SqPJj


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
9/2017: Hugh Hendry: Inflation is just over the horizon!
@MacroVoices
https://t.co/dBew9Jr0YM


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Mark Grant: Central Bank Liquidity Drives Everything
@MacroVoices
https://t.co/d5SwVMblmP


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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Amazon has been generous to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain?
https://t.co/xd9Yz8mn8I via
@Slate


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


Ray Winbush [rwinbush]
Lest We forget: May 28, 1830, US Legislation entitled “The Indian Removal Act” was signed into law establishing “Th…
https://t.co/K9WQMvcvDj


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…
https://t.co/giUJpY4ZqX


SchomburgCenter [SchomburgCenter]
Tom Bradley becomes the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles (1973)
#todayinblackhistory
https://t.co/5fkdqwiA0t


#ADPhD [afrxdiasporaphd]
From slavery to freedom: the extraordinary story of Cándida Huelva Born in 1845 in a Portuguese colony, she made i…
https://t.co/T9F9Oybmo1


Smithsonian NMAAHC [NMAAHC]
The earliest commemoration of what would later become
#MemorialDay, was established by over 1,000 newly freed Afric…
https://t.co/ojRLdhCbzH


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…
https://t.co/MghP3c0iys


KOLUMN Magazine [KOLUMN_Magazine]
An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park | Timeline…
https://t.co/1PUzjVhzkt


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…
https://t.co/95DGwe5IFH


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…
https://t.co/WzsUlkXL8u


Linda Miranda [LindaMi64500835]

@HarryO1975
@NuBlackVision
@suede_santoro
@em2wice
@AbuSumayyah100
@Asim_the_Great
@angelaw676
@Fresh_Flames1
https://t.co/7TIeDORO12


Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr]
Never forget that
#MemorialDay is one more in a long list of African creations in America. It began as…
https://t.co/HeoctB2QA6


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
David Starkey on the Reformation HistoryExtra
https://t.co/64UCaTy5yH


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Challenging British heroes:
@afuahirsch argues that we need to look afresh at the likes of Nelson and Churchill…
https://t.co/G5YQMHMgkl


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@afuahirsch
@NewBlackMan
@digitalafrican
@mmbilal
@doctorow Brit(ish) ft the author Afua Hirsch | book review | int…
https://t.co/4jSVcMaIZv


Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
ICYMI: Physicists are struggling to develop a quantum theory of gravity. Current efforts make use of both reduction…
https://t.co/v4KGGuYd3H


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


Quanta Magazine [QuantaMagazine]
If a new conjecture is correct, the cosmos must be profoundly different than previously supposed, or string theory…
https://t.co/XW1ojvdbnY


Bloomberg [business]
.03% of ocean plastic comes from straws. 46 percent comes from fishing nets
https://t.co/BfA4jPtG1Z via
@bopinion
https://t.co/TOSWjNt0Nn


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
America’s Fastest-Growing Urban Area Has a Water Problem
https://t.co/U1hr0itBqI via
@WIRED


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Giant Predatory Worms Are Invading France
@slashdot
https://t.co/tF3Y4U0tXx


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


the kinte space [KinteSpace]
Interview with Impact Hub Harare’s Tadzoka Pswarayi
https://t.co/dlVI3iSkTE


Black Art In America [BAIAONLINE]
The Message Behind Murals
https://t.co/z40ehdYmiw
https://t.co/x4YRAFV9vQ


Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan]
Betty Davis Was a Raw Funk Pioneer. Her Decades of Silence Are Over.
https://t.co/lLr027i3IC


michael massenburg [mikemassenburg]
Leimert Plaza Park’s ‘beautification’ will fence in the spiritual center of black L.A.
https://t.co/mN0ZLgPDjq


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…
https://t.co/yhDC2bIgyI


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…
https://t.co/k0FzqnW1Il


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…
https://t.co/efDTWGGjH5


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…
https://t.co/uwa2UJAy5n


Salma Seti [SalmaDey]
In the case of mixed people being automatically black…..Well that depends on their politics. Drake has never spok…
https://t.co/S2TAu5DeDJ


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@SalmaDey It’s great to hear young people getting back to the technical discipline around these Black academic term…
https://t.co/Zsrtu0QTlM


khadija [beautifuldeson1]
Being hemmed into a structure of white supremacy means we must question everything we believe in, even the things w…
https://t.co/XqKBnq6Z0H


the kinte space [KinteSpace]

@beautifuldeson1 Ah, youthful self discipline is precious: may you never know in horrible, intimate detail that hab…
https://t.co/G8erNLzoSU

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “We Need to Nationalise Google, Facebook and Amazon” [theguardian.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Iowa’s handout to Apple illustrates the folly of corporate welfare deals [latimes.com] » @BreakingBrown

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Oklahoma isn’t working. Can anyone fix this failing American state? [theguardian.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] “India demonetisation fails to purge black money” [ft.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] How Diversity Branding Hurts Diversity [medium.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Institutional Racism Unraveled By Andile Ngcaba At Dimension Data [iafrikan.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] A Muslim PhD student gets targeted as a security risk; now he wants to know why [features.crosscut.com]

Kristen Clarke [KristenClarkeJD] BREAKING: We won! Court finds New Orleans debtors’ prison scheme unconstitutional because it fails to consider a po… [twitter.com]

Ben Norton [BenjaminNorton] “There has been a curious lack of support for” Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi “from Western feminist groups, huma… [twitter.com]

Bryan D. Wilhite [BryanWilhite] Tough Times for Conservative Income Investors [mymoneyblog.com]

Travon Free [Travon] In case it didn’t click, last night in Alabama is why the entire Republican party works incredibly hard to keep bla… [twitter.com]

Ben Boyer [sleezsisters] My wife’s nurse had to stand for 30 mins & administer a drug slowly through a syringe because there are almost no I… [twitter.com]

ghetto intellectual™ [kzshabazz] Dont let Yvette Carnell or anyone else fool you. Black immigrants are not competition. They are not even allies. Th… [twitter.com]

History In Pictures [HistoryInPix] George McLaurin, first African-American student admitted to the University of Oklahoma, forced to sit apart from wh… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Morant Bay Rebellion of 1865: Roots of the Rebellion [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Walter Moses Burton: First Black Elected Sheriff in the United States [blackthen.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Alice Dugged Cary: Librarian of Atlanta’s First Public Library for African Americans [blackthen.com]

Pan-African Alliance [PanAfricanUnity] [Podcast] From Slavery to Sovereignty with Gerald Horne [panafricanalliance.com]

Left of Black [LeftOfBlack] Ethnic Studies Restrictions Were Deemed Unconstitutional, Here’s Why That Matters [cassiuslife.com] via @CassiusLife_

Islas [IRislasque] Artist Stan Douglas: why I restaged the London riots [repeatingislands.com] [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] S. Allen Counter’s Mission to Desegregate History Itself — He walked in the footsteps of a Black explorer who was… [twitter.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] America’s opioid epidemic began more than a century ago – with the civil war[theguardian.com]

Mark Anthony Neal [NewBlackMan] The Havoc of Less — “Huey Newton’s theory of intercommunalism reminds us not to lose sight of the everyday over t… [twitter.com]

Althea Champagnie [Champagnie] The fascinating reason why a dentist is not just a special kind of doctor, but another profession entirely… [twitter.com]

hyperallergic [hyperallergic] In the 19th century, women were dying to nail that rosy-cheeked look of a consumptive on their deathbed. [hyperallergic.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Houston floods show risks of ignoring science and letting developers run rampant [qz.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] What’s warping the faces of monkeys in Uganda? [theverge.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] People Are Using Old Laptop Batteries to Build Their Own Versions of Powerwall [futurism.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Ex-NASA Scientist James Hansen: There is a Clear Link Between Climate Change & Stronger Hurricanes [democracynow.org]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] China is forcing internet companies to end online anonymity [theverge.com]

Curbed Chicago [curbedchicago] Michigan Avenue’s new flagship Apple store is struggling to cope with Chicago’s harsh winters… [twitter.com]

Bree Newsome [BreeNewsome] The image of the “magical negro” or the “mammy” figure who rescues white people in their time of distress is a very… [twitter.com]

Duane Deterville [duanedeterville] A Black Architect Has Finally Won the Highest American Award for Architecture—Posthumously [citylab.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Uncovering Somalia’s forgotten music of the 1970s [aljazeera.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Read 1,000 Editions of the The Village Voice: A Digital Archive of the Iconic New York City Paper [openculture.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] The significance of plot without conflict (2012) [stilleatingoranges.tumblr.com] » @RowenaMonde

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Book Review – Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun [youtube.com] @ReadEngDee » @RowenaMonde

the kinte space [KinteSpace] great to see FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM on @netflix <= @tonetalks => @BreakingBrown @ava @megafunkmega @floydwebb[twitter.com]

Greg Carr [AfricanaCarr] In 1966, at the first World Black Festival of Arts and Culture in Dakar, #CheikhAntaDiop and #WEBDuBois were named… [twitter.com]

Cave Canem [cavecanempoets] Calling all Black poets 21 years of age and older: there is ONE WEEK LEFT to apply to the 2018 Cave Canem Retreat!… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Stream 72 Hours of Ambient Sounds from Blade Runner: Relax, Go to Sleep in a Dystopian Future.… [twitter.com]

Open Culture [openculture] Factoid: Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour and Syd Barrett used Seeger’s guide to learn how to play guitar. [twitter.com]

Khaled Beydoun [KhaledBeydoun] Sure, Ta-Nehisi Coates is no James Baldwin.

This is no slight. Only James Baldwin is James Baldwin, who in my o… [twitter.com]

Yasmin Yonis [YasminYonis] I’m at an age where I know I don’t like going out, especially when it’s cold, and that a perfect night is good food… [twitter.com]

BlackInformant [BlackInformant] Chocolate is on track to go extinct in 40 years [standard.co.uk]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] the disagreement sent to @tanehisicoates from @CornelWest is an event encased in Negritude, considered by me irrele… [twitter.com]

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Can You Get Enough Choline On A Vegan Or Raw Food Diet? [youtube.com] » @sweetpotatosoul

the kinte space [KinteSpace] Maybe Don’t “Pivot To Video” Unless You Want To Pivot To Food Video [fastcompany.com] » @megafunkmega

THIS ISN'T ABOUT YOU. STICK TO THE CODE. ♠💀🇳🇬 [JohnnyACE562] Niggas don’t wanna be Pro-Black because it involves putting the collective group above themselves. That’s why they… [twitter.com]